Lecture on the role of the CJI

IN Opportunities | 03/03/2018
On March 9 Justice A P Shah will give a lecture titled "Chief Justice: First Among Equals"

The Media Foundation which runs The Hoot presents its 2018 B G VERGHESE MEMORIAL LECTURE on the current crisis in the judiciary.

Justice Ajit Prakash Shah, Former Chief Justice Of The Delhi High Court And Former Chairman Of The 20th Law Commission Of India will speak on the role of the Chief Justice of India.


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