Classes commence at JSW Law School

The first 25 students of Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law completed their first day of formal studies today, following a four-week Orientation & Bridging Course.

All twenty-five students take a common courseload;  today’s courses included a 9:00am course in Sumtag, taught by Khenpo Ngawang Lhundrup; a 10:15am course in Philosophy, taught by Prof Pema Wangdi; and an 11:30am course in Legal Composition and Rhetoric, co-taught by Prof Judy Stark, the associate dean for library and information services, and Visiting Prof David Austin, one of the school’s visiting Fulbright Specialist.

Students will also take courses in Economics and Tort Law during their first semester.

“We have prepared for many years for this day,” said Sangay Dorjee, dean of the law school.  “I wish all of the students and teachers a hearty Tashi Delek for the semester ahead.”