Press Esc to close
Sunday 14 February 2016
News updated at 9:02 AM IST
Weather
Max: 32°C
Min : 17°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

'Legal education changing with times'

Last updated: 05 October, 2010
Mysore, Oct 5, DHNS

As many as 150 students graduate from JSS Law College

''The legal education in our county in tune with the times has changed,'' opined Justice M N Rao, Chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes.

He was delivering the Graduation Day address at the JSS Law College in the city on Tuesday.

Earlier, the syllabus prescribed for law course suited the requirement to practise law in all Courts. However, he said that new subjects such as Business Law, Cyber Law, Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade are also being taught apart from core subjects such as Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.

He opined that admissions to law colleges should be on the basis of aptitude exhibited by aspirants. Students from law colleges are in great demand, he added.

Observing the radical changes that have taken place in the role of law, Justice Rao said that our legal system reflects our democratic traditions. While a few persons want to change the legal system and deviate from Anglo American Jurisprudence, he warned that any attempt to change the present system abruptly will result in chaos and disaster.

He said that before any change in the system is thought of, there must be extensive research and  a consensus should be obtained from all sections of the society.

Justice Rao stated that judicial review has a played pivotal role in social transformation. Whenever a welfare legislation has been struck down by the judiciary, the judges are criticised.

Graduation

The third batch of students passing out of the college include eight LL M graduates, 14 LL B graduates and 50 B A L graduates and 68 LL B graduates.

Vice Chancellor, Tamilnadu Ambedkar Law University, Prof V Vijayakumar, Sri Jagadguru Deshikendra Swamiji, CEO, Al Mur Group, Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed Al Mur Mugren, Educational Advisor, Al Mur Group, Dr Gisela were present.

Toppers

While Arpitha S topped the final year LL M, George Pothan Poothicote and Jothan Sangi Tlau were ranked first and second in the LL B course. Snigdha S, Vinutha K and Swetha J were ranked the top three in B A L course.

The toppers in B A L were Anindita Roy, Roshni B M and Anindita Sudipa Chander.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

Students take part in a Kalash procession during centenary year celebrations of BHU...

Students take part in a Kalash procession during centenary year celebrations of BHU...

Buddhist monks playing their traditional musical instruments to welcome high monks...

Buddhist monks playing their traditional musical instruments to welcome high monks...

A Performer walks past another at the exhibition centre of the 'Make In India' week in Mumbai...

A Performer walks past another at the exhibition centre of the 'Make In India' week in Mumbai...

Players of India and Pakistan in action during Women's Kabaddi match at the 12th...

Players of India and Pakistan in action during Women's Kabaddi match at the 12th...

Shooters taking part in the final of 50M Women's Individual Rifle event ...

Shooters taking part in the final of 50M Women's Individual Rifle event ...

Pallavi Retiwala and Pooja Chaurushia of India compete in women's Triathlon race...

Pallavi Retiwala and Pooja Chaurushia of India compete in women's Triathlon race...

Gold Medal winner Rani Sarnobat flanked by Silver Medal winner Annuraj Singh (R)...

Gold Medal winner Rani Sarnobat flanked by Silver Medal winner Annuraj Singh (R)...

Gold Medal winner Omkar Singh of India, flanked by Silver Medal winner Kameel Ullah (left)...

Gold Medal winner Omkar Singh of India, flanked by Silver Medal winner Kameel Ullah (left)...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523