Corporate Insolvency Resolution Colloquium at GNLU
The Centre for Corporate and Insolvency Law (CCIL) at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) in collaboration with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India is organising a national colloquium on “Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process: Understanding Emerging Issues and Challenges”. Authors and students who wish to submit papers can send their abstracts in not more than 500-600 words by March 11, 2020.
The themes for the colloquium includes: constitutional validity of the IBC, 2016, CIRP – risks and challenges involved, moratorium and stays of suits with special reference to criminal proceedings, proceedings during the moratorium, closure, recovery and enforcement under the SARFAESI Act, 2020 during the CIRP and extension of the duration of the CIRP by the adjudicating authorities and impact of this extension on IBC, 2016. Apart from the above-mentioned themes, contributors may select any contemporary/emerging issue relevant to the main theme of the colloquium.
Participation fee for the students is Rs 1,000 and for others Rs 1,500.
NLUO invites papers on protection to persons with disabilities
The Centre for Disability Law and Advocacy at National Law University, Odisha (NLUO) has invited original unpublished papers on the theme, “Protection to persons with disabilities— Challenges and Solutions”.
The papers should include a comprehensive analysis of the issues being dealt with. They may be the result of either doctrinal or empirical research and provide an in-depth understanding of the issue covered under the topic. Academicians, faculty members and researchers having expertise in this area can contribute well-researched articles.
All the papers will be reviewed and checked on anti-plagiarism software. Contributions in the form of articles should be between 5,000 and 7,000 words (excluding footnotes). All submissions must include an abstract of 300 to 350 words. The authors can submit original and unpublished articles that may address themes like current laws, policies and implementation challenges in developing countries, disability and role of the State and private parties, disability and non-discrimination, disability and issues of accessibility, disability and equality of opportunity and so on.
Students at Faculty of Law protest for their L.L.B degrees
Students of the Faculty of Law, Delhi University are protesting against the non-recognition of their degrees by the Bar Council of India. Adhering to a December 2019 order of the Dehli High Court, the Bar Council of India has published a list according to which only those students who have taken admission in the Faculty of Law, till 2016-17 will get a valid degree in law. The students demand immediate approval of their degrees by the Bar Council of India.
The students have also alleged that the Faculty of Law has failed to comply with University Grants Commission (Redress of Grievances of Students) Regulations, 2019 as the administration is not even acknowledging their pending grievances for years.
The students have further demanded reforms in the evaluation system for law students, transparency in administration, compliance with the RTI Act, disclosure of financial records, adoption of a constitution for the student union and basic amenities such as clean drinking water and a proper canteen for the students.
International Conference at NUJS
The West Bengal National University Juridical Sciences (NUJS), is organising an International Conference on Criminal Justice Administration: Emerging Issues in 21st Century, from March 20 to 22, 2020.
The conference aims to provide an international platform for scholars to assemble and share their research on several prominent issues anticipated to emerge in the 21st century. The conference will provide an opportunity to interact with academics, researchers, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, judges and policymakers from around the globe. The plenary sessions of the conference will include lectures by notable experts in the field.
The sub-themes of the conference include gender inequality under criminal law, individual privacy and collective security under criminal law, mental health and criminal law, the process of Investigation and the reforms, sexual offences and criminal law, juvenile justice and criminal law, technology and crime, prisoners’ rights and criminal law and so on. Interested authors can present their paper at the conference.
National Multi-disciplinary Law Conference at SLS
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad is organising a national multi-disciplinary conference titled “Coherence—forming a unified whole”. It aims to provide the legal fraternity and scholars from other disciplines an opportunity to relate law to various disciplines. Perspectives of legal philosophy, legal issues involving psychology, contemporary developments in international law, legal sociology and legal history, legal issues in sports including sports science and sports management, literature and multi-culturalism, medical science and legal concerns are some of the topics that will be discussed in the conference. The conference will take place from March 14 to 15, 2020.
—Compiled by Nupur Dogra