To celebrate the dauntless journey of the Constitution of India, the Faculty of Law at Manav Rachna University (MRU) observed a ‘Law Week’ from November 20- 24, 2017 at its campus in Faridabad. Renowned professors and law experts discussed the different facets of law during the five-day celebrations.
The ‘Law Week’ culminated on November 24 with the release of the official newsletter by the Chief Guest of the Ceremony, Hon’ble Justice K G Balakrishnan, Former Chief Justice of India in the presence of Mr. Deepak Gupta, District & Sessions Judge, Faridabad; Mr. Parag Tripathi, Senior Advocate; Dr. N C Wadhwa, VC, MRIU; Dr. V K Mahna, ED, MREI; Dr. Meenakshi Khurana, PVC, MRU; Prof. (Dr.) Jose Verghese, Prof. Emeritus, MRU and several other dignitaries.
Several intriguing subjects including the Constitutional Journey of India, Innovation & IPR in India, UID & Privacy, Women & Law, law & Religion, Art of Advocacy, Criminal Justice Delivery System, and Corporate Practice were discussed with the aspiring law students. Noted speakers included Mr. Anil Grover, Additional Advocate General of Haryana; Prof. Usha Ramnathan & Dr. Jyoti Sood from the Indian Law Institute; Prof. B T Kaul and Dr. Alka Chawla from the Delhi University.
The celebrations were replete with a Poster Making Competition and a Law Quiz.
Justice Balakrishnan spoke at length about the Fundamental Rights, The Constitutional Developments over the years and the empowerment of women. He said, it is the young law students who hold the future of the country. It is their reactions and their attitudes that will shape the future.
In his address, Dr. Meenakshi Khurana said: “At the Faculty of Law, we give our students the exposure to cutting-edge issues of law and policy, ranging from women’s rights to international trade. Our focus has been on innovative teaching in an encouraging and open academic environment, where our students are groomed under the aegis of expert faculty. Events such as these bolster the work experiences of our graduating students and equip them with the skills they need to succeed in a diverse set of fields, both in India and abroad”.
About the Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University:
The Faculty of Law at Manav Rachna University is committed to provide high quality education by integrating the legal concepts of students with an incisive and practical understanding of law. The programs (approved by the Bar Council of India) focus on a holistic approach to the study of law, taught in the context of the socio-economic-cultural developments in India. It offers programs in:
- B.A. LLB. –Constitutional Law and Crime and Criminology
- B.A LLB. –Business Law and Intellectual Property Rights
- B.Com LLB. –Law Relating to Finance and International Trade
The faculty comprises a newly constructed air conditioned building having smart classrooms, Moot Court hall, common rooms for boys and girls, auditorium, a legal aid center, a dedicated law library, a digital library and a language lab.