Vidhi's Briefing Book Launch and Conference on Evidence-Based Approaches to Legal Reforms


Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy would like to invite you to a Conference on "Law in Numbers: Evidence-Based Approaches to Legal Reforms" and the release of its third Briefing Book.

Spread over two days, the Conference will have four panel discussions. The details of the panels are as follows:

Date and Venue: 2nd December, 2016 at India Habitat Centre (Gulmohar Hall)

Panel I: Are Special Courts really special?

Time: 6:45pm

Speakers: Justice Gita Mittal, Judge, Delhi High Court; Dayan Krishnan, Senior Advocate, Delhi High Court; Dr. Mrinal Satish, Associate Professor, NLU-Delhi.

Date and Venue: 3rd December, 2016 at India International Centre Annexe (Lecture Hall I)

Panel II: Role of pharmaceutical regulation in meeting public health needs

Time: 11:30 am followed by lunch at 1:00 pm

Dr. Badri Narayan Patnaik, Head of Clinical Research and Development, Sanofi India; Zakir Thomas, Former Project Director, Open Source Drug Discovery; Dr. Sita Naik, Advisor, Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation

Panel III: Assessing the speed and quality of environmental review processes

Time: 2:00 pm

Speakers: Kanchi Koli, Legal Research Director, Namati; Shibani Ghosh, Centre for Policy Research; Professor KT Ravindran, Dean Emeritus, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University

Panel IV: From the President to the People: The Executive's role in implementing legislation

Time: 3:15 pm

Speakers: Ritin Rai, Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Dr. TK Viswanathan, Former Secretary-General, Lok Sabha and Former Law Secretary; Dr. A.B. Pandey, CEO, UIDAI