Professor Dr. C. Raj Kumar
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.
Give the world the best you have. And you’ll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you’ve got. ANYWAY
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List of Publications and Citations and the Impact of Research
 
 
Books (6)


  1. The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives. (edited), published by the OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (2017.)

  2. THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA AND THE GOVERNANCE OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS (2016) (edited), published by the UNIVERSAL LAW PUBLISHING (an imprint of LexisNexis)

  3. Corruption and Human Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives on Transparency and Good Governance (2011), published by the OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

  4. Human Rights, Justice and Constitutional Empowerment (January 2007) published by the OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (OUP), 520 pages (authored two chapters) (co-editor).

  5. Tsunami and Disaster Management: Law and Governance (September 2006) published by THOMSON SWEET & MAXWELL ASIA, 274 pages (co-authored two chapters) (co-editor).

  6. Human Rights and Development: Law, Policy and Governance (July 2006) published by LEXISNEXIS (BUTTERWORTHS), 550 pages (authored one chapter and co-authored another chapter) (co-editor).


    Articles in Academic and Professional Journals and Law Reviews (36)


  7. “Corruption in India: A Violation of Human Rights”, UC DAVIS LAW REVIEW, Volume 49, No.2, (December 2015), UC Davis Law School.

  8. “Future of Collegium System”, ECONOMIC & POLITICAL WEEKLY, Volume L, No. 48, (November 2015).

  9. “Question of Constitutionality”, ECONOMIC & POLITICAL WEEKLY, Volume L, No.26 & 27, (June 2015).

  10. “Human Rights Crisis of Public Health Policy: Comparative Perspectives on the Protection and Promotion of Economic and Social Rights”, INDIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Volume, Issue, (2013), Indian Society of International Law.

  11. “Legal Education, Globalization, and Institutional Excellence: Challenges for the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in India”, INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES, Volume 20, Issue 1 (2013), Indiana University Maurer School of Law, pp.1-32.

  12. “Human Rights and Human Security Implications of Disasters: Critical Perspectives on Law and Governance”, Volume 11, 2012, JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, INDIA”, National Human Rights Commission, pp.129-148.

  13. “Challenges of Corruption and Good Governance: A Human Rights Perspective”,JINDAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY, Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2012, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy.

  14. “Corruption and the Crisis of Governance in India”, GLOBAL-IS-ASIAN, October- December 2011, pp.10-11, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

  15. “Promoting Transparency and Good Governance”, SEMINAR 625, September 2011, pp. 70-73.

  16. “Delays in Process, Denial of Justice: The Jurisprudence and Empirics of Speedy Trials in Comparative Perspective”, GEORGETOWN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Vol. 42, 2011, pp.747-784 (co-author).

  17. “Corruption, Development and Good Governance: Challenges for Promoting Access to Justice in Asia”, Volume 16, 2008, Issue 3, MICHIGAN STATE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, pp.475-572, Michigan State University College of Law,United States of America.

  18. “National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Toward the Institutionalization and Developmentalization of Human Rights”, Volume 28, Number 2, August 2006, HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY, pp.755-779, The John Hopkins University Press, United States of America.

  19. “Global Responses to Terrorism and National Insecurity: Ensuring Security, Development and Human Rights”, Volume 12, Number 1, Fall 2005, ILSA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW, pp. 99-123, United States of America.

  20. “Corruption, Human Rights, and Development: Sovereignty and State Capacity to Promote Good Governance”, 2006, 99 ASIL PROCEEDINGS 416, March 30-April 2, 2005, Proceedings of the Ninety-Ninth Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, New World Order or a World in Disorder? Testing the Limits of International Law, Sovereignty and the State in Asia: The Challenges of the Emerging International Order.

  21. “Human Rights Implications of National Security Laws in India: Combating Terrorism while Preserving Civil Liberties”, Volume 33:2, 2005, DENVER JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLICY, pp.195-222, Denver Law School, United States of America.

  22. “Developmentalising Human Rights to Promote Corruption-Free Governance”, 2005, ISIL PROCEEDINGS, Proceedings of the Second International Conference of the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi, India.

