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 Speech and Expression’ from 5th to 6th 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 sources and fuse them into our administration of justice.

The event is open for contributions from Judicial Members and Policymakers, Lawyers and Academicians from India or abroad to investigate, appraise and review laws relating to the freedom of speech and expression to foster better understanding and insight of the law in their scope, operation, interpretation and application.

Theme: Freedom of Speech and Expression


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

Abstracts containing not more than 400 words (identifying your chosen Theme/Sub-Theme) are invited along with a short bio and a soft copy of scanned passport sized Photograph to [email protected] on or before 30th September, 2016.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 30th September, 2016.

Intimation regarding abstract selection: 3rdOctober, 2016.

Date of final paper submission: 17th October, 2016.

Date of conference: 5th & 6th November, 2016.