Dr. Soumi Chatterjee

Dr. Soumi Chatterjee

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Legal Studies and Research
  • Department

    Legal Studies and Research
  • Contact Details:

    Email : soumi.chatterjee@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :8447925069

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. Noida International University Submitted (11.03.2020), Awarded(23.03.2021)
    • LL.M. Amity Institute of Advanced Legal Studies- Amity University, Noida with 6.67 CGPA/ 66.7%-First Class in 2014-2015
    • Post Graduate Diploma Indian Law Institute, New Delhi with 50.6%-Second Class in 2013-2014
    • B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) with 63.9%-First Class in 2006-2011
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

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    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

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Books Published

  • Author - Dowry - Laws and Its Misuse in India, 1st Ed., Insc. Publication, ISBN -978-1-954461-03-1 Bangalore (2021).
  • Co- Author - Education System and Empowerment of Women in India, 1st Ed., IIP Publication, ISBN - 978-1-68576-170-7, Bangalore (2021).

Conference Publications/Book Chapters

  • Conference Publication - Should Domestic Violence Act be a Gender Neutral Law? - 3rd National Symposium & Awards on 12th & 13th October 2019 Organised by Iswar Saran Post Graduate College, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj and Droit Penale: Indian Law Journal on Crime and Criminology, published by Droit Penale in 'UBI SOCIETAS IBI IUS' ISBN- 978-16-97544-88-6.
  • '498-A IPC- A Harsh Reality', National Seminar on "Justice for Men's Rights- Emerging Issues and Concerns; Legal Aawaz, Optimistic Humanitarian Publications. (ISBN-9781717773296) October 2018.

Faculty Development Programe

  • One Week Faculty Development Programme on 'Effective Teaching and Research In Higher Education' From 7th January to 13th January 2019 at IIMT College of Law, Greater Noida.
  • Prof. N. R Madhav Menon Workshop on Teaching Techniques And Research For Young Law Teachers And Research Scholars, One Week Programme From 6th November to 12th November 2019 And 3 Weeks On-Job Practical Application, Held By Milat And Clea In Association With Indian Law Institute (ILI) And Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida.
  • Online International Faculty Development Programme on 'Emerging Trends In Teaching Technology', From 16th May to 20th May 2020 Held By Department of Education In Association With Council for Teacher Education Foundation, Nagpur and Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana.
  • Online One Week Faculty Development Programme on 'Academic Writing and Research Methodology' From 08th June to 12th June 2020 Held By School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Sharda University.
  • Faculty Development Programme on Research Publication and Ethical Issues Held by Hisashi- Excellence Education Pvt. Ltd. On 28th and 29th June 2020.
  • Seven Days Virtual Faculty Development Programme on Contemporary Issues In Law Organized By School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology on 17th to 24th June, 2020.
  • One Week National Level Short Term Training Pragramme on 'Research Methodology' Held by Dr. M.G. R Educational And Research Institute From 20th July to 27th July 2020.
  • Online workshop on 'Research Methodology- Enhancing Modern Research Skills in Modern Era: Need of 21st Century' from 18th to 25th January 2021 organised by Anand Law College and Anand College of Legal Studies and School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
  • Attended 5 Days Virtual Workshop on 'Research Methods' organized by School of Law, Sharda University, Greater Noida from 22.06.2021 to 26.06.2021.

Honourary Speaker

  • Was Invited as a Honourary Speaker to Deliver Lecture on 'Interplay Between Covid-19 And Environment' Organized By Vidhi Seva Samajik Utthan Samiti At The 2nd Virtual Session On 17th June 2020.
  • Was Invited as a Honourary Speaker to Deliver Lecture on 'Men's Rights Movement- A Need of Comprehensive Social Engineering' Organized By Vidhi Seva Samajik Utthan Samiti at The 2nd Virtual Session on 02nd August 2020
  • Was interviewed by Arnaz Hathiram, Founder and Editor of Men's Day Out, Forum for Men's Rights on the issue of Misuse of Anti-Dowry Laws in India on 17.07.2021.
  • Was invited as a speaker at Virtual Panel Discussion on 'Dowry System in India - A Taboo' by Knowledge Steez on 25.07.2021.

Webinar

  • Attended National Webinar on 'Gender Bias and Stereotype, Gender Equality And Women's Right', Organized by Department of Education, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi and University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  • Attended Webinar on 'Domestic Violence during Lockdown: An Invisible Pandemic?' Organized By The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi And Association of ILI Alumni.
  • Attended Webinar on 'Research Paper Writing', under Research Paper Writing Workshop Series organized by Think Tank Committee, School of Law, Galgotias University on 10th Oct, 2020.

