Harry Hobbs is a PhD Candidate, Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholar, and Garth Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of New South Wales. Before starting his PhD, Harry was a Principal Research Officer in the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (Australia). He has also worked as a Human Rights Legal and Policy Adviser at the Australian Capital Territory Human Rights Commission and as the Legal Research Officer at the High Court of Australia.Harry has a BA/LLB(Hons 1) from the Australian National University, and a LLM in International Legal Studies (Jerome Lipper Prize) from New York University. He previously interned at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and has written on victim participation in international criminal proceedings, hybrid courts and sociological legitimacy, complementarity under the Rome Statute, and the relevance of transitional justice to liberal democratic societies.
- Hobbs, Harry, “Hybrid Tribunals and the Composition of the Court: In Search of Sociological Legitimacy”, Chicago Journal of International Law 16, 2 (2016): 482-522.
- Hobbs, Harry, “Towards a Principled Justification for the Mixed Composition of Hybrid International Criminal Tribunals”, Leiden Journal of International Law 30 (2017): 177-197.
- Hobbs, Harry, “The Security Council and the Complementary Regime of the International Criminal Court: Lessons from Libya”, SSRN (2012).
- Hobbs, Harry, “Victim Participation in International Criminal Proceedings: Problems and Potential Solutions in Implementing an Effective and Vital Component of Justice”, SSRN (2014).