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One of the oldest law schools in India, School of Legal Studies was established in the year 1962 as a part of Kerala University, offering post graduate courses and research in law. The Law School joined the folds of University of Cochin, in the year 1971, which was later reorganized and renamed as Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1986 for the promotion of graduate, post graduate studies and advanced research in various fields. Over the decades since its inception, the Law School has blossomed in to one of the top institutions among law schools engaged in teaching and research in India. Perhaps the best testimony to the success of this experiment is the presence of SLS alumni as professors and academicians in top law schools in India and the Supreme Court of India....

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  Late Dr.A.T.Markose, Founder-Director


Professor A.T.Markose was the founder-head of the Department of Law, which was part of the Kerala University in Early 60s. The present School of Legal Studies of the Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT) was formerly Department of law of the Kerala University. Professor A.T.Markose was the head of the department at the time of its establishment in 1962. He was the founder-director of the Indian Law Institute when he assumed charge in the department. He was the Dean of Faculty of Law of Kerala University and continued to be so when five departments of the Kerala University formed themselves into the University of Cochin. An authority on constitutional and administrative law, he authored the reputed, universally read and accepted work on ‘Judicial Control of Administrative action in India’, the first of its kind in the field of administrative law. He had many students and research scholars who later became leaders in the field of legal education during the period of one decade and a half of his service at the University of Cochin.An internationally acclaimed Professor of Law, he had short stench as the deputy at the International Administrative Tribunal.The department still stands upholding the ideologies and visions of Prof. A.T. Markose.
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"We are blessed with the heritage of strong academic foundation to help the young scholars to unfold their potential. We welcome all serious minded dedicated scholars to join with our mission of search for knowledge and co-operative venture for pursuit of excellence."

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