Dr. Uday Shankar

Registrar & Professor

Phone: +91

Education

LL.B (Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi);
LL.M (Faculty of Law, University of Delhi);
Ph.D (Faculty of Law, University of Delhi)

Courses Taught

Constitutional Law;
Energy Law;
Comparative Constitutional Law;
Federalism and Constitutional Governance

Summary

Prof. Uday Shankar, Registrar & Professor of Law, joined the University on August 2, 2021. He is on lien from Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

He has been teaching and researching in law for more than 18 years. He has served as guest professor under Magdalene Schoch Fellowship awarded by the Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg in the year 2016 and recipient of the prestigious fellowship from the Max-Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg in the year 2008. He is a Member of International Association of Constitutional Law. He is a Life Member of Indian Law Institute, Delhi.

More than 50 of his academic writings are published in journals and books. He has presented papers and delivered invited talks in more than 70 conferences in India and abroad. He has organized GIAN Course on Energy Law and Policy and Short Term Courses on Labour Law and Make in India/Skill India. He sits on the editorial boards or advisory boards of journals published by the National Law Universities/Law Colleges.

Publications

Book Chapter:
1. Uday Shankar, Juan Sebastian Villamil , Tribunales especializados y acceso a la justicia ambiental, Emergencia Climática: Prospectivas 2030, pp. 323 – 362, Universidad Externado De Colombia, ISBN – 978 – 958 – 790 – 539 – 7 (2020).

2. Uday Shankar, Covid19 and the Court in India in Covid19 and Constitutional Law, (Ed. José Ma. Serna de la Garza), UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES JURÍDICAS INSTITUTO IBEROAMERICANO DE DERECHO CONSTITUCIONAL INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW México, 2020 ISBN – 978-607-30-4290-1

3. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), An Overview of the Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules in India, in Treatment and Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes, (ed., Debasish Sengupta, B K Dubey and Sudha Goel), Capital Publishing Company, Delhi, ISBN: 9789381891483, Ch.10.

4. Uday Shankar, Entitlements of Domestic Workers in India: Welfare or Right in Recognition of the Rights of Domestic Workers in India: Challenges and the Way Forward (eds. Upasana Mahanta and Indranath Gupta), 978-981-13-5763-3 Springer (2019).
5. Uday Shankar, Common Market under the Constitution of India in Open Markets, Free Trade and Sustainable Development: Perspectives from India and Europe (eds. Prof. M P Singh et.al), 978-981-13-7425-8 Springer (2019)

6. Uday Shankar, Socio-Economic Rights in South Asia, in Shifting Horizons in Public International Law, (eds. J L Kaul and Anupam Jha), , ISBN 978-81-322-3724-2 , Springer (2018)

7. Uday Shankar, Significance of Case Law in Legal Research, in Legal Research Methodology, (Eds. by Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha and Deepa Kharb), Ch. 17 (pp. 309 – 320), Lexis Nexis and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi (2017). ISBN: 9789350359426.

8. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Analysing Law and Policy on Renewable Energy in the midst of Energy – Environment Debate, in Energy Law and Policy in India, Ed. Sairam Bhat, NLSIU Bangalore, pp 359-378. ISBN 9789383633438 (2016)

9. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Right to Health and Compulsory Licensing: Post TRIPS Scenario, in Working of Patents: Law and Pharmaceutical Implications, Ed. Dr. S C Roy, Mewar University Press, pp 161-168. ISBN – 978 93 85212 23 9, 2015

10. The Vindicated Market and Vulnerable Health Care: Human Rights Perspective from India in Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets: Comparative Insights from India and China, Surya Deva (ed.), (London: Routledge, 2015), ISBN – 9780415735070

11. Appointment of Judges in Higher Judiciary: The Need For Independent and Reflective Judiciary, Law and (In)Equalities, Edited By Swati Deva, Eastern Book Company, Lucknow. ISBN No. 93-5028-019-1. (2010).

Journals:

1. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Pandemic and PILs: A Study on the Approach of the High Courts in India, VRU/World Comparative Law: VRÜ Verfassung und Recht in Übersee , Vol. 54 (2021) Issue 1, pp 55 -77 doi doi.org/10.5771/0506-7286-2021-1 ISSN No. ISSN: 0506-7286

2. Uday Shankar, Urban Observatory: Harnessing Technology for Better Governance – Legal and Policy Perspectives in India, Urban India, Vol. 40(1), January – June, pp 152 – 160. ISSN No. 0970 – 9045, A Journal of National Institute of Urban Affairs. (UGC Indexed Journal).

3. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Significance of the Ballot System in the Indirect Elections in India with special reference to Rajyasabha, Vol. VII NLUO Journal pp. 19-37. ISSN: 2348-8913.

4. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Patent Regime and Drug Pricing Regulations: An Intertwining Thread in Determining Accessibility and Affordability of Essential Medicines in India, Vol. 12 (2020) RMLNLU Journal 28-45. ISSN:09759549 (Peer Reviewed Law Journal and Indexed in Indian Citation Index).

5. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Representative Judiciary in India: An Argument for Gender Diversity in the Appointment of Judges in the Supreme Court, ILI Law Review, 2019 (Winter Issue), pp. 200-217, e – ISSN – 0976-1489

6. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Climate Change and Technology Transfer: Tying the Knot Through Human Rights, Journal of Intellectual property Rights, Vol. 23, Jan 2018, pp 27-34

7. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Low Carbon Technologies for Our Cities of Future: Examining Mechanisms for Successful Transfer and Diffusion, 72 (4) India Quarterly, pp 410-422, 2016. ISSN 0974 92

8. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Indian Judiciary on Industrial Relations in Post-Liberalization Era, GNLU Journal of Law, Development and Politics, Vol. 5, Issue 2, July 2015 pp 1 – 26. ISSN No. 09750193. (Published by EBC, Lucknow).

9. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Balancing of Competing Rights through Sustainable Development: Role of Indian Judiciary, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Jindal Global Law Review (April 2015), pp – 61-72

10. Uday Shankar (Co-Author), Access to Energy: Looking Through the Prism of Human Rights – The Indian Experience, The Journal of Energy and Development, Vol. 38., No. 1 & 2, 221-239 (2013) ISSN No. 0361 447
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