M. Mohsin Alam Bhat

Yale Law School

JSD Candidate

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

Jindal Global Law School

Jindal Centre 12 Bhi12 Bhikaiji Cama Place

Near Jagdishpur Village

New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh/Haryana 110 066

India

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Constitutional Case Against the Citizenship Amendment Bill

Economic and Political Weekly (2019) Vol. lIV No. 3
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 May 2019
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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India, Citizenship, Equality, Discrimination, Migration, Immigration, Refugees, Law, Constitution, Citizenship Law

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Constructing Secularism: Separating ‘Religion’ and ‘State’ under the Indian Constitution

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 11, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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India, Constitution, Secularism, Religion, Supreme Court of India

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Between Trust and Democracy: The Election Commission of India and the Question of Constitutional Accountability

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2022
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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India, electoral commissions, election commission of india, democracy, accountability, trust, NMIs, non-majoritarian institutions, bureaucracy, expert bodies, Supreme Court of India, public trust, electoral integrity, EVMs

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‘Religion’ Versus ‘Rights’: Why We are Wrong about ‘Defamation of Religions’

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Islam, Human Rights, Religion, European Muslims

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Religious Freedom in Contest: Enforcing Religion Through Anti-Conversion Laws in India

Journal of Law, Religion and State (2021)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Religious freedom, religious conversion, religious liberty, proselytization, missionaries, India, Gandhi, tolerance, religious autonomy, caste, Supreme Court of India, religious conflict, love jihad, Ambedkar, Indian Constitution, stereotyping, Hinduism, discrimination

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The Crime Vanishes: Mob Lynching, Hate Crime and Police Discretion in India

11(1) Jindal Global Law Review (2020)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat, Vidisha Bajaj and Sanjana Arvind Kumar
Yale Law School, O. P. Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and O. P. Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School
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Hate Crime, Mob Lynching, Police Discretion, Institutional Bias, Communal Violence

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Citizenship and the Mass Production of Statelessness in Assam

India Exclusion Report (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2021
Abdul Kalam Azad, M. Mohsin Alam Bhat and Harsh Mander
VU University Amsterdam, Yale Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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India, citizenship, statelessness, Assam, exclusion, justice, discrimination, bureaucracy, refugees

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The Case for Collecting Hate Crimes Data in India

Law & Policy Brief, Vol. 4(9) 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 May 2019
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Hate Crimes, India, Criminal Justice System, Law Reform, Minorities, Human Rights, Data, Crimes Data

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Mob, Murder, Motivation: The Emergence of Hate Crime Discourse in India

16(1) Socio-Legal Review (2020)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Lynching, Mob Violence, Hate Crime, India, Discrimination, Minorities, Religious Minorities, Caste, Criminal Justice, Vigilantism, Indian Muslims, Equal Citizenship, Supreme Court of India, Law and Media, Law and Social Movements, Communal Violence, Subordination, Atrocities, Targeted Violence, PIL

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On the Verge: Revocation and Denial of Citizenship in India

Revocation of Citizenship:The New Policies of Conditional Membership, Edited by Émilien Fargues and Iseult Honohan, RSC2021/23 Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Global Governance Programme - 438 GLOBALCIT
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat and Aashish Yadav
Yale Law School and Jindal Global Law School
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Citizenship, citizenship revocation, citizenship deprivation, citizenship denial, statelessness, India, Citizenship Amendment Act, right to nationality, discrimination, Assam

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Equality in Secularism: Contemporary Debates on Social Stratification and the Indian Constitution

Neo, Jaclyn L., Arif A. Jamal, and Daniel PS Goh, eds. Regulating Religion in Asia: Norms, Modes, and Challenges. Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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India, secularism, constitution, discrimination, affirmative action, minorities, Muslims, Dalits, caste, Dalit Muslims, backward classes 

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Purgatory in Kashmir: Violation of Juvenile Justice in the Indian Jammu and Kashmir

Purgatory in Kashmir: Violation of Juvenile Justice in the Indian Jammu and Kashmir (2019)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 May 2019
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat and Suroor Mander
Yale Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Kashmir, Human Rights, Juvenile Justice, Children in Conflict, Armed Conflict, India

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Twilight Citizenship

729 Seminar (May 2020)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Indian, Citizenship, Assam, Statelessness, Adjudication, Evidence, Legal Documents, Exception, Human Rights, Bureaucracy

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'Muslim Caste' Under Indian Law: Between Uniformity, Autonomy and Equality

Quaderni Di Diritto E Politica Ecclesiastica 20. Speciale (2017): 165-190
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 May 2019
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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India, Personal Laws, Muslim Personal Law, Religion, Muslims, Islam, Caste, Social Stratification

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Governing Democracy Outside the Law: India’s Election Commission and the Challenge of Accountability

Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Election management bodies, elections, law of democracy, regulation, electoral regulation, India, Election Commission, soft law, fourth branch, representation, political parties, Code, nudge, notice, accountability

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Court as a Symbolic Resource: Indra Sawhney Case and the Dalit Muslim Mobilization

Rosenberg, Gerald N., Sudhir Krishnaswamy, and Shishir Bail, eds. A Qualified Hope. Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2020
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Social Movements, Caste, India, Affirmative Action, Reservations, Dalits, Muslims, Dalit Muslims, Discrimination

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The Parliament and State Legislatures of India

Po Jen Yap and Rehan Abeyratne (eds), Routledge Handbook of Asian Parliaments (Routledge 2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Apr 2022
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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Parliament, Legislature, India, Westminster System, Commonwealth Model, Federalism, Representation, Democracy, Executive Accountability

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Doubtful Citizens: Irregularization and Precarious Citizenship in Contemporary India

Statelessness in Asia (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 May 2022
M. Mohsin Alam Bhat
Yale Law School
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citizenship, nationality, right to nationality, statelessness, human rights, refugees, due process, national security, discrimination, ethnicity, judicial abdication, racialization, migration