Nishant Gokhale

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Nishant Gokhale studied law at NUJS, Kolkata, and Harvard Law School. He clerked with the Supreme Court of India and later litigated a diverse range of cases in and around New Delhi. His most recent engagement was with the Centre on the Death Penalty at the National Law University, Delhi where he was one of the founding members and assisted inmates sentenced to death secure legal representation. At Harvard Law School, Nishant wrote about the impact of colonialism on tribal groups in India.

Articles by Nishant Gokhale

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May 31, 2019
Inside Indian prisons: What does the data tell us?
Prison Statistics India 2016, published in April after a long, unexplained delay, omits details about caste and religious identities of the prison population.
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