CLEA Regional Conference on Freedom of Speech and Expression, 5-6 November, 2016

What: CLEA Regional Conference 2016

When: 5 & 6 November, 2016

Where: Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida


LAW COMMISSION OF INDIA in association with LLOYD LAW COLLEGE and COMMONWEALTH LEGAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (CLEA) ASIA-INDIA is organizing the prestigious CLEA REGIONAL CONFERENCE - 2016 on the topic 'Freedom of the Speech and Expression' from 5 to 6 November, 2016 at Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida. Freedom of speech and expression like the rights to life and liberty is an ever expanding circle. This very expansion brings with it challenges and concerns. The object of the conference is to provide an excellent opportunity for sharing of every possible understanding, ideas and views relating to freedom of speech and expression: to receive wisdom from all possible source and fuse them into our administration of justice 

Hence, two Conferences are proposed to be organized: one on 'Freedom of Speech and Expression' at Lloyd Law th College, Greater Noida and the other on 'Media and Democracy' on 28th and 29 of January, 2017 at SRM University, School of Law, Chennai. The outcome of the both Conferences will be compiled and submitted to the Law Commission of India which may help the Commission in preparing the report on Sedition Law. 


Freedom of Speech and Expression

Laws Affecting Speech and Expression like Sedition Defamation Privacy,
- Individual Freedom and Media
- Right to Know v/s Right against Information
- Freedom of Expression in the Internet Age

Abstract and Submission

Abstracts containing not more than 400 words (identifying your chosen Theme/Sub-Theme) may be submitted along with a short bio indicating your educational background, institution and contact details along with a soft copy of scanned passport sized Photograph to the  [email protected] on or before 20 September, 2016 latest by 11.59 p.m.

Submission Guidelines- 
 There is no streamlined format for the abstract. Authors must identify their chosen sub-theme for abstracts. Co-authorship is allowed, subject to a maximum of two authors. One Co-Author only will be allowed to present the paper at the conference; however the other CoAuthor's presence is essential during the paper presentation for certificate purposes.

Authors whose abstracts are selected after initial screening must get registration details from Mr. Aakash Sharma, General Convener, CLEA Conference - 2016 and confirm their participation by sending in the duly filled in Registration Form to [email protected] by 17th October, 2016 latest by 11.59 p.m.

Paper Submission-
The authors submitting papers must attach a Plagiarism Report alongside their submission. All submissions shall be made to th [email protected] on or before 17 October, 2016 latest by 11.59 p.m.

Important Dates-

Announcement of the conference: 24 August, 2016 
Abstract submission deadline: 20 September, 2016 
Intimation regarding abstract selection: 23 September, 2016 
Date of final paper submission: 17 October, 2016
Date of conference: 5 & 6 November, 2016 

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