Seminar on Constitution Expectations vis-a-vis Constitutional Practices
School of Law IMS Unison University, Dehradun is going to organize a Seminar on "Constitution Expectations vis-a-vis Constitutional Practices".
Date: 19th & 20th March, 2021
Venue: IMS Unison University, Dehradun
Call for Papers:
Research papers are invited from research scholars, academicians, lawyers, jurists and students on the above mentioned theme. The following sub-themes are only illustrative in nature and may include any other theme under the theme of the seminar
- Preamble as the blueprint of the Constitution and its relevance in the current political environment.
- Constitutional expectations incorporated in different provisions of the Constitution other than the Preamble.
- Extent of Sovereignty exercised by People of India: Constitutional enactments and amendments and the evidentiary value of volkgiest.
- The modalities of ensuring Social Justice within the lens of social realities and impediments to socialism.
- Economic justice and Indian Constitution: Implications of modern legislation vis-à-vis welfare state.
- Varying dynamics of political justice vis-à-vis the constitutional aspirations
- Sovereign structure of the nation and unity and integrity of India in contrast with the reality.
- Modern threats to democracy and contemporary legal solutions for protection of Constitutional expectations.
- Secular character of the nation and its disruption with reference to the freedoms of religion, liberty of faith and worship.
- Security of the nation and part thereof with reference to the proclamation of emergency and functioning of the state during the emergency.
- The modern actualities of Separation of Powers and Check and Balance with special references to the legislative and judicial functioning.
- Principle of the separation of powers and the constitutional justice system through independent functioning of Judiciary.
- Constitutional expectations to ensure independent and impartial functioning of election commission and responsible discharge of obligations by electorate.
- Justice to aggrieved: journey from sovereign functions of the State with reference to tortuous liability, constitutional torts to free hand compensation for probable electorate.
- Constitutional Expectations & Role of Legislature: An Overview
Note: The above sub-themes are not exhaustive, and the Author(s) may select any other relevant issue, giving a comprehensive and indispensable review of developments after independence having effects on law and practice.
Submission Guidelines for Abstract:
- The Abstract must be developed on A4-sheet in Word Document in Times New Roman font and size 12 pt with 1.5 line spacing in not more than 500 words, it should not contain more than FIVE keywords. The Abstract should contain personal details of the Author(s) in the order:
- Title of the paper, Name, Designation, Institute/ University/ College/Organization, Contact number, E-mail and address (es), of the Author(s). Kindly indicate the name of the main author for correspondence in case of more than one author.
- All abstracts will be peer reviewed and evaluated on the basis of originality, research rigor, relevance to the seminar, and contribution to the theory and practice.
Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. The same may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org in MS Word format along with a covering letter addressed to Organizing Secretary.
- Title: Must be written in bold, size 14 and centered margin.
- Margin: Manuscripts must be in single spacing, font size 12 in Times New Roman and all margins: 1.5 inches (left) and 1 inch (top, right and bottom).
- Tables: Tables must be placed as part of the text. DO NOT attach tables at the end of the manuscript.
- Software: Manuscript must be submitted in Microsoft Word 2007 in the above format ONLY.
- Sub-Title: Written in bold, size 12 and left margin.
- Tables / Figures: Title of the tables/figure should be w ritten on the top of the tables/figure. Times New Roman, font 12 pt, bold and centered margin.
- Footnoting: Footnoting should be done strictly according to Bluebook 20th Edition, Times New Roman, size 10 pt, line-spacing 1.5
- Word Limit: Articles should be generally of 4000 - 4500 words (excluding references and footnotes).
Due to the current uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation, the mode of the National Seminar has not yet been finalized. If the circumstances permit the conduction of the seminar in offline mode, it will be conducted in the university campus. If unfavorable situations persist then the conduction will be in online mode. The following are the registration fee for online and offline mode of National Seminar . Considering the COVID-19 situation at the time, the University will duly inform the participants regarding the preferred mode of conduction of the Seminar.
- Online Mode:
- Academicians / Organization Representatives (Author): Rs. 500/-
- Academicians / Organization Representatives (Co-Author): Rs. 500/-
- Research Scholars / Students (including Single Co-Author): Rs. 500/-
- Offline Mode:
- Academicians / Organization Representatives (Author): Rs. 1200
- Academicians / Organization Representatives (Co-author): Rs. 700
- Research Scholars/ Students (Author): Rs. 1000
- Research Scholars/ Students (Co- Author): Rs. 700
|Last date for Abstract Submission:
||15th January, 2021
|Date for confirmation of acceptance of Abstract:
||31st January, 2021
|Last Date for Registration:
||15th February, 2021
|Submission of full Paper:
||15th February, 2021
Note: The participants are requested to send their abstracts & papers to: email@example.com. The best papers shall be published in the journal, Pragyaan: Journal of Law, published bi-annually by School of Law, IMS Unison University, Dehradun.
Phone: 91- 8368816783
Ms. Pritha Krishna
Mr. Harsh Agarwal