Sarthak Gupta is an undergraduate law student [B.A.LLB (Hons.)] at the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India. His research interest lies at the intersection of Constitutional law, the Criminal Justice System, and International Human Rights Law focusing on, Anti-Discrimination law, Digital Constitutionalism, Freedom of Expression, Feminist & Queer Legal theories, and Reproductive Justice. He is working on his research i.e., ‘Project Engender and Constitutionalism’ on the analyses of contemporary Indian socio-legal issues from the Comparative Constitutional Law and IHRL approach.
Sarthak is a former Judicial Intern to the Chief Justice (now) Dr Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud, Supreme Court of India. In various capacities, he has worked with leading Indian and international research institutions including the United Nations International Law Commission, the Center for Criminal Administration Justice & Human Rights, and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. In the past, he has also served as an intern in the Chambers of many Indian lawyers including Constitutional lawyer Menaka Guruswamy, Criminal lawyer Rebecca John, and other legal research centers.
Currently, Sarthak serves as a writer and editor at the JURIST (online legal news & commentary website), University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.