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Dr. Smita Satapathy

Assistant Professor

Alliance School of Law

Dr. Smita Satapathy holds a Ph.D. in Law on the topic “A Medico- Legal Analysis on Attempt to Commit Suicide in India” from Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She completed her LL.M. in the year 2014 from National Law University Odisha, Cuttack with a specialization in Corporate and Commercial Law. She pursued her BBA. LL.B. (Hons.) from KIIT School of Law, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha with Criminal Law Honours. Her areas of interest include Criminal Law, Human Rights and Environmental Law.

Before joining Alliance University, Dr. Satapathy was a full- time Ph.D. Research Scholar from August 2016 to August 2020 in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha and a faculty for 4 years in Faculty of Legal Studies, SOA National Institute of Law, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She has participated and presented papers in many international, national conferences and seminars; and attended workshops and symposiums. During her college days she did many internships and was an active member in legal aid society. Apart from academics she is also a classical singer. Her hobbies include reading books, listening to music and watching movies.

  1. Article titled “Punishing the Suicide Survivors- The Justifiability” published in “Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology” (Scopus Indexed); Volume No. 15, Issue No.2, April- June 2021, pg.- 3528 “ISSN- 0973-9122”.
  2. Article titled “Access to Justice in India in Consonance with SDG 16: A Critique” published in book titled “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Issues & Challenges” in 2021; ISBN- 93- 85571- 46- X.
  3. Article titled “Role of Mental Health in Understanding and Preventing Suicide” published in “Medico-Legal Update” (Scopus Indexed); Volume 21, No.1, January- March 2021, pg-979 “ISSN- 0973-1282”.
  4. Article titled “Right to Life of a Child in India: An Overview” published in “Medico-Legal Update” (Scopus Indexed); Volume 21, No.1, January- March 2021, pg-1711 “ISSN- 0973-1282”.
  5. Article titled “Law Relating to ‘Right to Die’” published in “Journal of Critical Reviews” (Scopus Indexed); Volume 7, Issue 10, 2020, pg.- 2617 “ISSN- 2394-5125”.
  6. Article titled “Constitutionality of Attempt to Commit Suicide- Unlocking the Controversy” published in “Medico-Legal Update” (Scopus Indexed); Volume 20, No.1, January- March 2020, pg-67 “ISSN- 0973-1283”.
  7. Article titled “Analysis of Bail Provisions under Code of Criminal Procedure” published in book titled “Law of Bail Practice and Procedure” in 2019; ISBN- 978-81-926987-1-7.
  8. Article titled “The Mounting Horizons of Corporate Criminal Liability” published in “Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development” (Scopus Indexed); Volume 10, No.5, May 2019, pg-240 “ISSN-0976-0245.”
  9. Published Paper titled “Role of Chief Justice in Appointment of Arbitrator” in SVIL E-Journal of Law; Vol. 3, Issue-2 (2019) “ISSN- 2581-4656”.
  10. Article titled “Scheduled Tribes and Constitutional Protection: Analysis” published in book titled “Tribal Rights & Rights of Indigenous People” in 2017; ISBN-978-93-85571-35-01.
  11. Published Paper titled Criminal Liability of Directors in Cases of Corporate Fraud” in Udgam Vigyati” – The Origin of Knowledge; Volume 6, (2017), June 2017 “ISSN 2455-2488”.

