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DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

SUPRE ME COURT OF IND IA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, ODISHA, CUTTACK- 753015 PHONE +91-8392939345, +91 9439013699 E-MAIL:[email protected], [email protected]

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH (

M.A., LL.M., PH.D.)

[Deputy Registrar (Research, Training & Reforms), Supreme Court of India]

OBJECTIVE Being founding member of three law schools and working with the leading legal luminaries including the judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts for more than eight years, I have equipped myself with certain specific skills and experience, which might help the newly established law school. I have also developed some amount of expertise in designing good curricula for the institution. As a team player I am able to integrate and adapt effective people, situations and work environment.

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WORKING EXPERIENCE

 Presently working (From 17th May 2016) as Deputy Registrar (Research, Training & Reforms) in the Supreme Court of India. (On Deputation).  Associate Professor of Law at National Law University Odisha.  Worked as Head of School (HOS) on lien (From 1st June 2014 to 4th May 2016) of ‘Glocal Law School’ a constituent of Glocal

University

Saharanpur,

Uttar

Pradesh).

Other

administrative responsibilities entrusted by the Glocal University: 

Worked as Director, Academic Affairs, Glocal University Saharanpur.



Worked as Controller of Examinations of the Glocal University.



Worked as Library In-Charge of the Glocal University Central Library.

 Worked (From July 15, 2009 to June 1st 2014) as an Assistant Professor of Law in National Law University, Orissa (Permanent Appointment).

Teaching Constitutional Law,

Elements of Jurisprudence, Penal Law and Law of Tort.  Worked (From September 11, 2007 to July 15, 2009) as Assistant Professor of Law, in KIIT Law School, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Taught Constitutional Law, Legal Methods, Human Rights and Law of Tort.  Worked as legal researcher and Trainer in Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra, (RLEK) Dehradun, a reputed NGO

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in country for a period of seven months. Involved in conducting

Legal

Literacy

Camps

in

Uttarakhand,

Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana and Himanchal Pradesh under the sponsorship of National Legal Service Authority.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 Ph.D. on “Contribution of Dissenting Opinion of Supreme Court

Judges

in

Indian

Legal

System:

A

Critical

Examination” under the supervision and guidance of Prof. (Dr.) Faizan Mustafa (Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR) in 2013.  UGC NET (2012)  “Two Credit course in the Roman Law” offered by Prof. G.V. Ajjappa at National Law University, Orissa.  Participated in 39th Annual Study Session (30 June-25 July 2008) of International Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) Strasbourg, France.  Participated in Ceidhu (Certificate course for University teachers) conducted by IIHR Strasbourg, France.  Successfully completed “One Credit course in the European Administrative Law” given by Prof. Mario Savino (Aug. 2005)  LL.M. (2005-2007) from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore. The module included Constitutional Law, national and international Human Rights law,

concept

and

development

of

human

rights,

Environmental laws, labour laws and ILO, WTO and

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International Refugee law and Humanitarian laws. (First Class).  LL.B. (2002-2005) from the Faculty of Law, Allahabad University (First Class).  M.A. (Ancient Indian History) from University of Allahabad (First Class).  Intermediate (10+2) from U. P. Board in 1995. (First Class).  High School from U. P. Board in 1993. (First Class).

LEGAL INTERNSHIPS  SUPREME COURT OF THE INDIA Six-week internship with Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. B. Sinha as research assistant from 1st of Feb. to 8th of March 2006. During this period, I was engaged specifically in the research work relating to the Constitutional Law and Human Rights issues.  RURAL LITIGATION AND ENTITLEMENT KENDRA (RLEK) DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND Interned at this NGO for the period of three weeks, where I worked on the project of “NALSA’’ relating with legal literacy.

PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS/ARTICLES Apart from various other projects which I had taken as a part of my

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curriculum at LL.B. and LL.M. level I have: 

BOOKS: 1. “On Judicial Dissent” (Ph.D. Thesis) accepted for publication by Thomson Reuters (Sweet & Maxwell) Publication. 2. “Protection of Refugee Women in Present International Legal Regime: A Study:” Published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING HOUSE, GERMANY. ISBN- 978-3-8383-7408-6. 3. “Death of Constitutionalism: Indian Experience” coauthored with Prof. Faizan Mustafa, the Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Orissa. ( In Process).

