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Yuvraj Joshi

Assistant Professor of Law
J.S.D., Yale Law School
LL.M., Yale Law School
LL.B., University College London
B.A., University of Toronto
Areas of Expertise
Civil Rights
Constitutional Law
Human Rights Law
Race and the Law
Gender Justice
Sexuality and the Law


Professor Joshi is an Assistant Professor at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches and writes on constitutional law and issues of equality. He is also a Faculty Affiliate at the UCLA Promise Institute for Human Rights and a Research Scholar at the UC Berkeley Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law.

Prior to joining Brooklyn Law School, Professor Joshi taught at the University of British Columbia Allard School of Law. His career experience includes extensive work in human rights research and advocacy, including for Human Rights Watch and Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund. He practiced with Linklaters LLP in London, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt.

Professor Joshi’s research is in the areas of constitutional and comparative law, racial equality law, gender and sexuality law, and human rights. His latest scholarship is published or forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review, the California Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Northwestern University Law Review, and the UCLA Law Review. His work has received accolades from the Association of American Law Schools and the Canadian Association of Law Teachers. He is also a regular media commentator.

Professor Joshi created a “Law and Inequality” course which hosts leading equality scholars from across the world. He has been a featured speaker on equality issues at more than forty institutions internationally. He has also held fellowships at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies.