Human Rights

When Protectors Start Destroying: The Case of Denial of Representation by Lawyers

By | January 25th, 2018|Article 20, Bar Associations, Bar Council of India Rules, Constitution of India, Human Rights|

Editor's Note: In this article, the author discusses the importance of the right of legal representation and the perils of denying an accused the same. He contextualizes his thesis with pertinent examples and case laws. Then he finally suggests an attitudinal change among the members of the legal fraternity to safeguard the constitutional right of [...]

Human Rights and the Courts | Dr. Colin Gonsalves

By | January 26th, 2017|Guest Speaker Series, Human Rights, Supreme Court of India|

Editor's Note: Dr. Gonsalves in his lecture inspired a hall full of students to pick up social justice litigation after law school. He justified his exhortation on the grounds that a combination of social activism with law as a career would breed spontaneity through interaction with people while also giving one the unmatched reward of [...]