JanSamvad: जनसंवाद is happy to bring a series of webinars on COVID-19 & Law. The first of the same series is a Webinar Session on Extradition Law Vs. COVID-19: A Global Challenge by Hon’ble Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari, Former Chief Justice, Patna High Court & Chairman, Punjab, and Haryana Human Rights Commission.
Date & Time
20th June 2020, 5:00 PM
About the Speaker
Hon’ble Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari joined Grade-I of Assam Judicial Service in April, 1991 and, having worked as District & Sessions Judge, at Karimganj, Dibrugarh and Nagaon, became Registrar General of Gauhati High Court.
Blessed with analytical intellect and reforming imagination in equal measures, utmost judicial rectitude and judicial courtesy have been his hallmarks from the very beginning of his judicial career.
He was elevated to the Bench of Gauhati High Court as Judge on 4th March, 2002. Justice Ansari is known for a combination of law for liberty and passion for justice and to his credit has the privilege of being one of the Judges in the Country having the highest number of reported Judgments which are very often quoted as authorities in judicial proceedings.
“When people fear the Government there is tyranny when the government fear the people there is liberty”;
observed Justice Ansari while ruling that the Central Bureau of Investigation, popularly called CBI is, in-fact, a constitutionally invalid police force and is not empowered to investigate crimes in the famous case of Sh. Navendra Kumar vs. Union of India on 06.11.2013.
On 11.11.2013, upon his transfer from Gauhati High Court, he joined Patna High Court, as a Judge of the High Court and retired as Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Patna High Court on October 29, 2016.
Hon’ble Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari has joined as Chairperson, Punjab State Human Rights Commission on 01.08.2017 for full term of five years.
- Advocate Vaibhav Mishra, Supreme Court & Delhi High Court (Chief Advisor of JanSamvad)
- Mr. Abhinav Narayan, Founder, JanSamvad
- Mr. Aashu Kumar Jha, President, JanSamvad
The webinar is open to all.
Any student, Advocate, early-stage Researchers or academician interested in Law, Policy, International Politics, and International Relations.
- There is no registration fee.
- Certificates shall be provided Free of Cost.
Zoom Meeting ID Details
Meeting ID: 471 834 2438
Email: [email protected]
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- Mr. Aashu Kumar Jha +91-93194 40185
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