CONTENT WRITING Advance Jurisprudence)

(UGC

E-Pathshala

on

 “Ronald Dworkin: An Encounter with Legal Determinacy” for the E-Pathshala Project on Advance Jurisprudence under the ages of an MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT).

 “Judicial Process and Precedential Mechanism in India” for the E-Pathshala Project on Advance Jurisprudence under the ages of an MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT).

ARTICLES/RESEARCH PAPERS/CHAPTERS  “Dissenting Opinions of Judges in the Supreme Court of India” co-authored with Dr. Afroz Alam and Akash Chandra Jauhari Published in Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), ISSN No. 2349-8846.  Nirbhaya Verdict: Issues and Ramifications, published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. I May 2016, ISSN No. 2348-8913.  Democratic Decentralization in the State of Uttar Pradesh:

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Experience, Emerging Concerns, Challenges and Prospects Published in RMLNLU Volume 7 (2015). ISSN No.  Environmentalism: Conception and Misconceptions published in Journal of Enviro-Legal Research and Advocacy. (In Press)  A Critical Study of Debt Recovery Tribunal in India, published in “Journal of Banking and Insurance Law” Vol. I Oct. 2015.

 Access to Justice: A Critical Study of Supreme Court Rules” published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. II August 2015, ISSN No. 2348-8913.  Fundamental Rights vis-à-vis Private Entities: Demystifying Vertical/Horizontal Dichotomy, published in Colloquium Opus Law Journal. (ISSN- 2348-1277).  Supreme Court of India: Leaning in favour of Capitalist Class? Review of Glocal Studies, Vol.2 Issue I, 2015. ISSN No.2347-5072.  “Judicial Recusal: Setting Cannons of Governance in Judiciary” accepted for publication in Amity International Journal of Juridical Sciences. (ISSN 2395 -4019).  “The Human Right to a Sustainable Environment: Implications and Paradoxes in South Asian Region” published in Journal of Campus Law Center (JCLC) of University of Delhi, Vol. III: 2015. ISSN: 2321-4716.  “Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act: An Instrument to bring Social Transformation” published in 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference proceedings on Inequality, Vulnerability and Violence” organized by IPRA on 1st-2nd February 2015 in Nagpur. ISBN No. 978-81-926818-1-8.  The Essence of Due Process in the Constitutional Jurisprudence: Indian Experience, published in NLUO Law

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Journal, March 2014, ISSN No. 2348-8913.  The Plight and Experience of Chakmas as Internally Displaced People & Refugees: An Investigational and Analytical Perspective, co-authored with Mr. Amit Yadav, published in E-journal of NLSIU, ISSN No. 2348-8913.  Comparative Federalism: Testing Indian Constitution on the ten Yardsticks of Ivo D. Duchacek, published in Comparative Constitutional Law & Administrative Law Quarterly (CALQ), published by National Law University, Jodhpur.  Anti-Defection Law: The Need for Reappraisal, co-authored with Prof. Kumar Kartikeya, published in Journal of Christ University, Vol. 1, p. 63. ISBN No. 978-81-922281-7-4  Human Rights: A Neverland Published in a Book “Human Rights in 21st Century: Changing Dimensions Edited by Gurdip Singh and V K Ahuja and Published by Universal Law Publishing House Co. Pvt. Ltd. ISBN- 9789350351666 [ Review published in The Hindu appreciated the article] See: http://www.thehindu.com/arts/books/article3675215.ece.  Refugee Women: Protection under Present International Legal Regime as a chapter in a Book ‘Gender Justice & Women Empowerment’ published by Radha Publications Ltd. New Delhi. ISBN- 81-7487-702-9, 978-81-7487-702-4  “Sustainable Development: Notion and its working: A Comparative study” as a chapter in a Book ‘Environmental Law and Climate Change’ published by SBS Publishers Ltd. New Delhi. ISBN- 13-9789380090160.  The President of India: Relocating His Position in the Constitution, published in National Law News, A Quarterly Law Journal (ISSN: 0976-4305), Vol. 13-14, Year 4, April 10Sep. 2010).  Judicial Independence and Accountability in India, published in Legal Mirror (ISSN: 2454-6216), Vol. 1, Issue 4, 4, June

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2016).

