CfP: 15th Remembering S.P. Sathe Conference [Online] on Forensic Science and Technology vis-a-vis Criminal Justice System by ILS, Pune [Apr 15-17]: Submit by Mar 15

ILS Law College under the auspices of Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation and the Indian Law Society is inviting abstracts for Remembering S.P. Sathe: 15th National Conference on Forensic Science and Technology vis-a-vis Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Threats.

About the College

Indian Law Society established ILS Law College in 1924, with a view of facilitating infrastructure essential for the study of law. The establishment of the Law College by the Indian Law Society was indeed a pivotal moment in Indian Legal Education as the College exemplified academic excellence, social relevance, and professional competence. Imaginative realignment of written law or the hard law with a view to reorient them with the Indian social milieu has always been the strength of the Indian Law Society.

Details of the Event

Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation, set up by the Indian Law Society, organizes “Remembering S.P. Sathe” an event that consists of Public memorial lecture, Moot Court Competition, and Conference at ILS Law College, Pune on a specific theme with a view to commemorate his contribution to Indian Jurisprudence and Social Action and to encourage the academic pursuit of law students. The Theme for the 15th Remembering SP Sathe conference is ‘Forensic Science and Technology vis-a-vis Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Threats‘ (15th to 17th April 2021).

ILS Law College under the auspices of Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation and the Indian Law Society is pleased to invite abstracts from law students, academicians, lawyers, activists, researchers, and faculty around the world for participation and submission of Research Papers for Remembering S.P. Sathe: 15th National Conference on Forensic Science and Technology vis-a-vis Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Threats. The researchers have the liberty to present research papers on original and creative ideas under the umbrella topic “Law, Forensic Science, and Technology.”

Please find further details on the themes and sub themes in the brochure here.

Eligibility

  • For The Conference: law students, academicians, lawyers, activists, researchers, and faculty
  • For the submission of Research papers: law students, academicians, lawyers, activists, researchers, and faculty

Location

Online event organized by ILS law college, Pune. The relevant links for the event shall be provided on the college website.

Call for Contributions

ILS Law College under auspices of Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation and the Indian Law Society 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: 15th National Conference on Forensic Science and Technology vis-a-vis Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Threats.

The researchers have the liberty to present research papers on original and creative ideas under the umbrella topic “Law, Forensic Science, and Technology.” To illustrate a few topics: Use of Forensic tools like DNA Fingerprinting, Brain mapping, Lie detector test in a criminal investigation.; reliability of scientific evidence: Challenges and threats.

Sub-Themes

  • The constitutional validity of scientific and digital evidence in the context of the principle of self-incrimination
  • Admissibility of digital and forensic evidence: Legal challenges
  • Forensic science as a new avenue for torture and human rights violations
  • Artificial Intelligence: A technological revolution or a weapon of mass constitutional violations
  • The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019: A compromise on privacy rights of individual

Submission Guidelines

  • Each participant must register and pay the registration fees to confirm participation.
  • For submission of abstract registration by payment of fees is compulsory.
  • For registration in the ‘students’ category, a College/ University Photo ID card is mandatory.
  • Only one co-author is permitted. However, if the co-author is not attending the conference, he/she need not pay the registration fees.
  • Each applicant must submit an abstract of no more than 500 words by 15th March 2021 with the subject “Research Paper Abstract Sathe Conference-” and receipt of registration fees. Abstract without registration fees shall not be accepted. Payment of registration fees entitles the participants to attend the conference, even in case of rejection of the abstract.
  • Contents of Abstract
    • Name and contact details of the author and co-author if any;
    • The central idea of the research theme and the core arguments;
    • The proposed breakup of the sections of the paper
  • Participants shortlisted by the organizing committee to present papers in the parallel sessions of the conference must submit their full paper by 5th April 2021 by e-mail to pgd.spsathe2021[at]ilslaw.in not exceeding 6000 words (including footnotes).
  • Selected Research Papers presented during the conference will be published in the in-house journal ‘ILS Law
    Review’. (ISSN 2319-3719)

Format of Paper

MS Word format with Times New Roman font on A4 size paper and 1” margin on all sides, font size 12, and line spacing of 1.5, Citations must be in the form of footnotes and conform to the latest edition of ILI style.

Registration

To register and pay for the conference following are the Bank Details Bank Name:

  • State Bank of India Bank Account Name: ILS Law College
  • Bank Address: Deccan Gymkhana Branch, PMT Building, Pune, Maharashtra 411004
  • Type of Account: Current
  • Account Number: 11100349321
  • IFSC Code: SBIN0001110
  • Branch Code: 01110R126
  • Swift Code: SBININBB218

Note:

  • Please note that you have to pay the bank remittance charges from your end and they should not be deducted from the fees.
  • Please mention your name and address while remitting your fee and instruct your banker to mention it in the remittance letter to India.
  • For Indian Students and Professionals please pay through” Register & Pay Now” available on the ILS Law College Website.

Fee Details

  • For Indian students and professionals registration Fees: Rs 500/-
  • For International Students and Professionals Registration Fees: 25 Dollars
  • For International Students and Professionals please transfer the amount as per the given Bank Details mentioned below.
  • For Indian Students and Professionals please pay through” Register & Pay Now” available on the ILS Law College Website.
  • The registration fee is not refundable
  • Registration Fee (includes GST and covers participation certificate).

Important Deadlines

  • Last date to register for participation only: 10th April 2021
  • Last date to submit abstracts with Registration: 15th March 2021
  • Result of selected abstracts: 22nd March 2021
  • Last date to submit your papers: 5th April 2021
  • Last date to register for participation only: 10th April 2021

Contact Information

Students Volunteers

  • Akshat Mishra: 8149106003
  • Abhishek Kumar: 9049217967
  • Anjali Nair: 7306503323

Click here to register for the conference.

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