The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) which has been ranked amongst the top 60 think tanks in the world (and amongst the top 3 from India) by the University of Pennsylvania’s highly acclaimed annual Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) report, for the past 5 years, advances social change through intervention and awareness in public policy.
CCS works in the sectors of education, livelihood, and policy training to promote choice and accountability across the private and public sectors. To translate policy into practice, CCS engages with policy and opinion leaders through research, pilot projects and advocacy.
The Law and Liberty Conference (LLC) is the flagship academic congregation of CCS which aims to explore the nexus of legal thought and practice, through the core ideas of liberty. A key component of modern social and political order, liberty is seen as one of the founding principles of rule of law, accountability, transparency, and development. The spheres of liberty are manifold, with implications ranging from economic, civil, and personal practices of individuals, governments, and social communities.
Symbiosis Law School, Pune, (SLS Pune) in 2019 has been ranked 7th by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ministry of Human Resource Development India among the Law Institutes all over the Country. For the past several years, SLS Pune has been securing positions in the top 10 of many rankings. It has been ranked 3rd by India Today in May 2019. It has also been ranked as the 3rd best college in the category of Top leading law schools of super excellence in GHRDC rankings 2018.
It was awarded the Gold Star award by the Bar Council of India in February 2013. It epitomizes excellence in Legal Education and carves out globally competent, excellent, versatile and innovative legal experts in an enduring learning climate. SLS Pune contributes to the all-round development in the field of Law by creating world-class professionals, committed academicians, law reformers, justice dispensers and community crusaders.
2019 Program Highlights of the Law and Liberty Conference
Four panels covering spheres economic, civil, and personal liberties
Expert speakers providing a variety of perspectives, from academia, governance, and legal practice.
Join over 70 of the best law students in the country in a constructive legal discourse
The conference is hosted by Centre for Civil Society in association with Symbiosis Law School, Pune.
Theme: Legal Foundations of a Free Society
Application Form: Click here
Application Fees: 1,000/- (which shall cover food and course materials for the entire duration of the program.)
[Limited merit-based scholarships are avaliable]
Application Deadline: 21 July 2019