 Rameshwar Prasad & Others (VI) v. Union of India (2006)2 SCC 1: A Critique, Co-Authored with Mr. Kumar Karthik, Assistant Professor of Law at KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, published in National Law News, A Quarterly Law Journal (ISSN: 0976-4305), Vol. 13-14, Year 4, April 10Sep. 2010).  Privatization of Higher Education: Constitutional Perspective, published in Journal of Interdisciplinary Policy and Research (JIPR), Nagpur.

 The

Crisis of Parliamentary Culture in India: Post Nehruvian Experience. Co-Authored with Dr. Afroz Alam in press.

BOOK REVIEW

 Judges

of the Supreme Court of India (1950-1989) Author: George H Gadbois JR (Oxford University Press) Published in NLUO Law Review.

ARTICLES IN NEWSPAPER ("The Statesman”)  “Cauvery Issue: Politics Scores Over Reasons” published in The Tribune, October 04, 2016. See http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/cauvery-issuepolitics-scores-over-reason/304431.html  “The Cautious Dissent” Published in The Statesman, September 22, 2016. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/944313/StatesmanDelhi/22-09-2016#page/14/2.  “Needed in Judiciary, Cautious Dissent” published in The

Tribune,

edit

page

September

http://epaper.tribuneindia.com/938036/DelhiEdition/NCR_16_September_2016#page/9/2

16,

2016.

See

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 “Muslim Personal Law and Its Nuances” published in The New Indian Express, edit page September 08, 2016. See http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/Muslimpersonal-law-and-its-nuances/2016/09/08/article3615683.ece  “Governance Begins with Governors” published in The Statesman, September 1, 2016. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/923364/Statesman-Delhi/0109-2016#page/14/2  Mistrust Between Judiciary and Executive is Taking Its Toll on Institutional Legitimacy” published in The Wire; See http://thewire.in/60605/mistrust-between-the-judiciary-andexecutive-is-taking-its-toll-on-institutional-legitimacy/  “The Council of States: A Victim of Politics” published in The Statesman, June 16 2016. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/820939/Statesman-Delhi/1606-2016#page/14/2  “A Crisis in Indian Judiciary” published in The Statesman, May 26 2016. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/820939/Statesman-Delhi/2605-2016#page/14/2  Bypass Surgery Through Money Bill published in the Statesman, April 28 2016. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/791814/Statesman-Delhi/2804-2016#page/14/2  Freedom of Dissent and Constitutional Morality published on Live Law. See http://www.livelaw.in/freedom-dissentconstitutional-morality/  Article 356: A Dead Man Walking? Published in the Statesman, February 18, 2016. http://epaper.thestatesman.com/724839/Statesman-Delhi/1802-2016#page/14/2. & http://www.livelaw.in/article-356dead-man-walking/.  In the Absence of Numbers, Published in the Statesman, January 21, 2016. See

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http://epaper.thestatesman.com/698606/Statesman-Delhi/2101-2016#page/14/2  Azeez Basha: A Ghost Roving Around the Corridors of Aligarh Muslim University” Published on Live Law on 19th Jan. 2016. See http://www.livelaw.in/azeez-basha-a-ghostroving-around-the-corridors-of-aligarh-muslim-university/  The Constitution’s Forgotten Article, Published in the Statesman, November 05, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/631993/Statesman-Delhi/0511-2015#page/14/2.  Condemned To Helplessness, Published in the Statesman, September 10, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/584888/Statesman-Delhi/1009-2015#page/14/2  Parliamentary Crisis, Published in the Statesman, July 09, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/538635/StatesmanDelhi/09-07-2015#page/14/2  Madam Speaker Sir! Published in the Statesman, June 11, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/518657/StatesmanDelhi/11-06-2015#page/14/2  At Least Free Speech is Safe. Published in the Statesman, April 30, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/489976/The-StatesmanKolkata/30th-April-2015#page/16/2  A Ghost Haunts Parliament (Eminent Domain vis-à-vis Land Acquisition Law). Published in the Statesman, March 19, 2015. See http://119.82.71.49/thestatesman/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16 &eddate=2015-03-19&edcode=820009  “Whither Constitutional Bodies” (Demise of Planning

