About the Society
The Constitutional Law Society is a student run body at National Law University, Jodhpur, which aims at encouraging profound discussions on the subject of Constitutional Law and cover various aspects of the subject which cannot be or aren’t explored in the classroom due to several constraints.The Society is the pioneer in the University to draft and adopt its own Constitution, which governs and regulates its proceedings and working.
The Society undertakes several activities in the form of special lectures, competitions, video series, podcasts and panel discussions that augments and facilitate the understanding of the students and laymen in the field of Constitutional Law.
Academic Freedom and its Constitutional Dimensions
Speaker for the event
Professor Adrienne Stone
About the speaker
Professor Stone is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies at Melbourne Law School. She researches in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional theory with particular attention to freedom of expression. She is a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow and her Laureate Program on Comparative Constitutional Law assembles a research team to investigate challenges to liberal democratic constitutionalism. She has published widely in international and Australian journals including, recently, in the Federal Law Review, Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Constitutional Commentary. She is the author (with Carolyn Evans) of Open Minds: Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech (2021). With Cheryl Saunders AO she is editor of the Oxford Handbook on the Australian Constitution (2018) and with Frederick Schauer, she is editor of the Oxford Handbook on Freedom of Speech 2021.
Date and time for the event
The lecture is scheduled to be held on Friday 17th September 2021 at 6 PM.