Prof. (Dr.) S. SIVAKUMAR
- Current Status: Professor, Indian Law Institute/ Former Member, Law Commission of India
- Position: Honorary Chairman
- Education : B.Sc. (Physics), LL.M.
Prof. (Dr.) S. Sivakumar, is currently a member of Law Commission of India . He did B.Sc.(Physics), and LL.M . and his doctoral work is on 'Free Press, Journalists and Law'. He is the recipient of National Law Day Award , 2008 for his contribution in legal education reforms activities. He has taught for several years in prestigious educational institutions including National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and Hidayatulla National Law University, Raipur. He was the Officiating Director of Indian Law Institute from January 5, 2009 to July 10, 2009 and was Director In charge from August 18, 2011 to July 31, 2013 of the Institute. He has published many articles in reputed national and international research journals and presented several papers in national and international conferences. His projects on "Criminal Justice Administration in Chhattisgarh" and "Criminal Justice Administration in Kerala" have been published as books.
He was the member of the International Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) to represent South and Central Asia (including the Mid-East) in GAJE.
He is the Executive Member of CLEA and the President of Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) (Asia India).
He is Member of Academic Council, Academic Planning Board and Board of Studies of many National Universities.
He is also the visiting professor of University of Georgia, USA and member of International Judicial Training Programme Advisory Board of Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of University of Georgia (UGA) School of Law.
He is Member- Co-ordinator of ILI Restatement of Indian Law Project committee and various Supreme Court Committees.
He is honorary Legal Consultant for National Investigation Agency (NIA), Government of India. As Honorary Secretary of Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy and Training (MILAT), he organizes training programmes and continuing education for law teachers and advocates.