Faculty

Shraddha Chaudhary

Visiting Faculty

Teaching

Academic Programmes

B.A, LL.B. (Hons)

Courses

Seminar Course | Principles of Indian Family Law (July-September, 2020)

Education

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (2012-17)
LL.M. University of Cambridge (2018)
Ph.D., University of Cambridge (2020 onwards)

Research

Centre for Child and the Law:
Study on the working of Special Courts under the POCSO Act in Maharashtra (published as a Report, 2017)
Study on the working of Special Courts under the POCSO Act in Andhra Pradesh (Published as a Report, 2017)
Field Research on the Compliance of Chandrapur District with the Structural and Procedural Requirements of the POCSO Act (2017)
Access to Legal Aid among Children in Conflict with Law in Karnataka (Published as a Report, 2018)

Publications

Journal Publications:

  • Reconceptualising Rape in Law Reform, Vol. 13(2), Socio-Legal Review, NLSIU (2017)
  •  Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India: Love in Legal Reasoning, Vol 12(3-4), NUJS Law Review (2019)
  • Reforms to the Legal Framework of Child Sexual Abuse in India: Legislative Band-Aids on Systemic Wounds, Vol. 41, Statute Law Review (June, 2020)
  • The Compelling Public Interest in Testimonial Compulsion: A Critique of the Decision of the Supreme Court of India in Ritesh Sinha v. Union of India,
  • Oxford University Journal of Commonwealth Law (08.10.2020)

Newspaper Articles

  • The Child’s Right to Dignity (The Hindu, 15.08.2017)
  • After Ruling Sex with a Minor Wife as Rape, SC Needs to Examine India’s Child Abuse Law (The Print, 12.10.2017)
  •  Tougher isn’t Better (Indian Express, 24.04.2018)
  •  Live and Let Live-In (The Hindu, 25.09.2019)
  •  A Marriage Story for Everyone (The Hindu, 14.02.2020)
  •  Putting Victims on Trial (The Hindu, 16.07.2020)

Others:

  • Independent Thought v. Union of India and the Unconstitutionality of Marital Rape, Socio Legal Review Forum, NLSIU (11.06.2017)
  • Charges and Sentencing Patterns under the POCSO Act, 2012 in Implementation of the POCSO Act, 2012 by Special Courts: Challenges and Issues, 51 (National Printing Press, Bengaluru, 2018)
  • “Love”, Consent and the POCSO in Implementation of the POCSO Act, 2012 by Special Courts: Challenges and Issues (National Printing Press, Bengaluru, 2018)
  • Frequently Asked Questions on The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015 and The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Model Rules, 2016
  • Band-aid on a Septic Wound: The Anti-Trafficking Bill, 2018 (Law School Policy Review, 10.08.2018)
  • Criminalisation and Privacy: Examining the State’s Right to Interfere in the “Private Sphere” through imposition or lifting of Criminal Sanction, IACL-AIDC Blog, Symposium on ‘Section 377 (20.09.2018)
  •  The Supreme Old Boys’ Club, Socio-Legal Review Forum, NLSIU (18.06.2019)
  • The Right to Love and the Right to Leave: Recognising Autonomy through Unilateral No-Fault Divorce (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy Blog, 06.04.2020)