Paras Shah

Postgraduate Fellow

Paras Shah (@pshah518) is a Postgraduate Fellow at Just Security and a Research Scholar at NYU School of Law. Prior to joining Just Security, Paras clerked for Judge Joshua Deahl on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and represented clients in white collar matters and government investigations at O’Melveny & Myers. Paras is pursuing a Masters in Journalism at NYU where he covers untold human stories behind the law, and is host and executive producer of the Just Security podcast. His research interests include international human rights and humanitarian law, disability rights, civil procedure, and press freedom.

Paras is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School where he spent two years in the International Human Rights Clinic and served as an Executive Article Editor for the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Paras is also on LinkedIn.

Articles by this author:

The Just Security Podcast: The Classification Process Declassified


Jun 2nd, 2023

Early Edition: May 8, 2023

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May 8th, 2023

Early Edition: May 1, 2023

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May 1st, 2023

A Right to Spy? The Legality and Morality of Espionage

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Mar 15th, 2023

Just Security Podcast: A Year in Russia’s War Against Ukraine: Forging a US Response


Feb 24th, 2023

Just Security Podcast: Unfinished Business of January 6th Committee


Jan 6th, 2023

Congress Passes Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act


Dec 22nd, 2022

The Just Security Podcast: The Conclusion of the January 6th Committee


Dec 21st, 2022

The Just Security Podcast: Civilian Protection and War Powers in the 2023 National Defense Bill


Dec 17th, 2022

Just Security Podcast: The Balance of Power in a New Senate


Dec 9th, 2022

Just Security Podcast: Recapping the U.N. Climate Talks


Dec 3rd, 2022

The Just Security Podcast: United States v. Trump – A Model Prosecution Memo for Mar-a-Lago


Nov 18th, 2022

Just Security Podcast: The FBI’s January 6th Intelligence Failures


Nov 10th, 2022

Just Security Podcast: Getting Into Putin’s Head


Nov 6th, 2022

Just Security Podcast: The Biden Administration’s Secret Drone Policy (Pilot Episode)


Nov 5th, 2022

Early Edition: August 29, 2022

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Aug 29th, 2022