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Legal Services in Assam: Vision, Deficiencies and Rectification - Consultation Meeting

Legal Services in Assam: Vision, Deficiencies and Rectification - Consultation Meeting

A consultation meeting was organised by Studio Nilima in collaboration with the Assam State Legal Services Authority (ASLSA) on March 30, 2019 at the Circuit House in Guwahati, Assam, India. The objective of the meeting was to create a collaborative space for sharing knowledge and experience between and amongst the various stakeholders such as the Inspector General of Prisons, Representatives of the Department of Social Welfare, Secretaries of the District Legal Services Authorities (DLSA). It was organized with a vision to reflect on the existing structural deficiencies and knowledge gaps within the ecosystem serving legal services in Assam and collectively articulate and formulate effective measures for its rectification and redressal.  

Working Sessions with Abhinav Sekhri

Working Sessions with Abhinav Sekhri

Studio Nilima hosted a training session on ‘Property Crimes in the IPC’ from June 13-16, 2019. This is second in a series of Criminal Law capacity building sessions held with a view of gaining fluency and grounding in procedural and theoretical aspects of criminal law in an interactive format. Mr. Abhinav Sekhri, a practicing criminal lawyer from Delhi and our mentor for the year 2019-2020, facilitated the session. The four days provided insightful discussions on property crimes from Chapters XVII and XVIII of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) with the participants. Topics covered in the course were - Theft, Extortion, Robbery, Dacoity, Dishonest Misappropriation, Criminal Breach of Trust, dealing with Stolen Property, Cheating, Fraud, Mischief, Trespass, Forgery, Property Marks,.. Read More