Current S.J.D. Students
Bandar Alrasheed (Saudi Arabia) received his first law degree from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 1998 and his Masters of Law from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2002. He worked as a junior attorney at Mohammad Bin Saud Alrasheed Law Firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 1998 to 1999. In 2003, Alrasheed was appointed to the Saudi Arabian Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers in Riyadh as a legal advisor. His dissertation proposal focuses on the reform of Saudi Arabian corporate law.
Siqi Chen (China) received her first degree in law from the University of Shenzhen in Shenzhen, China in 2003, her LL.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England in 2004, and her Master’s in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Warwick in Warwick, England in 2006. She was a staff member and lecturer in the Law Department at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, China from 2005 to 2011. Her dissertation proposal focuses on “the legal analysis of non-performing loans’ asset securitization in Chinese commercial banks.”
Abdullah Alaoudh (Saudi Arabia) received his bachelor’s degree in law from Al Qassim University in Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, in 2006 and he studied in the Master’s degree program of Comparative Law at the International Islamic University in Malaysia in 2009. He completed the English as a Second Language Program at Duquesne University in 2010 and is a 2011 LL.M. graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Alaoudh has published articles in Arab newspapers on cultural matters, developmental projects in Islamic law, and critiques of current legal practice in Saudi Arabia. He published an article in English in the Arab Law Quarterly (Brill) called “The Notice Requirement of Article 39 and Islamic Law: Developed vs. Developing Countries.” The title of his dissertation is “The Constitutionalism and religion in Post-revolution Arab Countries.”