Paromita Chattoraj

Associate Professor

Dr. Paromita Chattoraj graduated with LL.B (Hons) from the Department of law, University of Calcutta and completed her LL.M, having specialization in Criminal Law, with a Gold Medal in 2004. She completed her Ph.D. in the area of "Rape Laws" in 2013. Before joining KIIT Law School in July 2010 she was involved in litigation for 2 years at Calcutta High Court in the criminal side. Thereafter, she also worked as a Trade Mark Attorney in a reputed IP Company in Singapore during May-September 2007. In 2008 she joined Haldia Law College as a guest faculty where she worked for two years. She has been Involved as the Project Coordinator for the International Self-Report Delinquency Study –Phase 3 (ISRD-3) since 2012, which is an international collaborative research with 35 participating countries. She is also the recipient of ICSSR grant in 2013-14 for data Collection in Los Angeles, Calofornia, USA for the collaborative research on the topic of Sentencing in Rape Cases. She was also invited to give the key-note at the Journalism Law School Fellowship, Loyola Law School, California on 11th June 2016. she received a Research grant from ICSSR in April 2018 on the topic entitled, "Response to the Offence of Rape by the Criminal Justice System -- An Empirical Study in the States of Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal".Her area of specialization is Criminal laws and Criminology and she has taught subjects like Interpretation of Statutes, Code of Criminal Procedure, Law of Crimes, Criminology, Penology & Victimology amongst others in LL.B. and LL.M courses.

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Criminal laws, Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
Journals/Conferences :
1. Chattoraj Paromita, Miers Bernd, Legal Responses and Sentencing in Murder Cases - A comparison of law and judicial reactions in India and Germany, Criminal Law Forum, Springer, July 2017 Volume 29 Number 1 DOI: 10.1007/s10609-017-9326-7

2. Lukash, A., Chattoraj, P., Killias, M. (2017) The Third International Self-Report Study of Delinquency, Substance Use and Victimization (ISRD-3) among juveniles in Switzerland and India. Report to the Swiss National Science Foundation (Project 10001C_162816). University of St. Gallen.

3. Modules under subject Criminology, paper titled Fundamentals of Crime, Criminal Law And Criminal Justice for EPG pathshala, MHRD sponsored project entitled, Sentencing and Criminal Justice, Penology and Criminology, Prison System Structure of Criminal Justice system and its role and Interrelationship between the Agencies of Criminal Justice System,

4. Chattoraj Paromita, “Application of DNA Database System for Effective Governance by the Law Enforcement Agency-A Comparative Analysis between United States and India”, pp.70-80 Journal of Development Management and Communication January-March,2015, ISSN 2348-7739

5. Chattoraj Paromita, “Treatment of Rape Victim by the Criminal Justice Administration- Critical Analysis of Laws and Mechanisms for her Empowerment”, p. 195-200 Human Rights International Research Journal ISSN 2320-6942 and ISBN 978-93-84124-33-5

6. Chattoraj Paromita, “Community Collaboration in Rehabilitation of Prisoners as a Sentencing Policy- National and International Perspectives” Vol 2 Number-1,KIIT Journal of Law and Society, 96-106 (2012).

7. Chattoraj Paromita, “Sentencing Pattern in the Offence of Rape of Minor Girls- A Critical Analysis” Volume 39 (1) & (2) January and July, Indian Journal of Criminology,62-82 (2011) ISSN 0974-7249
8. Street Children in Kolkata- A Study in Socio-Rehabilitative Perspective; Published as chapter-20 in the book titled ‘Law and Child’ published by R. Cambray & Co. Private LTD. ISBN: 81-900628-8