  23. “Institutionalisation of Human Rights in Asia: Developmentalizing Rights to Promote Good Governance”, Volume 12, No.2, LexisNexis, 2004, ASIA PACIFIC LAW REVIEW, pp.143-159, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

  24. “Protecting Human Rights while Ensuring Corruption-Free Governance: The Need for Establishing Hong Kong’s Independent Human Rights Commission” (Part 1), Viewpoint, September 2004, HONG KONG LAWYER, pp.99-106, The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Web: http://www.hk-lawyer.com/2004-9/Default.htm   

  25. “Protecting Human Rights while Ensuring Corruption-Free Governance: The Need for Establishing Hong Kong’s Independent Human Rights Commission” (Part 2), Viewpoint, October 2004, HONG KONG LAWYER, pp.92-98, The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
    Web: http://www.hk-lawyer.com/2004-10/default.htm    

  26. “Developing a Human Rights Culture in Hong Kong: Creating a Framework for Establishing the Independent Human Rights Commission”, Volume 11, Issue 2, Spring 2004, TULSA JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, pp.101-130, Tulsa Law School, United States of America.

  27. “Corruption in Japan: Institutionalizing the Right to Information, Transparency and the Right to Corruption-Free Governance”, Volume 10, Number 1, May 2004, NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW, pp.1-30, New England School of Law, United States of America.

  28. “International Human Rights Perspectives on the Fundamental Right to Education: Integration of Human Rights and Human Development in the Indian Constitution”, Volume 12, Spring 2004, TULANE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW, pp.237-285, Tulane Law School, United States of America.

  29. “Human Rights Approaches of Corruption Control Mechanisms: Enhancing the Hong Kong Experience of Corruption Prevention Strategies”, Volume 5, 2004, SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, pp.323-351, University of San Diego School of Law, United States of America.

  30. “Moving Beyond Constitutionalization and Judicial Protection of Human Rights - Building on the Hong Kong Experience of Civil Society Empowerment”, 2003, Volume 26, Issue Two, LOYOLA OF LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW REVIEW, pp.285-318, Loyola Law School, United States of America.

  31. “National Human Rights Institutions: Good Governance Perspectives on Institutionalization of Human Rights”, Volume 19, Number 2, 2003, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW, pp.259-300, American University, Washington College of Law, United States of America.

  32. “An Opinion on the Depayin Massacre as a Crime Against Humanity”, December 2003, Volume 2, No.6, ARTICLE 2, pp.28-31, Asian Legal Resource Centre (coauthored).
    Web: http://www.article2.org/mainfile.php/0206/113/ 

  33. “Corruption and Human Rights: Promoting Transparency in Governance and the Fundamental Right to Corruption-Free Service in India”, Fall 2003, Volume 17, No.1, COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF ASIAN LAW, pp.31-72, Columbia Law School, United States of America.

  34. “Human Rights Accountability of Transnational Corporations and Business Enterprises: Governance Perspectives”, Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2003, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INTERNATIONAL, pp.15-27, The Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries (HKICS), Sweet & Maxwell Asia, Hong Kong.

  35. “State Torture in India: Strategies for Resistance and Reparation”, Volume 5, No.2, August 2003, THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ASIAN LAW, pp. 160-183, Faculty of Law, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

  36. “The Development of International Human Rights Law in National Judiciaries: The Indian Experience”, Volume 19, July 2003, ANNUAL REPORT OF THE INSTITUTE OF JURISPRUDENCE, pp.75-91, Faculty of Law, Meiji Gakuin University (MGU), Tokyo, Japan.

  37. “The Scars of the SARS: Balancing Human Rights and Public Health Concerns”, May 2003, HONG KONG LAWYER, pp.58-67, The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (co-author). Web: http://www.hk-lawyer.com/2003- 5/Default.htm

  38. “International Law and Human Rights Dimensions of Nuclear Weapons”, April 2003, JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PRIME), pp. 73-89, Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan.

  39. “The Benefit of a Corruption-free Society”, Viewpoint, December 2002, HONG KONG LAWYER, pp.39-46, The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
    Web: http://www.hk-lawyer.com/2002-12/Default.htm

  40. “Role and Contribution of National Human Rights Commissions in Promoting National and International Human Rights Norms in the National Context”, Vol. XLVII, No.2, April-June 2001, INDIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, pp.222-236, New Delhi, India.

