Dr. Yashomati Ghosh

Associate Professor

Practice Area

National Law School of India University Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560242

Contact

Associate Professor

She joined National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2006.
Educational Qualification:Ph.D (NLSIU, 2014), LL.B. (Pune University, 2003), LL.M. (WB NUJS, 2006)

Awards and Fellowships:

  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Fellowship (2018)
  • Shastri Indo-Canadian Fellowship for Faculty Mobility Program (2017)
  • Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowship (2010-2011).
  • Fellowship at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, Boston (2010-2011)
  • SUN Scholarship by the Central European University (2009).
  • UGC-Junior Research Fellowship and UGC-NET for Lecturership(2006)

Courses and Seminars Taught –

Administrative Law;Legal Profession and Professional Ethics; Digital Copyright Law; Law of Governance and Ethics

Major Research Projects –

  • Impact of Litigation on Public Infrastructure Works, under the Scheme for Action Research and Studies on Judicial Reforms, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India (2019-20)
  • The Effectiveness of Maternity Benefit Schemes in the Construction Industry of Bangalore, National Commission for Women (2019-20)
  • Impact Assessment of Karnataka Sakala Services Act, 2011 and Karnataka State Litigation Policy towards reducing government litigation in the State of Karnataka –under the Scheme for Action Research and Studies on Judicial Reforms, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India (2018)

Books Published –

  • Textbook on Administrative Law – Published by LexisNexis (2016) ISBN: 978-93-5143-705-5

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RESEARCH PAPER PUBLISHED –

  • Secularism, Multiculturalism and Legal Pluralism: A Comparative Analysis between the Indian and Western Constitutional Philosophy – Asian Journal of Legal Education, WB NUJS, Sage Publications August 2019
  • Reformation of the Legal Profession in the Interest of Justice – Economic & Political Weekly, January 2018
  • Jurisprudential Analysis of the Rights of the Users in Copyrighted Works – ‘Copyright Law in the Digital World – Challenges and Opportunities’ ed. Manoj Kumar Sinha and VandanaMahalwar, Springer 2017
  • Indian Judiciary: An Analysis of the Cyclic Syndrome of Delay, Arrears and Pendency – Asian Journal of Legal Education, Sage 2017
  • Jurisprudential Analysis of the Rights of the Users in Copyrighted Works –‘Copyright Law in the Digital World – Challenges and Opportunities’, ed. Manoj Kumar Sinha and VandanaMahalwar, Springer 2017
  • Debate between Law Poverty and Development from the Rights Based Perspective: The MG NREGA Experience – International Journal of Law and Policy Review, WB NUJS, Vol.4, No. 2 (2015)
  • Promoting Continuing Legal Education: A Step Towards Implementing the Second Generation Legal Reforms for Creating Competent Lawyers in the New Century – Asian Journal of Legal Education, WB NUJS, Vol. 2. Iss. 1, SAGE Publications (2015)
  • In re: Indian Woman says Gang-raped on Orders of Village Court published in Business and Financial News – An Epitome of Aggression Against Women – Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol – 1, Iss. 1, NLSIU, Bangalore (2014)
  • Education as a tool to implement Rule of Law and Governance in Contemporary India – Revisiting the thoughts of Swami Vivekananda in the 21st century –Published in the book Understanding Vivekananda, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture (October 2013)
  • Sahara India v.SEBI – Case comment – Published in the online peer review journal Rostrum’s Law Review, Vol I, Issue II, December 2013
  • Music in the Clouds: Analyzing the impact of technology on the Rights of the Users in the field of Online Music – Published in the peer-reviewed Journal of History and Social Science in Vol II, Iss. I, January – June 2011.
  • A Study of the Effectiveness of the Indian Legal Framework to protect Consumers in the Cyber Marketplace – Published in the edited book on Consumer Protection in India-Lessons Learnt and Future Challenges, 2013 Center for Consumer Studies, IIPA, New Delhi
  • Surrogacy and Law: An Affirmative Approach to deal with the Ethical and Legal Dilemma – Published in the Journal of Law Teachers of India, Issue – III, University of Delhi.

RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED

  • Indian Judiciary & Transformative Constitutionalism – Presented at Queen Mary University of London, December 2018
  • Understanding Secularism in the Indian Context – Presented at Queen Mary University of London, December 2018
  • Copyright Law in India – A Developing Country Perspective – Presented at Queen Mary University of London, December 2018
  • Right to Good Governance in India – Towards a Model of Citizen Centric Accountability – Presented at University of Victoria, Canada, October 2017
  • Re-engineering of the Justice Delivery System by using ICT Mode: The Indian Experiment and Canadian Experience – Presented at the Parliament of Canada on the occasion of 50th anniversary of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute – ‘Shastri Institute 50 – India 70- Canada 15: A Collaboration between India and Canada, October 2017
  • Bureaucratic Accountability and Accountability to the People – ‘Unpacking Participatory Democracy – From Theory to Practice and Practice to Theory’, organized by Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University, February 2017
  • Court Administration and Court Management in India – Presented at the Euro-Indian Research Seminar with Universite Paris 1, Pantheon Sorbonne, Paris, December 2016
  • Liability of Lawyers under Consumer Protection Act 1986: A Step towards achieving Access to Justice for Rural Consumers – Presented at the National Conference on Rural Consumers and the Market: Issues & Challenges, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (August 2013)
  • Indian Consumer Protection Act: An Exploratory Study from an Access to Justice Perspective – Presented and published at the International Conference on Non-Judicial Access to Justice, City University of Hong Kong School of Law, Hong Kong (26-28 October 2011)
  • Enforcing Right to Work through Information and Communication Technologies – MGNREGA a case study – Presented at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University (February 2011)
  • Copyright Act and the Fair Use principles in India – Presented at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University (April 2011)
  • A Study of the Effectiveness of the Indian Legal Framework to protect Consumers in the Cyber Marketplace – Presented at the National Seminar on Consumer Protection in India: Lessons Learnt and Future Challenges, Centre for Consumer Studies, IIPA, New Delhi (November 2009)
  • Surrogacy and Law – Presented at the National Seminar on Human Rights & Gender Equality, Karnataka State Women’s University, Bijapur (August 2009)
  • Copyright Protection in Database: A Critical Analysis – Presented at the National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights, IIT Kanpur (February 2008)

Editorial Work:

  • Chief Editor of National Law School Journal, published by NLSIU Bangalore
  • Member of theEditorial board of Asian Journal of Legal Education published by West Bengal National University of Juridical Science (SAGE Publications).
  • Faculty Adviser for the NLS Business Law Review.

 

 

 

 


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