Faculty Profile

Mr. Sikander Ahmed Shah

Associate Professor

Department Of Law & Policy

Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington. Professor Shah served as the Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while he was on sabbatical in 2012-2013. Professor Shah’s teaching and research interests are focused on Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Corporate Governance and Constitutional Design.

Opinion-Editorials

 

·         <Dawn Newspaper Articles>.

·         <The Diplomat Articles>.

·         “Compensating Drone Victims” Express Tribune. Jan 6, 2015. http://tribune.com.pk/story/817176/compensating-drone-victims/.

·         “Drone strikes raise specter of lives we grieve and lives we don’t.” San Francisco Chronicle. May 3, 2015. http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Drone-strikes-raise-specter-of-lives-we-grieve-6239498.php. (with Uzair J. Kayani).

    • Applied Book
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). . Applied Book ,
    • Book
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistan: The legal and socio-political aspects . , (Routledge London and New York, ISBN 978-0-415-828
    • Book Review
      • Shah, S. A. .(2009). Human Rights and Non-Discrimination in the ‘War on Terror’. . , American Journal of International Law
    • Book Section/chapter
      • Shah, S. A. .(2017). The Provision and Violation of Water Rights – A Human Rights Based Approach. in Charting the Water Regulatory Future: Issues, Challenges and Directions . , Edward Elgar Publishing
      • Shah, S. A. .(2013). The Status of Professional Engineering Ethics: Evolution and Challenges, in Co-Existing in a Globalized World: Key Themes in Inter-Professional Ethics . , Lexington Books|Rowman and Littlefield
      • Shah, S. A. .(2008). Environmental Laws in Pakistan: Agriculture, Transportation and Industrial Wastes, in Managing NGO's in Developing Countries. . , Oxford University Press
      • Shah, S. A. .(2008). Police Order 2002: Police Reforms in Pakistan, in Devolution and Governance Reforms in Pakistan. . , Oxford University Press
      • Shah, S. A. .(2006). Imprisoned Mothers and their Children in Pakistan, in Managing NGO's in Developing Countries . . , Oxford University Press
      • Shah, S. A. .(2006). The Award of Capital Punishment to Juveniles in Pakistan, in Managing NGO's in Developing Countries. . , Oxford University Press
    • Article
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). Nontariff Barriers & Pakistan’s Regional Trade: A Legal and Economic Analysis of Nontariff Barriers in Pakistan, India, China and Sri Lanka. . , International Growth Center - LSE
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). Nontariff Barriers & Pakistan's Regional Trade . Journal: Academic , International Business Review
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). The Positive Contribution of Forensic Laws in Pakistan for Impacting the Efficacy of Auditing in Relation to Corrupt Practices, Assessment & Strengthening Program – Lahore University of Management Sciences ( . Journal: Academic , AABRI Journal of Finance and Accountancy
      • Shah, S. A. .(2011). • The Provision and Violation of Water Rights (The Case of Pakistan) – A Human Rights Based Approach. LUMS Working Paper . Journal: Academic , Human Relations
      • Shah, S. A. .(2009). Dawood Ghaznavi ed., Oxford Univ . Journal: Academic , Human Relations
    • Journal Articles
      • Shah, S. A. .(2016). River Boundary Delimitation and the Resolution of the Sir Creek Dispute between Pakistan and India . , 34 Vt. L. Rev. 357
      • Shah, S. A. .(2014). The Role of the Law and the Police in Perpetuating Honour Killings in Pakistan. . , Pakistan Law Journal
      • Shah, S. A. .(2010). War on Terrorism: Self Defense, Operation Enduring Freedom and the Legality of U.S Drone Attacks in Pakistan . , Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev.
      • Shah, S. A. .(2007). The U.S. Attacks on Afghanistan: An Act of Self Defense Under Article 51? . , Seattle J. for Soc. Just.
      • Shah, S. A. .(2007). An In-Depth Analysis of the Evolution of Self-Determination under International Law and the Ensuing Impact on the Kashmiri Freedom Struggle, Past and Present. . , 34 N. Ky. L. Rev. 29
      • Shah, S. A. .(2006). The Role of Mutual Funds in Corporate Governance in Pakistan. . , Hong Kong Law Journal
    • Research Paper
      • Shah, S. A. .(2004). Mergers and the Rights of Minority Shareholders in Pakistan . , Center for Management and Economic Research, LUMS
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Title Semester Code
Public International Law Fall Semester 2014-15 1401
Business Law Spring Semester 2014-15 1402
Advanced Public International Law Spring Semester 2014-15 1402
Human Rights Spring Semester 2014-15 1402
Public International Law Fall Semester 2017-18 1701
South Asian Constitutionalism Fall Semester 2017-18 1701
  • Past Courses
    Title Semester Code
    Introduction to Legal Thought and Analysis Autumn Qtr 2004-05 401
    Introduction to Legal Reasoning Winter Qtr 2004-05 402
    Contemporary Legal Issues in Developing Nations Spring Qtr 2004-05 403
    Contracts I Autumn Qtr 2005-06 501
    Contracts II Winter Qtr 2005-06 502
    Introduction to Legal Reasoning Spring Qtr 2005-06 503
    Contracts I Autumn Qtr 2006-07 601
    Contracts II Winter Qtr 2006-07 602
    Introduction to Legal Reasoning Spring Qtr 2006-07 603
    SS Independent Study I Spring Qtr 2006-07 603
    Contracts I Autumn Qtr 2007-08 701
    Contracts II Winter Qtr 2007-08 702
    Trade Laws Spring Qtr 2007-08 703
    Introduction to Legal Reasoning Fall Semester 2009-10 901
    Contracts Fall Semester 2009-10 901
    Advanced Public International Law Spring Semester 2009-10 902
    Advanced Public International Law Fall Semester 2010-11 1001
    Contracts Fall Semester 2010-11 1001
    Human Rights Spring Semester 2010-11 1002
    Contracts Fall Semester 2011-12 1101
    Advanced Public International Law Spring Semester 2011-12 1102
    Human Rights Spring Semester 2011-12 1102
    Independent Study Fall Semester 2013-14 1301
    Contracts Fall Semester 2013-14 1301
    Advanced Public International Law Spring Semester 2013-14 1302
    Human Rights Spring Semester 2013-14 1302