ABOUT THE CONFERENCE: AN INTRODUCTION
Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh(India) in partnership with the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University (Western Australia) is delighted to host an International Conference on the broad theme of Comparative Law on February 19-20, 2021 at the Noida, Uttar Pradesh campus of Amity University.
International Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law -2019
The inaugural edition of the conference, organized in February 2019, was an intellectual deliberation on multifarious sub-themes within the broad umbrella of “Comparative Constitutional Law”. Titled, “Comparing and Contrasting the Constitutional Models of India and Australia”, it was an academic collaboration with the prestigious, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, Australia.
The Conference-2019 was further partnered with, the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad; National Law University, Jodhpur; Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU); Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab; Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla (HPNLU); South Asian University, New Delhi; and the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi.
A Decorated Stage of Legal Luminaries
It was graced by legal luminaries of the highest stature from the Bench, Bar and Academia. The Inaugural Ceremony was graced by Prof. Subir K. Bhatnagar, Vice Chancellor, RMLNLU, Prof. Nishtha Jaswal, Vice Chancellor, HPNLU, Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha, Director, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, Prof. Alexander Christoph Fischer, Jindal Global Law School from the Indian academic fraternity. The Australian academic community was represented by learned Professors Paul Babie, Lorne Neudorf, David Goodwin and Dr. Joshua Aston from diverse renowned law schools in the country. It was also our honour to have been blessed by the erudite Prof. (Dr.) Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor of NALSAR, to Chair one of the sessions. The Valedictory stage was embellished with the gracious presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Deepak Gupta, Judge, Supreme Court of India (recently retired), Hon’ble Mr. Justice Chandrashekhar, Judge, High Court of Delhi, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Prateek Jalan, Judge, High Court of Delhi, Senior Advocate Ms. Geeta Luthra and, Senior Advocate Mr. Prashanto Chandra Sen.
The conference successfully beaded the cerebral reflections over the Constitutions of two well-established Commonwealth countries namely, India and Australia. It housed contentions by legal luminaries and prominent academicians from all across the world. The first leg of this conference witnessed the participation of around five hundred persons including, professionals, academia, and students from India’s and Australia’s finest law schools.
As assured, we published the selected papers in an edited book titled, “Comparative Reflections on the Constitutional Models of India and Australia” by Bloomsbury [ISBN-13: 9789389867183]. It got released in March, 2020 however, we plan to formally unveil it in the upcoming conference of 2021. The book is available for purchase at: https://www.amazon.in/Comparative-R eflections-Constitutional-Models -Australia/dp/9389867185.
Few more worthy papers which could not be accommodated in the book were however, published in our in-house refereed, peer-reviewed Journal “Amity International Journal of Juridical Sciences” (AIJJS) [ISSN 2395-4019]. Details of the Journal may be accessed from https://www.amity.edu/alsn/journal.aspx We intend to carry forward the same legacy with the School of Business & Law, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia for the academic year of 2021.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
Amity Law School, Noida [Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (India)]
Amity University is a leading research private university established in 2005 under a State Act. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an “A+” grade. The University has twenty-one campuses in India and eight international locations. It provides higher education in diverse disciplines, including an excellent law program through Amity Law School. Amity Law School, Noida has been conferred the South Asia Legal Excellence Award, best emerging Law school award by SILF and MILAT along with the “Promising Law School‟ award by Legal Desire. The Law School is committed to preparing the next generation of legal professionals who are fully equipped to face the demands of the profession. It is focused on the student experience and aims to provide an intellectually stimulating learning environment for its nearly five thousand students. The Law School’s curriculum integrates learning about legal concepts with practical training, and its legal academics work collaboratively toward achieving these goals. The Law School presently offers three undergraduate five-year LLB programmes: BA LLB (H), BBA LLB (H) and B.Com LLB (H). It also offers a three-year LLB along-with an LLM and PhD.School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
Edith Cowan University, named after Edith Dircksey Cowan, the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, has more than 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, originating from more than 100 countries. Established in 1991, their outstanding achievement shave been recognized throughout Australia and internationally through awards, grants, scholarships and prizes. The School of Business and Law, an integral part of ECU was recognized by QILT as the top public university in Western Australia for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction, in the undergraduate fields of Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal Studies. For 13 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5-star rating for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide. ECU is also ranked in the world’s top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings. It is committed to widening participation and breaking down barriers that restrict entry to education and continue to work on the enhancement and development of alternative entry pathways to higher education. Further information on Edith Cowan University is available at https://www.ecu.edu.au/.