Séminaire Juridique–A National Seminar On “Decoding The Newfangled Issues In Criminal Law” & “The Future Of Corporate Law: Exploring New Avenues” By The Faculty Of Law, PES University, Bengaluru [26th-27th October 2023]: Submit Abstract By 10th October 2023

Who Is The Organiser?

PES University, located in Bengaluru, India is one of the country’s leading teaching and research universities. The university is dedicated to giving students “education for the real world” that motivates them to reach their full potential. Our students are prepared to adapt to a world that is developing both intellectually and technologically.

The Faculty of Law, PES University was established in the year 2017, under the able guidance of Hon’ble Founder and Chancellor, Dr. M.R Doreswamy, with a vision of establishing a global law school. It offers a five-year integrated BBA LL. B (Hons.) and BA LL.B (Hons.) program with specializations in the areas of corporate law, constitutional law, criminal law, and intellectual property law inter alia. The program has been innovatively designed to cater to the growing challenges and complexities of the dynamic legal environment.

What Are The Details Of The Event?

  • Date of the event: 26th and 27th of October, 2023
  • Venue: 100 Feet Ring Road, Banashankari Stage III, Dwaraka Nagar, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560085
  • Eligibility: The Conference Committee invites law students, academicians, professionals, and research scholars from across the country to submit original, unpublished manuscripts, along with an abstract, for presentation in Séminaire Juridique to contribute to the discourse happening across two days.
  • Registration form: CLICK HERE to fill out the registration form.
  • Registration fee:
    • students – ₹1000 per author and ₹1500 for co-authors
    • Academicians/Research scholars – ₹2000 per author and ₹1500 for co-authors
    • Payment Details [UPI ID] – 33563301@ubin [Kindly find the attached brochure for QR Scanner] 
  • Abstract Submission: All submissions for the seminar have to be electronically mailed with the subject as “Submission of Abstract/Paper Title”, as the case may be, and bearing the name(s) of the author(s) as the file names, only at the following addresses: [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Themes & Sub-Themes: The following sub themes are indicative only; we accept manuscripts on any specific area under the above-mentioned themes.
    • Day 1: Decoding the Newfangled Issues in Criminal Law
      • Sub Themes: 
      1. An Inquiry into ethos of lethal injection as a form of punishment
      2.  Legal implications of decriminalizing an attempt to suicide in India
      3. Position of marital rape and the role of judiciary in India
      4.  Jurisprudence of feminist criminology in various countries
      5. Legislation of Cannabis: socio-legal implications
    • Day 2: The Future of Corporate Law: Exploring New Avenues
    • Sub Themes:
      1.  Impact of AI and technology in the legal environment
      2.  Role of investment and trade law in public health sector
      3. Corporate Social Responsibility and climate change
      4. Regulation of investment by PSUs in securities markets
      5.  Rise in investor state disputes in the digital age vis-a-vis commercial arbitration
  • Awards: It is proposed that select manuscripts from the conference proceedings will be published with an ISBN. The following awards shall be presented for each Theme:
    • 1st Best Paper Presenter – ₹5000 and Certificate of merit
    • 2nd Best Paper Presenter – ₹3000 and Certificate of merit
    • Certificate of participation shall be awarded to all the registered participants.
  • Important Dates:
    • Last date for Abstract Submission: 10th October, 2023
    • Communication of Selected Abstract: 3 Business Days Post Submission
    • Last date of Registration: 30th September, 2023
    • Full paper Submission: 22nd October, 2023
    • Inauguration: 26th October, 2023
    • Valedictory: 27th October, 2023

For More Information:

All clarifications and communication can be made to the following:

  • Faculty Coordinator – Prof. Ankita Pandey: +91 8411093666
  • Student Convenor – Ms. Spandana Reddy S: +91 8880422218
  • Student Joint-Convenor – Mr. Kalyan Balaji: +91 7022289005
  • E-mail: [email protected] 
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