Conferences

  • Presented Paper On 'Dowry Death- A Harsh Reality Of Marriages' At 2nd National Symposium & Awards 2018 In Collaboration With Allahabad University, Held On 22nd And 23rd September 2018 In Allahabad.
  • Presented Paper On '498a- A Highly Misused Law' At National Seminar On Justice For Men's Rights- Emerging Issues And Concerns In Collaboration With Legal Aawaz And Optimistic Humanitarian, Held On 14th October 2018 In Dehradun.
  • Presented Paper On 'Mental Cruelty As A Form Of Domestic Violence Against Men- A Recent And Rising Trend In Contemporary India' At International Conference On Criminal Law & Administration Of Criminal Justice System: National And International Commitments' At Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow On 9th And 10th March 2019.
  • Presented Research Paper On 'Domestic Violence- Concept, Effect And Analysis', At 3rd National Symposium & Awards On 12th & 13th October 2019 Organised By Iswar Saran Post Graduate College, University Of Allahabad, Prayagraj And Droit Penale : Indian Law Journal On Crime And Criminology.
  • Paper Presented On 'Cruelty Against Men By Their Wives- A Recent Trend In Indian Society' At National Seminar On Confronting Gender-Based Violence In The Contemporary World: Current & Emerging Issues On 1st November 2019 In Sharda University, Greater Noida.

Articles

  • 'Misuse of Anti-Dowry Laws- A Dark Side of Marriage', Journal of Research in Business and Management (Quest Journals), Vol 6, Issue 17 (January 2018) Pages-1- 8.
  • 'Concept And Evolution Of Dowry', International Journal of Humanities And Social Science Invention (IJHSSI), Vol 7, Issue 1 (January 2018), Pages 85-90.
  • 'Restitution of Conjugal Rights - An Analysis', International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), Vol 6, Issue 1 (March 2018), UGC Serial Number - 49023, Pages- 582-586.
  • 'Rise of Dowry As A Social Evil- An Analysis', Journal Of Emerging Technologies And Innovative Research (JETIR)- UGC Serial No- 63975, Refereed, Vol 5, Issue 6, (June 2018), Pages- 293-298.
  • 'The Emergence of Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 And Its Failure', Journal Of Emerging Technologies And Innovative Research (JETIR), UGC Serial No- 63975, refereed, Vol 5, Issue 7, (July 2018) Pages- 154 -159.
  • 'Criminalization of Marital Rape- An Urgent For Change in Laws', International Journal of Legal Developments and Allied Science, Vol 4 Issue 6 (2018), Pg-220-231.
  • 'Critical Analysis of Section 498 A IPC With Reference to Mental Cruelty against Husband by Their Wives', International Journal of Research And Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) UGC Serial Number- 43602 ), Refereed, Vol 6 Issue 2 June, (2019).
  • 'Law of Arrest and Attitude Of Police in Dowry Crimes with Reference to the Case of Arnesh Kumar v. State of Bihar, International Journal of Research And Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), UGC Serial Number- 43602, Refereed, Vol 6 Issue 2 June (2019).
  • 'Need For Gender Neutral Laws In India- With Reference to Section 498-A IPC And Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Think India (Quarterly Journal), Vol 22 Issue 4, October- December 2019, UGC CARE- GROUP II
  • 'Domestic Violence - A Review of Literature', Journal of Interdisciplinary Cycle Research (JICR), Vol 12 Issue 5 May 2020, Google Scholar.
  • 'Equality before Law with Reference to the Concept of Intimate Partner Violence - A Critical Analysis', Lexigentia, Vol 7 Issue 1 (2020) Thompson Reuters, WOS, pg- 176-187.
  • Is Sexual Harassment of Men at Workplaces a Myth or Reality? Chhattisgarh Law Journal, Refereed Journal, Vol 7 Issue 1 (2021) pg- 34 - 46.
  • Role of 'Silence' in Domestic Violence - An Analysis, Indian Journal of Socio -Legal Studies, International Refereed Journal, Vol 10 Issue 1 (2021), pg- 61- 67
  • The Role of Forensic Science in Investigation of Crime- With reference to cases related to sexual violence against women in India, Chhattisgarh Law Journal, Refereed Journal, Vol 7 Issue 2 (2021) - December 2021 issue.
  • Analysis of Hindu Marriage System- Indian Journal of Applied Research (IJAR), Vol 11 Issue 8, D.O.I - 10.36106/ijar/4717882, Indexed under PUBLONS.
  • Rate of Female Criminality can be reduced by increasing the rate of Education, Vol 9 Issue 1, International Journal of Advanced Research, D.O.I- http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/13180, Indexed under Thompson Reuters.
Company Address Designation Period
Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura 17km Stone, NH-2, Mathura-Delhi Road Mathura, Chaumuhan, Uttar Pradesh 281406 Assistant Professor 05.08.2021- Present
School of Law and Legal Affairs, Noida International University Plot No. 1, Sector - A-17, Yamuna Express Way, Greater Noida. Assistant Professor 27.01.2020 – 30.07.2021
Tata Teleservices Ltd. A-37, Sector-60, Noida-201301 Legal Consultant 01.12.2016 to 29.09.2017
Nandwani & Associates C-30, Jangpura Extention, New Delhi Advocate 01.07.2011 to 05.03.2014

Work Undertaken

Academics

  • Subjects undertaken – IPC & Cr.P.C in ILSR, GLA University, Mathura.
  • Subjects Taught – Hindu Law, Women and Crime in Noida International University.
  • Editor –in-Chief – Doon Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (DJMR)
  • Editor – Indian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research by Vidhi Seva Samajik Utthan Samiti.
  • Editorial Member at NIU Journal of Human Rights, UGC CARE listed Journal.

