Webinar on PIL Drafting and Execution

On 17th June 2020, DY Patil Deemed to be University. School of Law organized the informative workshop on PIL drafting and execution. Adv. Piyush Maheshwari and Adv. Ashish Anand, assistant professors at the School of Law had compered the event and guided the numerous attendees about the dynamics and execution of a Public Interest Litigation(PIL).

The workshop was inaugurated by Adv. Piyush, by first introducing the topic and sharing the basics of a PIL.  She then went on to explain the jurisdiction of a PIL, the courts in which it can be filed under Article 32 and 226 of the Indian Constitution, some famous landmark judgments, and the benefits and drawbacks of a PIL.

Followed by Adv. Ashish took over to explain the proper format in which a PIL is supposed to be drafted. He had created a PowerPoint presentation with the help of which he had explained to the audience, how to elaborate and present each and every component of a PIL in an organized manner. The purpose of this was to teach the attendees, the skill of drafting a PIL and executing it in a court of law.

The workshop was concluded with the announcement of National PIL Drafting and Execution, which is to be organized by DY Patil Deemed to be University  School of Law. The topic of the competition is “End to Animal Abuse”. It’s rules and regulations, the case for the competition on which PIL is to be drafted, and the instructions with regards to rafting of the PIL were explained by Adv. Piyush Maheshwari. The students were then provided with the registration link in order to allow them to register for the competition and make this event a great success.

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