Dr Khushal Vibhute, who is a recipient of distinction at the graduate and post-graduate studies in law and of Fellowships from the Hague Academy of International Law, Hague (the Netherlands); the International Institute of Human Rights, Strasburg (France), the UN Human Rights Centre, Geneva (Switzerland), and Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public & International Law, Heidelberg (Germany), is Professor of Law & Director, Amity Law School, Amity University Maharashtra, Mumbai, Honorary Professor Emeritus, National Law University Jodhpur, and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, WB National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata.
Professor Vibhute, whose biographical sketch has been included in Who’s Who in the World (USA:1999-2018); Great Minds of the 21st Century (USA:2001); One Thousand Great Asians (UK:2002); Outstanding Scholars of 21st Century (UK: 2002); Leading Educators of the World (UK:2005), and Who’s Who in Asia (USA:2007; 2017), has been Professor of Law at various Universities of repute in India and abroad, including the University of Pune, Pune (India); National Law University, Jodhpur (India); Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (India); Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia); the University of Technology MARA, Shah Alam (Malaysia); National University of Malaysia, Bangi (Malaysia); Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University, Brunei Darussalam (Brunei), and Bremen University, Bremen (Germany). He also served as a UNDP Professor of Public Law in Ethiopia. He has also served as the Head of the Department of Law, University of Pune, Pune, the Director for the Centre for Criminal Law Studies, National Law University, Jodhpur, and the Dean, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP).
Prof Vibhute has authored/edited eleven (11) books, and has also contributed to sixteen (16) anthologies. He has also to his credit, one hundred and nineteen (119) articles published in reputed law journals across the globe. He has contributed to the ILI’s prestigious Annual Survey of Indian Law. Many of his books are published by LexisNexis Butterworths and Eastern Book Company, and are prescribed as textbooks in Indian and foreign Universities.
His latest publications are: PSA Pillai’ s Criminal Law (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 14th edn 2019); Halsbury’s Laws of India (vols 10 & 11): Criminal Law (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2nd edn, 2014/2015), and Halsbury’s Laws of India [vols 12(1) & 12(2)]: Criminal Procedure (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2nd edn, 2016), and D D Basu’s Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 [vol 1 & 2] (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 6th edn, 2017).
He has also participated, with papers, in more than sixty (60) international and national conferences. Professor Vibhute has/is worked/working on various academic bodies (like Board of Studies & Academic Council, Senate) of a number of Universities/Institutes in India.
He has travelled on academic assignments to the Netherlands; France; Switzerland; Germany; Hong Kong; Italy; Ethiopia; Malaysia; Singapore; Brunei, and USA. He, on invitation, also delivered umpteen number of lectures in different Universities/Institutes of repute in India and overseas.
Professor Vibhute is/was a member of the Editorial/Advisory Boards of the Journal of the Indian Law Institute; Asian Yearbook of International Law; Scholasticus; International Journal of Criminal Justice Science; Ethiopian Journal of Legal Education, International Journal of Law and Policy, and Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice.
He is a life member of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi; Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi; Environmental Scientists Association of India; International Jurists Organization (Asia); South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology; Indian Society of Criminology; Indian Society of Victimology, and IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Ottawa, Canada.
He was Vice-President of the Indian Society of Victimology (ISV).