Publications

Publications are available on SSRN and Bepress.

THE RISE OF JUDICIAL POWER IN INDIA (book project).

Global Solar Trade Wars and the WTO (work in progress).

Constitutional Erosion and the Challenge to Secular Democracy in India, in Mark Graber, Sanford Levinson, and Mark Tushnet, eds., CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACIES IN CRISIS? (forthcoming, Oxford. Univ. Press, 2018).

Judicial Supremacy in Comparative Constitutional Law, 92 TULANE LAW REVIEW (2017) (forthcoming).

Globalization, Rights and Judicial Review in the Supreme Court of India, 25 WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 643 (2016) (invited article, Symposium on Asian Courts and Constitutional Politics in the 21st Century, University of Washington School of Law).

India's Participatory Model: The Right to Information in Election Law, 48  GEORGE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW  377 (2016).

The Rise of Judicial Governance in the Supreme Court of India, 33 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 169 (2015).

Elite Institutionalism and Judicial Assertiveness in the Supreme Court of India, 28 TEMPLE INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW JOURNAL 361 (2014) (invited article, AALS Symposium: Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from South Asia and Africa).

State Constitutions and the Basic Structure Doctrine, 45 COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 441 (2014)

High Courts and Election Law Reform in the US and India, 32 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 267 (2014)

Public Interest Litigation and the Transformation of the Supreme Court of India, in Kapiszewski, Silverstein, Kagan, eds., CONSEQUENTIAL COURTS: NEW JUDICIAL ROLES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE  (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Priests in the Temple of Justice: The Indian Legal Complex and the Basic Structure Doctrine, in Halliday, Karpik, Feeley, eds.,  FATES OF POLITICAL LIBERALISM IN THE BRITISH POST-COLONY: THE POLITICS OF THE LEGAL COMPLEX   (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

The Origins of Due Process in India: The Role of Borrowing in Personal Liberty and Preventive Detention Cases, 28 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW. 216 (2010).

Two Paths to Judicial Power: The Basic Structure Doctrine and Public Interest Litigation in Comparative Perspective, 12 SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 175 (2010).

State Security and Elite Capture: The Implementation of Anti-Terrorist Legislation in India (with A. Naseemullah), 9 JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS 262 (2010).

The 2000 Presidential Election Controversy, in Persily, Citrin, Egan, eds.,  PUBLIC OPINION AND CONSTITUTIONAL CONTROVERSY (Oxford University Press, 2008) (with Matthew Wright).

 

Selected Academic and Media Commentary:

Challenging Voter ID Laws: The Need for ReformOrange County Lawyer Magazine (Special Feature, Elections and the Law), October 2016.

A Challenge to Judicial Independence in India: The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), JURIST (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)  – Academic Commentary, July 23, 2015.