Call for Papers: S. P. Sathe Conference – 2014 on Current Issues in Land Laws

ILS Law College is organizing its annual Conference in the memory of Prof. S. P. Sathe, former Principal of ILS Law College, and a renowned expert in constitutional and administrative law. This Conference is organized to commemorate the contribution of Professor S.P. Sathe to Indian Jurisprudence and Social Action and to encourage academic pursuit of law students. The other events are the National Moot Court Competition, and a Memorial Lecture.

Conference Date: 8th and 9th February, 2014

Theme: Current Issues in Land Laws

 Rehabilitation and resettlement schemes, and their implementation in acquisition of land.
 Land Records – Rights and entitlements.
 Socio- legal issues in land acquisition.
 Land ownership, fraudulent transfers, land grabbing.
 Role of the State in assuring fair transactions in land dealings.
 Right to fair compensation for land acquisition and other land schemes.


The Conference will feature panel discussions among top industry experts, practitioners and academicians. Invited authors will present papers and selected papers will be considered for publication in ILS Law Review, 2014

Individually authored research papers are invited from:-

 Students of 2nd, 3rd , 4th and 5th year of a five-year law course
 Students of 2nd and 3rd year of a three-year law course
 Masters’ and PhD students
 Members of Faculty
 Legal Practitioners


  • Authors must submit an abstract of not more than 300 words. You can mail your abstracts to us on or before 21st December, 2013 at
  • If your abstract is selected, you will be notified by e-mail on or before 25th December, 2013, and will be invited to present your papers at the Conference. You must register for the Conference once notified.
  • Last date for submitting invited papers is 20th January, 2014.
  • Hard copy of paper must be submitted on arrival.
  • You must submit only original and unpublished papers.
  • Whether your abstract is selected or not, you may still attend the Conference.
  • Papers by multiple authors will not be considered.

Format of Abstract and Paper:
 Soft copy (A4 Size)
 MSWord (2000-2007)
 Font: Times New Roman; Size: 12 for Text, 10 for Footnotes.
 Line Spacing: 1.5 for Text, Single for Footnotes
 Word limit (including footnotes and bibliography): 300 for Abstract, 3000-7500 for Paper.
 Mode of citation: OSCOLA

Important Dates:
 Registration for the Conference begins: 21 December, 2013
 Last Date for Submission of Abstracts: 21 December, 2013
 Announcement of Selected Abstracts: 25 December, 2013
 Last Date for Submission of Completed Papers: 20 January, 2014
 Last date for Registration: 1 February, 2014
 Submission of Hard Copy of Paper on arrival at Conference: 8 February 2014



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