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Chief Justice Visits Central Jail Srinagar, Assesses Quality Of Legal Aid Services For Prisoners

SRINAGAR, Jul 13: Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and Patron-in-chief, J&K Legal Services Authority, Justice N. Kotiswar Singh today visited the Central Jail here to assess the conditions of the prisoners and the quality of legal aid services being provided to them.
The Chief Justice was accompanied by his Principal Secretary, MK Sharma and Member Secretary of J & K Legal Services Authority, Amit Gupta.
On arrival to Central Jail, the Chief Justice was received by the Director General of Prisons, J & K, Deepak Kumar and DLSA Srinagar Chairman Jawad Ahmed. Superintendent of Central Jail Srinagar, Daljit Singh; SP North Zone Srinagar, Raja Zuhaib and other officers of Central Jail Srinagar were also present on the occasion.
The Chief Justice, upon his arrival, was also accorded ceremonial guard of honor by the contingent of CRPF deployed at the Central Jail.
During the visit, the Chief Justice had a round of all the barracks and interacted extensively with the inmates and patiently listened to their grievances and concerns. The Chief Justice assured the inmates that their genuine grievances shall be redressed and also issued on spot instructions to the concerned to ensure that the grievances projected by the inmates are addressed at the earliest.
During the visit, the Chief Justice engaged in constructive discussions with prison officials, legal aid volunteers, and inmates of Central Jail Srinagar. During interaction all the jail inmates admitted that they are being represented in the respective courts either by the counsel engaged by them or by counsel provided by the respective District Legal Services Authorities, where ever their cases are pending.
To gauge the effectiveness of the VC facility available in the Central Jail, the Chief Justice directed the jail authorities to connect with the District Court of Srinagar and

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Inauguration of Legal Aid Clinic at St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata

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The Legal Aid Clinic strives to teach the underprivileged the fundamentals of the law while also offering legal assistance and education

Pre-litigation disputes brought to the clinic would be tried to be settled peacefully by the paralegal volunteer or lawyer assigned to the clinic. It would enable residents of the nearby villages to obtain free legal assistance

The Legal Aid Clinic strives to teach the underprivileged the fundamentals of the law while also offering legal assistance and education. The North 24 Parganas District Legal Services Authorities and the Legal Aid Clinic have officially joined forces, and on August 25, 2022, at 3:45 PM, a brief ceremony was held to mark the occasion.

The objective of the Xavier Law School Legal Aid Clinic is to give students a place to develop the qualities of a socially conscious lawyer and a spirit of public service, while also allowing them to observe the law in action by empowering the local community.

St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata

The clinic named Dr BR Ambedkar Legal Aid Clinic was inaugurated by the Ld. District and Sessions Judge and Chairman District Legal Services Authorities, North 24 Parganas Madam Nabanita Ray in the presence of Mr Soumen Sarkar, Additional District and Sessions Judge and Secretary in charge District Legal Services Authorities, North 24 Parganas, Father John Felix Raj, SJ Hon ‘ble Vice Chancellor, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata, Prof. Ashis Mitra, Registrar, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata, Dr Pratyusha Das, Dean, Xavier Law School, Officers of the University, faculty members and students of Xavier Law School and villagers of the nearby villages namely Kulberia, Kathalberia and Dharmatalla Pachuria.

Dr Ranjeeta Mukherjee, the professor in charge of the Legal Aid Clinic, explained its goals and operations, and Ld. Judge Nabanita Ray provided her with insightful advice on how to ensure the

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Legal Aid to hold free walk in clinic | News

COLUMBUS — Legal Aid announces a Free Legal Aid Walk In Clinic on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at the Stephenson Rife Law Office in Shelbyville.

The clinic will be held from 3-5p.m. The free clinic is for low-income residents.

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