Conference in India: Constitutional Parameters of Individual Freedom, November 2014

Amity University India Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University USA co-sponsored an International Symposium, “Constitutional Parameters of Individual Freedom: Secularity, Public Interest & Social Reform”, 8-10 November 2014 at the Hotel Taj Mahal in New Delhi.

The event opened on Saturday, November 8, with high-tea and the launch of a new book by Professor Tahir Mahmood, Reminiscing on Law Brains: Bench Bar and Academia. 

Speaking at the conference were international experts in the field of Law and Religion, among them Professors Tahir Mahmood (India), Asher Maoz (Israel), Tore Lindholm (Norway), Bilal Açıkgöz (Turkey), W. Cole Durham, Jr., and Paul Evensen (United States), and Carmen Asiaín Pereira (Uruguay), Judge Clifford Wallace (US) and Justice DM Dharmadhikari (India), Justice Jaspal Singh (India), Dr Manoj Sinha (Director, Indian Law Institute), Dr Kiran Gupta (Professor of Law, Delhi University), Dr MP Raju (Advocate), Dr Rakesh Gosain (Advocate), Dr AK Merchant (Baha’i Scholar), and Dr SK Pachauri (Amity University).

Othe guests included Justice Naima Haider (Bangladesh), Justice Dharmadhikari (former Judge, Supreme Court India), Justice Ranjana Desai (former Judge, Supreme Court India), Justice Jaspal Singh (former Judge, Delhi High Court), Justice BA Khan (former Chief Justice, Delhi High Court), Justice Manju Goel (former Judge, Delhi High Court), Mr Amarjit Singh Chandhiok (Advocate General, European Commission ), Mr Bishwajit Bhattacharyya (former Additional Solicitor General), Mr Rakesh Munjal (Senior Advocate & Vice-President, Indian Law Institute), Mr Anil Sapra (Senior Advocate), Mr Joy Basu (Senior Advocate),Mr Pavan Narang (Advocate), and Mr Sumant De (Advocate).