Areas of Interest & Expertise
Constitutionalism, Human Rights, Legal History, Queer Rights
Arvind Narrain is a visiting faculty with the School of Public policy and Governance.
He has been involved with research, writing and practice related to law and social concerns. He has done a bachelor’s in law from the National Law School of India University(NLSIU) followed by a masters in the University of Warwick on a Chevening scholarship. He is currently in the process of doing his PHD on ‘Mapping the elements of an Ambedkarite jurisprudence’ at the NLSIU.
He is the author of co-editor of Law Like Love: Queer perspectives on law as well as the Co- author of Breathing Life into the Constitution. He was also a part of the team of lawyers challenging Section 377 of the IPC right from the High Court in 2009 to the Supreme Court in 2018.
- The Preamble: a Brief Introduction (with Poorna Ravishanker)
- Breathing Life into the Constitution: Human Rights Lawyering in India (with Saumya Uma)
- Law like Love: Queer perspectives on Law (with Alok Gupta)