National Conference on Wrongful Prosecution: Rights, Protection and Assistance 7th October 2017

By | September 25, 2017

Call for Abstract

The Conference will be graced by dignitaries and academicians, who have expertise in the given field. The speakers and panelists will focus on the flaws and complexities in the criminal prosecutorial system. The emphasis would be to explore, conceptualize and strengthen the rights, the legal protection, and assistance that can be provided to the wrongfully prosecuted. The Conference is also open for paper presentations. Teachers, research scholars, lawyers, undergraduate and postgraduate students of law, are invited to participate in the conference. Up to 25 presenters may present their papers during the conference.

We seek proposals that offer in depth study of the problem and offer a critical analysis of the same. The paper should also explore the alternatives and suggestions to improvise the prosecutorial process.

The abstract should be in 500-700 words, summarizing the issue that will be addressed. Submissions must be word-processed and in Times New Roman font (the main text should be in font size 12 and footnotes in font size 10) with double spacing. All paragraphs must begin with a one- inch indent, and a one-line gap must be maintained between all paragraphs and headings. For footnotes, Harvard Blue Book (19th edition) citation style must be followed. Co-authorship is limited up to two authors. In case of co-authorship, each author will have to register separately in the event of participation in the conference.

The Centre’s decision on selection of papers shall be final and binding.


  1. Issues emerging from wrongful prosecution viz. reasons, a social condemnation, misuse of power at the hands of investigative and prosecutorial authorities etc.
  2. Victimization of wrongful prosecution- A critical analysis of their rights, legal protection, and assistance.
  3. The Compensatory mechanism for the acquitted victims of wrongful prosecution.
  4. Legal Reforms-the way ahead.

Please note that this list is not meant to be exhaustive; we hope to receive abstracts related to the conference’s central proposition even if the topic was not specifically listed here.

Deadlines for Submissions

Those who are interested in presenting a paper on any of the themes mentioned above must send an abstract of 500-700 words, on or before 16th September 2017 on the given email address. Selection of abstracts will be informed within a week after submission on the university website. Those selected would be required to send a full-length paper of 5000 – 7000 words by 30th September 2017. No paper presentation will be allowed unless the full paper is submitted by or before the last date. Please note that each presentation will be limited to 15 minutes.

Registration: If you are interested in participating, please send the abstract of the paper along with the registration form given below. The registration fee for teachers/senior researchers/lawyers is Rs 1000/- and for students (undergraduates and post-graduates) is Rs 500/.

The registration fee may be deposited through online payment.

Online Payment: Participants should pay the registration fee through the link mentioned below. LINK:-

Note: Registration fee shall not be refunded in the event of non-selection of paper. However, the candidate may participate in the event. Apart from paper presentation, all the sessions would be open for all registered candidates and participation certificates would be given for the same. Registration form and receipt of online payment should be emailed at

For query please contact at the above email address:

Conference Coordinators:

Mr. Sidharth Dahiya – 7838782877

Ms. Pratibha Tandon




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