About the University
Ambedkar University Delhi, formerly Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University and often referred to as Ambedkar University Delhi or simply AUD is a state university established by the Government of the NCT of Delhi through an Act of the Delhi Legislature. The University began functioning in August 2008.
About the Event
School of Law, Governance and Citizenship Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) is organising a Talk on Punishing Terrorism: Why Law and Procedure Matter by Jawahar Raja (practicing advocate) on [the event has been postponed].
Venue: G3, Karampura Campus, Delhi, India
In this talk, the speaker will focus on the foundational question in criminal law- what are the procedures in place to ensure that only the guilty are punished and not the innocent?
The talk will then shift attention to what happens to these procedures when guilt or innocence is being determined in the context of an act of terrorism. The speaker will explore these questions particularly in context of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
About the Speaker
Jawahar Raja is a practicing advocate based in Delhi whose interests are criminal law and civil liberties.