It's IntLawGrrls' great pleasure to welcome Aparna Chandra (left) as today's guest blogger.
Aparna is a Visiting Professor at the National Law School of India University in Bangalore, from which she received B.A. and LL.B. degrees with honors, as well as numerous awards. She holds an LL.M. degree from Yale Law School, where she is currently pursuing her J.S.D. Aparna has also worked at the National Judicial Academy of India, as a Law Associate and a Research Fellow.
Aparna's areas of scholarly interest include international human rights and civil liberties, gender and the law, and judicial process reform. She also teaches international criminal law.
In her guest post below, Aparna discusses her paper, Gender Dimensions of the Death Penalty in India. Her other publications include several articles. The most recent article, co-authored with her colleague Mrinal Satish, discussed the Indian Supreme Court's approach to terror-related adjudication. Aparna also recently co-authored a report on the implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act for the Government of India's Centre for the Study of Casteism, Communalism, and the Law.