Jindal Law School inks deal with Cornell Law School
Haryana-based O P Jindal Law school has signed an agreement with Cornell Law School for cooperation to promote international perspectives in legal education and research in India and the United States.
"In their agreement, the two schools have committed to promoting a range of collaborative initiatives including faculty and student exchange programmes and joint teaching and research initiatives," said an official statement of the O P Jindal Global University to which the school is affiliated.
"As the first joint effort of this relationship, the Avon Global Centre for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School and the Centre for Women, Law and Social Change and Centre for Human Rights Studies at Jindal Global Law School will be organizing a joint conference on gender-based violence and justice in South Asia in October 2011," the statement said.
After inking the deal at Cornell Law School on June 9, O P Jindal Global University Vice Chancellor Professor C Raj Kumar said, "The signing of the agreement and establishment of a deep and pervasive collaboration with Cornell Law School marks a significant step in our effort to promote global legal education in India.
"This relationship with Cornell provides for substantial areas of collaboration that will benefit both faculty and students and will foster collaborative research projects on issues relating to law and justice," he said.