Guest Speaker Series

Extradition Litigation | Dayan Krishnan

By | April 14th, 2017|Criminal Law, Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Delhi, Senior Designation|

Editor's Note: Extradition as Mr Krishnan explains is an intersection of the law, politics and foreign relations. It is hence of extreme importance for India, which has been rapidly approaching the global centre stage, to ensure that it extradition laws are both in conjunction with international standards, as well as watertight, The fact the Abu [...]

Judging as a Spiritual Journey | Justice Kannan

By | March 13th, 2017|Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Madras, High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Judicial Ethics|

Editor's Note: The common thread in Justice Kannan’s lecture was that the Law and the Truth are perfectly compatible. Entry into litigation is a spiritual cause and for him spirituality, is being transparent, truthful and even-handed. He stressed that one must not romanticize the judiciary, as it would disturb this balance of authority and virtue [...]

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 [...]

Confessions of an Accidental Lawyer | Aditya Sondhi

By | October 15th, 2016|Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Karnataka, Senior Designation|

Editor's Note: The Senior Counsel based in Bengaluru exhorted that students be mindful of the system that was always bigger than any individual, though he maintained that the system was receptive and encouraging of young lawyers provided they put in the hard work and kept their hunger for learning alive. Dr. Aditya Sondhi is a [...]