About the Organization
The National Law University Odisha (NLUO) is a vibrant addition to India’s national law universities. Within the short span, NLUO has made its mark as a university engaged in teaching and research in law. Faculty research output has always been of a very high standard, yielding among others several top-tier international publications. The student community’s engagement with co-curricular activities has yielded remarkable results, including consistently high performances in moot court competitions and active participation in prestigious national and international conferences and seminars. The liberal yet demanding academic culture coupled with the friendly environment has ensured that students are able to harness their full potential and contribute in the area of their choice.
About the Event
The Centre for Poverty and Access to Justice of National Law University Odisha, in collaboration with Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative is organising a Single Credit Course on ‘Criminal Justice Institutions in India’ for law students from 15th February to 24th February, 2022 spread across 8 sessions in two weeks.
About the Course
The single-credit course of 16 hours focuses on ‘Criminal Justice Institutions in India’ particularly on Police and Prison Reforms, policy, research and advocacy in the area. Under the wide area of Access to Justice, the course is designed around the topics of police oversight bodies, police accountability, the questions of custodian violence as a part of the police reforms. Further, under prison reforms, the course touches on the areas of conditions of prisons, rights and vulnerabilities of the prison population among more interesting topics. The course will consist of lectures, presentations, case study, video, exercise and assessment. Thus, in order to undertake focused learning and cover the different stages in the course, the seats are being limited to 40 students only.
Resource persons for the course will consist of Members of CHRI having undertaken research in the area, Retired Police and Prison Officers, representatives of City Core Group – Mumbai (steered by CHRI) and Civil Society members.
Who may register?
This course is open to all the students of NLUO and other law students currently enrolled in a 5-year or 3-year law programme. This course will be particularly helpful to the students from 1st and 2nd year of five-year law course, 1st year students of three-year law course and the students having interest in the field of Access to Justice.
Dates: 15th to 24th February (4 sessions per week)
Timing: 5:30 pm to 7:30pm (8 sessions of 16 hours)
Mode: Online (Google Meet)
Maximum Participation: 40 students only
Registration Fee – Rs. 1000/-
Last Date of Registration – 10th February, 2022
For brochure click here.
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