Dr. Geeta Oberoi
Dr. Geeta Oberoi, joined NJA as professor from 8th August 2014. Before this she was Director of the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies, Mauritius where she helped in setting up a system of continuing legal and judicial education for legal and judicial profession of Mauritius. Prior to Mauritius, she was Principal of the Lloyd Law College in Greater Noida area.
From 2010 to 2012, she was Additional Director at Maharashtra State Judicial Academy, Uttan where she provided training to 2000 Magistrates and District Judges from Maharashtra. In 2009, she served as an external Consultant at Oxfam Novib in the Netherlands to review constitutions of 31 nations in Africa in an effort to provide input to the CSO on litigation strategy for the protection of economic and social rights. She was also Consultant to the Law Commission of India to recommend whether India should regulate sting operations by private television channels. She has worked with the Delhi Police training school providing training to newly appointed police officers on the law of evidence.
From 2004 to 2008, she worked for the National Judicial Academy in Bhopal, India - as a Research Fellow and then as an Assistant Professor - where she developed training modules, assisted the Director in the development of National Judicial Education Strategy, the national core curriculum, presented research papers on training of judges, developed model mediation plans, etc. From 2000 to 2004, she was a Research Fellow in the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, where she worked on judicial reform projects to recommend strategies to tackle problems of delay in the Indian courts.
She has completed doctoral work on the development of judicial education discourse under the Commonwealth Split Site Scholarship programme from the University of Warwick, UK and the University of Delhi, India.