Jai Brunner

Research Associate

Jai Brunner received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2016. His focus areas were Political Philosophy and Ethics. He graduated with General Honors.

Previously, he worked as an Academic Advisor for Crimson Education. He developed a service curriculum for secondary school students applying to US and UK universities.

His interests lie in social contract theory, distributive justice and the Supreme Court.

Publications

Blog

India’s founders gave us our Constitution. We must prove to them that we can keep it

November 28, 2018

In this article, published on Consitution Day 2018, Vineeth Krishna warns against assuming that India will always remain a constitutional democracy. He argues for viewing the Constitution as a ‘civic’ and emphasises the need to create a popular constitutional culture in India.

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The Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project

October 4, 2018

CADIndia website: a digital archive and database of Indian constitutional history with human-tagged original documents that explains and illuminates the contemporary relevance of this history to our contemporary lives [cadindia.clpr.org.in]. Supreme Court Observer website: a living archive of the Supreme Court of India that compiles original materials and daily reports of selected ongoing cases to make apparent the Court’s role as the final interpreter of the Constitution to resolve contemporary problems [scobserver.clpr.org.in].

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