The Debate & Discussion Society (DDS), Campus Law Centre is a unique forum that promotes free thought and exchange of opinions. When the discussion is the ethos of an institution, DDS forms a natural facilitator of that spirited culture. The DDS hosts a plethora of events covering various facets of the art of debate and discussion with an aim to provide ideas and expressions a platform they rightly deserve. Campus Law Centre (CLC) of the Faculty of Law offers a full-time three-year LL.B. programme. It has consistently been ranked among the top law schools in India and has been ranked second in the country by the India Today-Nielson survey of 2016. Quality teaching, moot-court competitions, campus placements, legal-aid services, and regular talks and discussions by experts from academia and industry are some of the features which have established CLC as a Centre of Excellence. To facilitate a ‘case study’ teaching methodology, each student is provided an updated study material with relevant court judgments and reading material pertinent to each subject.
COURTROOM LEGENDS – Keynote Series, is an initiative by Debate & Discussions Society, where you get to learn and interact with Legendary Counsels who have mastered the craft of advocacy. This event is the Valedictory Session of this Keynote Series. Solicitor General of India, Mr. Tushar Mehta will be delivering a Keynote in the Valedictory Session of COURTROOM LEGENDS.
Topic of Keynote:
“Demystifying the Freedom of Speech & Expression”
The Keynote address will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.
About the Keynote Speaker
The event will be graced by the presence of Mr. Tushar Mehta. He is the Solicitor General of India (2018 – present). In the past, he was also the Additional Solicitor General of India (2014-18) and the Former Advocate General for the State of Gujarat.
In some of his landmark cases, Mr. Mehta represented –
(i) Union of India in Rohingya Deportation Case
(ii) Union of India in Tehseen Poonawalla v. UoI & Tushar Gandhi v. UoI
(iii) Union of India in Puttaswamy v. UoI
(iv) State of Uttar Pradesh in Ayodhya Title Suit
(v) Union of India in Assam’s National Register of Citizens
(vi) Represented State of Jammu & Kashmir in Article 35A matter.
Every one who is associated with the legal fraternity or is a law student and has interests in legal field is eligible to join this Keynote Series.
The event will be streamed live at : facebook.com/ddsclc
There is no prior registration required for joining the event.
The event is completely free to join.
Date and Time
The event will be hosted on Saturday, 10th of April, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Mr. Vijay Pujari, Mobile Number – 7981778079