Events & Activities

Campus Talk on “Liberalism and the Indian Judiciary” by Mr. Alok Prasanna, Founder & Lead, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Karnakata

Greetings!

The Centre for Civil Society hosted a Virtual Campus Talk in collaboration with the Students for Liberty Student Chapter at the Faculty of Law, University of Calcutta on “Liberalism and the Indian Judiciary” with Mr. Alok Prasanna Kumar, Co-Founder & Lead, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Karnataka,  on 23rd November 2020 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm IST. 

About the talk:
The Virtual Campus Talk is part of the Indian Liberals Project (www.indianliberals.in) and is supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, South Asia. In this session we discussed the Indian Judiciary’s tryst with liberalism and the interplay of judicial decisions vis-a-vis Individual and personal liberty. 

The full recording of the talk can be found here.


Lecture on “Limitations on Judicial Actions in Governance and Public Policy” by Mr. Prashant Narang, Associate Research Director at the Centre for Civil Society

The Chapter organized a lecture on “Limitations on Judicial Action in Governance and Public Policy” delivered by Mr. Prashant Narang, Associate Research Director of Centre for Civil Society. Some of the points of discussion were judicial governance and the Indian Supreme Court; constitutional limitations on the scope & nature of judicial action; and the Supreme Court’s selective activism: How the Court chooses to intervene in some cases & not in others, among others.

The full recording of the lecture can be accessed here.

The Briefing Material for the lecture prepared by the Chapter can be found here.