Centre For Laws on Gender and Sexuality (CLGS)

About the Centre

The Centre for Laws on Gender and Sexuality aims to engage in original, empirical as well as doctrinal research on the intersection of law and gender studies, with a specific focus on the understanding of the sexual. In the course of the above research, we aim to meet specific targets.

Vision and Mission

 The Centre will attempt to demystify and detangle the concept of sexual consent – whether it be that of women or minors.

Scope of Work
  1. The research that the Centre will engage in will be strictly interdisciplinary, combining aspects of feminist jurisprudence and criminal justice system.
  2. The Centre shall host guest lectures, panel discussions and other research oriented activities  in its research area.

Email id: lawgendersexuality@dme.ac.in

Centre For Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR)

About the Centre

The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) of Delhi Metropolitan Education aims at supporting academic and policy-oriented dialogue in the individual and intersectional areas of intellectual property (IP) such as Traditional Knowledge, Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Artificial Intelligence, etc., with Cyber Laws and Competition Law. The Centre will primarily focus on carrying out intensive and extensive research on important contemporary issues in these areas.

Vision and Mission

CIPR will undertake numerous initiatives towards fostering discussion and capacity-building. It will conduct workshops, conferences, expert talks, and certified courses focusing in the area dealing with the interface of IPR with other upcoming fields of  cyber law and competition law.

Scope of Work
  1. The center is in the process of developing comprehensive and high-quality open electronic access to outputs of the projects/ research undertaken by the center.
  2. The center aims at releasing a comprehensive textbook that will cover the diverse topics related to IPR, competition laws and cyber laws.
  3. The center also aims at starting diploma courses for IPR.

Email id: cipr@dme.ac.in

Centre for Criminal Laws and Justice (CCLJ)

About the Centre

Criminal law is an important subject of academic and practical importance. The centre aims to advance knowledge on the administration of justice and on the nature of criminal behavior. It aims to bring various stakeholders like academicians, policy planners, officials, programme administrators, representatives of civil society, NGOs, media, social and development activists and practitioners to debate and discuss about Criminal Law and Justice and inclusive development: issues, challenges and social work perspective. The centre attempts to engage these issues theoretically as well as empirically.

Vision and Mission

Organization of courses, conferences, seminars and lectures; the preparation of responses to Government legislative proposals, Law Commission consultation papers, and other law reform proposals; the building of networks of contacts with government departments, the judiciary, the criminal Bar, solicitors’ firms, the police, the prison machinery and other institutions and groups with interests in criminal justice; cooperation with other universities with special interests in criminal law subjects, with a view to developing programmes of visits, faculty exchanges, and collaborative research.

Scope of Work
  1. The main objective behind the centre is to provide the students not only legal education but they should be given exposure to the society to understand the laws and the bottlenecks in legal implementation.
  2. The centre also aims at initiating programs which advance the research capabilities of the undergraduate law students.

Email id: cclj@dme.ac.in

Centre for Enviro-legal Studies (CELS)

About the Centre

The Centre for Enviro-legal Studies (CELS) aspires to sew up a clean and sustainable environment for this nation which is still in the developing phase. Further it aims to serve as a resource Centre for teaching environmental law and to pursue research in national, regional and international context.

Vision and Mission

To encourage, popularize and disseminate information on contemporary environmental issues, affecting our common future.To take up legal issues of environmental concern for perusal at relevant forums.To collaborate and provide a forum for a mutual exchange of ideas and promote public participation on key issues of the environment.To enable and empower through legal aid the marginalized and weaker sections of the society who disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation.To provide a platform for effective deliberations and discussion on specific environmental issues involving all stakeholders.

Scope of Work
  1. Seminars/ Conferences/ Training Workshops
  2. Analysis of environmental laws and policies
  3. Preparation of Database- In order to bring forward specific issues regarding environment protection and sustainable development, it is important to connect with all the stakeholders.

Email id: cels@dme.ac.in

Centre for Constitutional Law and Human Rights (CCHR)

About the Centre

 The Centre for Constitutional Law and Human Rights (DME) (estd. 2017) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for national and international academic research, teaching and critical study on Constitutional Law and human rights. It focuses upon academics, research, students, practitioners and activists who wish to advance the study and promotion of Constitutional Law and human rights at local, national and international levels.

Vision and Mission

Promotion of Constitutional Law and Human Rights through educational outreach, includes conferences, seminars and publications here we can use education as a tool to combat violations of Constitutional Law and human rights. Centre for Constitutional Law and Human Rights at DME is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in the education of undergraduate and graduate students in the field of constitutional law and human rights; It also seeks to provide timely and accurate information; through research and campaigns and lobbies about country situations or individual cases. It aims to increase the impact of constitutional law and human rights.

Scope of Work
  1. Research and Publication
  2. Awareness: Identification of Target Groups
  3. Sensitization, Protection Of Human Rights

Email id: cchr@dme.ac.in

Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR)

About the Centre

The justice dispensing system in India has come under great stress for several reasons, chief of them being the huge pendency of cases in courts in India underlining the need for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods. Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR refers to an assortment of dispute resolution procedures that primarily serve as alternatives to litigation and are generally conducted with the assistance of a neutral and independent third party. Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration, Lok Adalats, Med-Arb, Early Neutral Evaluation, and Mini Trial are some of the examples of ADR procedures. The ADR centre of DME therefore, thought it necessary to provide a new forum for debate and research on the practice and procedure of ADR techniques for resolving international and domestic commercial disputes quickly.

Vision and Mission

The objectives of ADR centre of DME is to ascertain, examine and analyze the concept and law relating to ADR, to further ascertain, examine and analyze the framework, avenues, practices and procedures relating to ADR and more specifically relating to four individual ADR processes namely Mediation, Conciliation, Lok Adalats & Permanent Lok Adalats and Arbitration with reference to Delhi and to further ascertain and analyze their necessity, advantages and shortcomings to formulate plausible remedial measures for overcoming the shortcomings and propose suggestions for their better and more effective implementation and progress in Delhi.

Scope of Work
  1. The Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre of DME aims at academic and policy-oriented research in the areas of Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation.
  2. The Centre will primarily focus on carrying out intensive and extensive research on important contemporary issues in these areas. Its research projects would focus on making people know about the ADR techniques in simple and effective manner.
  3. The Centre will collaborate with institutions of ADR and with the support of people working in ADR sector will be providing training and awareness to the people about the benefits of ADR through various awareness camps and classes.
  4. To increase awareness about the ADR techniques the centre aims to organize an essay competition on theme of ADR for undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. level candidates.
  5. The Centre will be conducting field studies of the institutions of Arbitration in Delhi and will try to work with them in creating awareness about arbitration Law through short term courses and diploma courses.

Email id: adrcentre@dme.ac.in


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Email Id: dmejl@dme.ac.in

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