  41. Gender Justice Perspectives on Crimes against Women in India”, Volume 26(1&2), January & July 1998, INDIAN JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, pp.1-21, University of Madras, India (co-author).

  42. “Emergence and Evolution of Victim Justice Perspectives in India”, Volume 25(2) July 1997, INDIAN JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, pp.71-82, University of Madras, India.

    Chapters in Books (15)

  43. “Experiments in Legal Education in India: Jindal Global Law School and Private Nonprofit Legal Education”, in “The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization”, David B Wilkins, Vikramaditya S Khanna and David M Trubek ( editors), Cambridge University Press.

  44. "India and the ASEAN: Education, Rule of Law and Good Governance” in Building ASEAN Identity on a Transnational Dimension, Yasushi Kikuchi and Vesselin Popovski (editors), Interbooks, Japan, 2014.

  45. Amit Bindal and C. Raj Kumar, “Abolition of the Death Penalty in India: Constitutional and Human Rights Dimensions” in “Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion”, Roger Hood and Surya Deva (editors), Oxford University Press, 2013.

  46. “Legal Education, Globalisation and Institutional Excellence: Challenges for the Rule of Law and “Access to Justice in India”, in Law and (in) Equalities Contemporary Perspectives - Essays in Honour of Professor Mahendra Pal Singh”, Swati Deva (Ed.), Eastern Book Company, 2010, pp.289-309.

  47. “Human Rights Implications of Corruption in South Asia: Perspectives in Law and Governance”, in “Globalisation and Sustainable Good Governance: Challenges and Opportunities”, (editors: Parmanand Singh and A. Francis Julian), pp.328-360, Legal Education and Research Society (LEARS) and Manav Publications, 2010.

  48. “Corruption, Transparency in Governance and Development: Reinventing Sovereignty for Promoting Good Governance” (2008), pp.251-265, a commissioned book chapter published in “The End of Westphalia? Re-envisioning Sovereignty” (Ashgate, pp.375), a book project organised by the International Institute for Ethics, Law and Governance, Griffith University, Australia and the United Nations University (UNU), Japan.

  49. “Corruption as a Human Rights Issue in South Asia: Law, Development and Governance”, (2007), Human Rights 2006: The Year in Review, (editor: Marius Smith), The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, pp.41-82, Melbourne, Australia.

  50. “Introduction: Rights, Justice and Empowerment”, (January 2007), pp.xxvii-liv, book chapter in the book, Human Rights, Justice and Constitutional Empowerment, an edited book of essays published by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (OUP), 520 pages.

  51. “Corruption and its Impact on Human Rights and the Rule of Law: Governance Perspectives”, (January 2007), pp.153-182, book chapter in the book, Human Rights, Justice and Constitutional Empowerment, an edited book of essays published by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (OUP), 520 pages.

  52. “Introduction: Interdependence of Human Rights and Development”, (co-author) (July 2006), pp.1-10, book chapter in the book, Human Rights and Development: Law, Policy and Governance, an edited book of essays published by LEXISNEXIS (BUTTERWORTHS), 550 pages.

  53. “Role of National Human Rights Commissions in Promoting and Protecting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights”, (July 2006), pp.95-107, book chapter in the book, Human Rights and Development: Law, Policy and Governance, an edited book of essays published by LEXISNEXIS (BUTTERWORTHS), 550 pages.

  54. “Introduction: Responding to Tsunami and Disasters: Law, Policy and Governance Perspectives on Disaster Management”, (co-author) (September 2006), pp.1-6, book chapter in the book Tsunami and Disaster Management: Law and Governance, an edited book of essays published by THOMSON SWEET & MAXWELL ASIA, 274 pages.

  55. “Human Rights and Governance Perspectives on Disaster Management”, (coauthor) (September 2006), pp.127-138, book chapter in the book Tsunami and Disaster Management: Law and Governance, an edited book of essays published by THOMSON SWEET & MAXWELL ASIA, 294 pages.

