Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.S. Gupta, Former Judge, Allahabad High Court
Joined Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service as Additional Munsif and confirmed in the Higher Judicial Service. Worked as Additional Director, Judicial Training & Research Institute, Lucknow and as Chairman, State Transport Appellate Tribunal. Appointed as a Judge of the Allahabad High Court from March 15th, 1935. Retired on October 22nd, 1998.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice B.P. Singh, Former Judge, Allahabad High Court
Appointed as Additional Munsif on July 3rd, 1957. Further promoted as Additional District Judge on May 8th, 1974. Also worked as Additional Registrar, Allahabad High Court from December, 1978 to July, 1982. He was then promoted as District Judge on August 20th, 1983. Worked as Registrar of the Allahabad High Court since November 21st, 1986. Appointed Judge in the Allahabad High Court on June 23rd, 1989. Retired on November 27th, 1992.
He did LL.D from Meerut in the year 2002 on “Injunctive relief with special reference to Law of Torts”. He did LL.M. from Lucknow in the Year 1983. He has a High Court Practice Experience of more than 8 years and he was also serving as a part time teacher in various law universities simultaneously. He became full time teacher in the year 1987 in N.S. College, Meerut, Ch. Charan Singh University and joined B.H.U in the year 2006 as a Professor. He is a founder member of Maulana Azad Academy Lucknow, member of Indian Law Institute, Delhi and former member of High Court Bar, Lucknow (Awadh). He has handled various administrative posts till date. He is the Editor in Chief of Faculty Law Journal, Meerut, Member of Editorial Board - Half yearly journal of Social Sciences, published from J.P. Nagar. He has been a visiting faculty to Ch. Charan Singh University for more than 10 years. He has presented and attended various Articles/Seminar. He has already guided 4 Ph.D. and currently guiding 7 Ph.D scholars. His book “Strong Arm of the Court”, published from Meerut is widely acclaimed book in the field of Law. He has completed one Minor Project by U.G.C on Civil Law. His areas of expertise are Labour Laws, Family Law & Civil Procedure.
A gem in the field of legal science, he has gathered the topmost doctorate degree in law, ie., Ph.D. in Law from University of Pune. His current sponsored project titled ‘Intellectual Property Education, Research and Public Outreach’, is sponsored by MHRD, New Delhi. He is member of various professional bodies such as South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology; Research Advisory Committee of the Research Unit for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Ottawa, Canada to name a few. He is also Member, Editorial Board, Asian Yearbook of International Law; DSNLU Law Review; Member, Advisory Board, International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences; International Journal of Law and Policy; US-China Law Review; IILS Law Review; Editor-in-Chief, IILS Law Review. His research areas include Criminal Law, Criminology & Penology, Human Rights, Legal Research Methods, Environmental Law, International Law. His recent publication includes ‘A Review of Criminology and Prison Reforms’, 2015, 57:109-116, LexisNexis.
He has been a student of this Faculty from 1971 and joined as a faculty member in 1978. He has specialization in contemporary areas of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Information Technology Law, e-commerce and e governance and convergence, Law Relating to Multinational Corporations, Autonomy to Electronic Media and Broadcast Law, Legislative Drafting and Interpretation of statutes and Administrative Law, Commercial Laws etc. He is administrative and academic Head to three law centers and PG and Research wings of Faculty of Law with total capacity of 7000 students and 150 teachers. He is reelected as a member of Governing Council, Indian Law Institute from 2013-2016. He has written various law books, some of them being Copyright Law of India, Law of Trade Marks In India.
Prof. M. Afzal Wani, Professor & Dean University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi
He has more than 27 years of teaching and research experience. He has been member of 19th Law Commission of India. He has been an elected member of the Governing Council of the Indian Law Institute. He also served as a member of Delhi Legal Services Authority and many other academic bodies like Indian Institute of Public Administration, member of Board of Studies, Faculty of Law, Kashmir University. He has authored and edited more than 10 books on various subjects such as Women and Law, Human Rights, Islamic Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law and Industrial Jurisprudence. He has more than 50 research articles published in National and International Journals to his credit. He is founder editor of Indraprastha Technology Law Journal.
He did his Doctorate in International Law from Jawaharlal Nehru University, LL.M. from the University of Nottingham and LL.B from University of Delhi. In 1998 he attended the 29th session of the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. His areas of specializations are Human Rights, Constitutional Law, International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, International Criminal Law, International Law and International Institutions. He is serving as the member of editorial boards of various reputed national and international journals.
He was offered prestigious visiting Professorship at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden, for (2004-2005). Prior to joining the Indian Law Institute, he was teaching at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences as Professor of Law. He also served the Indian Society of International Law as its Director (2006-2009). In year 2007, he has been elected as Secretary of All India Law Teachers Congress (AILTC) and again re-elected in 2009, 2011& 2013 for another two years term. He has been regularly delivering lectures at various institutions outside of the university, namely, law colleges in India and abroad, UGC Academic staff College, training program of the ICRC, training programme of Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Environment and Forests.
His recent authored, edited and co-edited books include: Business and Human Rights (2013); International Criminal Law and Human Rights (2010); International Law: Issues and Challenges(2009); International Criminal Law: Issues and Challenges;(2009);Global Governance, Human Rights and Development (2009); Human Rights and Good Governance: National and International Perspectives (2008); Right to Health in the Context of HIV/AIDS in India and Africa (2007); Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: International and National Perspectives( 2006); Humanitarian Intervention by the United Nations (2002); Implementation of Basic Human Rights (2001) and Basic Documents on International Human Rights & Refugee Laws (2001).