Biography

Arushi is a Stipendiary Lecturer in Tort Law at St Hilda's College, and a Tutor in Criminal Law (Visiting Students) at Hertford College, University of Oxford. She is reading for the D Phil in Law as a Mann Senior Scholar at Hertford College, Oxford. Based in the Centre for Criminology, her research focuses on conviction rates in rape cases in Delhi. She is supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle and Professor Lucia Zedner. Formerly, supported by the Rhodes Trust, she completed the BCL and M Phil in Law at Magdalen College, Oxford. 

Arushi's past teaching experience includes tutoring undergraduate and postgraduate students as Graduate Teaching Assistant for Criminology and Criminal Justice (2016-2017) and Evidence (2015-2016). Earlier this year, Arushi served as a peer reviewer for the NALSAR Student Law Review and the European Journal of Legal Studies. She has also served as an Editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub (2015), and for the Environmental Law and Practice Review (2012-2013). She was an Associate Editor for the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal (2013-2014). She actively enagages in co-curricular discussions and seminars, many of which she has organised as co-convenor of the Procedural Justice and Evidence Discussion Group (2015-2016) and the South Asian Law Discussion Group (2016-2017).

Arushi has a strong interest in social justice issues, as reflected by her work in organisations such as the Legal Resources Centre (Johannesburg), the Women's Research and Action Group (Mumbai) and the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (Rajasthan). She was also Deputy Chairperson of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (2014-2015), and has contributed to the University's outreach efforts by teaching on the Target Oxbridge programme. 

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Criminal Law; Human Rights Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Gender Justice; Evidence; Tort Law

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Tort, Criminal Law (Mods), Criminology and Criminal Justice

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