LNA Report and GNH & Law Course launched

To commemorate 65th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Honourable President of JSW Law, today formally launched two pioneering JSW Law efforts: the publication of the Final Report of the Legal Needs Assessment empirical study, and the capstone undergraduate course, “GNH & The

GNH & Law Conference

Coinciding with 65th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singe Wangchuck, and to mark the 12th Constitution Day and GNH Day, JSW School of Law (JSW Law) convened a three-day international conference titled “Gross National Happiness and Law” today via videoconference. The conference involves speakers from across Bhutan as well as

JSW LAW announces new Traditional Knowledge Initiative

JSW Law is pleased to announce a new programme, designed to protect traditional knowledge and culture in Bhutan and to give law students hands-on experience in intellectual property law.  Titled the “Legal Programme for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge (TK) and Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE),” the programme is generously supported by a grant and pro

Selection Results for the Class of 2025

The JSW School of Law is happy to announce the selection results for the Class of 2025.  JSW Law family congratulates the following students and look forward to your joining the family soon. You will soon receive an email from the Associate Dean for Student Services to help you prepare for reporting.  Please note that

Foundation Day

Every year on the 21st of February, coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King, JSW School of Law celebrates its Foundation Day. On this day, the entire school family pauses to reflect not only the beginnings of JSW Law and its founders, but also on the significant development since its inception. We

OSS & SGB Annual Retreat

With the end of the semester, the Office of Student Services and the Student Governing Body are spending two days in an intensive retreat to plan student services and activities for the 2020-21 academic year. The Student Governing Body drafted its Constitution earlier this year. This retreat aims to improve student services and the efficacy


Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Honourable President of JSW School of Law, graced the opening ceremony of the Women4Impact Conference this afternoon at the Hotel Le Meridien, Thimphu. Women4Impact is a first-of-its-kind four-day event, which brings together women from 16 countries in the pursuit of peace, democracy, sustainability and equality – four

Professor Rick Glofcheski at JSW Law

Professor Rick Glofcheski of Hong Kong University’s law school has been on campus at JSW Law.  Professor Rick is an innovative pedagogue, and was on campus to observe our teaching and learning and to deliver workshops to our faculty on new techniques in student engagement.  During his time at JSW Law, he also guest-lectured to

LSAC Test Item Writing Workshop

JSW Law is hosting a three-day workshop on test-item writing, featuring Mr. Jason Dickenson of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) at Hotel Taj Tashi in Thimphu. The opening ceremony was graced by the Honourable Chairperson of the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Dasho Karma Hamu Dorjee. LSAC is a US-based nonprofit organization that is

Installation of the Sertog

His Eminence Vairochana Rinpoche Ngawang Jigme Jigten Wangchuck graced the installation of the Sertog (golden pinnacle) on the Utse (central tower) of the JSW School of Law (JSW Law) permanent campus at Pangbisa, Paro. Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, Honourable President of the JSW Law, Chief Justice of Bhutan, Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, Governing