CAPACITY BUILDING

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Capacity Building efforts of Studio Nilima are conceived as informal spaces of dialogue, discussion and exchange. They serve as a forum for learners, specifically students and emerging scholars and practitioners of the region to engage, interact and dialogue with thinkers, experts, law makers, academics and artists on a range of topics. The capacity building programmes are offered as addas, workshops and artistic engagement where learners are encouraged to assimilate and synthesize views and opinion critically as well as address concerns through an integrated approach.

Amicus Curiae/Legal Aid Counsel Interaction Program

Amicus Curiae/Legal Aid Counsel Interaction Program

The program is a joint collaboration between Studio Nilima, Bar Council of India, the Assam State Legal Services Authority and the Gauhati High Court Legal Services Committee to strengthen the skills and build capacity of the Panel of Amicus Curiae of the Gauhati High Court and the Legal Aid Counsels (LACs) of various districts of Assam. The program includes rigorous monthly workshops and training sessions with legal experts from the country as well as interactions with former Judges. The program endeavours to enable and empower legal aid counsels to serve their constitutional mandate of providing effective and competent legal services to individuals in need. Monthly interactions include detailed discussions on procedure including law on confessions, circumstantial evidence etc... Read More