  56. “Tort Law and Perspectives on Disaster Management”, (co-author) (September 2006), pp.139-145, book chapter in the book Tsunami and Disaster Management: Law and Governance, an edited book of essays published by THOMSON SWEET & MAXWELL ASIA, 274 pages.

  57. “Elections and Voting Systems: Perspectives on Democratic Governance in Hong Kong”, August 2003, pp. 44-66, book chapter, in the book, “Building Democracy: Creating Good Government for Hong Kong”, HONG KONG UNIVERSITY PRESS (HKUP), Hong Kong, China.

    Reports (4)

    1. “Report of the Consultant for the UNDP Project for Strengthening of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) Sri Lanka”, a 59-page report for the UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP), Colombo (January 2006).

    2. “Towards implementation of the UN Declaration on Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power – A Draft Convention on the Rights of Victims of Crime, Abuse of Power and Terrorism”, submitted the rapporteur’s report to the INTERNATIONAL VICTIMOLOGY INSTITUTE TILBURG (INTERVICT), FACULTY OF LAW, TILBURG UNIVERSITY (December 2005) (co-edited). The report is part of the proceedings of the Expert Group Meeting that was held at Tilburg, The Netherlands during 12-15 December 2005.

    3. “Standards of Prison Care”, a 225-page project report prepared for the NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC), New Delhi, India, July 1998.

    4. “Protecting Local Communities, their Resources and Environment”, (co-authored) a 200-page report on an International Project on Community Based Law Reform Proposals, FACULTY OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, Delhi, India, October 1996.

      Book Review (1)

    5. Academic Freedom in Hong Kong (Jan Currie, Carole J. Peterson, and Ka Ho Mok), HONG KONG LAW JOURNAL, Volume 37, Part I, 2007, pp.289-292.

    Shorter Articles in Newspapers and Magazines (108)

    1. “Taking Rankings Seriously”, DECCAN HERALD, 25 August 2018.
      Web: https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/main-article/taking-rankings-seriously-689266.html 

    2. The path to excellence”, THE INDIAN EXPRESS, 24 August 2018.
      Web: https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/the-path-to-excellence-5321927/  

    3. Gender Justice, Literally in Justice, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, 20 August 2018.
      Web: https://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-commentary/gender-justice-literally-in-justice/  

    4. “Re-examine provisions of the draft higher education commission bill”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 24 July 2018.
      Web: https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/re-examine-provisions-of-the-draft-higher-education-commission-bill/story-7YlNw3BVEv6bGTEHm1TUbM.html  

    5. “A helping hand for Indian universities”, THE HINDU, 16 July 2018.
      Web: https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-helping-hand-for-indian-universities/article24427713.ece  

    6. “How to build top universities in India”, FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 21 May 2018.
      Web: https://www.financialexpress.com/education-2/how-to-build-top-universities-in-india/1174822/  

    7. “Freedom’s Not Just Another word”, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, 21 April 2018.
      Web: https://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-commentary/freedoms-not-just-another-word/  

    8. “ Autonomy for universities doesn’t mean cutting State funds”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 5 April 2018.
      Web: https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/autonomy-for-universities-doesn-t-mean-cutting-state-funds/story-SQa9QnprsDTM81FXB3xZCN.html  

    9. “A commitment to promote excellence”,CAREERS360, March 2018.

    10. “Realising the true potential of graded autonomy”, FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 26 March 2018.
      Web: https://www.financialexpress.com/education-2/realising-the-true-potential-of-graded-economy/1110669/  

    11. “ Why universities need better budgetary support”, FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 26 February 2018.
      Web: https://www.financialexpress.com/budget/why-universities-need-better-budgetary-support/1079059  

    12. “Great universities contribute in Knowledge creation”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 16 August 2017.

