Dr. Shivani Verma

Shivani Verma edited

Assistant Professor


PhD (Law)



Office Address

16, Faculty of Law (Old Building)
North Campus, University of Delhi
Chhatra Marg, Delhi (IN)-110007

Research Interests

International Law; Criminology; Law of Torts

Subjects Taught

Law of Contract
Law of Torts
Public International Law
Property Law

Brief Biodata

Dr Shivani Verma has fourteen years of teaching experience in various reputed law schools in Delhi. Presently she is working as an Assistant professor in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She has obtained her Doctorate in Law from the Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in the year, 2013. She is a passionate writer and has written books on Criminology, the Law of Torts and Trafficking. She has also penned down many articles in international and national journals. Few of her highly cited articles are - Effeminate Penology: A Jurisprudential Exegesis;The Doctrine of Doli incapax, Rebuttable Presumption and Adult Responsibility vis-à-vis Juvenility;India stands for Jadhav: An Analysis of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s Case;Capital Punishment: A Decadence of Life or Justice; and The Common Heritage of Mankind: A Doctrine of the Wealth of the Commons, published in refereed international Journals. She has participated and presented many papers in many international and national conferences and has also co-chaired a few of the sessions.

Representative Publications


  1. Law against Trafficking in India, University Book House (Pvt.) Ltd, 2020
  2. Trafficking of Women in India for Commercial Sexual Exploitation, University Book House (Pvt.) Ltd, 2019
  3. Criminology, Penology and Victimology, University Book House (Pvt.) Ltd, 2019
  4. Law of Torts, Taxmann Publication Pvt. Ltd. 20181.

Journal Articles

  1. The Common Heritage Of Mankind: A Doctrine Of The Wealth Of The Commons, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts Vol. 6 Issue 2 (2018).
  2. The Doctrine of Doli incapax, Rebuttable Presumption and Adult Responsibility vis- à-vis Juvenility, International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies, Vol. 8, Issue III, (2018)
  3. Effeminate Penology: A Jurisprudential Exegesis, The Lex-Warrier: Online Law Journal Vol. 9, Issue 4 (2018) 168-188

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