NLIU Bhopal is organising a National Conference on Constitutional Jurisprudence. Scroll down for more details!

National Law Institute University, Bhopal is organising a National Conference on Constitutional Jurisprudence scheduled to be held in the month of March 2024.

About NLIU

National Law Institute University Bhopal is a public law school and a National Law University located in Bhopal, India. Established in 1997 by the State of Madhya Pradesh, it is the second law school established under the National Law School system.

About the Conference

The conference aims to intellectually empower young faculty of law teachers. This conference is different from usual conferences on ‘Constitutional Law’ and on ‘Jurisprudence’ in as much as the focus of this conference is on the jurisprudential and historical context of constitutional law, conventions, and practices.


  • The preamble, the source of authority of the state, its accountability, constitutional vision, democracy, and republican form.
  • Fundamental Rights, Criminalisation of untouchability, protective discrimination and affirmative action; equality, liberty, fraternity, and justice.
  • The importance and relationship of Human Rights vis-à-vis Fundamental Rights.
  • Constitutional values and constitutional vision.
  • Is the parameters of federalism are the characteristics of federalism necessarily confined to the characteristics propounded by K. C. Wheare.
  • Freedom of choice and determinism in criminal law.
  • Interpretation of the constitution, debate between ‘originalists’ and ‘revisionists’; Importance of ‘Human Rights Discourse’ in constitutional interpretation.
  • Rule conformist views and rule sceptic views of the constitution.
  • Legal Morality, Constitutionalism, Constitutional Morality: Overlap and Separation by the Judiciary.
  • Separation of ‘Is’ and ‘Ought’ and its relevance to Constitutional-Jurisprudence.
  • Any other sub-theme relating to Constitutional Jurisprudence.
These sub-topics are only indicative of the scope of the theme of conference, they do not define the scope of the theme exhaustively.

Registration Fee

  • Teachers and Others: INR 2000.
  • Students: INR 500.
The fees will be paid by the participants only after their paper is selected for presentation at the Conference.

Submission Guidelines

  • Interested participants are invited to submit full papers by February 29, 2024.
  • Submissions should be in Microsoft Word format (.docx or .doc files) and accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 500 words.
  • The prescribed word limits for different categories (Long Articles, Short Articles, Case Comments, and Book Reviews) are stipulated in the submission guidelines.
  • For comprehensive details on submission guidelines and to submit your paper, kindly refer to the enclosed concept note of the conference.
  • Submission Link: [Cick here to Submit]


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Important Dates

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 29th February 2024.


  • Mr. Sudhanshu Pratap: | Ph: +91-9454034500
  • Mr. Ujjawal Joshi: +91-7827111561
  • Mr. Ritik Nandan: +91-9752236379

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