ILS Law College | Webinar on “Revisiting Jurisprudence on Capital Punishment in India

About the Institute

Indian Law Society’s Law College is a government-aided law college in Pune, India. It was established in 1924 and offers courses that include three-year and five-year degrees. ILS is located on Law College Road, Pune.

About the Cell

The Criminal Law Cell was established in the year 2015 to study contemporary issues and challenges in criminal law. The Cell conducts sessions on different aspects of criminal law along with recent criminal law issues to give a better understanding and updated knowledge to the students. To know more about the cell, click HERE .

About the Webinar

ILS Criminal Law Cell presents a webinar on the topic “Revisiting Jurisprudence on Capital Punishment in India”. The webinar aims to get insights on different aspects of the death penalty such as philosophies behind it, constitutionality, ground realities, and discussion on both abolition and retention of the death penalty in India.

Date: Saturday, 11th July 2020

Time: 4:00 PM

About the Speakers

  • Dr Colin Gonsalves, Senior Advocate (Supreme Court of India) and Co-Founder at Human Rights Law Network (HRLN).

  • Mr Amit K Desai, Senior Advocate (Bombay High Court).

  • Ms Shreya Rastogi, Member (Executive Steering Committee) and Head (Death Penalty Litigation team) at Project 39A, National Law University, Delhi.

  • Mr Aniket Ujjwal Nikam, Advocate (Bombay High Court).

Moderated by: Dr Nitish Nawsagaray, Assistant Professor (ILS Law College) and Research Guide (Savitribai Phule Pune University).

Webinar Details: The webinar will be hosted primarily on Google Meet and will also be live-streamed on Youtube. Following are the links to join the webinar:

Google Meet link: click HERE

Youtube live link: Link

For any queries, please write to us at

Facebook: ILS Criminal Law Cell Public Group


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