Conceptualizing, designing, managing and monitoring CHRI’s research projects on pre trial detention. Designing and facilitating legal education programmes for lawyers, paralegal training of jail officials, prison inmates and civil society. Guiding and mentoring staff trainee lawyers. Preparing advocacy documents for agencies in the criminal justice system, the government and media Drafting petitions and memorandums. Programme monitoring. Documentation, internal and external reporting, coordination with programme partners. Representing CHRI as required at various levels. Qualification: … [Read more...] about Job Vacancy at Common wealth Human Rights Initiative,Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms Programme
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The Expert Committee on Legal Aid had observed that “[a]ccess to the Courts would be illusory unless representation of the under-privileged by counsel is recognised as a professional mandate.” (Processual Justice to the People, Report of The Expert Committee on Legal Aid, 1973, pp 159-60.). It accordingly recommended that the privilege of representing a client before judicial tribunals to the exclusion of all others must carry with it a binding obligation to appear in cases of legal aid clients assigned to advocates by legal aid organizations. The Expert Committee submitted a scheme for implementing this proposal recommending that failure to carry out the assigned legal aid duties should be treated as professional misconduct. However, these recommendations were not given full effect and the Bar Council of India Rules, which govern the practice ethics of lawyers, continue to require the members of the profession only to bear in mind in the practice of law that “within … [Read more...] about Access To Legal Aid In India : An Unfulfilled Promise ?
This raises a few questions. Why didn't Abhimanyu ask Quora how to escape the Chakravyuha? Why did Sanjay narrate the Kurukshetra War when Siri could have done it? Also, Krishna really should have streamed the Bhagavad-Gita on Facebook Live. https://t.co/vrauX1UIpZ #Mahabharata … [Read more...] about Minister Ridiculed for Saying Internet Was Invented by Ancient India Thousands of Years Ago
In his petition filed through advocate RD Upadhyay, Ashwini Upadhyay said as far back as on March 18, 1998, former Chief Justice of India Ranganath Mishra had in a letter to the then Chief Justice of India requested the court to issue necessary directions to the State to educate its citizen in the matter of fundamental duties so that a right balance may emerge between rights and duties. … [Read more...] about Petition For Value-Based Education In India: SC Issues Notice To Centre [Read Petition]
The yardstick to measure one’s intelligence must be revisited, especially in the digital era where most of the relevant information is on our fingertips (with smartphones and other devices facilitating access to information). Rather than focusing on ‘memory power’, attempts must be made to hone analytical skills. With the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) in the legal industry, traditional understandings of ‘knowledge’ and ‘smartness’ are constantly being challenged. Educational institutions must provide maximum liberty (subject to governmental regulations and policies) to their teaching staff to assess the ability of students, that may or may not include written exams with lengthy question papers. … [Read more...] about How to Make Legal Education in India ‘Meaningful’?