Rehan Abeyratne
Biography

Rehan Abeyratne is an Associate Professor of Law at the Jindal Global Law School, where he has taught since 2011. He also serves as Assistant Dean (Research) and as Executive Director of the Centre for Public Interest Law. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Prof. Abeyratne’s research interests include human rights, comparative constitutional law, national security law, and international criminal law. He is currently working on a monograph entitled Economic and Social Rights in India.

Prof. Abeyratne’s recent publications include:

Rethinking Judicial Independence in India and Sri Lanka, 10 Asian J. Comp. L. 99 (2015).

Insular and Inconsistent: India’s Naz Foundation Judgment in Comparative Perspective, 39 Yale J. Int’l L. Online 74 (2014) (with Nilesh Sinha).

Socioeconomic Rights in the Indian Constitution: Towards a Broader Conception of Legitimacy, 39 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1 (2014).

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