Call for Papers: RGNUL’s National Seminar on Prison Administration and Reforms: Submit by March 16

The Centre for Advanced Studies in Criminal Law (CASCL) at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab invites abstracts for paper presentation for a National Seminar on PRISON ADMINISTRATION AND REFORMS WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON LEGAL AID AND LEGAL SERVICES .

Submission Procedure

Please send your abstracts of 300 – 350 words accompanied by a brief profile of the author containing his/her email ID, contact number and official address on email id: [email protected]


16th March, 2016

You are hereby requested to choose from any of the following sub-themes:

Legal Representation and Legal Aid to Under Trial

Human Rights and Prisons

Legal Services to Women and Juvenile Offenders

Offenders on Death Row and Clemency

Alternatives to Imprisonment

Probation and Parole

Custodial Death and Inquests

Overcrowding of Prisons and Privatization of Prisons

Rape and Sexual Abuses in Prisons

Review of Jail Manuals

Rights of Prisoners

Prisons and Restorative Justice

Information and Computerization Services in Prisons

Submission Guidelines


There is no streamlined format for the abstract.

One co-authorship is allowed but only one of the authors is allowed to present the paper if the abstract is chosen for final submission.

Main Paper:

1. The paper may be based on any of the given sub-themes

2.The Paper should not be of more than 6000 words.

3. It must be typed in Times New Roman Font Size 12 on A4 size paper with 1” margin on all sides with 1.5 line spacing using MS Word.

4. A uniform system of citation must be strictly adhered to while submitting the abstracts and full paper.

5. All full length papers shall be sent on email id: [email protected]

Important Dates

The abstract submission deadline is March 16 and the date of acceptance of the abstract selection list is March 20.

The date of final paper submission is March 31.

For further details, click HERE.


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