Bhuta, Nehal

Nehal Bhuta

Nehal Bhuta
LLM (International Legal Studies), New York University School of Law
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program for International Affairs

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Areas of Expertise:
International human rights
Profile:
Nehal Bhuta has worked with Human Rights Watch and the International Center for Transitional Justice and at the Federal Court of Australia. His research interests include international law, political theory, international human rights law, international criminal law, and the laws of war. He has worked in Iraq and East Timor and is currently analyzing the legality of U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan.
Courses Taught:
  • The Law and Praxis of Human Rights
  • Global Flows
  • International Legal Order
Recent Publications:
Between Power and Principle: International Law and Politics After Iraq (2010)

“New Modes and Orders: Is a Jus Post Bellum of Constitutional Transformation Possible?” University of Toronto Law Journal (2010)

“India’s New Counter-terrorism Laws: Repeating the Mistakes of the Past?” Report (Human Rights Watch, April 2010)

“Conflicting International Obligations and the Risk of Torture and Unfair Trial,” Journal of International Criminal Justice (2009)

“The Dujail Case,” in Oxford Companion to International Criminal Law, Antonio Cassese et al. eds. (2008)

“The Poisoned Chalice: A Human Rights Watch Briefing Paper on the Judgment of the Iraqi High Tribunal in the Dujail Case,” Report (Human Rights Watch, June 2007)


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