Tayyiba Bajwa is a Clinical Supervising Attorney in the International Human Rights Law Clinic.
Prior to joining the clinic, Tayyiba was a practicing barrister in the United Kingdom at Doughty Street Chambers. She has extensive experience in human rights and criminal law and has litigated before multiple international human rights mechanisms, including the International Criminal Court, European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. In her domestic practice she represented indigent defendants accused of a wide range of criminal offenses, has challenged on appeal the convictions of victims of trafficking, represented the families of victims who died in state custody during inquests, and conducted public law challenges to the legality of government systems and processes.
Prior to her career as a barrister, Tayyiba was a Bertha Justice Fellow working at Reprieve and worked to implement comprehensive systems of equality and non-discrimination globally through litigation and advocacy in her role at the Equal Rights Trust.
Tayyiba holds an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Cambridge and graduated from Oxford University with first class honors in her law degree.
Tayyiba Bajwa is teaching the following courses in Fall 2023:
Courses During Other Semesters
|Semester||Course Num||Course Title||Spring 2023||295.5H sec. 001||International Human Rights Law Clinic||295.5I sec. 001||Advanced International Human Rights Clinic|