Press Release: Law Day Commemoration and Launch of Manav Rachna Expert Lectures on Law
– Expert Talk by Justice B D Ahmed, Former Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir
– Keynote Address by Mr. Arvind P. Datar, Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India
Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University commemorated the 69th Law Day with the Experts Talk on “CHALLENGES IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION: DECODING THE MYTHS AND REALITIES” by the Legendary speakers Hon’ble Justice B.D. Ahmed, Former Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir; and Sr. Adv. Mr. Arvind P. Datar, Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India, in the presence of Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, MRU. It also marked the launch of Manav Rachna Expert Lectures on Law while setting a Gold standard for future talks in the series.
The Keynote address by Mr. Arvind P. Datar comprised of anecdotes from his personal journey as a legal practitioner and examples of other legal luminaries to motivate law students to emulate their life practices, including goal setting, perfect practice of 10,000 hours and language proficiency.
In his presidential address, Justice B.D. Ahmed explained the dichotomy between Law and Justice and equated it to asymptote to bring home the point that the future lawyers/jurists must always strive towards achieving justice. He relevantly quoted Benjamin Franklin to say that Justice Will Not Be Served Until Those Unaffected Are As Outraged As Those Who Are, to further highlighted the rule of law as a guiding constitutional principle to realize right of each individual. The talks served to enrich and inspired the students and faculty alike to endeavor towards imbibing the values enshrined in our Constitution.