CfP: CLEA Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law @ Mody University, Rajasthan [Sep 21-23]: Registrations Open

UPDATE: Last date for submission of abstract extended. New date 20th August 2018.
Conference Theme

Comparative Constitutional Law: Developments and its Teaching Techniques in Commonwealth Nations

Constitution of any country is a living and dynamic document. Constitution binds together the people of a given country despite diversity in all spheres. In modern times, globalization has widened the scope of constitutional studies by requiring the lawyers and other stakeholders to understand legal principles far beyond the territorial boundaries.

Thus, Comparative Constitutional Law offers broad range of interdisciplinary interest to lawyers, economists, political scientists, sociologists, adjudicators and legislators in understanding how Constitutions are framed and how they are being interpreted.
Study of Comparative Constitutional Law is the study of constitutional law through the lens of comparative law.

In the modern era, where lawyers have international clients, legal professionals must study beyond their domestic law and should be aware of constitutional trends in neighbouring and other countries in order to assess and evaluate transnational developments. It is essential to examine how countries are addressing and solving similar situations in emerging constitutional jurisprudence.

As a branch of law, Comparative Constitutional Law aims at providing awareness on (i) structural approach to Constitution making and Constitution interpretation (ii) individual freedoms, (iii) rule of law and separation of powers, (iv) role of judicial review, (v) the possibilities and limits of modern Constitutions (vi) pluralism etc.

The Main Conference is open to the following categories:

a) Law Teachers
b) Bar and Bench
c) Administrators
d) Educational consultants
e) Educational policy makers; and
f) Law students

Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions should be original and unpublished.
  • Co-authorship is allowed up to two persons
  • The word limit for full research paper is 4000-5000 words (excluding footnotes).
  • Researcher has to follow Harvard Bluebook, 19th edition.
SAFARI – A Tour of ‘The Thar’

There will be Safari trip for the conference participants to Jaisalmer on 23 of September, 2018. Jaisalmer known as the Golden City is a medieval trading centre and a princely state in Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert.

It is famous for breathtaking sandstone Fort, exotic camel-train trade routes, magnificent historic mansions, yellow sandstone architecture and splendid temples that date back to the 15th and 16th centuries. A camel safari will unfold the pastoral countryside desert life of India.

CLEA Students’ Conference 2018

This CLEA Students’ Conference is a step towards building a network of future generations of lawyers and those working in the area of law and related fields from Commonwealth countries to interact with each other. The aim of the Conference is to promote research activities among students of Law and provides a great opportunity to present their papers.


Main Conference

Registration fee for each participant for the Main Conference is US $ 40. Delegates from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India will be required to pay Rs 2000/- (Indian currency) as registration fee. The fee includes Conference kit, lunches, tea, dinner, and participation in all Conference sessions. Accommodation on request for Rs. 1000/- per day.

Pick-up arrangement for foreign delegates:

  • On prior information, pick up from Jaipur to Lakshmangarh for foreign delegates can be arranged.
  • Return conveyance can also be arranged on prior information.

Students’ Conference

The students who desire to participate in the Students’ Conference shall pay Rs. 1000/- (Indian currency).

In case registration is not finalised on or before 12th August, 2018 an additional fee of US $ 20 will be charged.

Special conference Package

Main Conference

  • Conference Registration fee for each participant, without Accommodation: US $ 40
  • Conference Registration & Accommodation (moderate) for three nights ( 21, 22 & 23 September, 2018) (Comprehensive package): US $ 100
  • Accommodation (moderate) for persons accompanying participants for three nights
    (21, 22 & 23 September, 2018): US $ 100
  • Participants who wish to pay more and stay in a hotel are free to do so.

Students’ Conference

Conference Registration & Accommodation (Hostel) for three nights (21, 22 & 23 September, 2018): US$ 50

Those interested to be a part of the CLEA Conference may kindly inform the Organizing Committee on or before 20th August, 2018 by furnishing the name of the participant, accompanying persons if any, address, mobile number, E-mail address and Demand Draft in favour of CLEA Conference, 2018 payable at MUST – School of Legal Studies, Lakshmangarh, Sikar Confirmation of registration will be sent on receipt of the DD.



  1. Mr. Vikram Sharma, Assistant Professor: 9711104086
  2. Ms. Neha Khurana, Assistant Professor: 8839400108
  3. Ms. Vini Kewaliya, Assistant Professor: 9057281175


Prof. Satish C. Shastri, Chairman, Organising Committee
Dean, School of Legal Studies, Mody University of Science & Technology
Lakshmangarh -332311, Distt –Sikar (Raj.)
Phone: +91-1573 225875, +91-9414047320, Fax: +91-1573 225883

Mr. Vikram Singh Arya, Secretary, Organising Committee
Secretary CLEA (Asia-India) / Advocate, Supreme Court of India

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