Muhammad Bahrul Ulum

Muhammad Bahrul Ulum
S.H. (Universitas Jember), LL.M. (Osmania University)
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Muhammad completed his Master of Laws degree in International Economic Law at Osmania University in 2015 where his study was sponsored by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship. Prior to obtaining his masters’ degree, he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree at Universitas Jember in 2011 and served as an assistant public lawyer at Legal Aid Institute Surabaya in 2013.

Currently, he works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Jember. Since 2016, he has joined the Centre for Human Rights, Multiculturalism, and Migration. His research interests lie in the areas of human rights, constitutional law, and international economic law, and his works focus on the intersection of politics, pluralism, and globalization. In 2018, Muhammad experienced as a visiting research fellow at the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University. He has published articles in the Constitutional Review and the Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies.

Bachelor of Law degree (S.H.), Constitutional and Administrative Law, Universitas Jember, 2011
Master of Laws degree (LL.M.), International Economic Law, Osmania University, 2015

Transitional Justice Strategies for Asian Context, “Revealing truth, Reclaiming Justice” held by Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR), Bali, 1-7 November 2017

Areas of Expertise
Constitutional Law
International Economic Law
Human Rights Law

Courses Taught
Indonesian Legal System
Theories of State
Constitutional Law

Lecturer of Law

Honours and Awards
Visiting Research Scholarship IsDB at Nagoya University, October-December 2018
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship, 2013-2015
Ambassador Awards for Excellence, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in New Delhi, 2013
The Excellent Student of the Year (Mawapres) at Universitas Jember, Runner-up, 2011
Padmo Wahjono Award, National Debate Competition, Winner, 2010
Indonesian Constitutional Award, National Writing Competition, Winner, 2009

Representative Publications

  1. “Promoting the Right to Education through A Card: A Paradox of Indonesia’s Educational Policy?” Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies, (with Dina Tsalist Wildana). (Forthcoming in 2019)
  2. “Revisiting Liberal Democracy and Asian Values in Contemporary Indonesia,” Constitutional Review, Vol. 4 No. 1 2018, (with Nilna Aliyan Hamida). Download
  3. “Book Review: Asma Afsaruddin, The First Muslims History and Memory”, Lentera Hukum, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp. 237-239, Dec. 2017. ISSN 2355-4673. Download
  4. “Pancasila dalam Arus Liberalisasi Pangan Pascareformasi” (Pancasila in the Wave of Food Liberalization After Reformation), in “Pancasila dalam Pusaran Globalisasi” (Pancasila under Globalization) (Al Khanif, Mirza Satria Buana, MK Wardana, eds, 2017). Download
  5. “Mekanisme Pemakzulan Presiden dan/atau Wakil Presiden di Indonesia (Antara Realitas Politik dan Penegakan Konstitusi)”, President and/or Vice-President Impeachment Mechanism in Indonesia (Between Political Reality and Enforcement of the Constitution), Jurnal Konstitusi Vol 7 No 4 (2010). Download
  6. “Implementasi dan Implikasi Putusan Mahkamah Konstitusi Terhadap Hak Konstitusional Warga Negara”, Implementation and Implication of Constitutional Court Decision Toward Citizens’ Constitutional Rights, Jurnal Konstitusi Vol 6 No 3 (2009), (with Dizar Al Farizi). Download