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CfP: National Seminar on Contemporary Indian Laws by Apeejay Stya University [Online; May 20]: Register by May 16

School of Legal Studies, Apeejay Stya University, Gurugram is organising a National Level Online Seminar on “Contemporary Indian Laws: Issues and Challenges” on May 20 and is inviting submissions for the same.

About Apeejay Stya University

Apeejay Stya University (ASU) provides innovative teaching and learning processes and fosters creativity and research across all disciplines. ASU is a UGC-recognized university established by the Apeejay Stya Education Foundation.

About School of Law and Legal Studies

The School of Legal Studies (SoLS) at Apeejay Stya University (ASU) offers high-quality legal education, approved by the Bar Council of India and recognised by the UGC. The faculty is committed to instilling intellectual inquiry in students by adopting innovative pedagogy and practical learning.

About the Online Seminar

Eminent personalities from various spheres of the legal profession will be attending the national seminar to share their perspective and expertise on the issue to be discussed. The online seminar intends to generate interest and enhance and leverage the understanding of the students in the ongoing dialogue of criminal law, constitutional laws, and administration of the criminal justice system and its intricate dynamics. The seminar aims to identify the provisions or aspects of Indian Criminal Law which need reform, deliberate upon the said aspects, and devise suggestions for necessary reform.

Call for Seminar Papers

The university invites empirical work/research articles, theoretical papers, research reports, case studies, and research ideas for presentation at the online seminar as per the sub-themes given below.

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Sub-Themes for the Seminar

  • Right to Abortion and Jurisprudential Issues.
  • Rights of Surrogate Mothers: Social, ethical, and legal issues.
  • The judicial response toward women’s reproductive rights.
  • Fake News, Media, and Law.
  • The Supremacy of the Constitution in the last 75 years.
  • Right to Euthanasia as a Fundamental Right.
  • Effect of Article 19 and Article 21 in the Digital Era.
  • Evolution of Article 21 over the decades.
  • Constitution viz-a-viz Human Rights.
  • Protection of Women, Children, and Gender Justice.
  • Evolution and development of Article 370.
  • Fundamental Rights/ Bill of Rights/ Human Rights.
  • Gender Justice and Human Rights.
  • Human Rights in the Digital Age.
  • Human Rights and the Environment.
  • Human Rights, Criminal Justice System, and Technological Development.
  • Technological Intervention in human trafficking investigation.
  • Science & technology for women and children: Serving justice to most susceptible victims.
  • Cybercrimes and Cyber Forensics: a new era of Technology and Risks.
  • Causes of Crime against Women.
  • Feminism, its kinds, and Feminist Awakening.
  • Harassment at the workplace.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Reflection of Judicial Sensitivity- Role of Judiciary in the Prevention of Crimes against Women.
  • Justice To Victims & Fair Trial.
  • Rights Of Accused.
  • Reformation Of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Moral Policing In India.
  • Dilemmas in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
  • Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice.
  • Section 377 I.P.C, Section 497, and LGBT Rights.
  • Jurisprudence aspect of theories of punishment in modern days.

The above sub-themes are not exhaustive and the author(s) may select any other relevant issue, giving a comprehensive and indispensable review of the Alternate Dispute Resolution.

Paper Submission Guidelines

The selected paper will be published in an Edited Book bearing ISBN number. The selection of papers for presentation will be based on abstracts. An abstract must clearly indicate the purpose of the research, methodology, major results, implications, and key references. They should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The abstract & full paper must contain the name of the author/s, complete address, e-mail id, and mobile number. The abstract should be original and must not exceed 250 words including the title and references.
  • Citations and references should comply with the ILI (Law) of referencing. For details on ILI referencing style, please visit,, respectively.
  • Submission must be in MS Word format (no other format will be accepted) with all four sides 1-inch margin. Should be typed in Times New Roman with font size of 12. Paper title in 14 (Bold) and all sub-headings in 12 (Bold) and line spacing at 1.5.
  • Submit the abstract/full paper via email to:
  • A full paper must include an introduction, research, methodology, objective, and description of the research issues, including socio-legal analysis of the problem, precedents, judicial decisions, impact and implications, possible outcomes, and solutions. It should not exceed 3000 words.

Registration Details

The fee for registration is-

  • Corporate Delegates: Rs. 800/-
  • Academicians: Rs. 600/-
  • Research Scholars / Students: Rs. 400/-

The abstract and the complete paper may be submitted to The registration link is given at the end of this post.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract of the paper: 25th April ‘23
  • Acceptance of the Abstract Notification: 28th April ‘23
  • Submission of full paper: 10th May ‘23
  • Closure of Registration: 16th May ‘23
  • Date of Seminar: 20th May ‘23

Contact Information

In case of any queries, please contact:

  • Mr. Anuranjan sharma – +91 82959 08897
  • Dr. Sakshi – +91 99534 65626
  • Simpal Kumari – +91 97713 77368
  • Simpy Kumari – +91 80836 23206
  • Saksham Arora – +91 97297 33671

Click here to register.

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