Joaquin Casalia

MPhil Law

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Balliol College


Joaquín is an MPhil in Law candidate reading at Balliol College. Under Hasan Dindjer's supervision, he is doing research in jurisprudence with a particular focus on the value of rights and obligations, and its implications for the theories of rights. He is also exploring the relationship between law and morality. In recent years, Joaquin has conducted research in general jurisprudence, moral standing, criminal theory, and epistemology of testimony.

Prior to commencing studies at Oxford, Joaquín completed his LL.M. at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with a Chevening Scholarship. He studied law at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), and a Master in Criminal Law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT). In Argentina, he holds teaching appointments in legal theory and constitutional law, both at the UBA. Professionally, he has worked as a legal adviser in law firms and in CIPPEC (an NGO focused on designing and implementing public policies.)

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