Call for Papers | National Symposium on Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act 2022 | MNLU | Hybrid | Apply by April 25

About MNLU

Established in 2014, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (MNLU), in a very short period of time has grown to become one of the premier law institutes in India.


The Centre for Advanced Legal Studies, Training and Research was established with a vision to bring all academic, research and training activities relating to existing, contemporary, and futuristic law under the single, unique and independent umbrella of the department in the Maharashtra National Law University.

The main objectives of the centre are to facilitate advanced legal studies, legal training, and legal research.


The Centre for Information Communication Technology and Law aims to be a hub of excellence in generating and disseminating knowledge concerning the interrelationship between technology and law across the globe.

About Pro Bono Club

The Pro Bono club was established at Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai to provide equal access to justice for all citizens, a fundamental right of every citizen. The Pro-Bono Club works on the ‘Assisted Model’ in collaboration with the government and private organizations.

About the Symposium

Criminal law is going to witness a sea change with the introduction of the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, of 2022. The Act has steered the jurisprudence regarding criminal identification and criminal procedure in India.

In light of these precedents and the much-debated provisions of the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, of 2022 Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is conducting a National Symposium on Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022.

Through this symposium, they attempt to deliberate upon the ever-going juxtaposition of individual liberty with societal interest. As this area is comparatively niche in criminal jurisprudence, it is important to have quality academic discussions on the same.


  • Scientific Advancements and the Re-Imagination of the Rule of Law: Exploring the Intersection of Law, Governance & Science and Technology.
  • Data Protection, Privacy, and the Challenge of Speedy Justice: Balancing the Right to Privacy with the Need for Efficient Legal System.

Sub Themes

  • Surveillance Technologies and Privacy Concerns.
  • Role of Forensics in Remolding the Rule of Law.
  • Ethical Issues in the Use of Technology in the Criminal Justice System
  • Balancing personal autonomy and law enforcement.


  • Mr. Bharat Chugh, Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Padma Shri. Adv. Ujjwal Nikam, Special Public Prosecutor, Government Of India
  • Mr. Anmol Deshmukh, Forensic Expert Executive, Government Of Maharashtra
  • Adv. Pawan Trivedi, Advocate, High Court Of Gujarat

How to Register?

Interested participants may participate through the link provided at the end of the post.

Registration Fees

  • Participants: Rs. 1000/-
  • Paper Presentation (Students): Rs. 1500/-
  • Paper Presentation (Professionals): Rs 2500/-
  • To make payment click here.

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Abstracts – April 25, 2023
  • Communication of Abstract Selection – May 1, 2023
  • Date of Event – May 6, 2023 (10 AM- 5 PM)
  • A payment link for Paper Presentation will be sent after the selection of abstracts.


The top 10 selected papers shall be published in an edited book in the form of chapters.




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