Legal Rhodes scholars 2012: Nalsar ICC fan Arushi Garg & NLSIU’s Anupama Kumar

Kian Ganz
Legally India
Bangalore, India

Two lawyers – Arushi Garg from Nalsar Hyderabad and Anupama Kumar from NLSIU Bangalore - have won the prestigious Rhodes scholarship alongside three non-lawyers.

Garg, who was notified of the award yesterday, told Legally India that the feeling of having won the Rhodes was “still sinking in”.

“It takes a while to get used to being a Rhodes scholar,” she mused. “Right now the tentative plan is to come back and teach international criminal law at some point [in India].”

She added that she would hope to complete D.Phil. at Oxford after her BCL and M.Phil., which would take three years, followed by some time practising international criminal law in the field.

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