Tarunabh Khaitan

University of Melbourne - Law School

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Victoria, Victoria 3010

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University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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United Kingdom

NYU Law School

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New York, NY 10012-1099

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Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality Law

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Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Beyond Reasonableness - A Rigorous Standard of Review for Article 15 Infringement

Journal of the Indian Law Institute, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 177-208, April-June 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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equality, discrimination, standard of review, strict scrutiny, affirmative action, article 15, India, Anuj Garg, Ashoka Kumar Thakur, constitutional adjudication, proportionality, rigorous standard of review

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A Theory of Discrimination Law

A Theory of Discrimination Law (Oxford University Press 2015), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jul 2015
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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discrimination law, equality, liberty, theory, philosophy, jurisprudence

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Killing a Constitution with a Thousand Cuts: Executive Aggrandizement and Party-State Fusion in India

Law and Ethics of Human Rights (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Constitutionalism, Democratic Backsliding, Indian Constitution, Indian Democracy, Democratic Decay

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Equality: Legislative Review Under Article 14

Sujit Choudhry, Pratap Mehta & Madhav Khosla eds, The Oxford Handbook of Indian Constitutional Law (OUP 2016) 699-719, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Indian constitutional law, right to equality, classification doctrine, arbitrariness doctrine

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Executive Aggrandizement in Established Democracies: A Crisis of Liberal Democratic Constitutionalism

International Journal of Constitutional Law, ISBN: 9780190888985, (2019 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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democratic backsliding, constitutional democracy, executive aggrandizement, comparative constitutional law

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Prelude to a Theory of Discrimination Law

Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law, Deborah Hellman, Sophia Moreau, eds., Oxford University Press (Forthcoming), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 8/2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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discrimination law, philosophical foundations

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Dignity as an Expressive Norm: Neither Vacuous Nor a Panacea

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 1–19, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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dignity, expressivism

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The Right to Freedom of Religion and the Right Against Religious Discrimination: Theoretical Distinctions

International Journal of Constitutional Law (Forthcoming 2019), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2019, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 894
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan and Jane Calderwood Norton
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
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religious freedom, discrimination law, human rights law, religious interests, religious adherence, religious group membership

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Directive Principles and the Expressive Accommodation of Ideological Dissenters

16(2) International Journal of Constitutional Law (2018) 389, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 790, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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comparative constitutional law, constitutional theory, deeply divided societies, constitution-making, directive principles, constitutional incrementalism, expressive accommodation, ideological dissenters, constitutional theory, constitutional law, consensus-building

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Transcending Reservations: A Paradigm Shift in the Debate on Equality

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 20, No. 8, September 20, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Equal Opportunity, Equal Opportunity Commission, Diversity Index, Deprivation Index, Diversity Gap, Affirmative Action, Equality, India, Reservations, Quotas, Caste, Religion, Sachar Commission, Menon Commission, Kundu Commission, Private Sector, Discrimination, Antidiscrimination, Muslims, Dalits

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Wrongs, Group Disadvantage, and the Legitimacy of Indirect Discrimination Law

H Collins and T Khaitan eds, Foundations of Indirect Discrimination Law (Hart, 2018)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2017
Tarunabh Khaitan and Sandy Steel
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Oxford
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discrimination law theory, indirect discrimination, corrective justice, distributive justice, jurisprudence

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The Indian Supreme Court’s Identity Crisis: A Constitutional Court or a Court of Appeals?

Indian Law Review (Forthcoming 2020) , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 879
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Supreme Court, Special Leave Petition, constitutional court, senior advocates, empirical analysis, discretionary appeal, admission decisions, SLP, constitutional watchdog

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The Real Price of Parliamentary Obstruction

642 Seminar (February 2013) 37, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 42/2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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parliament, legislative obstruction

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Indirect Discrimination

‘Indirect discrimination’ in Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen ed, Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination (Routledge 2017) 30-41, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper, #854
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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indirect discrimination, discrimination law

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The Point of Discrimination Law

The Empire of Disgust: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US (Martha Nussbaum, Zoya Hasan, Aziz Huq, Vidhu Verma eds, OUP 2018), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 858
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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discrimination law, legal theory, liberty, equality, self respect, group disadvantage

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Religion in Human Rights Law: A Normative Restatement

International Journal of Constitutional Law (Forthcoming), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No.19/2019 , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan and Jane Calderwood Norton
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
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freedom of religion, religious anti-discrimination, horizontality, religious establishment, legal theory, philosophy of law

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‘Constitution’ as a Statutory Term

L.Q.R. 2013, 129(Oct), 589-609
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Political Constitution, Henry VIII powers, Constitutional Statutes, Constitutional Significance

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Political Parties in Constitutional Theory

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Political Parties, Constitutional Theory, Factions, Democratic Theory, Electoral Voting System, First Past the Post, Proportional Representation, Party Funding, Party Discipline, Political Participation, Freedom of Association

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Reading Swaraj into Article 15 — A New Deal for All Minorities

(2009) 2 NUJS Law Review 419-432
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Watchdog

Tarunabh Khaitan, ‘The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Watchdog’ (2019) 721 Seminar 22-28
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Indian Supreme Court, Special Leave Petition, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Court, Appellate Jurisdiction

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Indirect Discrimination Law: Causation, Explanation and Coat-Tailers

132 Law Quarterly Review (2016) 35, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2015
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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indirect discrimination, causation

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Constitutional Avoidance in Social Rights Adjudication

35(3) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 607-625, Autumn 2015, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6/2015, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2018
Farrah Ahmed and Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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Social Rights, Socio-Economic Rights, Constitutional Avoidance, Administrative Law, Jeff King, Structural Remedies, Adjudication, Social Rights in India, incrementalism

Constitutional Directives: Morally-Committed Political Constitutionalism

Modern Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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constitutional directives, directive principles, political constitutionalism, moral constitutionalism, constitutional identity

Constitutional Directives: Morally‐Committed Political Constitutionalism

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 82, Issue 4, pp. 603-632, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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constitutional directives, directive principles, political constitutionalism, moral constitutionalism, constitutional identity

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Discrimination

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, 2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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discrimination law, comparative constitutional law

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The Architecture of Discrimination Law

Vidhu Verma ed, Unequal Worlds (OUP 2015) 119-163
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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discrimination law, India

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Political Insurance for the (Relative) Poor: How Liberal Constitutionalism Could Resist Plutocracy

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2019
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Democracy; Liberalism; Fair Political Opportunity; Plutocracy; Equality; Material Inequality; Constitutionalism, Neoliberalism

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Reforming the Pre-Legislative Process

Economic and Political Weekly (18 June 2011) 27-30
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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legislative process, Indian Parliament, pre-legislative consultation

Koushal v Naz: Judges Vote to Recriminalise Homosexuality

(2015) 78(4) Modern Law Review 672–694, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08/2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Public Interest Litigation, Koushal, Naz Foundation, Indian Supreme Court, Constitution, Gay Rights, Section 377

Koushal v Naz: Judges Vote to Recriminalise Homosexuality

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 78, Issue 4, pp. 672-680, 2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Tarunabh Khaitan
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Koushal, Naz Foundation, Homosexuality, Indian Supreme Court, Constitution, Gay Rights, section 377, public interest litigation

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Theorising Areas of Law

Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
Tarunabh Khaitan and Sandy Steel
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Oxford

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areas of law, legal theory, special jurisprudence