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Faculty Publications

Jayanth Krishnan
Professor of Law and Charles L. Whistler Faculty Fellow; Director of India Initiative, Center on the Global Legal Profession; Co-Director, Center for Law, Society, and Culture
  1. The Aspiring and Globalizing Law Student: A Comment on the Lazarus-Black and Globokar LL.M Study (with V.M Dias), 22 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES 81 (2015). [HeinOnline]
  2. Grappling at the Grassroots: Access to Justice in India's Lower Tier (with S. N. Kavadi, et. al.), 27 HARVARD HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNAL 151 (2014). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  3. Legitimacy of Courts and the Dilemma of Their Proliferation: The Significance of Judicial Power in India, in ASIAN COURTS IN CONTEXTS (Jiunn-rung Yeh and Wen-Chen, Eds.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ( 2014).
  4. Exceptional or Not? An Examination of India's Special Courts in the National Security Context (with Viplav Sharma) in GUANTANAMO AND BEYOND: EXCEPTIONAL COURTS AND MILITARY COMMISSIONS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (F. Ni Aolain and O. Gross, Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. [PDF]
  5. Peel-Off Lawyers: Legal Professionals in India's Corporate Law Firm Sector, 9 SOCIO-LEGAL REVIEW 1 (2013). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  6. Academic SAILERS: The Ford Foundation and the Efforts to Shape Legal Education in Africa, 1957-1977, 52 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY 261 (2012). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  7. Delay in Process, Denial of Justice: The Jurisprudence & Empirics of Speedy Trials in Comparative Perspective (with C. Raj Kumar), 42 GEORGETOWN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 747 (2011). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  8. Globetrotting Law Firms, 23 GEORGETOWN JOURNAL OF LEGAL ETHICS 57 (2010). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  9. HINDUISM AND LAW: AN INTRODUCTION (with D.R. Davis & T. Lubin). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

  10. The Joint Law Venture: A Pilot Study, 28 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 431 (2010). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  11. Book Review.  Elhauge, Statuory Default Rules: How to Interpret Unclear Legislation, 22 GOVERNANCE 509 (2009). [PDF]
  12. Editors' Foreword (with C.R. Kumar), 1 JINDAL GLOBAL LAW REVIEW 1 (2009).
  13. Toward the Next Generation of Galanter-Influenced Scholars: The Reach of a

    Law-and-Society Founder (with Stewart Macaulay), 71 LAW AND CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS (2008). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  14. Scholarly Discourse, Public Perceptions, and the Cementing of Norms: The Case of the Indian Supreme Court and a Plea for Research, 9 JOURNAL OF APPELLATE PRACTICE & PROCESS 255 (2007). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  15. Analyzing the Friedman Thesis Through a Legal Lens: Book Review Essay Assessing Thomas L. Friedman's The World is Flat, 81 TULANE LAW REVIEW 923 (2007). [HeinOnline]
  16. Outsourcing and the Globalizing Legal Profession, 48 WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW 2189 (2007). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  17. Lawyering for a Cause and Experiences from Abroad, 94 CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW 575 (2006). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  18. Law & Society in India, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LAW AND SOCIETY: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES (David Scott Clark, Ed.) Los Angeles: Sage Press 2006.

  19. From the ALI to the ILI: The Efforts to Export an American Legal Institution, 38 VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 1255 (2005). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  20. Transgressive Cause Lawyering in the Developing World: The Case of India, in THE WORLDS CAUSE LAWYERS MAKE (Austin Sarat and Stuart A. Scheingold, Eds.) Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.

  21. Professor Kingsfield Goes to Delhi: American Academics, the Ford Foundation, and the Development of Legal Education in India, 46 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY 447 (2004). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  22. Bread for the Poor: Access to Justice and the Rights of the Needy in India (with Marc Galanter), 55 HASTINGS LAW JOURNAL 789 (2004). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  23. India’s Patriot Act:  POTA and the Impact on Civil Liberties in the World’s Largest Democracy, 22 LAW AND INEQUALITY: A JOURNAL OF THEORY AND PRACTICE 265 (2004). [HeinOnline]
  24. Book Review. Journal of the National Human Rights Commission, India (Inaugural Edition), published by: The National Human Rights Commission (India), 2002, 26 HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY 542 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  25. Mobilizing Immigrants, 11 GEORGE MASON LAW REVIEW 695 (2003). [HeinOnline]

  26. The Rights of the New Untouchables: A Constitutional Analysis of HIV Jurisprudence in India, 25 HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY 791 (2003). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  27. Debased Informalism: Lok Adalats and Legal Rights in India (with Marc Galanter), in BEYOND COMMON KNOWLEDGE: EMPIRICAL APPROACHES TO THE RULE OF LAW (Thomas C. Heller and Erik G. Jensen, Eds.) Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003.

  28. Social Policy Advocacy and the Role of the Courts in India, 21 THE AMERICAN ASIAN REVIEW 91 (2003). [SSRN]
  29. Book Review. Sathe, Judicial Activism in India: Transgressing Borders and Enforcing Limits, 13 LAW AND POLITICS BOOK REVIEW 2 (2003).

  30. Book Review. Perceptions and Interpretations of Law from Past to Present,

    M.R. Anderson and S. Guha (Eds.), Changing Concepts of Rights and Justice in South Asia, 34 GEORGE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 639 (2002). [HeinOnline]

  31. So Help Me God: A Comparative Study of Religious Interest Group Litigation (with Kevin den Dulk), 30 GEORGIA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW 233 (2002). [HeinOnline]

  32. India, in LEGAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD (Herbert M. Kritzer, Ed.) Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio Press, 2002.

  33. Public Interest Litigation in a Comparative Context, 20 BUFFALO PUBLIC INTEREST LAW JOURNAL 19 (2001-2002). [HeinOnline]
  34. Book Review. Duxbury, Jurists and Judges: An Essay on Influence, 11 LAW AND POLITICS BOOK REVIEW 472 (2001).

  35. Personal Law and Human Rights in India and Israel (with Marc Galanter), 34 ISRAEL LAW REVIEW 101 (2000). Reprinted in RELIGION AND PERSONAL LAW IN SECULAR INDIA: A CALL TO JUDGMENT (Gerald James Larson, Ed.) Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2001. [HeinOnline]

  36. Lawyers Seeking Clients, Clients Seeking Lawyers: Sources of Contingency Fee Cases And Their Implications for Case Handling (with Herbert M. Kritzer), 21 LAW & POLICY 347 (1999). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]