In the continuation of the farewell spirit, the scribblers and class photograph was held on the 13th of April, 2015. The graduating class got emotional as they walked down the memory lane and wrote their parting messages on each other’s white T- shirt. The juniors also got a chance to express their respect and gratitude towards their seniors for serving as great mentors. To commemorate their journey in Law Centre II, class photographs were taken with the teachers. It was an emotional day for all.ss photographs were taken with the teachers. It was an emotional day for all.
The Annual Day of Law Centre II was organized on 11th April, 2015. The Chief Guest of the evening was Mr Satyapal Yadav, Member of Parliament and former Commissioner of Police. This event marked the culmination of yet another successful year at Law Centre II. Students were given certificates for participating in legal aid camps held throughout the year under the aegis of Delhi State Legal Services Authority. The student conveners of the Moot Court Society were recognized for their efforts in organizing Justified ’15, National Moot Court and Debate Competition. All students who represented Law Centre II in various Moot Court Competitions were also given certificates. The students who excelled in academics were also invited on stage and presented with medals and certificates. The college believes in holistic development of its students and therefore, the winners of the Sports Day were also given medals for their athletic performance. After the conclusion of the prize distribution ceremony, students were given a chance to come on the stage and showcase their talents. By the end of the evening, students and teachers were celebrating the jovial spirit of Law Centre II and dancing to the traditional Bhangra performances on the stage.
The farewell for the class of 2015 was organized by the students of Law Centre II on 10th April 2015. The first and second year students had worked hard to make this a memorable evening for their seniors. A competition was held to select Mr Lawyer and Ms Lawyer from the outgoing class. The students performed a number of dance performances to entertain the seniors which were hugely applauded. A comical skit “the family farce” was also performed which brought the audience to tears from laughing too hard. This was followed by dancing with the seniors on the heart thumping beats of the DJ.
Law Centre II organized its National Moot Court and Debate Competition, Justified ’15, from 27th to 29th March, 2015. A total of 33 teams from various prestigious law institutes spread across the country participated to make this event a grand success. All the teams were adjudicated by over 50 judges who have made their mark in the legal profession either as prominent lawyers or judges. The three day event consisted of two competitions- Moot Court and Debate. The valedictory function was presided over by Honourable Justice Vijender Jain, Chairperson of Harayana and Uttrakhand Human Rights Commission; Honourable Justice Mukta Gupta, Judge of Delhi High Court; Professor Afzal Wani, Head and Dean, University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University; and Professor Ashwini Kumar Bansal, Head and Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. All the dignitaries applauded the professionalism with which the participants argued, and reiterated the importance of Moot Court Competitions in making great lawyers.
The Sports Week was organized in Law Centre-II from 24th to 26th March, 2015. It gave an opportunity to all the students to compete with each other in a number of sports events. Apart from Cricket, Football, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball and various track events, a chess competition was also organized. In the team sports, each section formed a team and competed fiercely against each other. The event was concluded with a prize distribution ceremony to honour the spirit of competitiveness and sportsmanship in the Law Centre- 2 students.
A team of 40 students accompanied by 3 faculty members visited Tihar Jail in the month of February, 2015. It was an informative visit for the students as they spoke to many convicts as well as under- trial prisoners. They were apprised of the rights of the accused and the role of prisons like the Tihar Jail in their rehabilitation. This visit surely helped the students in their more comprehensive understanding of the legal system, and will be of crucial aid to them in the near future.
The students and faculty of Law Centre-II organized a Legal Aid Camp on at a village in Greater Noida, UP. A team of 40 students accompanied by faculty members and lawyers visited this village to spread legal awareness. The students informed the locals of their Fundamental Rights, Right to Information and several other constitutional provisions meant for their safeguard. They were also informed of the special statues like the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986 and the penal offences therein. Also, information was disseminated about the Right to Free and Compulsory Education act, 2008 to instil the locals to educate their children. The students of Law Centre-II will endeavour to spread legal awareness like this in future too.
The Legal Services Clinic was established at the premises of Law Centre-II on 17th November, 2014. The clinic was inagurated under the aegis of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed.In their notable speeches, the guests mentioned the need for legal literacy across the country, as well as in a metro city like Delhi where a significant part of the population is slum- dwellers and largely uneducated. As a result, women and children of such fringe communities become the most vulnerable target. The legal aid Clinic has been equipped with literature and other tools that will enable the students of Law Centre-II to provide legal aid to such members of the society. For years to come, the Legal Services Clinic will serve its dutiful purpose with the support of the students and faculty.
Several Intra- College Moot Court Competitions have been organized in the current academic year 2014-15 by the Moot Court Society of Law Center-II along with the support of the Faculty members. The MCS has ensured that students are trained in a simulated environment to argue as “lawyers” before “judges”, with a view toimprove their oratory and drafting skills. A number of criminal law, family law and constitutional law cases have been argued upon by the students in this academic year. The frequently held Intra College Moot Court Competitions raises the level of performance and enables the institution to give its best in Inter- College Moot Competitions.
Keeping in line with the national cleanliness drive, the students of Law Centre II also organised Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan on 2nd October, 2014 in the college premises. The students took brooms and mops into their own hands, and meticulously cleaned the college grounds. They started off by cleaning their own classrooms and blackboards. After that, the corridors and the playing grounds were cleaned. In an effort to keep the environment green, the students planted new trees in the college. These trees continue to show that students of Law Centre II are committed to keeping their environment clean.
The Students’ Union of Law Centre-II with the unfettered support of the faculty members organized a Fresher’s Party for the class of 2014-17 on 29th October, 2014. Organized on the campus grounds, the fresher’s party was an all-round entertaining event as the seniors left no stones unturned to make it a memorable evening for the juniors. The evening was a kaleidoscope of dance, music, live performance and also presented a chance for the students to showcase their personalities and talents. A number of young men and women walked down the ramp, and Mr. & Ms. Fresher were selected amongst them. The upcoming Bollywood singer Bhanu was the Guest star of the event. The thumping beats along with his melodious voice made sure that no feet stopped dancing. Along with this, there were a number of band performances. All in all, it was an evening full of adrenaline and mesmerizing on- stage performances, which made it unforgettable.
Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi organized an Orientation to welcome the class of 2017 on 31st July, 2014. The Orientation Day aimed to acquaint the students with the faculty members and the integral facilities provided by the institution. It also provided the students with an opportunity to mingle with each other.The Delhi High Court Judge and a Law Centre-II alumni, Justice V. Kameshwar Rao graced the occasion as the chief guest. In his inspiring speech to the students, he focused on hard work and specialization as the key to gain an edge over the others in the legal profession. He also pointed out the importance of regular studies and keeping abreast with the most recent legal precedents.Prof. M. Afzal Wani, Professor and Dean, University School of Law and Legal Studies, also gave another keynote speech. He re-iterated the importance of ethics in the legal profession and championed for more legal literacy across the country in which the students of Law Center-II would have a role to play in coming times. In the last address, Dr Kiran Gupta, In-Charge, Law Centre-II instilled the values of the institution in the students which rest on sincerity and discipline.