Academic Programmes

5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)



  • LL. B, Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, Kerala, India – Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala
  • LL. M, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala


Jasmine Joseph has over 18 years of teaching experience, primarily in the area of public law. Her teaching career was built and advanced at the WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. Following this, she has worked as Assistant Professor of Law at the The Tamil Nadu National University of Law, Thiruchirappily, and at the Christ Academy Institute of Law, Bengaluru.

Her areas of interest and teaching are Constitutional Law, Election Laws and Interpretation of Statutes. Her specific area of interest in Election Law is in election finance as she feels it raises tremendous policy challenges.

Other Positions Held:

– Guest Lecturer, Government Law College Thrissur
– Visiting Faculty, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala
– Visiting Faculty, Administrative Training Institute, Government of West Bengal – A training institute for senior civil servants
– Assistant Litigation Lawyer at the office of the District Government Pleader & Public Prosecutor, Thrissur, Kerala, India


2017 – A Barometric study of the legal system supporting human rights in China for Asian Legal Resource Centre
2016 – Research Assistant for Prof. Marcelo Figueiredo in developing material for a part of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law.
2015 – Senior Research Assistant for two projects commissioned by Dr. Surya Deva, Associate Professor, City University, Hong Kong.


1. Jasmine Joseph and Daniel Mathew, Election Finance as a Challenge to Democracy in India: Legal, Policy, and Institutional Challenges and Responses in VRÜ Constitution and Law Overseas, VRÜ, Vol. 51 (2018), issue 4, pp 456 – 477.
2. Jasmine Joseph and Daniel Mathew, Right to Education- From Dream to Reality: A Critical Review of the West Bengal Right to Education Rules, 2012, Journal of Indian Law Institute, Vol.54, No. 4, pp539-556, October- December 2012.
3. Jasmine Joseph, Divided Laws in a Unified Nation: Territorial Application of High Court Decisions, NUJS Law Review, Vol. 2, p 471, 2009.
4. Jasmine Joseph, We the People, People’s will & the Common Man – Rameswar Prasad v. Union of India, Indian Juridical Review, Vol. III, 2006, p 104.

Book Chapters:

1. Constitutionalism, Constitutional Review and ConstitutionalCourts: Conceptualizing a Constitutional Court for India, in Constitutionalism and Constitutional Pluralism, P. Iswara Bhatt, ed., LexisNexis, 2012.
2. Contributed a chapter to a book to be published on groundwater laws (Chapter 17 – Tamil Nadu)