Legal AID & Legal Awarness

ABOUT LEGAL AID

The Legal Aid Committee is working with the objective of promoting access to justice by rendering legal assistance to disadvantaged people and deliver community legal education to improve awareness of the law. The committee is actively involved in building and developing our system by responding both to the legal and non-legal needs of the society. The committee has also become a Centre for providing practical professional training for the students. The mandate of the Legal Aid committee is divided into –Legal Aid, Legal Awareness and Legal Research.

LEGAL AID:This Legal Aid cell provides free legal advice and counseling for people from various sections of society, as well as facilitating mediation from time to time with the help of students and faculty members through the helpline 080 – 23608230.

LEGAL AWARENESS :In order to improve awareness of the law and deliver community legal education, legal awareness is given in various areas such as employment, unorganized sector of labour, youth, environment and vulnerable sections of the society such as women, children, differently abled and the elderly.

LEGAL RESEARCH: LEGAL RESEARCH: The Students community is also involved in collection of data and research projects in order to develop and improve communication with various authorities and the general public. The committee also encourages and facilitates innovation with regard to providing legal research.


ACTIVITIES

 

01

RCL students interned with the District Legal Services Authority, Devanahalli, Bangalore Rural for a duration of 21 days and have visited various institutions such as the Central Prison, Juvenile Justice Board, Child Welfare Committee, Remand Home, Open Air Jail, NGO and Old Age Home to render Legal Services as Para –Legal volunteers.

1. Sanjana Ramamurthy (4th  year)

2.Sowmyanayaki (4th  year)

3.Komal (5th year)

4.Varun Cariappa ( 5th year)

02

Legal awareness programme was conducted at Bosco Yuvakendra on 9th December, 2018 on drug usage and its consequences

1.Sanjana. A (4th  year)

2.Sowmyanayaki. S – (4th  year)

3.Yadunandan. N (4th  year)

4.Komal.B.P (5th  year)

 

 

The Socio-Legal survey was conducted on the 22nd  & 23rd  of March, 2019 at Masthenahalli, Kaiwara, Alambagiri and Mulaganahhalli.