NUJS teams up with the CHRI to provide Legal Aid

Bar & Bench August 4 2010

“Shadhinota” which in English translates to Freedom is the name of a new Legal Aid initiative started by the National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, along with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). This program aims to provide legal assistance to those currently in correctional homes and will start with two homes in Kolkata, the Presidency CCH and Dumdum CCH.

The program will involve legal aid camps in the homes to disseminate legal knowledge and weekly legal aid clinics in those homes. Help has also been sought from the State Legal Services Authority to provide them with a panel . . .

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