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Assistant Professor

Room No. 215, Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law

Research Interests

Gender Justice, and Criminology


Dr. Shivani Verma is a passionate teacher, scholar and a fervent writer. Her ardour for law made her win the University Gold medal in the year 2002 for scoring top rank in LL.B. from Kurukshetra University. She cleared her NET in the year 2005 and completed her Ph.D degree in Law from Kurukshetra University on the topic, 'Female-trafficking in India' in the year, 2013. She has worked on a project sponsored by National Commission for Women on 'Increase in the Rape cases in Haryana' as a Research Associate. Dr. Verma has a teaching experience of more than 15 years in various reputed Law Schools in Delhi. Presently, she is working as Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She has taught various subjects like Criminology, Law of Torts, International Law, Competition Law and Legal Ethics in past 15 years. She is a passionate writer and has written books on Criminology and the Law of Torts, Laws against Trafficking and female- trafficking for Commercial Sexual Exploitation. She has also penned down many articles in International and national journals. She has also been writing blogs for a legal website She has participated and presented papers in many International and national conferences and also co-chaired few of the sessions.



  1. Law of Torts, (Taxmann Publications, 2018)
  2. Criminology, Penology and Victimology, (University Book House , 2019)
  3. Trafficking of Women in India for Commercial Sexual Exploitation (University Book House, 2020) 
  4. Laws Against Trafficking in India (University Book House, 2020)


  1. Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2006: A Hope or Despair (cited as (2011)108 SCL 85)
  2. Prostitution: A Victimless Crime or a Crime that Victimizes Endlessly (cited as 181 (2011) DLT 35)
  3. Characterization of an International Conflict in Private International Law: The Concept and the Complications, International Journal of Research in Engineering, IT and Social Sciences, Volume 08 Issue 4, April 2018, Page 18-25
  4. The Doctrine of Doli incapax, Rebuttable Presumption and Adult Responsibility vis-à-vis Juvenility, International Journal of Innovative Research & Studies, Volume 8, Issue III, MARCH/2018
  5. Effeminate Penology: A Jurisprudential Exegesis, The Lex-Warrier: Online Law Journal, April, 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 4 p. 168
  6. Uniform Civil Code in India: Prevalence of Integrity Over Diversity, 2018 IJCRT, Vol. 6, Issue 1 March 2018, p. 483
  7. The Common Heritage of Mankind: A Doctrine of the Wealth of the Commons, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts,  2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2, p. 1152
  8. Capital Punishment: A Decadence of Life or Justice, International Journal of Legal Insight, 2017, Vol. II, Issue 1
  9. Treaties: A Source of International Law, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 2018, Vol. 5, Issue 4, p. 466
  10. India Stands for Jadhav: An Analysis of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s Case, Quest international Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 2018, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p.59.