Jayanth K. Krishnan

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Milt and Judi Stewart Professor of Law, Director of Stewart Center on the Global Legal Profession

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Bread for the Poor: Access to Justice and the Rights of the Needy in India

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 789, 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Marc Galanter and Jayanth K. Krishnan
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Delay in Process, Denial of Justice: The Jurisprudence and Empirics of Speedy Trials in Comparative Perspective

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, 2011, Jindal Global Legal Research Paper No. 5/2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Jayanth K. Krishnan and C. Raj Kumar
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and O. P. Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS)
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Globetrotting Law Firms

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 23, 2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2010
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Law Firms, Lawyers, India, Globalization

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Outsourcing and the Globalizing Legal Profession

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, 2006-2007, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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legal, outsourcing, india, litigation, comparative law, intellecutal property, corporate social responsibility

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Peel-Off Lawyers: Legal Professionals in India's Corporate Law Firm Sector

Socio-Legal Review, Vol. 9, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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India, Legal Profession, Law Firms

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Grappling at the Grassroots: Access to Justice in India's Lower Tier

Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 27, 2014, Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 268
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 19 May 2014
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, National Centre for Advocacy Studies, Centre for Social Justice, Independent, National Centre for Advocacy Studies, Centre for Social Justice, Centre for Social Justice, Centre for Social Justice, JAGORI Grameen, Centre for Social Justice and National Centre for Advocacy Studies
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India, lower courts, economic and social rights, litigation, lawyers, judges

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A Common Law Court in an Uncommon Environment: The DIFC Judiciary and Global Commercial Dispute Resolution

The American Review of International Arbitration (2015), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Priya Purohit
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington
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courts; globalization; DIFC Courts; Commercial Law; Dispute Resolution

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Legal Elites and the Shaping of Corporate Law Practice in Brazil: A Historical Study

Law and Social Inquiry, 2015 Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 309
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2015
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Vitor M. Dias and John Pence
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Department of Sociology, Indiana University-Bloomington and Indiana University Bloomington
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Brazil, globalization, corporate law, legal profession

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Social Policy Advocacy and the Role of the Courts in India

American Asian Review, Vol. 21, No. 91, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Professor Kingsfield Goes to Delhi: American Academics, the Ford Foundation, and the Development of Legal Education in India

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. XLVI, No. 4, p. 447, October 2005, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2009
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Academic SAILERS: The Ford Foundation and the Efforts to Shape Legal Education in Africa, 1957-1977

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 52, p. 262, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Africa, Legal Education, Ford Foundation

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Lawyering for a Cause and Experiences from Abroad

California Law Review, Vol. 94, 574, 2006, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Constitutional, litigation, cause, lawyering, India, grassroots, activists, law and society, public interest

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The Story of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts: A Retrospective

The Story of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts: A Retrospective; Monograph - Motivate Publishing Company (2018), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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DIFC Courts; Dubai; Comparative Law; Commercial Courts; Law and Globalisation

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The Joint Law Venture: A Pilot Study

28 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 431 (2010), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Law Firms, Joint Ventures

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Scholarly Discourse, Public Perceptions, and the Cementing of Norms: The Case of the Indian Supreme Court and a Plea for Research

Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2008, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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India, Supreme Court, Public Opinion, law, psychology

Surveying Key Aspects of Sociolegal Scholarship on India: An Overview

Annual Review of Law and Social Science (2015, Forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Patrick Thomas
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Center on the Global Legal Profession, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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India, globalization, law, access to justice, dispute resolution, ADR, lawyers

Surveying Key Aspects of Sociolegal Scholarship on India: An Overview

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, pp. 337-352, 2015
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Patrick Thomas
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Center on the Global Legal Profession, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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Bhopal in the Federal Courts: How Indian Victims Failed to Get Justice in the United States

72 Rutgers University Law Review 101 (2020)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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India, Bhopal, Multidistrict litigation, federal courts, toxic torts, civil procedure

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External Forces, Internal Dynamics: Foreign Legal Actors and Their Impact on Domestic Affairs

Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, 2016, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Vitor M. Dias and Martin Hevia
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Department of Sociology, Indiana University-Bloomington and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
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China, Globalization, Lawyers, India, Foreign Law Firms

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An Innovative Matrix for Dispute Resolution: The Dubai World Tribunal and the Global Insolvency Crisis

Journal of Dispute Resolution, No. 2, 2016, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2017
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Harold Koster and Harold Koster
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of DubaiLeiden University
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Dubai World Tribunal, Insolvency

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From the Ali to the Ili: The Efforts to Export an American Legal Institution

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2005, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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India, Comparative Law, Legal History, American Law Institute, Ford Foundation, Indian Law Institute

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The Rights of the New Untouchables: A Constitutional Analysis of HIV Jurisprudence in India

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, pp. 791-819, 2003
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Oct 2003
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Toward the Next Generation of Galanter-Influenced Scholars: The Influential Reach of a Law-and-Society Founder

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Stewart Macaulay
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
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law-and-society, social science, South Asia, comparative law, empirical legal studies

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Legal Activism in the Face of Political Challenges: The Nigerian Case

Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 42, 2018, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Jayanth K. Krishnan and Kunle Ajagbe
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Aidan Partners, LLP
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Africa; Nigeria; Access-to-Justice; Legal Profession; Lawyering

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International Lawyers As Disrupters of Corruption: Globalizing Influences and Lessons from Africa’s Most Populous Country – Nigeria

18 Northwestern Journal of Human Rights 93 (2020)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Legal Profession, Nigeria, Corruption, Corporate Lawyers, Human Rights, Comparative Law

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The ‘Impractical and Anomalous’ Consequences of Territorial Inequity

36 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal (2022, Forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Immigration Law, Citizenship Clause, American Samoa

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Lawyers for the Undocumented: Addressing a Split Circuit Dilemma for Asylum-Seekers

82 Ohio State Law Journal 163 (2021)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Immigration, U.S. Supreme Court, Asylum, Equal Access to Justice Act

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The Immigrant Struggle for Effective Counsel: An Empirical Assessment

Forthcoming 2022 U. ILL. L. REV. __ [University of Illinois Law Review]
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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immigration law, due process, ineffective assistance of counsel

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A Pioneer of the Law & Society Movement: One Eyewitness’s Reflections

University of Chicago Law Review (2021, Forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Marc Galanter, Law & Society, Comparative Law, India, American Legal Profession

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Judicial Power -- Immigration-Style

73:(2) Administrative Law Review 101 (2021)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2021
Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Immigration Law, U visa, USCIS, Immigration Judge

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Lawyers Seeking Clients, Clients Seeking Lawyers: Sources of Contingency Fee Cases and Their Implications for Case Handling

Posted: 30 Jul 1998
Herbert M. Kritzer and Jayanth K. Krishnan
University of Minnesota Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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