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The Cornell India Law Center is dedicated to promoting the study of Indian law and policy in the U.S. legal academy.

As the largest democracy in the world, India has a rich constitutional tradition and jurisprudence that lends itself to comparative legal studies. India and United States are both pluralistic, democratic, and common law systems. Yet, historically only disciplines in the humanities and social sciences have engaged in the study of India.
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Our programs promote the study of Indian law in the United States legal academy, foster collaborations among Indian and American law scholars, encourage student engagement in Indian legal studies.

About Us

Based in the Cornell Law School, the Center is guided by an internationally-acclaimed Board of Advisors. Leading law scholars who study India are affiliated with the Center. The Center is managed by Sital Kalantry, the Faculty Director, and a dedicated program assistant and law school and undergraduate interns.

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