The Admissions Committee today contacted the 50 finalists for admission to the first class of JSW School of Law, the first law school in the Kingdom of Bhutan. The finalists were selected from 499 applicants, based upon a composite formula which includes their Grade XII examinations and their performance on a nationwide Bhutan Law School
JSW School of Law welcomes its three newest junior lecturers, (Mr) Sonam Tshering, (Ms) Kesang Wangmo, and (Ms) Tshering Dolkar, bringing the school’s teaching faculty strength to 12. Sonam Tshering, who will permanently join the faculty in April, comes to the law school from the Secretariat of the National Assembly, the lower house of Bhutan’s
128 high school graduates from across Bhutan today gathered at three central locations to take the first-ever Bhutan Law School Admission Test (Bhutan-LSAT). The students qualified to sit for the test from among 499 applicants based upon their Grade XII examination results in two subjects, English and Dzongkha. The Bhutan-LSAT was designed by the U.S.-based
Three representatives of the law school community served as judges at the Indian National Qualifying Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup Competition, held in Noida, India, this weekend. Vice Dean Michael Peil, Associate Dean Judith Stark, and Drangpon Rabjam Tenzin of the Bhutan National Legal Institute traveled to India to judge the National Rounds. Dean
Dean Sangay Dorjee was quoted extensively in an article in today’s Kuensel. The article relates the law school’s history and mission in advance of next month’s Bhutan-LSAT admissions test. The article is available online at http://www.kuenselonline.com/jswsl-receives-growing-global-partnership-interest/.
Today’s Kuensel features a two-page opinion letter titled “JSW School of Law’s first class,” co-authored by Dean Sangay Dorjee and Vice Dean Michael Peil. The letter is a response to a series of questions and challenges set out by DrukAir lawyer Namgyel Wangchuk in a Kuensel letter the previous week. The article describes the curriculum,
The JSW Law community was pleased to welcome Mr Brooks W. Daly, Deputy Secretary General and Principal Legal Counsel of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), to its administrative campus in Taba today. He met with the faculty and staff of the law school and discussed the importance of arbitration and international law in legal education.
The faculty and staff of JSW School of Law gathered to welcome back Prof Pema Wangdi, senior lecturer in philosophy, from his two years of study at Fordham University in New York. The entire JSW Law community congratulates Professor Pema on earning his Master of Arts in Philosophy. Professor Pema was one of the earliest
The application period for admission to the first class of law students at JSW School of Law closed today, with 499 applicants confirmed. The application period opened in November, following a nationwide recruiting and awareness campaign, during JSW Law faculty visited 53 of Bhutan’s 58 higher secondary schools and talked to more than 10,000 high