    13. “Why should India have world-class universities”, CAREERS360, 2 May 2017.
      Web: https://university.careers360.com/articles/why-should-india-have-world-class-universities-answers-prof-c-raj-kumar  

    14. “Strong institutions for a strong nation”, DECCAN HERALD, 8 February 2017.
      Web: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/594839/strong-institutions-strong-nation.html  

    15. “Building Blocks for BRICS excellence", TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION, 26 October 2016.
      Web: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/comment/building-blocks-for-brics-excellence 

    16. “India's tryst with world class universities”, DECCAN HERALD, 8 August 2016.
      Web: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/562954/indias-tryst-world-class-universities.html 

    17. “India must regain its lost glory in higher education”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 6 August 2016.
      Web:http://m.hindustantimes.com/analysis/india-must-regain-its-lost-glory-in-higher-education/story-jSLMKIDKkYYfrJbUX1L67J.html 

    18. “President’s legacy, beyond politics”, THE PIONEER, 23 June 2016, .
      Web: http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/presidents-legacy-beyond-politics.html 

    19. “Meetings helping create India-Hawaii legal relationship”, STAR (HONOLULU) ADVERTISER, 16 June 2016.

    20. “Judicial calibration of policies is unwise”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 24 May 2016.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/editorials/judicial-calibration-of-policies-is-unwise/story-INSpP1lHMLijEeB69NGGOP.html 

    21. “Need for SEZs in higher edu”, DECCAN HERALD, 28 November 2015.
      Web: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/514356/need-sezs-higher-edu.html 

    22. “NJAC out, collegium needs reform”, DECCAN CHRONICLE, 22 October 2015 .
      Web: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/151022/commentarycolumnists/article/njac-out-collegium-needs-reform 

    23. “'Make in India' linked to success of 'Making of India'”, DECCAN HERALD, 26 August 2015.
      Web: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/497267/make-india-linked-success-making.html/ 

    24. “Death penalty fails test of humanity”, DECCAN CHRONICLE, 7 August 2015 .
      Web: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150807/commentarycolumnists/article/death-penalty-fails-test-humanity 

    25. “Raising the bar for legal education”, THE ASIAN AGE, 19 July 2015, .
      Web: http://dc.asianage.com/c-raj-kumar-710 

    26. “A case against NJAC”, DECCAN CHRONICLE, 19 June 2015.
      Web: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150619/commentary-op-ed/article/case-against-njac 

    27. “Sailing from Byzantium”, TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION MAGAZINE, June 10 2015.
      Web: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/sailing-from-byzantium 

    28. “Why the NJAC Act is Unconstitutional”, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, 03-09 May 2015.
      Web: http://www.jgu.edu.in/sites/default/files/article/The%20Sunday%20Economic%20Times%20-May%2003%20-%2009%2C%202015.pdf 

    29. “A new imagination for Indian universities”, THE HINDU, 17 December 2014.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/lead-article-a-new-imagination-for-indian-universities/article6698317.ece 

    30. “Regulating higher education for promoting excellence”. THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 24 November 2014.
      Web: http://epaper.financialexpress.com/380847/Indian-Express/24-November-2014#page/12/3 

    31. “Accountability and independence”, THE HINDU, 13 August 2014.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/accountability-and-independence/article6309524.ece 

    32. “Reforming Higher Education”, THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 30 June 2014.
      Web: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/union-budget-reforming-higher-education/1265210 

    33. "Reforming Higher Education", THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 30 June 2014.
      Web: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/union-budget-reforming-higher-education/1265210 

    34. "Liberal arts education for enlightened citizens", DECCAN HERALD, 19 June 2014.
      Web: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/414441/liberal-arts-education-enlightened-citizens.html 

    35. "Fresh ideas, not more institutions", THE HINDU, 16 June 2014.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/fresh-ideas-not-more-institutions/article6117037.ece 

    36. "Take a qualitative leap", THE WEEK, 1 June 2014.
      Web: http://www.jgu.edu.in/sites/default/files/article/The%20Week%20-%20June%201,%202014%20-%20Article.pdf 

    37. “Putting a Full Stop to Death Sentence”, THE HINDU, 6 Feburary 2014.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/putting-a-full-stop-to-death-sentence/article5657803.ece 

    38. "Open the windows for Indian universities", HINDUSTAN TIMES, 17 January.
      Web:http://www.hindustantimes.com/comment/analysis/open-the-windows-for-indian-universities/article1-1173766.aspx 

    39. “Building world-class universities in India”, SEMINAR, January 2014.
      Web:http://india-seminar.com/2014/653/653_c_raj_kumar.htm 

