Call for Papers: Christ University

About Christ University

School of Law, is a part of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. The parent University, a premier educational institution, is an academic fraternity dedicated to the motto of ‘Excellence and Service’ and has an already proven history of success in the field of education. CHRIST, formerly Christ College has the rare distinction of being the first institution in Karnataka to be accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC, and currently has an A grade as accredited in 2016 for quality education.

About the National Conference Committee

The National Conference Committee is a faculty-guided, student-run committee that is entering its 12th glorious year and has been the host for 11 successful national conferences. The committee organizes various workshops and seminars every year.

For this academic year, the committee shall work with various sub-teams (i.e., research team, tech team, creative crew, public relations) the members of which shall be specialized in the same. The National Conference Committee strives to publish an e-book after the event. The research articles submitted and presented of good equality will be chosen in E-book after thorough scrutiny for publication. The virtual platform has provided an opportunity for the committee to broaden its reach and deliver an experience that has never been witnessed before.

Eligibility

The National Conference by School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) cordially invites research papers from law students, legal academicians, and legal practitioners.

Theme and Sub-themes

Theme: Emerging trends in Rule of Law, Democratic Norms, and Constitutional Values

Sub-theme 1: Rule of Law

  • Tribunal Reforms and Judicial Independence
  • Access to Justice and its Transformation in India
  • Expediting the Trial Process in India
  • State Surveillance and Right to Privacy

Sub-theme 2: Democratic Norms

  • Regulation of OTT Platform: Censoring Issues and limitations
  • Anti-Conversion Laws: Is It a Threat to Secularism and Fundamental Rights?
  • Trends in Reservation Policy in India: An Evaluation
  • Population Control Bills and its Constitutional Ramifications

Sub-theme 3: Trends in Judicial Process in India

  • The Digitisation of Indian Judicial process: Challenges and the Way Forward
  • Implementation of AI and Digitisation of Judicial system
  • National Litigation Policy and Its implementation

Sub-theme 4: Miscellaneous

  • Fugitive Justice and the Reciprocity Between States
  • The Legality of Withdrawal of Prosecution
  • Cyber Pornography: Regulatory Challenges

Submission Guidelines

The abstract should not exceed 300 words and must be accompanied by a cover page stating:

  • Sub-theme
  • Title of the Paper
  • Name of the Author(s)
  • Name of the Institution
  • E-mail Address
  • Postal Address
  • Contact number

The abstract file shall be named as: <Theme number>_<full name of the author(s)>.

For eg:

  • Single Authorship: Theme1_RajeevShankar
  • Co-Authorship: Theme1_RajeevShankar&RahulMohan

All submissions of the abstracts for the E-Conference must be electronically submitted.

Formatting Guidelines

  • The main text of the full paper and the abstract should be in Times New
  • Roman with font size 12 and line spacing of 1.5.
  • The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with a spacing of 1.0 (Endnotes are not permitted)
  • One inch margins should be maintained on all four sides of the pages.
  • Citation Style: Bluebook, 20th edition.
  • The abstract and full paper has to mandatorily be submitted in .pdf format only.

Note

Co-authorship is permitted to a maximum of two authors and at least one author must attend the E Conference to present the paper. No Proxy presentations are allowed. The School of Law, CHRIST in keeping with its mandate of publishing original works only, adopts a stringent anti-plagiarism policy. Any paper containing any unattributed work is thus liable to be rejected.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: December 15, 2021
  • Communication of Acceptance of Abstract: December 20, 2021
  • Last date for Registration and Payment: January 10, 2022
  • Submission of Full Papers: January 15, 2022

Platform

CISCO WebEx shall be used for paper presentation and conduct of National

Online Conference. Further, details on the usage and registration of the platform will be shared with the participants at a later stage.

Registration Fee

  • For Students: Rs.800/- for single authorship and Rs.1200/- for co-authorship
  • For Research Scholars, Academicians and Professionals:
    1. Rs.1000/- for Single authorship
    2. Rs.1400/- for co-authorship

Rewards

  • E-Certificate to every participant who duly submits and presents the paper.
  • Publication of the best articles under each sub-theme in the proposed E-book carrying ISBN number.

Contact Details

Email ID: slcuconference@law.christuniversity.in

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