Empowering through knowledge
To make the students aware of the workings of the judiciary, the Department of Law, Brainware University organized a workshop on “ Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the High Courts in India- A Critical Review” on July 24, 2021 at 4:30 PM. Dr. Priya Roy(Assistant Professor & Co-ordinator, Department of Law, Raiganj University) was the guest speaker for this event.
Roy initiated the discussion by the concept of writ and types of writ. She explained the historical background and jurisprudence of writs – ubi jus ibi remedium. The speaker emphasized the role of the Supreme Court mentioning various landmark cases in upholding the various rights within the purview of Right to Life under article 21 of the Indian Constitution.
The speaker discussed ways for redressal of the grievances by using the writ jurisdiction of both the Supreme Court as well as High Courts. “It is essential to know the differences between the writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and that of High Courts” added the esteemed speaker.
The session ended with the speaker answering the questions raised by the students and how they can search for career opportunities in the legal field