About CHRIST UNIVERSITY
CHRIST ( Deemed to be University), a premier educational institution, is an academic fraternity of individuals dedicated to the motto of Excellence and Service. The University is a nurturing ground for an individual & holistic development so as to make an effective contribution to the society in a dynamic environment. I t was established as a college in July, 1969 by the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate ( CMI), founded by Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara. I t was conferred the Deemed University Status in 2008 by the University Grants Commission ( UGC) under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 . CHRIST ( Deemed to be University) has f ive campuses, three in Bengaluru and one each in Pune and Delhi NCR ( off campuses).
Ranked as one of the top and reputed multi- disciplinary universities in India, CHRIST ( Deemed to be University) Bangalore has been placed between 401 – 600 globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020 . As per the latest NIRF 2022 rankings, CHRIST ( Deemed to be University) enters the l ist of top 100 universities in India and grabs the 71 st position. The School of Law has secured 16 th position in Law category, retaining i tself in the top 20 s. According to QS Rankings, CHRIST ( Deemed to be University) ranks in the 601 – 650 band amongst top Asian universities.
About School of Law
School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) (SLCU), Delhi NCR, is an off- campus CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. It already has a proven history of success in the field of education. The School of Law offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes in Law as per the guidelines of the Bar Council of India and the University Grants Commission. It has a flexible curriculum offering several options in different areas of specialization. It is devised keeping in mind the requirements of the legal profession and academia. The academic programmes offered at School of Law incorporate a number of special opportunities such as Internships, Legal Aid, Moot Court, Trial advocacy, Client Counseling, Value-added Courses, Skill Enhancement Workshops, Career-Oriented Training with outcome based legal education.
Today with the confluence of Law and technology, digitization has massively increased. Cyberspace is presenting far more new distinctive challenges, issues and perspectives. This advancement holds particular importance for developing countries as the world has already entered into the golden age of digital revolution and with influence of technology on law in its ambit, focus, impact and frequency, there are number of crucial issues concerning the digital environment and their regulations that are throwing up contentious issues by the members of digital stakeholder community. Despite the potential benefits, this revolution also poses new types of risks. The lack of security standards in the business models, misuse of personal data, electronic frauds, and cybercrimes are among the major vulnerabilities of the new digital era.
At the center of the law and policy debate is how this new area of technology should be regulated and supervised. This FDP aims to act as a catalyst for discussions on the key aspects of Cyberspace, and its future trends and impacts, including legal, ethical, social, policy and regulatory issues thereof and present an integrated, holistic and strategic view of the issues therein, whilst recognizing that there is an urgent need for effective global cooperation on cyber issues amongst all stakeholders. The experts in the FDP will deliberate on contemporary challenges posed by technological advancement in laws.
In this FDP, faculty members and resource persons will seek to explore the answers to this and other similar technological miscellanies. This FDP re-emphasizes on the importance of new technologies for understanding and utilizing the digital transformation of Law. It further highlights the need to support the legal sector and academia’s engagement in a tech-inclusive industry. This FDP is designed for teachers and educators to deliberate and learn about the interface between Law and Technology, the fintech revolution, and contemporary legal responses to techno-legal advancement in the field of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptocurrencies, blockchain and big data. We will also be deliberating on the challenges faced in education and research in the present digital era in terms of Innovation, Incubation, Start-ups, governance and regulatory issues in India.
Deliberation on the following areas by eminent experts in the f ield of law & technology:
- . Law in the Context of the Digital Revolution: Current Legal Problems.
- . Challenges of Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning, Augmented and Virtual Reality. 3 . Innovation for Access to Justice: E- courts, AI in the judiciary and Rule of Law.
4 . Digital Technologies in Alternative Dispute Resolution: Online Dispute Resolution. 5 . Regulation of Robotic Vehicles and Drones: Cybersecurity and Liability Issues.
- . Envisaging a Comprehensive Legal Regime for Data Protection: The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 .
- . Regulation of Social Media and Digital Platforms: Ethics and Morality. 8 . Internet of Things ( Io T) and Law of Crimes.
- . Emerging Legal Trends in the regulation of Fintech Markets.
- . Persistent concerns around Freedom of Speech and Expression of Online Users 1 1 . 5 G and challenges to Net Neutrality.
12 . Big Data: Privacy and Regulatory Issues. 13 . Blockchain Ecosystem in India.
14 . Law, Technology and Democracy.
To provide orientation and training on the current legal problems encountered by the confluence of Law and Technology.
To identify the distinctive legal, policy, regulatory and technical challenges, issues and nuances thrown up by growing cyber security breaches and the potential approaches being adopted in this regard to deal with them.
To train the faculty to inculcate the skills required by engaging technology related courses.
To augment organizational capacities to assess the impact of legal response to current technological challenges.
To create a culture of developing comprehensive legal responses and reforms towards the identified gaps between Law and Technology.
Understand the theoretical and practical concepts relevant to privacy and data protection, emerging technology, platform governance, cybersecurity and information security, intellectual property, and competition law.
Develop new pedagogies in line with the best practices followed by emerging law schools.
Evaluate various domestic cyber laws, including laws associated with technology and information law and policy, intellectual property and competition law with the support of experts engaging the sessions.
Draft new courses to prepare 21st century lawyers to meet the techno-legal challenges posed by the digital revolution in law.
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Dr. Fr. Viju P.D. Dean and Director
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi-NCR
Dr. Fincy Pallissery
Head of the Department, School of Law, Delhi-NCR
Dr. Meera Mathew Associate Professor
Dr. Harish Tiwari Assistant Professor
Dr. Rahul Srivastava Assistant Professor
Mrs. Akanksha Singh Assistant Professor