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Commission Published in the Statesman, January 15, 2015. See http://epaper.thestatesman.com/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16 &eddate=2015-01-15&edcode=820009  “Demise of Dissent”. Published in the Statesman, November 27, 2014. See http://119.82.71.49/thestatesman/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16& eddate=2014-11-27&edcode=820009.  “Subverting the Constitution. Published in the Statesman, November 6, 2014. See http://119.82.71.49/thestatesman/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16& eddate=2014-11-06&edcode=820009.  “Is the President a Glorified Cipher? Published in the Statesman, October 16, 2014. See http://119.82.71.49/thestatesman/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16& eddate=2014-10-16&edcode=820009.  “Retired/Rehired Judges” Published in The Statesman, September 25, 2014. See http://119.82.71.49/thestatesman/epapermain.aspx?pgno=16& eddate=2014-9-25&edcode=820009.  “Merits of a Reflective Judiciary” Published in The Statesman, September 04, 2014. See http://www.thestatesman.net/news/30462-i-am-not-hearingthis.html  “I am not Hearing this” Published in The Statesman, Dec. 19, 2013. See http://www.thestatesman.net/news/75417merits-of-a-reflective-judiciary.html

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ARTICLES IN MAGAZINE Write column in a Magazine titled “Saphalta” published by Amar Ujala Group and primarily meant for Civil Service aspirants.  February 2016 Issue: “Uniform Civil Code.”  November 2014 Issue: “Demise of Dissent in the Supreme Court of India.”  October 2014 Issue: “Council of Ministers vis-à-vis Cabinet: Subverting the Constitution.”  September 2014 Issue: “National Judicial Appointment Commission: A Critical Evaluation”.  August 2014 Issue: “Constitutionalism”.  July 2013 Issue: “Special Status to State of Jammu & Kashmir: Issues and Implications.  June 2013 Issue: “Trans-genders in India: The Legal Environment”.  May 2013 Issue: “Anti-Rape Law: A Welcome Move”.  April 2013 Issue: “Right to Information: Rebirth of Democracy in India”.  March 2013 Issue: “Reservation in Promotions: Affirmative Action or Reverse Discrimination”.  February 2013 Issue: “Abolition of Capital Punishment: A Sincere Request”.  January 2013 Issue: “Comptroller and Auditor General of India: A Toothless Tiger”.  December 2012 Issue: “Anti-Defection Law: The Need for Reappraisal”.  November 2012 Issue: Judicial Activism Vis-à-vis Judicial

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Adventurism: An Experience of Indian Supreme Court.  October 2012 Issue: Assisted Reproductive Techonology Bill, 2010: An Attempt to Legalize Surrogacy.  September 2012 Issue: Status of the President in Indian Constitution: A Relook.  August 2012 Issue: The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2012: Fulfilling a Long Overdue.  July 2012 Issue: Right to Food: Realization through Food Security Bill.  June 2012 Issue: The Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2010: Milestones and Challenges.  May 2012 Issue: Foreign Education Institutions Bill: A Boon or Bane.  April 2012 Issue: The Right to Education Act, 2009: Reality or Illusion  March 2012 Issue: The Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill 2011: A Critical Evaluation in the Light of Federal Character of the Constitution.  Feb. 2012 Issue: Access to Justice: Approximating “Is” to “Ought” through Gram Nyayalaya Act, 2008.  Jan. 2012 Issue: Land Acquisition and Relief and Rehabilitation Bill 2011: Prolongation of Colonial Legay.  Dec. 2011 Issue: Judicial Independence and Judicial Accountability: A Critical Study of Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill 2010.  Nov. 2011 Issue: Civil Society in India: A Vehicle to Bring Social Transformation.

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 Oct. 2011 Issue: Lokpal: The Proposed Indian Ombudsman.  September 2011 Issue: The Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) in India: The Surgeon, It Seems Requires Surgery Himself.

PAPER PERESENTATIONS/SEMINAR PARTICIPATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/SEMINARS  Participated and Presented a paper on “The Paradoxes of Indian Saga of Development: The Judicial Perception” in 11th NAPSIPAG International Conference on Asian Governance: Paradoxes of Development” in Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by NAPSIPAG in association with Policy Research Centre, Bangladesh held from 5th -7th Dec. 2014.  Participated and Presented a paper on “Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act: An Instrument to bring Social Transformation” in 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Inequality, Vulnerability and Violence” organized by IPRA on 1st-2nd February 2015 in Nagpur.  Participated and Presented a joint paper with Prof. Faizan Mustafa (Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, Orissa) on “Abolition of Death Penalty and Failure of Rarest of Rare Doctrine in India” in International Seminar on Relevance of the Indian Penal Code in Combating and Controlling Crime in Modern Age organized by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow, from 14-15th Dec. 2010.  Participated and Presented a paper on “Telemedicine: Legal Dilemmas” in 6th International Conference of the Telemedicine Society in India organized by SCB Medical College, Cuttack under the aegis of Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Orissa held from 14-16th Nov. 2010.

