Admission opens for the class of 2024

JSW Law’s admission process for the class of 2024 is now open! Apply and get started on your application today! For more information on how to apply and eligibility criteria, visit our admissions site at admission.jswlaw.bt ...
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JSW Law Admissions for 2019 begins on November 11

JSW Law would like to announce that the admission process for the class of 2024 will begin from November 11, 2018. Interested Class XII graduate or soon-to-be graduates are invited to apply. For more information please visit our admission website at admission.jswlaw.bt ...
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JSW Law welcomes class of 2023

On Saturday, JSW Law welcomed the Class of 2023 — our second entering class. Tashi Delek to our newest group of students, as well as the parents, teachers, and mentors who inspired and led them here! ...
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Kuenzang Dolma joins teaching faculty

The law school today welcomed its fourteenth full-time faculty member today, Junior Lecturer Kuenzang Dolma. Kuenzang will teach the compulsory second-year course in Property Law, and will also join the Clinical Faculty’s efforts to develop JSW Law’s “Appropriate Dispute Resolution Clinic,” due to launch in spring of 2021. Prior to ...
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JSW Law faculty publishes article in Druk Journal

Stephan Sonnenberg published an article in the Druk Journal entitled “#Scl Media @Dmcrcy: Is Something Missing?” Speaking from the American perspective, the article encourages Bhutan – and more specifically Bhutanese citizens – to assume a more cautiously defensive attitude towards the role of social media in a democratic election. The ...
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Prof. Peil speaks at University of Victoria, Canada

Michael Peil, the vice dean and associate professor of law, today delivered two lectures at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The first, titled “Designing a Curriculum for Bhutan’s First Law School,” concerned the process and outcomes of JSW Law’s four-year development of the five-year undergraduate course of ...
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Professor Christina Binder presents the fourth Visiting Scholars Lecture

Professor Christina Binder shared her recent research on the exploration of “Liberty Versus Security? A Human Rights Perspective in Times of Terrorism“. Using human rights as a lens, Professor Binder examined whether there is an adequate balance between liberty and security with reference to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) ...
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Professor Mark Brown speaks to students and faculty

The Visiting Scholars Lecture Series welcomed Prof. Mark Brown from the University of Sheffield School of Law to present on the topic: “The Criminal Tribes of India: Lessons for Lawyers in the Global South”. Professor Brown is a seasoned academic in the field of criminology and criminal law and presented ...
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JSW Law welcomes back Professor Christina Binder

Professor Christina Binder has arrived at JSW Law to co-teach a two-week workshop for the ongoing course on Human Dignity. Prof. Binder, a specialist on international law and human rights, previously visited Bhutan and the law school in February of 2017, and is part of the team of scholars from ...
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