Aashish YadavOctober 6, 2023 2023-10-11 10:55
Aashish pursued LL.M. in Public International Law and Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2018-19), where he focused on international human rights law, refugee law, data protection law, and international legal thought. He worked as the Postgraduate Officer of the LSE Human Rights Society and Committee Member of LSE Pro Bono Matters.
Before that, he read law at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi (2015-18) and English literature at Hindu College, University of Delhi (2012-15). While pursuing LL.B., he interned with several human rights organisations and served as an Editor of the first student edition of Delhi Law Review. He also led the student placement committee of the law school.
Aashish is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Interest Law. As the research supervisor, he led the research and drafting effort on the Securing Citizenship report and is engaged in several ongoing projects at the Centre. He is currently leading the international law research on the project ‘Due Process and Determination of Citizenship in India’. He also serves as Assistant Editor of the Jindal Global Law Review.
His research interests lie in the areas of international human rights law, refugee law, citizenship and statelessness.
- Clinic on Citizenship and Statelessness in India (co-offered with Mohsin Alam Bhat) – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
- Public International Law – 2020 and 2021 (Spring semester)
- Human Rights Law and Theory – 2021 (Fall semester)
- Law of Torts and Consumer Protection – 2019, 2020 and 2021 (Fall semester)
Articles and reports
- Aashish Yadav, ‘Kiran Gupta v The State Election Commission & Ors Letters Patent Appeal No. 139 of 2020 in Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case no. 19109 of 2019, Patna HC’ (2021) 12(1) Jindal Global Law Review, available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41020-021-00145-6.
- Aashish Yadav and M. Mohsin Alam Bhat, On the Verge: Revocation and Denial of Citizenship in India, in ‘Revocation of Citizenship: The New Policies of Conditional Membership’, EUI Working papers (2021), available at https://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/70213/RSC%202021_23rev.pdf.
- Centre for Public Interest Law, Jindal Global Law School, Securing Citizenship: India’s Legal Obligations towards Precarious Citizens and Stateless Persons (September 2020), available at https://jgu.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/jgls/SecuringCitizenship-Report_CPIL.pdf. [Research Supervisor and Co-author]
- Aashish Yadav and M. Mohsin Alam Bhat, What India Legally Owes 1.9 Million People Held As Non-Citizens, Article-14 (6 January 2021), available at https://www.article-14.com/post/what-india-legally-owes-1-9-million-people-held-as-non-citizens.
- Aashish Yadav and M. Mohsin Alam Bhat, The NRC in Assam doesn’t just violate human rights of millions – it also breaks international law, Scroll.in (7 January 2021), available at https://scroll.in/article/983130/the-nrc-in-assam-doesnt-just-violate-human-rights-it-also-breaks-international-law.
- Citizenship and Statelessness in India: Aashish Yadav, Presentation at the 6th Research Roundtable (25 November 2020), A research project led by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Melbourne Law School and Jindal Global Law School, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV8riajQNgw.
- Securing Citizenship webinar, Centre for Public Interest Law, Jindal Global Law School (5 December 2020), available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAK0rj8nhls.
- Guest Lectures: Clinic on Citizenship and Statelessness, Jindal Global Law School (September 2020 – April 2021), available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL46JagbwUswu-QDCLYuUXykprMXE0wgJI.
- The Journalists: The Jindal Global Law Review, Bar & Bench (28 January 2021), available at https://www.barandbench.com/apprentice-lawyer/the-journalists-the-jindal-global-law-review.
- Guest speaker, Training session for Editorial Boards of Delhi Law Review and Delhi Law Review (Student Edition) (2 February 2021), see https://www.linkedin.com/posts/delhi-law-review_research-law-lawschool-activity-6763042007213502464-If05.
- NRC 101 (Podcast), Jindal School of Journalism and Communication (27 November 2019), recording available upon request.