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NATIONAL CONFERENCES/SEMINARS

 Presented a paper on E-Commerce vis-a-vis Consumer Protection: Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Opportunities" in National Conference on Consumer Protection and New Age Challenges, organized by National Law University Delhi on 19-20 February 2016.  Presented a paper on “Democratic Decentralization in the

State of Uttar Pradesh: Experience, Emerging Concerns, Challenges and Prospects” in National Seminar on Two Decades of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Panchayat Raj): Experiences, Issues, Challenges and Opportunities with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh, organized by Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow on 5-6th Feb. 2016.

 Presented a paper on “Privatization of Higher Education: The Constitutional and Pedagogical Paradoxes of the Political Economy of Higher Education in India” in National Seminar on Privatization of Higher Education and Social Justice organized by Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow on 16-17 Nov. 2015.  Presented a paper on “Why Do Judges Dissent: Theoretical Underpinnings” in National Workshop-cum-Conference on Judicial Dissent: A Conceptual and Contextual Audit of Decision Making in the Supreme Court of India” jointly organized by Glocal Law School and Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra Dehardun, from 4-5 April 2015.  Participated and Presented a paper on “Dissenting Opinions of Indian Supreme Court Judges in Indian Legal System: A Critical Evaluation” in National Conference on Judiciary, Ethics and Justice Delivery in India jointly organized by National Law University, Orissa and Institute of Objective Studies New Delhi, from 21-22nd Jan. 2012.  Participated as a delegate of National Law University, Orissa in a three day Indo-US Education Conclave 2011 organized by The Alliance for US India Business (AUSIB), State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) & Dr. D. Y. Patil

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University, Pune (DPU) from 5th -7th December 2011 in Pune.

 Participated and Presented a joint paper with Mr. Kumar Kartik (Assistant Professor of Law at KIIT Law School, KIIT University) on “Anti-Defection Law: The Need for Reappraisal” in National Conference on Indian Constitution in the 21st Century: A Conceptual and Contextual Audit” organized by School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore, from 24-25th Feb. 2011.  Participated and Presented a joint paper with Dr. Afroz Alam (Assistant Professor of Political Science, National Law University, Orissa) on “Social Equality through Affirmative Action: Indian Perspective.” In XXXVI All India Sociological Conference organized by Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Orissa from 27-29 December 2010.  Presented a paper on “The Right to Development and Right against Displacement” in a National Conference jointly organized by Indian Economic Association (IEA) and KIIT University Bhubaneswar.  Presented a paper on “The Concept of Environmentalism” in a National Seminar organized by State Pollution Control Board, Orissa Govt in 2009. 

Participated in South Asia Round Table Conference on “Law,

State and Contemporary Social Movements” held at NLSIU, Bangalore 30th April – 1st May 2006.  Worked as Field Investigator in the State of Uttar Pradesh on the Pilot Project of Government of India on Relevance of Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 carried out by National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

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WORKSHOPS

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS  Participated in 39th Annual Study Session (30 June-25 July 2008) of International Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) Strasbourg, France.  Participated in Ceidhu (Certificate course for University teachers) conducted by IIHR Strasbourg, France.  Successfully completed two week “8th South Asian Teaching Session in “International Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law” conducted by the International Committee of Red cross (ICRC), UNHCR and NLSIU, held at National Law School of India University, Bangalore.  Participated in 5 day “International Workshop on Forced Migration” Organized by the Jamia-Milia-Islamia University. NATIONAL WORKSHOPS  Participated in Faculty Development Workshop organized by National Law University, Odisha during 29th April 2013 to 4th May 2013.  Participated in a two day State Consultative Meeting on the Draft Disability Bill of 2011 in Bhubaneswar from 10-11 March 2011.  Participated in Government of

India (Staff Selection

Commission) Workshop on Question Bank on Law-Phase I organized by Staff Selection Commission in Kolkata on 18 th Nov. 2010.  Participated in a Workshop on “Water Rights” Organized by the

SWARAJ,

a

non-governmental

organization

National Law School of India University Bangalore.

and

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DISSERTATION/ THESIS SURPEVISED

 Supervising Six Ph.D. Scholars at present.  Supervised LL.M. Dissertation of Mr. Arpan Acharya titled “On Merit: Towards a Broader Understanding of Merit vis-a-vis Affirmative Action” at National Law University Odisha.

