Debarati Halder is an advocate, and legal scholar. She received her LLB from the University of Calcutta, India and Master's degree in International and Constitutional Law from University of Madras, India.
As a registered advocate of High court of Madras, she has worked with leading law firms of India like Surana and Surana, International Attorneys, Chennai, India, where she served as a Junior Attorney and then as an attorney. Her practice included various areas of Civil Law, Debts recovery law, and Consumer Law. Later she has worked as a Research Assistant in the International Project on Cyber Bullying (funded by SSHRC, Canada) in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India. Presently she is counseling cyber victims in India.
Her work has appeared in scholarly journals, including the Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law, ERCES online quarterly review, Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, and book chapters in Schmalleger, F. & Pittaro, M. Crimes of the Internet (Prentice Hall 2008) and Ronel, N. K. Jaishankar, and M. Bensimon, Trends and Issues in Victimology (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, 2008). Her papers on cyber crime, religion and law, International law, human rights etc were highly acclaimed in various national and international seminars. She has also published pieces in a variety of nonacademic magazines/newsletters, including the Cyber Law times and Articleco.com.
Her research interests include Constitutional Law, International Law, Cyber Crimes and Laws, and International Criminal Justice. More about her can be seen in her website www.debaratihalder.co.nr.