CfP: FIMT 3-Day National Conference on Curriculum Development and Pedagogy for Legal Education [July 15-17]: Submit by June 22

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Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology (FIMT) is organizing National Conference On Curriculum Development And Pedagogy For Legal Education from July 15 to 17, 2022.

About The Institute

The Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology (FIMT) is a NAAC accredited college in Delhi. Established by the Fairfield Group of Institutions, it is an ‘A’ Grade College approved by the Government of NCT of Delhi, affiliated to the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, which is the first university established by the Government of Delhi.

FIMT is approved by the Bar Council of India and National Council for Teacher Education and other authenticating bodies.

About the Conference by FIMT

For long in the history of the world, the concept goes as ‘law is an agency of social control’ with other social institutions including ethics, morality, religion and so on. In the most modern human experience, in advanced processes of governance, trade, social transformation, politics, justice delivery, technological development and the management of environment, law has emerged as the unparalleled establishment for the sustenance, effective performance and further development of all these processes.

Every day innumerable instruments of law are born and scraped to meet the requirements of a successful operation of the mechanisms for regulation of personal, local, national, regional and global human affairs. Issues related to matrimony, family, kinship, society, polity, economy and inter-generational concerns.

Responsibilities are spread over to all, viz, legislature, executive and judiciary. This all needs best of the human resource with capacity to act appropriately, and come with expected results. In turn is needs an effective legal education system with appropriate curriculum and result-oriented teaching and learning plans.

The colossal challenges which the legal and justice system in India is presently openly facing are: inordinate delay in disposal of cases, piling up of cases in courts, increasing number of prisoners, accessibility to justice, the idea of satisfaction of consumers of justice, use of emerging technologies, questions related to indeterminate  jurisdictions, 

The New Education Policy 2020, in Clause 20.4., provides: “Legal education needs to be competitive globally, adopting best practices and embracing new technologies for wider access to and timely delivery of justice. At the same time, it must be informed and illuminated with Constitutional values of Justice-Social, Economic, and Political-and directed towards national reconstruction through instrumentation of democracy, rule of law, and human rights.

The curricula for legal studies must reflect socio-cultural contexts along with, in an evidence-based manner, the history of legal thinking, principles of justice, the practice of jurisprudence, and other related content appropriately and adequately. State institutions offering law education must consider offering bilingual education for future lawyers and judges-in English and in the language of the State in which the institution is situated”.

The FIMT School of Law is, therefore organizing a Three Day National Conference on Curriculum Development and Pedagogy for Legal Education in Contemporary India: Perspectives in National Education Policy 2020 at FIMT Campus, Kapashera, New Delhi-110037.

Themes & Sub Themes

The main themes for discussion will be:

  • The Growth and Development of Legal Education System in India: General View of Experiences of Last 100 Years
    •  [Imperative and Avenues during British Period; Urgencies and Transformation from 1950 onwards; Prime Influences and Advances from 1995 till date (in globalizing India).]
  • Patterns of Curicullum Development and Pedagogy for Legal Education since the Adoption of the Constitution of 1950: ‘The Matters Ignored’, ‘The Issues Attended’ and ‘The Goals Unmet’.
  • Institutional Reformation and Reorganisation for Effective Curricullum Structuring and Delivery with Time Changes: Establishment of University Faculties, NLUs and Self Financing Institutions, &  the Bar Council  of India and UGC (Regulators)
  • Contemporary Major Challenges for Legal Education System and Curicullum Designing in India: Looking for Employability as well as Promotion of Thought
  • Imperatives of Emerging Technologies on Legal Education: Actualisation of Content and Pedagogy to Needs of a Robust Judicial System
  • Experiential Learning in Law: Getting Ready for Opportunities and Approaches to Multiple and Altering Avenues for Law Careerists
  • Any other related topic

 [The discussions may be preferably, wherever possible, carried out with reference to NEP 2020]

Submission Guidelines

  • Long and short articles must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words (along with keywords).
  • There can be a maximum of one co- author in one submission.
  • All manuscripts must be submitted in English language only.
  • The research paper must be original and unpublished work of the author(s). Plagiarism above 10 % shall attract immediate disqualification.
  • The manuscript must be typewritten. The font should be Times New Roman, font size 12, line spacing 1.5, justified alignment (except the title and ‘abstract’ caption which should be centrally aligned). All pages shall be numbered.
  • All entries should be submitted electronically in .doc or .docx format.
  • All manuscripts must be accompanied by:
    • A cover letter with the name(s) of author(s), designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information (correspondence address, email id, phone number etc.).
    • A declaration that the manuscript submitted is a piece of original and bonafide research work and has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
  • Abstract and manuscript file should be <Name of the author(s)> _ Abstract/ Manuscript. For e.g. Avinash Tripathi_Abstarct, Mukul Verma_Manuscript

Submission Procedure

Submit your manuscript to fimtlegaleducationconference[at]gmail.com

Participants

Submissions are invited from Academics, Lawyers, Judges, Executive officers, Legislators, Policy Makers, Scholars, Activists, Media Persons and Students

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract: June 22, 2022
  • Communication of Acceptance: May 25, 2022
  • Submission of Full Paper: June 25, 2022
  • Communication of acceptance: July 5, 2022
  • Date of Conference: July 15 to 17, 2022

Mode

Conference will be conducted in Hybrid mode, both online and offline, for authors and participants both.

Registration Fee

No registration fee will be charged from the authors or participants.

Rewards

  • Accepted papers will be published in the form of an edited book with ISBN No.
  • Every participant will receive a certificate of presentation.
  • Participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Contact Information

In case of queries, write to fimtlegaleducationconference[at]gmail.com

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