National Law University

National Law University to be established in J&K

The state of Jammu and Kashmir will soon set up the law university on the lines of the Bangalore-based National Law University (NLSIU).

BILL PASSED TO ESTABLISH THE UNIVERSITY IN THE STATE:

A bill was passed by the state legislature to establish a national law university in Jammu and Kashmir on February 12, Monday.

ESTABLISHMENT TO BEGIN THIS YEAR:

According to an official, the process to establish it will begin this year itself, to improve the quality of professional legal education in the state. The department of law, justice and parliamentary affairs examined the proposal to establish a national law university in the state, Khan said. The minister added that various states have already enacted a law to establish national law universities.

ALL INDIA LAW MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE (1995):

In an All India Law Ministers’ conference in 1995, it was resolved to set up in each state a law school on the lines of the NLSIU, Bangalore, for improving quality professional legal education, as per the statement by Abdul Haq Khan, State Law and Justice Minister.

ABOUT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY:

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India

NLSIU was the first institute in India to offer a five-year intensive course in social sciences and law.

 

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