External PhD candidate
Linda Beatrice Louis has been connected to the Center for Law and Digital Technologies (eLaw) since June 2018 as a PhD candidate.
Linda Beatrice Louis has been connected to the Center for Law and Digital Technologies (eLaw) since June 2018 as a PhD candidate. After graduating with a combined Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Arts and Law from the National Law School of India University, consistently ranked first among Indian law schools, Linda Beatrice Louis started her career as a qualified advocate in India under the tutelage of a senior counsel of the Madras High Court, engaging in a wide variety of constitutional and criminal law issues. She went on to obtain an Advanced Masters, cum laude, in International Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian law and Human Rights, a Joint Centre of the Graduate School of International and Development Studies.
She has since worked at prominent NGOs and international organisations, including the International Criminal Court, International Commission of Jurists, the Internet Society, and the International Committee of the Red Cross, among others. Her research interests have spanned the fields of international law and technology’s impact on and value for human rights, and their interaction for the public interest. As a former educator for law enforcement and other stakeholders in human rights laws, her research explores innovative means of encouraging and incentivising compliance. Her research thesis is titled "Towards Better Policing: Achieving Norm Internalisation and Compliance with Persuasively Designed Technology"
- Custers B.H.M., Louis L.B., Terzoudi K. & Spinelli M.D. (2020), Data protection in the judiciary: the concept of courts/judicial authorities acting in their judicial capacities. Leiden: Leiden University.
- Occassional Freelance