Sneha Hooda

Sneha Hooda



Doctoral candidate (BPSMV, Sonipat)

LL.M. (NLU Delhi)

LL.B. (University of Delhi)

B. Sc. (Hons.) Forensic Science (Amity University, Noida)


Sneha is a faculty member and researcher, working primarily in areas of criminal law, artificial intelligence and cyber space. She is currently a doctoral candidate. Her interest also lies in engaging with social realities and observing the actual functioning of law on ground. She received masters degree in law LL.M. from National Law University Delhi in 2020 with specialisation in Criminal Law and Advanced Constitutional Law. Her dissertation sits at the intersection of decriminalisation, morality and Constitutional Principles in context of Sex work in India. She has qualified UGC NET for Assistant Professor in December 2019.

Along with academic specialisation she brings with her the practical experience of working in trial courts and as a legal manager in an infrastructure firm after having completed her LL.B. from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. It gave her sound knowledge of procedural laws which helped in furthering her understanding of Civil and Criminal Law Jurisprudence. During her practice she was actively involved in mediation procedures. Having graduated in Forensic Science with a B.Sc. degree had propelled her to study law in order to gain in depth understanding of Forensic Evidences in court rooms. She is interested in researching the converging points of Criminal laws and Constitutional Principles and their interpretation in light of needs and changes in society.

  • The Harmful Impact of Postponing Judicial Services Exam, Economic and Political Weekly (2022) 
  • Sexual Harassment and Sense of Entitlement: A Relation Representative of Fractured Society, Linguistics and Culture Review (2022)
  • Mapping Criticality in Death Penalty: Procedural and Evidentiary issues in Criminal Litigation in light of Acquittal of Death Row Convicts by Supreme Court in Ankush Maruti Shinde case, in Global Thoughts and Opinions (2021)
  • Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002: An Analysis from Lens of Principles of Law of Evidence, International Journal of Law Management & Humanities (2020)
  • Indigenous People and Land Rights: A Comparison of India and Canada, International Journal for Legal Research and Analysis (2020)
  • Introduction to World’s Legal Systems
  • Law and Aesthetics
  • Civil Procedure Code, 1908 and Limitation Act, 1963
  • Law and Psychedelics
  • Family Law II
  • Intersection of Criminal Laws and Constitutional Principles
  • Procedural Laws
  • Gender and Violence
  • ADR Methods
  • Law and Morality
  • Criminal Behaviour and Crime Studies