Associate Professor Neha Jain joined the Law School in the summer of 2012 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a law research fellow since 2010. Her scholarship focuses on public international law, criminal law, legal theory, and comparative law. Previously, she worked at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany (2008-10), and she is a member of its comparative criminal law project.
Professor Jain received her B.A., LL.B. (hons.) from the National Law School of India University, graduating at the top of her class. She completed her B.C.L. and D.Phil. in law from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes scholar and Jowett Senior Scholar at Balliol College. While at Oxford, she was a tutor in constitutional law and editor-in-chief of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal.
Professor Jain served as a law clerk to former Chief Justice V.N. Khare of the Supreme Court of India and has interned with the Office of the Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and with the Legal and Treaties Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs.