Haris Jamil

  • Haris Jamil

    PhD candidate

SSRN

Haris Jamil is a PhD candidate at Melbourne Law School and a member of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities. His doctoral thesis examines the origins and development of the concept of state practice in international law.

Haris has previously taught at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He holds an LLM and an MPhil from South Asian University, New Delhi. His MPhil dissertation analysed the concept of state practice focusing on the ILC’s work on the identification of customary international law.

Thesis Title

The Concept of ‘State Practice’ in International Law: A Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) Critique

Thesis Summary

This thesis seeks to critically study the origins, development, and nature of the concept of state practice. It seeks to analyse the historical conditions which led to the origins and development of the concept of state practice and the rules relating to the identification of state practice. In so doing, it attempts to understand the ways in which state practice shapes the relationship between third world and international law.

Supervisors

  • International Law
  • Legal Theory
  • History of International Law
  • Third World Approaches to International Law