The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy cordially invites you to a Conference on "Law in Numbers: Evidence-Based Approaches to Legal Reforms" and the release of its third Briefing Book titled the same. The Briefing Book uses data-driven analysis to try to change the way we think about laws, their operation and need for reform and its launch shall be followed by four panel discussions spread over two days.
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?
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
Speakers: Dr. Badri Narayan Patnaik, Head of Clinical Research and Development, Sanofi India; Dinesh Thakur, Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur and Ranbaxy Whistleblower; 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 Kohli, Legal Research Director, CPR-Namati Environmental Justice Program; Shibani Ghosh, Centre for Policy Research; Professor KT Ravindran, Dean Emeritus, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity Univerisity; Dr. Anant Sudarshan, India Director, Energy Policy Institue, University of Chicago.
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; KP Krishnan, Special Secretary, Department of Land Resources
We really hope you can spare the time to join us for these events.
We look forward to seeing you!