Dr. Vishnuprasad R
Dr. Vishnuprasad R has completed his B.A. (2002); LL.B. (2005); and LL.M. (2007) from Bangalore University, Bangalore; and Ph.D. in Law (2015) from Karnatak University, Dharwad. He is in academics since 2007 and has taught Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses. In addition, many elective courses, seminar courses, certificate programmes including the para- legal courses and distance education programmes as well as a four-quadrant UGC MOOCs course on Human Rights Violations Redressal Mechanisms have been taught by him. He has several publications to his credit in his areas of interest in the refereed journals. He has attended a U.G.C. refresher course for teachers (21 days) at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and an orientation programme (21 days) organised by the HRDC, Gujarat University, Gujarat. He has actively participated in several Faculty Development Programmes. Also, he has participated and presented papers besides frequently acting as a resource person in many invited lectures, workshops, seminars and conferences.
Dr. Vishnuprasad has participated as a resource person in the U.G.C. Orientation Programme conducted by the MHRD UGC Staff College (Bangalore University, Bangalore) for teachers and Faculty Development Programmes. Besides, he has been a resource person in numerous training programmes, among others, conducted for the K.A.S officers, Gazetted Officers, Judges of District Court & Civil Courts, Income Tax Officers, I.E.S. officers, I.A.S. officers, I.R.S officers, and H.A.L. officers, organised by the reputed institutions like K.J.A. (Karnataka Judicial Academy, Bangalore), A.T.I. (Administrative Training Institute, Mysore), G.I.P.A.R.D. (Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development, Goa), D.T.R.T.I. (Direct Taxes Regional Training Institute, Bangalore), F.P.I. (Fiscal Policy Institute, Bangalore) NACEN (National Academy of Customs, Excise, and Narcotics, (Faridabad & Bangalore)), and N.L.S.I.U. (National Law School of India University), Bangalore.
Currently, he is one of the teachers in charge of the Legal Aid Clinic and probono club at the Tamil Nadu National Law University. Before joining the university, in his prior places of employment, he had worked as a faculty in charge of the legal services clinic, literary and debating committee, moot court society, and had also worked as a member of the examination committee, disciplinary committee, and the convocation committee.
His areas of interest include Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Interpretation of Statutes, Administrative Law, International Human Rights Law, International Institutions, Human Rights Jurisprudence, Human Rights Treaty Bodies, and Judicial Activism including the Judicial Technique of Incorporation of International Human Rights.