NLU Jodhpur conducts seminar on 'Revisiting the Current Regime of Family Law in India'

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Updated on Apr 22, 2022 16:53 IST

National Law University (NLU) Jodhpur has organised a national seminar on "Revisiting the Current Regime of Family Law in India" on April 20 and April 21, 2022.

NLU Jodhpur conducts seminar on 'Revisiting the Current Regime of Family Law in India'

With the objective to offer participants with an an opportunity to research on the emerging and relevant areas of family, National Law University (NLU) Jodhpur has conducted a national seminar of "Revisiting the Current Regime of Family Law in India" on April 20 and April 21, 2022.

Themes of the NLU Jodhpur seminar

The main themes of the seminar was as follows:

  • The shift in the tide including changing contours of family and marriage, status of a deemed marriage, locating live-in-relationship in the family law framework, same-sex marriage, civil partnerships, polygamy, adoption etc.
  • Constitution, Rights, and Family Law including Article 13 and Personal laws, Right to equality and religious freedom, Legal pluralism and Uniform Civil Code, Right to privacy and Family Law, Child Marriage.
  • Paternalism in Indian Family law including the existing framework of custody and guardianship law, Inheritance Laws, Anti-conversion Laws, Conjugal Rights.
  • Family Law and Economic Justice including the social importance of financial independence, inheritance laws through the lens of gender justice, and right to choose and inheritance etc
  • LGBTQIA+ community and Family Law

As per the university's notification, the fees to participate in the NLU Jodhpur seminar was for PhD students INR 600 and for Academicians, Advocates and Researchers, the fees was INR 1200. 

Through this seminar, NLU Jodhpur aimed to encourage interdisciplinary research in the areas of family law, social and economic rights, and contemporary gender theory.

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