7 Day National LevelFaculty DevelopmentProgramme on Confluence of Law & Technology

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.

Concept Note

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:

  1. . Law in the Context of the Digital Revolution: Current Legal Problems.
  2. . 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.

  1. . Envisaging a Comprehensive Legal Regime for Data Protection: The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 .
  2. . Regulation of Social Media and Digital Platforms: Ethics and Morality. 8 . Internet of Things ( Io T) and Law of Crimes.
  1. . Emerging Legal Trends in the regulation of Fintech Markets.
  2. . 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.

Objectives

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.

Expected Outcomes

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.

DETAILS

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

PATRON

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

ACADEMIC COORDINATORS

Dr. Meera Mathew Associate Professor

Dr. Harish Tiwari Assistant Professor

FACULTY COORDINATORS

Dr. Rahul Srivastava Assistant Professor

Mrs. Akanksha Singh Assistant Professor

Contact Us

For any query, contact us at:

Email: rahul.srivastava@christuniversity.in

Contact No.: Dr. Rahul Srivastava, +919818781508

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