 Supervising three more dissertations in this academic year.

COURSES DESIGNED AND TAUGHT  Comparative Constitutional Law to LL.M. students at National Law University, Odisha  Legal Methods/Elements of Jurisprudence.  Constitutional Law I: Civil Liberties.  Constitutional Law II: Constitutional Governance (The course designed by me has been highly appreciated by former Chief Justice of India Hon’ble Justice Altamas Kabir, Prof. Madhav Menon, Prof. N.L. Mitra and Prof. Mool Chand Sharma)  Law of Tort  Penal Law READING MATERIAL COMPILED  Cases and Material on Constitutional Governance.  Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law I: Civil Liberties, in National Law University, Orissa.  Constitutional Law II in National Law University, Orissa.

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 Elements of Jurisprudence in National Law University, Orissa.  Cases and Material on Law of Tort in National Law University, Orissa.  Constitutional Law I: Cases and Material in KIIT Law School.  Constitutional Law II: Cases and Material, KIIT Law School.

ADMINSTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 Worked as Controller of Examinations (I/C), National Law University, Odisha.  Head, Department of Law, (HOD) National Law University, Odisha. Currently there are 13 faculty members under Department of Law. As HOD, (since December 2009), I take care of general academic and administrative works and report to the Vice-Chancellor.  Library In-Charge of the National Law University. Since inception I happened to be In-Charge of the NLUO Library where till now we have spent Rs. 5 Crore. My library is now equipped with all the leading foreign law journals (All England Reports, US Supreme Court Report, Australian Law Report, American Journal of International Law, Harvard Law Review, Law Quarterly Review, International Law Review to mention a

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few), leading Indian Journals. Library is also having online research databases like Westlaw, HeinOnline, Jstor, Manupatra, AIR

Online

Database,

Kluwer

Arbitration

International,

Butterworths LexisNexis Online Database, Company Law Advisor etc. I made an attempt to provide the students a collection of standard books on the all the aspects of law. Today, I take pride to rate our library at par with any National Law University in India.

 Chairman, Admission Committee for year 2012-2013. For initial three years NLUO was not part of the CLAT and used to conduct its own All India Entrance Test under my supervision.  Member of Executive Council of National Law University, Odisha: Being the senior most faculty member I am member of the Executive Council of the University, which is the highest and most important administrative body under the National Law University, Odisha Act, 2008. All the administrative, academic matters including the appointment of Professors, Associate Professors Assistant Professors and non-teaching positions are done by this body.  Member of Academic Council of National Law University, Odisha. As senior most faculty member and by virtue of being Head, department of law, I am also part of the highest Academic Body of the University under the NLUO Act, 2008. All the academic decisions are taken by this body.

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 Provost (Chief Warden) of the NLUO Hostels (Both Boys and Girls). As the Chief Warden I am also entrusted with the NLUO Hostels, which accommodate total 600 students.  In-Charge of The Moot Society: The Moot Society (TMS) is one of the most important and vibrant student body which manages and promotes the mooting culture in the University. Every year we

organized

Intra-University

Moot

Court

Competition

(IUMCC) in order to select the teams, which represent university in

the

various

national

and

international

moot

court

competitions. As a faculty advisor we organized in our campus “Stetson

International

Environmental

Law

Moot

Court

Competition-Indian South Rounds” twice in year 2012 & 2013. We in the year 2014 started our own National Maritime Law Moot Court Competition which was organized from 21st March to 23rd March 2014.

 Worked as Controller of Examinations at National Law University, Odisha from July 2009 to January 2011.  Faculty Coordinator, Placement Committee of the National Law University, Odisha.  Faculty Coordinator, Legal Aid Clinic of the National Law University, Odisha.  Member of the Library Committee, National Law University, Odisha.  Worked as Chairman, Library Council in KIIT Law School from

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

September 2007 to July 2009. As a founding member of the KIIT Law School I was instrumental in building the library of the KIIT Law School.

PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED_________________________________________  Organized One-day workshop on “Protection of Human Rights: Emerging Issues and Challenges in the 21st Century” on 10th December 2015 on the occasion of International Human Rights Day at Glocal Law School, Glocal University, Saharanpur.  Organized a two-day Workshop-cum-Conference on Judicial Dissent: A Conceptual and Contextual Audit of Decision Making in the Supreme Court of India at Glocal Law School, Glocal University, Saharanpur.  Organized First Maritime Law Moot Court Competition as the Chairman of Moot Court Society of National Law University Odisha.  Organized “17th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition-Indian South Rounds” jointly organized by Surana and Surana International Attorneys, Chennai and National Law University Odisha in year 2013. (http://www.nluo.ac.in/stetson-india-south-2012/).  Organized “16th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition-Indian South Rounds” jointly organized by Surana and Surana International Attorneys, Chennai and National Law University Odisha on November 22-24, 2012. (http://www.nluo.ac.in/stetson-india-south-2012/).  Organized one month “Summer School on Human Rights Lawyering” jointly organized by Ford Foundation, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and National Law

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

University, Odisha during 15th May 2012 to 15th June 2012.  Organized Intra-University Moot Court Competitions (IUMCC) consecutively for three years in order to select the teams, which represented university in the various national and international moot court competitions. PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

 Conducted a ‘Third Party

end-line compliance monitoring to assess compliance level with enforcement of Sections 4 and 6 of COTPA’ in the five districts of Odisha for HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth) under a grant from the Bloomberg Initiative.

 Project Coordinator for “Access to Justice” programme sponsored by UNDP in collaboration with Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra” (RLEK) in the State of Odisha.

 Coordinator for Human Rights Lawyering programme sponsored by UNDP in collaboration with National Law School of India University Bangalore. RESOURCE PERSONS/GUEST LECTURES/EXAMINERS

 Invited by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya National Academy of Social Security to deliver lectures on “Natural Justice and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings” on 27-29th July 2016.

 Invited by National Judicial Academy Bhopal as resource person in Conference to Resolve Cleavage in Judicial Pronouncement by Different High Courts (29th April-1st May 2016) organized for High Court Judges.

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

 Invited by Voice of Humanity to deliver a talk on “Recognition of Aligarh Muslim University as a Minority University under Article 30 of the Indian Constitution” at Indian Law Institute (ILI) New Delhi on 27th Feb. 2016.

 Appointed an Examiner by the High Court of Punjab & Haryana for the exam conducted for State Judicial Services in the State for the year 2015.

 Invited by Faculty of Law ICFAI University, Dehradun to chair a session and to be Guest of Honour in the National Seminar on Juvenile Justice.

 Invited by National Judicial Academy Bhopal to deliver lecture in workshop on Access to Justice organized for principal district/sessions judges (November 13-15 2015).

 Resource person at National Academy of Custom, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), Faridabad.

 Judged the Semi-Finals and Final of ICFAI University National Moot Court Competition.

 Invited as Speaker in the National Seminar on “News in the Age of Digital India & Social Media” Organized by The Times of India in association with SUCUB PR Services on July 18, 2015 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

 Appointed an Examiner by the High Court of Orissa for the exam conducted for Higher Judicial Services in the State of Odisha for the years 2010, 2012 and 2013.

 Invited by Odisha State Judicial Academy to deliver lectures for newly recruited judicial officers in the state judicial service.

 Invited by NALSAR University of Law to deliver lectures on Constitutional Law.

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

 Judged

the Semi-Finals Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition organized by National Law University Odisha.

 Invited to deliver lectures on Refugee Law and Humanitarian Law at Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra, Dehradun.

PERSONAL PROFILE  Date of Birth: 2nd April 1978  Father’s Name: Shri Arvind Pratap Singh  Mother’s Name: Mrs. Rama Devi  Marital Status: Married  Language Known: English, Hindi.  Computer: MS Office, proficient researcher on Manupatra, Westlaw, JStor and Hein Online etc.

REFERENCES  Prof. (Dr) Faizan Mustafa Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad, Telangana. Email: [email protected] / [email protected] Mobile: +91 9848048195  Prof. Krishan Mahajan Additional Registrar (Research) Supreme Court of India Email: [email protected] Mobile: +91 9818411077

DR. YOGESH PRATAP SINGH CURRICULAM VITAE

 Prof. V. Vijaykumar Professor of Law at NLSIU, Bangalore & Formerly ViceChancellor Tamilnadu Ambedkar Law University, Chennai Email: [email protected] Mobile: 09845501604

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