    40. "Building better Universities" THE HINDU, 28 December 2013
      Web:http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/building-better-universities/article5508889.ece 

    41. "Expanding Access to Justice" THE HINDU, 28 November 2013
      Web:http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/expanding-access-to-justice/article5398212.ece 

    42. "Globalization of the Indian Legal Profession”, THE SENTINEL, 22 October 2013.
      Web:http://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/story.php?sec=3&subsec=0&id=173251&dtP=2013-10-22&ppr=1#.UywbhM75HjU 

    43. “The Ends Cannot Justify the Means”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 18 April 2013.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/Print/1046026.aspx 

    44. “Still Not in a Class of Their Own”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, March 2013.
      Web:  http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/Columns/Still-not-in-a-class-oftheir-own/Article1-1028982.aspx 

    45. “Profit and Loss in a Knowledge Society”, THE INDIAN EXPRESS, 30 November 2012.
      Web: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/profit-and-loss-in-a-knowledgesociety/1038205/  

    46. “Indian Universities Need an International Outlook”, THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, 7 October 2012.
      Web: http://newindianexpress.com/opinion/article1288575.ece

    47. “A Study in Mediocrity”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 25 September2012.
      Web:http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/Editorials/A-study-inmediocrity/Article1-935619.aspx 

    48. “Yes JEE, but…”, THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 8 June 2012.
      Web: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/column-yes-jee-but-.../959386

    49. “Implication for Higher Education in India”, THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS, 27 February 2012.
      Web: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/implications-for-higher-educationin-india/916958/

    50. “A Shield for Democracy, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 30 December 2011.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/Print/788860.aspx 

    51. “Nobody is Above the Law, Not Even the PM”, THE TRIBUNE, 8 August 2011.
      Web: http://www.tribuneindia.com/2011/20110808/edit.htm#6

    52. “Still Hanging Fire”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 22 May 2011.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/Still-hanging-fire/Article1-700717.aspx 

    53. “The Kowloon Clean-Up Act”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 17 April 2011.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/The-Kowloon-clean-up-act/Article1-686471.aspx  

    54. “Knowledge Factories”, HINDUSTAN TIMES, 4 March 2011.
      Web: http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/Print/669525.aspx 

    55. “Towards a Broader Vision”, CAREERS 360, May 2009.
      Web: http://careers360.com/news/2978-Towards-a-broader-vision 

    56. “Building Nation Through Legal Education”, THE PIONEER, 26 March 2009.
      Web: http://www.dailypioneer.com/165034/Building-nation-through-legaleducation.ht 

    57. “Global Legal Education in India: Opportunities and Challenges”, HALSBURY’S LAW, April 2009, pp.12-19.

    58. “Fighting Terrorism by Reforming Governance”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated 11 December 2008.
      Web: http://www.hindu.com/2008/12/11/stories/2008121155540800.htm

    59. “Terrorism and Indian Democracy”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated 30 July 2008.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2008/07/30/stories/2008073055181100.htm 

    60. “Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated 9 June 2008.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2008/06/09/stories/2008060951010800.htm 

    61. “India Needs Global Universities”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated 23 May 2008.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2008/05/23/stories/2008052352261100.htm 

    62. “Legal Education and Global Philanthropy”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 31 December 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/12/31/stories/2007123153941100.htm

    63. “Indian Farmers Need Human Rights”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 7 December 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/12/07/stories/2007120753851100.htm 

    64. “Academic Freedom and Higher Education”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 13 November 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/11/13/stories/2007111352170800.htm 

    65. “Constitutionalism and Judicial Governance”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 18 October 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/10/18/stories/2007101855411200.htm 

    66. “Human Rights Commissions in India”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 3 October 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/10/03/stories/2007100359001100.htm 

    67. “Towards Excellence in Legal Education in the Globalized India”, MANUPATRA NEWSLINE, September 2007, pp. 72-77.

    68. “Law Schools Need to Improve Support for Research and Create an Atmosphere that Inspires Students and Faculty”, LEGAL NEWS & VIEWS, Volume 21 No.9, September 2007, Social Action Trust, New Delhi, India.

