Ms. U.A.T. Udayanganie

Ms. U.A.T. Udayanganie

Probationary Lecturer

  • LLB (Hons.) University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • LLM, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • PhD Candidate, NLSIU, Bangalore, India
  • Attorney-at- Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, BCIS, Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Economic, Social, Development Rights and Good Governance,KSL, Nepal
  • Certificate Course on Criminal Defense, BASL, Sri Lanka
  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education accredited by the Staff and Educational Association of UK (SEDA), Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo

♦   Constitutional Law
♦   Administrative Law

♦   Constitutional Law
♦   Human Rights Law
♦   Administrative Law
♦   Democracy and Local Government
♦   Criminal Justice and Forensic Evidence

  • Grants from the National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (Partial Funding for Advance Post Graduate Studies in 2014/2015)
  • Awarded as the Best Researcher at Moot Court Competition in Economic, Social, Development Rights and Good Governance Programme held in Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal 2011
  • Awarded 1st Class Honours  pass at the attorney-at-Law Final Exam in 2009
  • University scholarship for the best results of the First Examination  in Laws -2005

♦   Worked as  a Visiting Lecturer of  the Department of Legal Studies, Open University Sri Lanka in 2010
♦   Working as an Examiner of  the Department of Legal Studies, Open University Sri Lanka
♦   Working as a Resource Person of the Institute of Human Rights In Sri Lanka

Member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka

Member of the Medico-Legal Society of Sri Lanka

Unpublished Extended Essays

  • Dissertation on “A Positive Approach for Rethinking the Law Relating to Abortion in Sri Lanka: Special Reference to Women’s Rights and Women’s Health” (Submitted for the partial fulfillment of the course of Diploma in Forensic Medicine in 2009)
  • Extended Essay on “The Applicability and scope of the Principle of Proportionality in Administrative Law: A comparative study with special reference to Sri Lanka” (Submitted for the partial fulfillment of the degree of Mater of Laws in 2011)

Journal Articles

  • Expanding the Scope of Judicial Review using Constitutional Interpretation in Sri Lanka: A Comparative Study of the Development of Judicial Review in UK, Journal of Law & Social Science, Vol.03, No.01, p.48-55, November 2013, ISSN 2251-2853
  • Revocation of Administrative Decisions and Its Impacts on the Concept of Legitimate Expectation: A Comparative Study with Specific Reference to England and Sri Lanka, Manurawa Magazine, The Law Students’ Human rights Movement, Sri Lanka Law College, September 2014, Pp.49-61
  • Critical Analysis of the Applicability of Classical and Neo Classical Schools of Crime to the Present Criminal Law in Sri Lanka: A Discourse towards a better Criminal Justice System, Aparadha Sameeksha,  Godage Publication, 2013 (p.338-361,ISBN 978-955-30-4825-7)
  • Ensuring Good Administration through the Development of Judicial Review in Sri Lanka,  KDU Annual International Research Symposium 2015, (Pp. 178-186, ISBN 978-955-0301-23-2)
  • The Possibility of Adopting the Proportionality Test as a Balancing Tool between Development Needs and Individual Rights: A Critical Review in respect of Recent Development Projects in Sri Lanka, KDU International Research Conference 2014 ( Pp.26- 35, ISBN 978-955-0301-09-6)
  • Research paper on “Human Security as An approach to achieve a Social Stability: Its Importance in the Context of Sustainable Human Development in Post Conflict Sri Lanka” (Submitted for the Annual Research Symposium of Kotalawala Defense University in Sri Lanka in 2012)
  • Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers in Post Conflict Situation in Sri Lanka, Conference Full Paper Proceedings, Kothalawela Defence University, Sri Lanka, 2011 (p.81-90, ISBN 978-81-906687-6-7)
  • “The importance of DNA Evidence in the field of Criminal Law in Sri Lanka”,presented at the annual Research Symposium-2011 University of Colombo
  • “Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers in post Conflict situation in Sri Lanka” presented at the research Symposium- 2011, General Sir John KotalawalaDefence University
  • ISBN 978-955-0301-02-7

International Conference Presentations

  • Ensuring Good Administration through the Development of Judicial Review in Sri Lanka,  KDU Annual International Research Symposium,(27-28 August,  2015)
  • The Possibility of Adopting the Proportionality Test as a Balancing Tool between Development Needs and Individual Rights: A Critical Review in respect of Recent Development Projects in Sri Lanka, KDU International Research Conference ( 21st of August, 2014)
  • Public Trust Doctrine as a Tool for Promoting Good Governance: A Critical Review of the Doctrine under the Judicial Review of Administrative Law in Sri Lanka, “Celebrating Diversity: Ten Years of ASLI, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India, (23rd & 24th May, Thursday & Friday 2013)
  • Critical Evaluation on Environmental Impact Assessment Process of Major Development Projects: A Discussion for building up Sri Lanka as a Centre of Sustainable Development in Asia, Annual International Research Symposium, General Sir John Kothalawela Defence University , Sri Lanka (August 2013)
  • Problems of Sri Lankan Domestic Migrant Women Workers in Middle East Countries: A Discussion for Providing a Safe Migration, “Sri Lankans on the Move”, International Conference on Migration (ICSOM), Sri Lanka (23-25 January 2013)
  • Human Security as An approach to Achieve a Social Stability: Its importance in the Context of Sustainable Human Development in Post Conflict Sri Lanka, “Ensuring National Security through Reconciliation and Sustainable Development”, Annual International Research Symposium, General Sir John Kothalawela Defence University , Sri Lanka (August 2012)
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation of Drug Dependant Persons in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Exploring the: Linkages between Drug Usage and Criminal Victimization, Thirunelveli, Thamilnadu, India (March 2012)
  • Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers in Post Conflict Situation in Sri Lanka, “Challenges of Post Conflict Sri Lanka, Annual International Research Symposium, General Sir John Kothalawela Defence University , Sri Lanka (August 2011)

National  Conference Presentations

  • A  Path towards a Responsible Government: A Critique on Buddhist Approach of Good Governance in Asian Region, International Conference on Buddhist Jurisprudence, Kadiragamar Institute, Sri Lanka (May 2014)
  • Fight against Corruption for Ensuring the Good Governance through Social Accountability in Sustainable Communities: A Necessity of an Effective Institutional Mechanism for Sri Lanka, annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo (2012)
  • “The Importance of DNA Evidence in the Field of Criminal Law in Sri Lanka”, Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo (2011)

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