Prof. Aman

Prof. Aman

Associate Professor of legal practice

Senior Fellow, Centre for International Legal Studies

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (NLU, Jodhpur);

B.C.L. (Oxford University)

Aman is an Associate Professor of Legal Practice at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS). He has completed his undergraduate law degree from the National Law University, Jodhpur (2012), and subsequently read for the Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford (2013). At JGLS, he is also a Senior Fellow at the “Centre for International Legal Studies” and is currently involved in conceptualising and setting up the “International Refugee Rights Clinic”.

Aman has also served as the Faculty Director, Moot Court Society. In addition to his teaching and administrative responsibilities, he has also been an advisor to JGLS teams participating at Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition from 2019.

Aman has previously worked with the Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji at the Trial Chambers at the International Criminal Court (on the Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme Award); in the WTO & International Trade Team at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys; and as a lawyer/researcher at Migration and Asylum Project, New Delhi concentrating on issues around refugee law and policy.

Building upon his previous experience and exposure with human rights work, Aman’s current work is situated at intersections of law, violence, power, and social movements. It primarily engages with, and draws direction from critical approaches to international law.

Select Articles & Book Chapters:

  • Aman, Is the ‘smallest unit of time’ in Kashmir ‘a siege’? – An attempt to understand metrics to acknowledge, measure and address violence in international law in Kashmir under Siege: Life, Politics and Resistance after 2019 (Mirza Saaib Beg and Shubh Mathur Eds. : Rowman & Littlefield) [Forthcoming]
  • Aman, Thejesh GN, Krushna Ranaware, and Kanika Shama, Of Denial and Data: Deaths Due to India’s COVID-19 National LockdownEconomic and Political Weekly, Vol. 56, Issue No. 23 (2021)
  • Aman, Shareholder Claims by Substitution for companies’- The Scope and Status in international law post Diallo, 2(2) NLUJ Law Review 113 (2014).
  • Aman, Ashutosh Agarwal, Manufacturing Confusion: BPL Lists in Uttar PradeshEconomic and Political Weekly, Volume XLIX No. 14 (2014).


Short Commentaries:

  • Delivered the Core Lecture on “Introduction to International Human Rights Law” and lead seminar on the Right to Self-Determination in the online certificate course on “International Human Rights Law and Kashmir: Prospects and Challenges, 2022” by the Oxford Kashmir Forum.
  • Presented paper on “Law’s Making and Breaking of Refugees: Lawfare and Rohingya Refugees in India” (co-authored) at 5th Annual Conference, Refugee Law Initiative (June 2021)
  • Delivered lecture on “Limits of Constitutional Law: Kashmir and permanent emergencies” at NLUJ, organised by Constitutional Law Society, NLU-Jodhpur (October 2020)
  • Panelist, Dispatches (Episode 10) – Polis Project on documenting of the lockdown deaths in India in 2020 (May 2020).
  • Organised (at MAP) and participated in “The Emerging Narrative of Forced Migration in South Asia” (January 2019).
  • Participated in the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), Short Course on Advocacy and Refugee Rights, Bangkok (November 2018).
  • ‘JGU Research Excellence Award’ (2021)
  •  ‘Global Justice Internship Programme Award’ from the Oxford Law Faculty (2013).
  •  ‘Oxford Pro-Bono Publico Internship Fund Award’ from Oxford Pro Bono Publico (2013) [could not avail].
  •  ‘Trilok Chand Mangilal Sancheti Gold Medal’ for securing the highest CGPA amongst the students of B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) 2012 at NLU, Jodhpur

Core Courses

  • Public International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Labour Law 1

Elective Courses

  • International Law of Disputed Territories
  • Kashmir, Counterinsurgency & International Law: Armed Conflict & Permanent Emergencies
  • Conflict and International Migration