The Indian Law Society (ILS) Law College, Pune, under the auspices of Remembering SP Sathe Foundation (set up by the Indian Law Society) and Centre for Public Law is pleased to invite abstracts from law students, academicians , lawyers, activist, researchers and faculty around the world for participation and submission of Research Papers for Remembering S.P. Sathe: 14th International Conference on “Contemporary Trends in Comparative Public Law” scheduled on 6 to 8 March 2020, Pune.
Prominent Speakers of the conference are Prof. Paul Craig (Oxford University), Prof. Upendra Baxi (Jindal Global Law School), Prof. M.P Singh (Jindal Global Law School), Prof. Pratap Bhanu Mehta (TBC), Prof. Gerard Quinn (University of Leeds) (TBC), Prof. Rosalind Dixon (University of New South Wales), Dr. Shreya Atrey (Oxford University), Dr. Arun Thiruvengadam (Azim Premji University), Dr. Aparna Chandra (National Law University, Delhi), Mr. Shrihari Aney, Senior Advocate, , Mr. Arvind Datar, Advocate (TBC), Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud, Advocate (TBC)
Objectives of the Conference
- To examine the viability of societal and global constitutionalism to redesign and realign public law
- To conceive epistemic strategies for reconstruction of jurisprudence in a globalized world
- To critically analyze overwhelming influence of purposive interpretation on the text of the constitutions
- To examine the viability of expanding the contours of basic structure doctrine evolved by the supreme court of India beyond amendment review
- To examine the existing doctrines that carves out a space for marginalized minorities like disabled and LGBT communities so as to enhance their quality of life and representation as equal members of the society.
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The researchers have the liberty to present research papers on original and creative ideas under the umbrella topic “Comparative Public Law.” To illustrate a few topics: – Intersectionality; Right to Self Determination; Need for Equality Legislation in India; Disability Equality; Doctrine of Legitimate expectations; Shifting Locus of Sovereignty; Comparative Human Rights; Dignitary Constitutionalism; Fundamental Constitutional Values; Transformative Constitutionalism; Constitutional Morality etc. This list is not exhaustive.
For more information and to register or submit a paper please visit here.