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!

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 joining the law school, Kuenzang

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 article is available at the

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 study.  The second, titled “Parliamentary

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 on his research drawing upon

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 the University of Vienna currently