    69. “Terrorism and Human Security”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 27 August 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/08/27/stories/2007082755951300.htm 

    70. “Globalisation and Legal Education”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 6 August 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/08/06/stories/2007080650041000.htm 

    71. “Improving Legal Education in India”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 27 June 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/06/27/stories/2007062750481000.htm

    72. “Rights, Justice and Empowerment”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 17 March 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/03/17/stories/2007031703221200.htm 

    73. “Nithari and the System of Governance”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 9 February 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/02/09/stories/2007020902051000.htm

    74. “Rule of Law and Human Rights Education”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 3 February 2007.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2007/02/03/stories/2007020303081000.htm 

    75. “Disaster Management and Human Rights”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 4 December 2006.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2006/12/04/stories/2006120403181000.htm 

    76. “Rule of Law and Legal Education”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 4 July 2006.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2006/07/04/stories/2006070403320800.htm 

    77. “India and the U.N. Human Rights Council”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 19 June 2006.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2006/06/19/stories/2006061901731000.htm 

    78. “Corruption as Human Rights Violation”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 30 May 2006.
      Web: http://www.hindu.com/2006/05/30/stories/2006053005351000.htm 

    79. “Terrorism, Human Rights and Development”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 17 January 2006.
      Web: http://www.hindu.com/2006/01/17/stories/2006011701471000.htm

    80. “Corruption Undermining Democratic Governance”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, India, dated 23 December 2005.
      Web: http://www.thehindu.com/2005/12/23/stories/2005122302021000.htm 

    81. “Its Time China and India Cared About AIDS”, Op-Ed, THE STANDARD, Hong Kong, China, dated 1 September 2004. Web: http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail_frame.cfm?articleid=50510&intcatid=43

    82. “Why the President Should Grant Clemency” (Part 1), CRIME AND JUSTICE PERSPECTIVE, Volume 1, Issue 5, July 2004, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.S. University, Tamil Nadu, India.
      Web: http://www.angelfire.com/indie/doccj/Issue-5.pdf

    83. “Why the President Should Grant Clemency”, (Part 2), CRIME AND JUSTICE PERSPECTIVE, Volume crajkumar4 1, Issue 6, August 2004, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.S. University, Tamil Nadu. India.
      Web: http://www.geocities.com/cjf_india/Issue-6.pdf 

    84. “Why Good Governments should Welcome Protests?”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 15 July 2003.

    85. “No Mainland Influence: Democratic Discourse: Attack on Government”, under the head, “Infectious: SARS in the World Media”, published in the OPENDEMOCRACY, (www.opendemocracy.com), London, U.K. dated 26 June 2003.

    86. “Drawing Lessons from SARS: We are ready for Democracy”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 20 May 2003 (co-author).

    87. “Accepted Principles can Guide our Response to the Outbreak”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 4 April 2003 (co-author).

    88. “Violent Pathology: Relevance of Gandhi”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 6 February 2003.

    89. “Human Rights: The Newest Social Agenda for Corporations”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 28 January 2003.

    90. “To Protect the Rule of Law, People must get Involved”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 19 January 2003.

    91. “War on terror a threat to academic freedom”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 22 November 2002.

    92. “To Heal, Sri Lanka needs to learn from South Africa”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 5 November 2002.

    93. “Time to make good on Millennium Poverty Vows”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 29 October 2002.

    94. “Hong Kong needs Creativity in Legal Education”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 24 October 2002.

    95. “Hong Kong needs Human Rights Commission to Build Credibility”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 18 October 2002.

    96. “Freedoms are Vital to China’s Future”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 11 October 2002.

    97. “War on Terror must Start with Respect for Human Rights”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 4 October 2002.

    98. “Good Governance is a Basic Right”, Op-Ed, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong, China, dated 16 September 2002.

