ALS Webinar: ‘Public Interest Litigation: The Good The Bad’

By | May 13, 2020
Public Interest Litigation: The Good The Bad

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Webinar on ‘Public Interest Litigation: The Good The Bad’ is being organised by Amity Law School Gurugram. The speaker for the webinar is Hon’ble Mr Justice G.S. Singhvi, Former Justice, Supreme Court of India.

About ALS Webinar: Public Interest Litigation: The Good The Bad

Preparing PILs without any ground-level information or knowledge while sitting in an air-conditioned office is not ‘public service’. Recently, the Centre has strongly opposed the petitions filed by activists for payment of wages to migrant workers who have been left without work due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown in view of coronavirus pandemic saying till the country comes out of this unprecedented tragedy such “professional PIL shops” must be locked down. In light of the crisis, Amity Law School Gurugram is organising a webinar on “Public Interest Litigation: The Good The Bad”.

About the Speaker

Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi was born at Jodhpur on 12.12.1948 as the son of Mr. M.M. Singhvi Graduated in the year 1968 from Jodhpur University passed LL.B. Examination in the year 1971 with Gold Medal from Rajasthan University.

Joined the legal profession on 28.07.1971 under Shri Marudhar Mridul. Practised in Rajasthan High Court at Jodhpur till June 1977 and shifted to Jaipur on the creation of High Court Bench at Jaipur. Mainly practised in Constitutional Law but conducted criminal cases as amicus curiae. He represented the State Government in special cases and almost all the Universities of Rajasthan, various Public Corporations, Educational Institutions, and Local Authorities before the High Court. He was elevated to the Bench of Rajasthan High Court on 20.07.1990. He was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court on 28.04.1994, and thereafter as Judge of the Gujarat High Court on 28.02.2005.

He was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on 27.11.2005. Elevated to the Supreme Court and assumed office on 12.11.2007. Retired on 12th December 2013 (F.N.) (Source:

Moderators for ALS Webinar

  1. Maj. Gen. P.K, Sharma (Retd.), Prof & Director Amity Law School, and Dean, Faculty of Law, Amity University Gurugram
  2. Mr. Pranshul Pathak, Coordinator, Amity Law School, Amity University Gurugram


Cisco Webex

Date and Time: 15th May, 11:30 PM

Registrations Closed

Certificate of Participation

E-Certificates will be provided to all the attendees.

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Email: [email protected]

Mr. Pranshul Pathak, Coordinator, Amity Law School, Haryana: +91-97177 91230

About the Organiser

Amity Law School Gurugram vision is to strive to be an internationally recognized leader in socially relevant legal research and education in India and the Commonwealth States. In pursuing its vision, the Amity Law School has as its mission, the creation and sustenance of a research-based academic environment that is grounded in values of social justice and excellence. The values of the Amity Law School are fully aligned with those of the University with a view to creating a culture that reflects these values.

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