Call for Papers: School of Law, Christ (Deemed) University's National E-Conference (Submit by Nov 20)

Call for Papers: School of Law, Christ (Deemed) University's National E-Conference (Submit by Nov 20)

The School of Law, is a part of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore a premier educational institution accredited with an A grade in 2016 by NAAC, dedicated to the motto of ‘Excellence and Service’.

About the E-Conference

The world has been grasped by an unprecedented global pandemic. Human rights violations, governmental actions sparking constitutional debates and issues pertaining to environment conservation have been on the rise.

In the light of such predicaments, School of Law, CHRIST proposes its 11th National E-Conference on “Contemporary Legal Issues and Reflections amidst the Pandemic”.

The committee shall also conduct webinars on the themes of the E-Conference to provide expert insights. The E- Conference is in collaboration with EBC & SCC Online as the media partners and Libertatem Magazine as the knowledge partner.

Call for Papers

The E-Conference calls for submissions on the following theme and sub-themes:

Theme I : Challenges to Justice Administration vis-a-vis Human Rights

1. The Rising Gender Based Violence during Lockdown

2. Impact of COVID-19 on the Criminal Trial Procedure

3. Resort to ODR in Resolving Commercial Disputes

4. Balancing between Parole and Prison during COVID 19

Theme II : Impending Constitutional Debates and Discussions

1. E-Pharmacies, Clinical Trials - Contravention of Health Rights?

2. Centralised Control of COVID 19 and Federalism

3. PM CARES Fund : Transparency and Accountability Analysis

4. Imposition of Contact Tracing Apps : A Privacy Perspective

Theme III : Environmental Law and Policy Framework

1. Control and Management of Bio-Medical Waste

2. Regulation of Contagious Virus Genome Editing : An International Perspective

3. Obviating Inhumane Treatment of Animals: A Necessity

4. COVID 19 and the International State Responsibility

Theme IV : Contemporary Legal Predicaments and Developments

1. Farm Acts: A Strike on Socialistic Ideals?

2. Permissibility of “Act of God” excuse to reduce GST Compensation

3. Right to Dissent v. National Security: Freedom of Speech and Expression

4. Examining the impact of Dilution in Labour Laws

The list of afore-mentioned themes is suggestive in nature and meritorious contributions on other sub-themes related to the broad theme are also invited. The authors may also incorporate jurisprudential or international perspectives to their papers based on the area chosen.

Who Can Attend?

Academicians, practitioners, research scholars, and students are invited to submit research abstracts on selection of which the authors shall be required to submit full papers and present the same at the E-Conference.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission November 20, 2020

Communication of Acceptance of Abstract November 25, 2020

Last date for Registration and Payment December 10, 2020

Submission of Full Papers December 27, 2020

Dates of the E - Conference January 22 - 23, 2021


CISCO WebEx shall be used for paper presentation and conduct of National E-Conference.

Submission Guidelines

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


Title of the Paper

Name of the Author(s)

Name of the Institution

E-mail Address

Postal Address

Contact number

Registration fee

For Students: INR 700/- for single authorship and INR 1000/- for co-authorship.

For Professionals and Academicians: INR 900/- for single authorship and INR 1200/- for co-authorship.

Contact Details

For any further clarifications mail us at or, contact the Student Convenors:

Rajveer Singh Gurdatta +91 9292829292

Ann Clara Tomy +91 9606842848

School of Law, CHRIST - Brochure 2021.pdf

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