Event: ‘Great Cases’ talk by Ms. Rebecca John

Events & Events by Judicial Reform · February 19, 2016
Author(s): Vidhi Desk

On the 26th of February, Vidhi continues its ‘Great Cases’ series with a talk by Ms. Rebecca John, Senior Advocate, High Court of Delhi on the Hashimpura Massacre Case (State of Uttar Pradesh v. Surender Pal Singh and Others).

Ms. John is a distinguished criminal lawyer with many years of experience before the High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court of India. She has been involved as a defense counsel in several prominent and high-impact criminal law cases, such as the Arushi Talwar murder trial, the Delhi serial bomb blasts of 2005, and the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. 

At the event, Ms. John will discuss her reflections on the judgment of the Delhi trial court in the Hashimpura Massacre case, which raised compelling questions regarding the criminal justice system of the country, and her experience of having represented the victims and survivors.

The talk will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the India Islamic Cultural Centre, Conference Room 1.

Do register here. We look forward to seeing you!

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