It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Rashmi Raman as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Rashmi is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for International Legal Studies at the Jindal Global Law School where she teaches public international law. She earned her first degree in law from the National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata and went on to study International Law at the New York University School of Law and the National University of Singapore, earning LLMs from both universities.
Her career spans several positions with international organizations. She was awarded the NYU International Law Fellowship upon completion of her LL.M and worked at the International Law Commission in Geneva. She has worked for the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia at The Hague and interned with the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Rashmi has also interned as law clerk for the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court at The Hague and clerked for a Supreme Court judge in India. Further, she has worked in India in public interest litigation and refugee law with a senior advocate of the Supreme Court.
Prior to entering into academics, Rashmi was a Legal Researcher at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania, where she worked in Chambers. Her research interest is in the area of international criminal law, especially in the context of international criminal justice, transitional justice, global administrative law, post-conflict constitutional theory and the rule of law in state building.