    99. “Corruption and Human Rights” (Part 1), Op-Ed, Volume 19 - Issue 19, September 14 - 27, 2002, FRONTLINE, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.flonnet.com/fl1919/19190780.htm 

    100. “Corruption and Human Rights” (Part 2), Op-Ed, Volume 19 - Issue 20, October 12 - 25, 2002, FRONTLINE, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.flonnet.com/fl1920/stories/20021011008607500.htm 

    101. “Human Rights and Human Development” (Part 1), Op-Ed, Volume 19-Issue 04, Feb. 16-Mar. 1, 2002, FRONTLINE, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.flonnet.com/fl1904/19041040.htm

    102. “Human Rights and Human Development” (Part 2), Op-Ed, Volume 19 - Issue 05, Mar. 02 - 15, 2002, FRONTLINE, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.frontlineonnet.com/fl1905/19050840.htm 

    103. “Bhopal Victims’ Legal Victory”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated December 11, 2001, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/op/2001/12/11/stories/2001121100040100.htm

    104. “When Justice Proves Elusive”, Op-Ed, TEHELKA.COM, dated April 25, 2001, New Delhi, India.

    105. “Last Chance to Render Justice to Bhopal Victims”, December 13 2000, THE HINDU, India (co-author). Web:http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/2000/12/13/stories/05131349.htm 

    106. “Rights Commissions: A long way to go”, Op-Ed, THE HINDU, dated October 17, 2000, Chennai, India.
      Web: http://www.hinduonnet.com/2000/10/17/stories/13170541.htm" 

    107. “Judiciary still the most trusted wing”, a co-authored report on the proceedings of the symposium on “Human Rights and Indian Judiciary’s Constitutional Jurisprudence” held at the Harvard Law School in 2000, THE HINDU, dated May 9, 2000.
      Web: http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/2000/05/09/stories/0209000a.htm 

    108. “Compensation to the Victims of Crime: A Judicial Response to Victimology”, Volume 2, No.5, May 1998, LEGAL SPECTRUM, pp.6-8, New Delhi, India.

      CITATIONS AND THE IMPACT OF RESEARCH

    109. 1. My research works have been widely cited in a number of leading international journals. Some of these include:
      • Albany Law Review
      • Alberta Law Review
      • American Journal of Comparative Law
      • American University International Law Review
      • Boston College International and Comparative Law Review
      • Brooklyn Journal of International Law
      • Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence
      • Cardozo Women’s Law Journal
      • Charleston Law Review
      • Chicago-Kent Law Review
      • Columbia Journal of European Law
      • Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
      • Cornell International Law Journal
      • Deakin Law Review
      • Duke Law Journal
      • Emory International Law review
      • Fordham International Law Journal
      • Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
      • George Washington International Law Review
      • Georgia International Environmental Law Review
      • Harvard Journal on Legislation
      • Harvard Law Review
      • Hastings International and Comparative Law Review
      • HongKong Law Journal
      • ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law
      • Israel Law Review
      • Journal of Law & Education
      • Journal of Legal Education
      • Journal of national security law & policy
      • Maine Law Review
      • Michigan Journal of International Law
      • Michigan State Journal of International Law
      • Missourie Law Review
      • New England Journal of International and Comparative Law
      • New York International Law Review
      • New York University Review of Law and Social Change
      • New Zealand Journal of public and International Law
      • North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology
      • Northwest University Journal of International Human Rights
      • Sydney Law Review
      • Texas International Law Journal
      • Touro International Law Review
      • Tulane Law Review
      • University of Hawaii Law Review
      • University of Kansas Law Review
      • University of Miami Law Review
      • University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law
      • University of San Francisco Law Review
      • Vanderbilt journal of Transnational Law
      • Virginia Journal of International Law
      • Washington University Global Studies Law Review
      • Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
      • Wayne International Law Review
      • Williamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution
      • Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal
      • Yale Journal of International Law

    110. 2. My works have been prescribed as reading materials not only in Hong Kong, but also in other jurisdictions. Some of these include the following institutions in Ireland and the USA:
      • National University of Ireland, Galway, Faculty of Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights, Ireland
      • Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, USA
      • Rhodes College, USA

    111. 3. I was asked to examine a doctoral dissertation from the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia.

    112. 4. I was twice (28 April 2007 and 22 June 2007) invited to make presentations to the Sub Committee on Human Rights Protection Mechanisms, Panel on Home Affairs, Legislative Council of Hong Kong, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on the topic: “Establishment of an Independent Human Rights Commission in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”.

      List of Publications and Citations and the Impact of Research