LAUNCH WEBINAR OF CLSR
The Centre for Legislative Studies and Research started its activities with a launch webinar on the 10th of October, 2020. The lead speaker in the webinar was Dr. G. Narayan Raju, Secretary of Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India, Mr. PK Malhotra, former Law Secretary, and Executive Chairperson, CLSR and Mr. Satya Prakash, Legal Editor, The Tribune. Mr. Raju discussed various key areas of legislative drafting followed by a very informative address by Mr. Prakash. A large part of the webinar touched upon the practical relevance of legislative studies in the light of legislation and the constitutional mandate and other emerging aspects of legislative drafting. A host of lawyers, law teachers, journalists law scholars, and professionals, across the country, participated in the event.
Constitution Day reinforces our commitment towards the Rule of Law. India celebrates Constitution Day on the 26th Day of November, every year. It gives an opportunity to every Indian to renew the pledge to uphold the sanctity of the constitutional framework and its ethos. To commemorate Constitution Day, Centre for Legislative Studies and Research in collaboration with Faculty of Law organized a webinar to analyze and understand the constitution of India in the present context and whether it requires a fresh look. The theme of the Webinar was “Is it time to overhaul the Constitution?”. The lead speakers of the Webinar (Web Seminar) were Mr. Justice Rajive Bhalla, Ms. Geeta Luthra, Mr. PK Malhotra and Dr. Anup Surendranath. The speakers gave lots of ideas to the audience to critically analyze provisions and constitutional morality in practice.
ONLINE APPRECIATION COURSE IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
CLSR offers a four-day online appreciation course in legislative drafting. This is a certificate course, which is conducted on weekends to facilitate working professionals and students to gain additional knowledge and skill on legislative drafting. This is an online course, wherein sessions are conducted by experts and accomplished professionals from the Ministry, profession, and academia. The course is designed by Dr. SK Bose, Faculty-in-Charge of the CLSR and curated by Mr. PK Malhotra, the former Law Secretary, Government of India. Read More
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
Dr G Narayana Raju Secretary, Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice was the Chief Guest and delivered the Keynote Address. The other speakers at this webinar were Guest of Honour Satya Prakash Legal Editor, The Tribune. PK Malhotra Former Union Law Secretary and Executive Chairperson of CLSR delivered the opening remarks. This online discussion was moderated by Ajay Thomas Director, Faculty of Law and Dr Versha Vahini Head of Department, Faculty of Law moderated the session, and Dr SK Bose Faculty-in-charge of CLSR delivered the closing remarks. Read More