Profile of Director

 
         
 

Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha, is Director. He did his Doctorate in International Law from Jawaharlal Nehru University, LL.M. from the University of Nottingham and LL.B from University of Delhi. In 1998 he attended the 29th session of the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. His areas of specializations are Human Rights, Constitutional Law, International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, International Criminal Law, International Law and International Institutions. He has published extensively in the field of international law, international relations, constitutional law, international human rights, humanitarian and refugee laws, in reputed National and International Law journals. He is serving as the member of editorial boards of various reputed national and international journals.

He was offered prestigious visiting Professorship at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden, for (2004-2005). Prior to joining the Indian Law Institute, he was teaching at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences as Professor of Law (currently on leave). He also served the Indian Society of International Law as its Director (2006-2009). In year 2007, he has been elected as Secretary of All India Law Teachers Congress (AILTC) and again re-elected in 2009, 2011& 2013 for another two years term. He has been regularly delivering lectures at various institutions outside of the university, namely, law colleges in India and abroad, UGC Academic staff College, training program of the ICRC, training programme of Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Environment and Forests.

His recent authored, edited and co-edited books include: Business and Human Rights (2013); International Criminal Law and Human Rights (2010); International Law: Issues and Challenges(2009);International Criminal Law: Issues and Challenges;(2009);Global Governance, Human Rights and Development (2009); Human Rights and Good Governance: National and International Perspectives (2008); Right to Health in the Context of HIV/AIDS in India and Africa (2007); Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: International and National Perspectives( 2006); Humanitarian Intervention by the United Nations (2002); Implementation of Basic Human Rights (2001) and Basic Documents on International Human Rights & Refugee Laws (2001).

   
         
 

Profile of Faculty

 
         
 

Dr. S. Sivakumar, is Professor. He did his B.Sc. (Physics), LL.M. and his doctoral work is on 'Free Press, Journalists and Law'. He is the recipient of National Law Day Award, 2008 for his contribution in legal education reforms activities. He has taught for several years in prestigious educational institutions including National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkatta and Hidayathulla National Law University, Raipur. He was the Officiating Director of Indian Law Institute from January 5, 2009 to July 10, 2009 and was Director Incharge from August 18, 2011 to July 31, 2013 of the Institute. He has published many articles in reputed national and international research journals and presented several papers in national and international conferences. His projects on "Criminal Justice Administration in Chhattisgarh" and "Criminal Justice Administration in Kerala" have been published as books. He was the member of the International Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) to represent South and Central Asia (including the Mid-East) in GAJE. He is the Executive Member of CLEA and the President of Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) (Asia India). He is Member of Academic Council, Academic Planning Board and Board of Studies of many National Universities. He is also the visiting professor of University of Georgia, USA and member of International Judicial Training Programme Advisory Board of Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of University of Georgia (UGA) School of Law. He is Member- Co-ordinator of ILI Restatement of Indian Law Project committee and various Supreme Court Committees. He is honorary Legal Consultant for National Investigation Agency (NIA), Government of India. As Honarary Secretary of Menon Institute of Advocacy Skill and Training (MILAT), he is organising training programmes and continuing education for law teachers and advocates.

   
         
 

Dr. Furqan Ahmad, is Associate Professor. He did his M.A. (Sociology), LL.M. (Family Law), and Ph.D. (Environmental Law). He has also obtained Post Graduate Diploma in various subjects. His subjects of specialization are Environment Law and Family Law. He has written a book on family law titled "Triple Talaq: An Analytical Study with emphasis on Socio Legal Aspects"(1984) and Legal Regulation of Hazardous Substance (2009). He has also contributed several articles in national and international journals. He has taught at National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has been resource person programmes organised by Parliament Secretariat; Judicial Academy, Delhi etc. The Calcutta University awarded prestigious medal for one of his articles published in the Journal of Indian Law Institute titled "Origin and Growth of Environmental Law in India". He has also coordinated and actively participated in various training programmes and international projects organized by Indian Law Institute including project on Water Law and Policy, Environmental Law Projects etc.

   
         
 

Dr. Anurag Deep, is Associate Professor. He did his LL.B. and LL.M. from BHU, Varanasi. He did his Ph.D. from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University on 'Laws regarding Terrorism and Violation of Human Rights (with special Reference to Cyber Terrorism)'. He has taught in CMP Degree College, Allahabad and Gorakhpur University. He has published articles in reputed national and international journals. He has contributed to the potential development of Law students of backward area by inaugurating the case based teaching in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur for students of rural sector by providing them complete judgements of the Supreme Court of India in local language. He organised legal literacy camp and supervised the preparation of Moot Court. He wrote in local news papers on various socio legal issues and prepared academic programmes for Gorakhpur Doordarshan channel. He is the Associate-Editor of ILI Law Review.

   
         
 

Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti Dogra Sood, is Assistant Professor (Sr. Grade). She did her Ph.D from Panjab University and LL.M. and LL.B. from H.P. University. She was ranked 2nd in B.A. (Hons.). She is a gold medallist in LL.B. and received Ramkishan Punchi Memorial Gold Medal for academic excellence. Her area of interest is Criminal Law, which she has been teaching for the last 5 years. She has contributed various articles in national and international journals. She was appointed Visiting Research Fellow in the University of New South Wales in 2009 for a period of three years. She has been associated with the Journal of the Indian Law Institute for the last 8 years as Associate Editor.

   
         
 

Dr. P. Puneeth, is Assistant Professor. He did his B.A.L., LL.B and LL.M. from Bangalore University, Karnataka. His subject of specialization is Constitutional Law and Legal Order. His doctoral work is on the topic "Impact of Global Regulatory Regime on Indian Constitution: A Critical Study" from Bangalore University. His areas of interest are Constitutional Law, Administrative Law & Judicial Process. He has participated in many national and international seminars and conferences and presented papers in couple of national/ international seminars. Before joining the Institute, he was practicing as an Advocate and also worked as Lecturer at Dr. RML College of Law, Bangalore.

   
         
 

Mrs. Arya A. Kumar, is Assistant Professor. She did her BA-LL.B. (Hons) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala and LL.M. from Cochin University of Science & Technology(CUSAT) with specialization in Human Rights and Consumer Laws. Her Area of interest includes Human Rights Law, Women & Law, Consumer Protection Laws, Jurisprudence, Legal Research Methodology & Securities and Banking Laws etc. She has contributed a number of articles in various branches of Law and presented papers in national and international conferences. She has worked as a Lecturer in National Law Institute University, Bhopal before joining ILI. Presently she is pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT), Kerala on the topic "Bio-Terrorism and the Right to Health: A Study from the Human Rights Context".

   
         
 

Ms. Jupi Gogoi, is Assistant Professor. She did her BA. LL.B.(H) from Assam University and LL.M. from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights and Human Rights Law. Before joining Indian Law Institute, she taught in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She has attended many national and international seminars and has a couple of articles to her credit. Her area of interests includes Intellectual Property Rights Law, Human Rights Law and Constitutional Law.

   
         
 

Dr. Deepa Kansra, is Assistant Professor. She did her LL.M. from the Indian Law Institute and Ph.D. from Jamia Millia Islamia. Earlier, she was Assistant Professor at Campus Law Center, University of Delhi. Her areas of interest are Human Rights Law, Public International Law and Jurisprudence. She authored a book on India and the Dynamics of Socialism in the Global Order (Authors Press 2012), and has publications in reputed journals.