Industrial

  • Handled Client Counseling and Matrimonial Matters.
  • Handled Work Of Departmental Compliance, Audit, Legal Notices, Drafting, Vetting, In Charge Of Custody Of Legal Agreements.

Additional Position

  • Head, Placement and Internship Committee, Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University.
  • Head, Committee of Film and Literature Review, Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University.
  • Editor-in-Chief – Doon Journal of Multidisciplinary Research
  • Member Editorial Committee – Indian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research
  • Reviewer- International Journal of Management and Social Studies
  • Appointed Supervisor for Summer Internship 2021 by Vidhi Seva Samajik Utthan Samiti, Dehradun.
  • Appointed Editor and Mentor for the official Blog page of Vidhi Seva Samajik Utthan Samiti.
  • Editorial Board Member at Legal Insight.
  • Editorial Board Member at NIU Journal of Human Rights, UGC CARE listed Journal.
  • Editorial Member at Asian Journal of International Peace and Security.
  • Former Ph.D. Coordinator- School of Law and Legal Affairs
  • Former Member – Disciplinary Committee of Noida International University
  • Former Member – Board of Studies- 2020-2021, School of Law and Legal Affairs, NIU
  • Former Member – Moot Committee, SLLA, NIU
  • Former Member – Exam Moderation Committee, NIU
  • Founder & Former Editor – NIU Journal of Socio-Legal Affairs

Awards/Acclaims

  • Young Researchers award 2021 by Institute of Scholars.
  • Appreciation for successfully conducting International Webinar – Hon’ble Speaker Mr. Harish Salve, QC on 15.06.2021, acclaimed by Noida International University.
  • 10 best teachers of 2021 Award by Indian Shiksha Awards 2021.

Supervised LL.M Dissertation

  • 'Education: An inescapable Human Right for the Empowerment of Women', Submitted my Neha Chowdhary, LL.M, SLLA, Noida International University.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Participated as a Judge in the 2nd National Moot Court Competition on 12th and 13th Sept' 2019 organised by School of Law and Legal Affairs, Noida International University.
  • Participated as a Judge at the National Moot Court Competition 2019 at IIMT College of Law, Greater Noida.
  • Participated as a Judge in the Intra- Moot Court Competition on 27th November 2019 organised by School of Law and Legal Affairs, Noida International University.
  • Participated as a Judge at the SAARC LAW Mooting Competition held on 08th November 2020 organised by MILAT, SILF and Lloyd Law College.
  • Participated as a Judge at the 1st National Virtual Moot Court Competition organized by Department of Law, University of Allahabad on 9th and 10th April 2021.
  • Participated as a Judge at the Amity National Moot Court Competition (Online) 2021 on 8th and 9th May 2021.
  • Moderated International Webinar on 'Understanding Criminal Behavior', Hon'ble Speaker Ms Lina Amiri, Criminologist and Former DNA Analyst, Dubai Police on 24.05.2021.
  • Moderated National Webinar on 'Analyzing Invisible Victims and their pursuits of Justice', Hon'ble Speaker Dr. Vibha Hetu on 9.11.2020.
  • Moderated National Webinar on 'Media Trial and Independence of Judiciary', Hon'ble Speaker Dr. Krishnan Mani, Associate Professor, Seedling School of Law, Jaipur National University on 07.11.2020.
  • Organized, Coordinated and Moderated 7 days Orientation & Induction Program 2020-2021 Batch.
  • Moderated National Webinar on 'Gender Justice in India', Hon'ble Speaker Dr. Abhinandan Bassi, Assistant Professor, RGNUL on 21.08.2021.
  • Supervised Summer Internship 2021 organised by Vidhi seva Samajik Utthan Samiti.
  • Moderated 3rd International Webinar on "The European Dream - Unfolding the EU Disintegration Process", Speaker - Caroline T. Gouviea, Coventry University, United Kingdom.
  • Judged the Preliminary round of the Surana & Surana National Moot Court Competition in collaboration with RGNUL on 20th August 2021.
  • Judged the Quarter Final Round of National Moot Court Competition organized by ICFAI Law School, Jaipur on 18th September 2021.
  • Judged Paper Presentation at International Conference on Misuse of Laws - Contemporary Issues and Challenges on 19th - 20th November 2021 on the Occasion of International Men's Day.

Pre University Experience

  • Participated In The DPSMUN 2004 Held on 3rd, 4th and 5th December 2004
  • Won The Outstanding And Dedicated Award By Rotary Club, Noida In 2002- 2003
  • Dr. Avinash Dadhich, Dean, Institute if Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura.
  • Dr. Parantap Kumar Das, HOD, School of Law and Legal Affairs, Noida International University
  • Prof. Sachin Rastogi, Amity Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Amity University, Noida.
  • Adv. Aparajita Swarup, Swarup & Co, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Abhinandan Bassi, Asst. Professor, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.
  • Professor G.I.S Sandhu, Ex Registrar, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.