5th Annual Justice Bodh Raj Sawhny Memorial Oration
2004 was organized in The Law School on 18th Dec.
2004. It was delivered by Sh. Soli Sorabjee, Former
Attorney General of India on "Public Interest
Litigation: Boon or Bane".Justice A.S Anand ,
Chairman HRC was also present on the occasion.
The Law School also organized 28th All India
Criminology Conference in Feb. 2005 in collaboration
with Dept. of Law, University of Jammu and National
Service Scheme, University of Jammu.
A Three day Legal Work shop was organized by the
Law School 22nd to 24th of November 2005. In this
workshop various lawyers and Judges of the High Court
participated and interacted with the students on
various aspects of Legal Drafting and Pleading.
The 2nd day of the workshop was devoted to
International Humanitarian Law. which was organized in
collaboration with ICRC. Justice Parmod Kohli, Judge
of J&K high Court delivered the Inaugural address
wherein he discussed various aspects of International
Humanitarian Law. Mr Michel O' Brien communication
Coordinator ICRC highlighted the objectives of the
ICRC and its role in Humanitarian activities. Ms.
Regula Hafner, Incharge ICRC Jammu Province explained
about the ICRC with reference to J&K. Mr Larry
Maybe Regional Legal Advisor (ICRC) New Delhi
delivered two lectures on international Humanitarian
law- on overview and Humanitarian law, Human Rights
and Non-International Armed conflicts.
One Day symposium was organized on 10th of Dec.
2005 to celebrate International Human Rights Day. In
this connection a lecture was also delivered by
Justice R.P Sethi Chairman J&k state
All India Justice Bodh Raj Sawhney Memorial
Debating Contest was held on 10th of March 2006. Many
student from the neighboring states participated in
the debate titled In the opinion of the
house:"Law Is an instrument of social
change." Dept. of Law Aligarh Muslim University
bagged the trophy by securing Ist, IInd position. 3rd
position was bagged by Ms. Jyotika Sethi of The Law
Schol, University of Jammu. Ther were two consilation
prizes also which were bagged by Farha Bashir of the
Law School and Surekha Bhatt of Dogra Law College,
Jammu. Justice R.P Sethi who was the Chief Guest at
the Prize distribution ceremony also delivered a
lecture on the same topic.
Sir Igor Judge, President Queens Bench in England
delivered an extension lecture to the Law School
Students on sentence statements through Video
conferencing on 6th of March 2006.
The Law School
will also start Diploma Course in Human Rights and
Education. The Statutes and Syllabi of the same have
already been finalized.