Call for Papers: ILS Pune’s SP Sathe Memorial Conference on Land Laws; Submit by Dec 21

ILS Pune invites you to the Conference: Current Issues in Land Laws.

Register HERE.

Full details are HERE.

This annual Conference is one of the three events we organise in the memory of Prof. S. P. Sathe, former Principal of ILS Law College, and a renowned expert in constitutional and administrative law.

This Conference is organized to commemorate the contribution of Professor S.P. Sathe to Indian Jurisprudence and Social Action and to encourage academic pursuit of law students.

The other events are the National Moot Court Competition, and a Memorial Lecture.

Date: 8th and 9th February, 2014

Theme: Current Issues in Land Laws.

• Rehabilitation and resettlement schemes, and their implementation in acquisition of land.
• Land Records – Rights and entitlements.
• Socio- legal issues in land acquisition.
• Land ownership, fraudulent transfers, land grabbing.
• Role of the State in assuring fair transactions in land dealings.
• Right to fair compensation for land acquisition and other land schemes.

This Conference will feature panel discussions among top industry experts, practitioners and academicians. Invited authors will present papers. Invited papers will be considered for publication in ILS Law Review, 2014.


We invite individually authored research papers from :-
• Students of 2nd, 3rd , 4th and 5th year of a five-year law course
• Students of 2nd and 3rd year of a three-year law course
• Masters’ and PhD students
• Members of Faculty
• Legal Practitioners


Authors must submit an abstract of not more than 300 words. You can mail your abstracts to us on or before 21 December 2013 at

If your abstract is selected, we will notify you by e-mail on or before 25 December, 2013, and will invite you to present your papers at the Conference. You must register for the Conference once notified.

Last date for submitting invited papers is 20 January, 2014. Hard copy of paper must be submitted on arrival. You must submit only original and unpublished papers.

Whether your abstract is selected or not, you may still attend the Conference.

Important Note: Papers by multiple authors will not be considered.

Format of Abstract and Paper:

• Soft copy (A4 Size)
• MSWord (2000-2007)
• Font: Times New Roman; Size: 12 for Text, 10 for Footnotes.
• Line Spacing: 1.5 for Text, Single for Footnotes
• Word limit (including footnotes and bibliography): 300 for Abstract, 3000-7500 for Paper.
• Mode of citation: OSCOLA. See HERE.

Important Dates:

• Release of Call for Papers : 5 December, 2013
• Registration for the Conference begins : 21 December, 2013
Submission of Abstracts : 21 December, 2013
• Announcement of Selected Abstracts : 25 December, 2013
• Submission of Completed Papers : 20 January, 2014
• Last date for Registration : 1 February, 2014
• Submission of Hard Copy of Paper on arrival at Conference 8 February 2014

Fees and Registration:

You can register in any of the following ways

• Fill the form below and submit form and fees in the College Office.
• Online Registration Procedure via (We recommend: before starting online registration, you will need the number of your Demand Draft, or the Unique Transaction Reference of the NEFT payment)
Fees for the Conference:
• For Students of other institutions Rs 500/-
• For Faculty Rs 1000/-
• For Professionals and others Rs 2000/-

You can pay fees as follows:

• Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) Account Name: Principal ILS Law College; Account No: 490084060;
Type: Current; Bank Name: Indian Bank; IFSC: IDIB000D007;
Branch: Deccan Gymkhana; Branch Code: 324.
• Demand Draft DD in the name: “Principal ILS Law College Pune” payable at Pune.
• Cash Payment Cash Payments to be made at Cash counter in the College Office during office hours.

Important: We request you to arrange payment before you fill the registration form.

We will not reimburse expenses for travel and accommodation.

Address: ILS Law College, Pune
Law College Road,
Pune – 411004, Maharashtra
Contact: Organising Committee:
Nikita Chacko: +91-9503249309
Sneha Visakha: +91-9405035006

Full details are HERE.

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