Sri.Sunil Kumar Cyriac

Associate Professor

School of Indian Legal Thought

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Sri. Sunil Kumar Cyriac did his LL.M. from Mahatma Gandhi University. His area of specialization and research is criminal Law. His special areas of interests are Criminal Law, Cr.P.C., law of Evidence, law of property, Human Rights and Criminal Justice System etc. he has 20 years of teaching experience. He was the organizer of All India Human Rights Moot Court Competitions when School of Indian Legal Thought was conducting the competition. He regularly attends national and international seminars, conferences and workshops and he has several publications to his credit.

Articles published

1.Volume.2  Journal of Indian Legal Thought 2008- Published in 15th December 2008-Title: Presumption of Innocence and Human Rights

2.Volume.7 Journal of Indian Legal Thought 2009- Published in 15th December 2011-Title: ’Right of Private Defence: Need for Reconstruction.

3.Volume.9 Journal of Indian Legal Thought 2011- published in 4th February 2015-Title: ‘Exculpatory Evidence: An Insoluble dilemma.

4.Volume.10  Journal of Indian Legal Thought 2016- published in 31th March  2017-Title: Sentencing process and criminal justice administration

5.volume 11 Journal of  Indian Legal Thought 2017 published in March 2018- Title: Differently Abled and the Criminal Law : The Quench for Equality.

Papers presented in National seminars

  • National seminar on Rights of Children held on 23rd to 25th February 2012 conducted by School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, and presented a paper on Deviant Behaviour of Children.
  • National seminar on Maintenance of Professional Standards and Legal Control in India conducted by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, from 3rd to 5th March 2012 and presented a paper on Role of Academia in the development of Legal Profession.
  • Acted as a resource person in the National Seminar organized by the P.G Department of political Science St. Thomas College Palai, on 22nd-23rd March 2012
  • International seminar on Migration of Labour : Socio-Economic and Legal Perspectives conducted by Government Law College Thiruvananthapuram, from 9th to 11th March 2013 and presented a paper on Migration and Criminality
  • Attended National seminar on media and Privacy – A Retrospection, conducted by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, from 25th to 26th February 2014 and presented a paper titled Assassination of Fair Trial by Trial by media.
  • Attended International Conference on Gandhi Gram Swaraj and Democratic Decentralisation, conducted by Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) from 27th to 27th November 2014 and presented a paper titled Gram Swaraj and Gandhian way of Enforcement of Punishment.
  • Attended UGC sponsored Inter Disciplinary National seminar on ‘Disaster Management and Law – An Overview’, conducted by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, from 3rd to 5th December 2014 and presented a paper titled Disaster – A Criminogenic condition.
  • Attended National seminar on ‘Disability Management – Moving Beyond The Special Needs, conducted by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, from 20th to 22nd December 2014 and presented a paper titled Differently Abled and Criminal Justice System.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored National seminar on Human Rights of Differently–abled conducted by Government Law College, Kozhikode from 20th to 22nd February 2015,as a resource person and presented a paper titled ‘The differently abled and the protection by the criminal law: How many miles to go?’
  • Attended National seminar on ‘Crimes by and Against The Migrants – Rethinking The Paradigms of Protection, conducted by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam, from 13th to 15th March 2015 and presented a paper titled ‘Inventions and Discoveries in The Commission of Crimes: The Impact of Migration’.
  • Attended National seminar on Parens Patriae: dimensions of Juvenile and senior citizens organised by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam and presented a paper titled Juvenile delinquency and parental responsibility.
  • Attended National seminar on Health care organised by His School of Indian Legal Thought and presented a paper titled Euthanasia, morality and criminal law.
  • Attended National seminar on Impending challenges in waste management organised by His Highness The Maharaja’s Government Law College, Ernakulam and presented a paper titled Illegal waste dumping: A crime without punishment.
  • Participated as a resource person in the National seminar on Challenges in Strengthening A. D. R. in India organised by Center for Criminal Laws, Government Law College, Ernakulam from 24-03-2017 to 25-03-2017
  • Attended National Seminar on Transforming the World Towards Sustainable Tomorrow : Concerns And Challenges organised by School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University from 15-02-2018 to 17-02-2018
  • Acted as a resource person in the National seminar on Censorship and Law in The 21st Century India organised by Government Law College Kozhikode from 21-02-2018 to 23-02-2018
  • Acted as a resource person in the National Workshop on Fair Trial and Free Media : The need for Orchestration of a Balance organised by School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology from 05-03-2018 to 06-03-2018
  • Attended International Workshop on Constitutional Governance in Globalized world, organised by School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University 03-12-2018 to 04-12-2018
  • Attended Workshop on Right to Emergency Care Bill organised by School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University 17-01-2019
  • Attended One day Training Cum Production Workshop on Objective Evaluation organised byQ.A.C.,Mahatma Gandhi University 31-01-2019
  • Attended FDP on MOOCs and E-Content Development organised by Mahatma Gandhi University from 04-02-2019 to 08-02-2019
  • Acted as a resource person in the National Seminar on Bringing Harmony in a Conflicting World, organised by School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, from 12-02-2019 to 13-02-2019
  • Acted as a resource person in the National Seminar on Consumer Protection in India : Issues and Challenges, organised by Center for Business Laws, Government Law College, Thrissur from 13-03-2019 to 14-03-2019.