Other Academic Achievements:

  1. Participated and successfully completed “Ten Days Research Methodology E-Training Course” organized by Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur and sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi held on December 4th to 13th December, 2020.
  2. Participated and successfully completed “ N. R. Madhav Menon Workshop on Teaching Techniques and Research for Young Law Teachers and Research Scholars” jointly organized by MILAT & CLEA in association with Indian Law Institute & Llyod Law College from 6th to 12th November, 2019.
  3. Engaged as a Rapporteur in Consultative Conclave on " Strengthening the Protection of Human Rights of Older Persons" at SOA National Institute of Law, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with People's Cultural Centre (PECUC) (25th October, 2019)
  4. Participated in “Workshop on Bail Practice and Procedure” organized by IPSAR, Berhampur on 3rd November, 2019.
  5. Engaged as a Rapporteur in Consultative Conclave on " Ending Child Marriage In India: Moving From Law To Justice" at SOA National Institute of Law, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with People's Cultural Centre (PECUC) (16th August, 2018)
  6. Passed All India Bar Exam (AIBE XI) held on 3rd December, 2017
  7. Participated in “Symposium on Competition Law: Problem & Prospects” (KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha- 10th November, 2017)
  8. Completed “PGDCA Course (Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application)” from CNC Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Balangir, Odisha. ( Jul.2014 – Aug.2015)
  9. Participated in REGIONAL SEMINAR on Human Rights in Prison Management: Challenges & Remedies jointly Organized by TISS, Mumbai in collaboration with RICA, Kolkata & KIIT University, Bhubaneswar and sponsored by NHRC (NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION)(KIIT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha- 25-26, February, 2012).
  10. Participated in “1st Gurcharan Singh Tulsi National Legal Essay Writing Competition 2010” (HIDAYATULLA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, Raipur, Chhattisgarh).
  11. Participated in “Workshop on Mooting conducted by International Law Society” (KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha- 26th-27th August, 2009)

Conferences and Paper Presentations:

  1. Participated and presented a paper titled “COVID 19 Pandemic and Bio-Medical Waste Management” in the two-day Webinar on “The Future of Environmental Litigation in India” held on 7th and 8th August, 2020, organized by the Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru.
  2. Presented a paper titled “Access to Justice in India in consonance with SDG 16: A Critique” in International Conference on “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges” held on 8th and 9th February, 2020 organized by Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Medical Negligence: A Splotch in the Society” in International Seminar on “Legal Interpretations of Professional Misconduct in India: A Multidisciplinary Approach” held on 23rd & 24th November, 2019 organized by SOA National Institute of Law, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar.
  4. Presented a paper titled “An Analysis on Protection of Refugees in India” in International Seminar on “Global Refugee crisis: A Multidisciplinary Humanitarian Approach” held on 27th & 28th April, 2019 organized by University Law College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
  5. Presented a paper titled “Mitigating Climate change through Human Rights Framework: A step towards Climate Justice” in International Conference on Socio-Economic Impact of Climate change and Urbanisation held on 2nd & 3rd February, 2019 organized by P.G. Dept. of Economics, Berhampur University.
  6. Presented a paper titled “Trafficking in Women- A Splotch in the Society” in U.G.C Sponsored National Seminar on “Trafficking in Women & Children in India” held on 19th & 20th January 2018 organized by Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  7. Presented a paper titled “ Cyber Crime Against Women in India” in National Seminar on “Cyber Crime & Cyber Security” held on 28th February, 2018 organized by Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack
  8. Presented a paper titled “Consumer Rights in 21st Century” in National Seminar on “Consumer Protection & Corporate Social Responsibility” held on 15th & 16th March, 2018 organized by Lajpat Rai Law College, Sambalpur.
  9. Presented a paper titled “ Rights of Elderly Persons in India” in National Seminar on “Rights of Elderly Persons in India: Legal Issues & Remedies” held on 16th & 17th March, 2018 organized by PG Dept. of Law, Sambalpur University
  10. Presented a paper titled “ Constitutional Protections to Environment” in U.G.C Sponsored National Seminar on “Environmental Protection: Socio-Legal Issues & Challenges” held on 25th & 26th March, 2017 organized by PG Dept. of Law, Sambalpur University
  11. Presented a paper titled “ Scheduled Tribes and Constitutional Protection: Analysis” in National Seminar on “Tribal Rights & Rights of Indigenous People” held on 29th March, 2017 organized by Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack.