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JAMMU: To encourage and motivate young lawyers at grass root level to stay and continue in legal profession and to improve their skills, knowledge and understanding of law, Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (SJA) under the patronage of Chief Patron of State Judicial Academy, Justice N. Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Committee of Judges, State Judicial Academy Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar, Chairman and Justice Hasnain Masoodi, Member, on Saturday organised a training programme for young Advocates of Bar Association, Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi in the State Judicial Academy here.
Justice (Retd.) J.P Singh was the resource person on the occasion.
The programme was conducted by Pawan Dev Kotwal Director State Judicial Academy. While welcoming the resource persons and participants, Kotwal deliberated on the need for such training programmes for the young Advocates and said that platform provided by the Judicial Academy is an opportunity for the young lawyers to benefit themselves in updating the knowledge of law and clearing their doubts by interaction with resource persons.
Justice J.P Singh enlightened the participants regarding ways and means which they can adopt while dealing with criminal cases. Resource person told the participants some guidelines for trial of criminal cases and advised the participants to instill habit of reading and study well by understanding pros and cons of the case. In order to make programme more interesting and participating, Justice Singh also demonstrated samples of draft applications and shared experience from his life both as an Advocate and Judge. Young Advocates evinced lot of interest in the programme.
Vinod Kumar, Sub-Judge, Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Deputy Registrar, State Judicial Academy, Jagdish Raj, Faculty Member and staff of the academy were among others who attended the programme.
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