Admissions Announcement 2011-12 - Jindal Global Business School

Admissions Announcement 2011-12 - Jindal Global Business School

Distinctive features of JGLS

Global curriculum and pedagogy

• Internationally qualified teaching and research faculty

• Internationally benchmarked quality assurance systems

• Law library with extensive electronic databases

• International student and faculty exchange programmes

Globally networked career development and placement division

• Green campus with modern halls of residence

Curriculum and Pedagogy

JGLS is committed to providing global legal education to its students.

To fulfill this objective, the curriculum and teaching pedagogy

is designed to give extensive exposure to students to domestic,

international and comparative law courses. Students at JGLS study

compulsory courses and choose from an unparalleled array of elective

courses. In addition to courses on substantive and procedural law,

students will gain lawyering skills through practical training papers

and clinical legal programmes. JGLS will inculcate sound research

and writing skills among students by requiring them to write research

papers and participate in the Research Centres.

Research Centres and Publication

As India’s first global and research driven law school, JGLS has

established the following eleven research centres in cutting edge

legal and policy areas. Volume 3 of the bi-annual Jindal Global

Law Review is to be published in February 2011, and represents

JGLS’ commitment to a research-intensive environment. Students

can be involved in one or more of the following centres:

• Centre for Global Corporate and Financial Law and Policy

(Joint Centre Established with Michigan Law School)

• Centre for Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies

• Centre for Human Rights Studies

• Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws

• Centre for Global Governance and Policy

• Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence

• Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology

• Centre for Women, Law and Social Change

• Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies

• Centre for Environment and Climate Change

• Centre for South Asian Legal Studies

International Board of Advisors (IBA)

International educational collaborations and partnerships will

be essential to promote the global nature of JGU and JGLS.

Distinguished academics from leading universities, lawyers and

other professionals with a commitment to promoting excellence in

education are members of IBA.

Chairpersons of IBA

Professor C. Raj Kumar

LL.B. (Delhi), B.C.L. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard)

Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University &

Dean, Jindal Global Law School

Professor Peter H. Schuck

B.A. (Cornell), J.D. (Harvard), LL.M. (N.Y.U.), M.A. (Harvard)

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale Law School &

Member, Governing Body, JGU

Vice Chair of IBA

Professor Jayanth K. Krishnan

B.A. (Ohio), J.D. (Ohio), Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law,

Bloomington, USA

International Collaborations

International educational collaborations and partnerships are

essential to promote the global nature of JGLS. JGLS has developed

partnerships with leading law schools worldwide. These Collaborations

with Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Michigan

Law School, Cornell Law School; Indiana University Maurer School of

Law (USA); University of Cambridge (UK), Osgoode Hall Law School,

Queen’s University School of Law (Canada); Australian National

University, United Nations University and Tokiwa University (Japan),

amongst others—include MoUs that establish student and faculty

exchange opportunities, high profile conferences, joint research

initiatives, and other joint educational initiatives. JGLS continues to

build collaborations with institutions in Brazil, Europe, South Africa,

and other areas of the world in an effort to build an unparalleled

network for student exchange and research learning, a resource that

will be available to all JGLS students.

Career Development and Placement Division

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JGLS has established a Career Development and Placement Division

with a view to provide career opportunities to students and graduates

of JGLS. JGLS has signed Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with

several reputed Indian law firms including, Amarchand & Mangaldas

& Suresh A Shroff & Co, AZB & Partners, FoxMandal Little, Luthra

& Luthra Law Offices, Nishith Desai Associates and Khaitan & Co. to

develop knowledge based partnerships and interaction with law firms

and to facilitate internships and placements for JGLS students and

graduates. JGLS has a network of lawyers engaged in international

legal practice abroad. The JGLS Committee of International Lawyers

(J-CIL) is a New York-based association of practising lawyers

from leading law firms worldwide committed to providing global

perspectives on emerging legal issues. J-CIL provides insights into

global legal profession and offers advice on career counselling to JGLS

students and graduates.

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