Lesson 1: law is not about things such as Boston Legal, you are no agent of change , no fancy high profile stuff, you are a mercenary, who would fight for those with gold. ( The statute of justice, why does she carry a scale, which is a mercantile instrument?)
Lesson 2: Law=lots of reading. reading
One who wants to start legal aid society at college level must intern with DLSA. All efforts are not going into vain, there is still some hope left. By Rahul Kapoor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, 2nd year
A team of dedicated legal officers and economics experts are here. You'll be appointed to a guide, who shall help you out through your research and at times the enthusiasm of the guide often turns into a personal 'tuition' on competition law.
I directly went to the office of MPHRC with application for internship and my college id card. They immediately registered me as an intern and they gave me a bare act of "Protection Of Human Rights Act 1993" and instructed me that Chairman of commission will discuss with you the provisions of this act.
First Impression about National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was great, as it gave me an chance to interact with members of commission and students from all over India ( Note: The internship is not limited only to law students). By Nikhil Joshi, Dr. D Y Patil College of Law, 4th year
The DLSA office is situated in the Patiala House Court Complex in Delhi. Finally our internship schedule was prepared and for a few days I was given the work of observing the court proceedings in the Patiala House Compound. Then came up the schedule for MegaTraffic Lok Adalat, which was organised by DLSA.
NCW was working on their upcoming initiative “SAVE THE HOME, SAVE THE FAMILY” due to which lots of our work was directed towards the same. We were asked to make background notes and presentations for this purpose and present it to the Joint Secretary at NCW.
Interning at the State Human Rights Commission is perhaps the best thing to do in your first year. It is not too taxing and lets you experience the kind and manner of cases being dealt by the Commission and their way of functioning. Also, such a Commission has been statutorily set up in every