The Animal Law Cell consists of representatives drawn from different sections of Campus community - faculty, staff, and students. The primary function of Animal Law Cell is to create an enabling environment towards fulfilment of statutory requirements laid down by ‘Prevention of Cruelty against Animals (PCA) Act’, 1960. The Animal Law Cell will also work with local animal welfare organizations & Municipal Corporation for implementation of animal birth control program in the Campus. The Animal Law Cell will also take up sensitization drives among the Campus community towards peaceful cohabitation with the Campus fauna.
Public law pertains to our daily lives and thus is an integral part of studying law, it helps keeps checks and balances in the relationship of the state and the citizens. The centre for public law is created for helping students with knowledge and awareness of these laws, as well as its study and critique. The Center leads research in persistent and contemporary issues in public law and legal theory. Much of its research negotiates the radically reddened boundaries between the private and the public. The Center offers expertise in different methodologies and its interdisciplinary interests spreads across analytical jurisprudence, moral and political philosophy, comparative public law, empirical studies, and law and economics. Research at the Center is driven by diverse concerns including, justice, violence, accountability, and coercion. Approaches adopted by researchers in the Center traverse geographical and political hemispheres of thought.
The Competition Law Cell has been constituted to look after the activities related to the Competition Law and also to create awareness among students of the Institution. In modern globalized world there is a need to make students aware about the competitive world and to make students conscious of the surrounding. Competition Law is codification of rules designed to promote and sustain market competition. Across the globe, these laws are prevalent with active enforcement & advocacy functions. Today, over 100 countries have competition law regimes and competition law enforcement agencies. Though the practice of competition law varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the substance of these laws is primarily the same. World over, it prohibits practices that restrict competition between businesses and prohibits behavior which is most prejudiced to the interest of the consumer. Businesses have certain obligations under competition law and it is important for them to understand and abide by these laws.
Corporate law governs companies to help all of them have an equal opportunity to prosper by making it easier for them to conduct business. The Asian Law College Corporate Law Cell was established to introduce basic concepts of the corporate and commercial laws along with other issues related to the corporate world through events, discussions and workshops to supplement the classroom-based knowledge. Students will learn the ways a lawyer can help a company conduct business in a more effective and efficient way. Lawyers need very good reasoning skills, which is a skill that will be honed through intricate study and critique of corporate law related cases, as an activity in the corporate law cell. The Cell intends to facilitate better comprehension of corporate laws among students through events, competitions, group discussions and various other activities to supplement regular classroom learning experience. The mission of the Cell is to promote quality corporate understanding and prepare young minds for imbibing knowledge, skills and sensitivity.
The Criminal Law Cell has been constituted to conduct sessions on different aspects of criminal law along with recent criminal law issues to give better understanding and updated knowledge to the students. The cell also serves as a platform for students to have insightful discussions pertaining to the field of criminal law. The vision of the cell is to impart extensive knowledge and increase the interest of the students in criminal law by focusing on all aspects of it and giving them a more pragmatic view of the field, which cannot be covered in regular lectures. Criminal Law is one of the important branches of law which serves several purposes and benefits society in many ways. Criminal law provides predictability, letting people know what to expect from others. Without criminal law, there would be chaos and uncertainty. The law makes it possible to resolve conflicts and disputes between quarrelling citizens. It provides a peaceful, orderly way to handle grievances. Criminal law protects citizens from criminals who would inflict physical harm on others or take their worldly goods. Because of the importance of property in capitalist America, many criminal laws are intended to punish those who steal. Criminal law enables the government to collect taxes, control pollution, and accomplish other socially beneficial tasks and it also protects individual rights.
“Culture is a product of law and laws create norms for the society. This is why anyone who wants to change the culture of a country must try to change the norms of the country.” Quote by Myles Munroe. Culture in itself is deep and broad like ocean. It includes in itself various aspects like food, dance, music, art, literature, drama, language, faith, belief, attitude, behavior, rituals and customs. Laws play vital role in keeping this diversity alive and create unity in diversity. Law is important dimension of social change. Cultural law Club is organized with the motive of not only appreciating but also practicing this cultural extravaganza. The Cultural Law Club attempts to capture the vibrant persona of the students by offering them a platform to showcase their inner creativity and talents. The cultural team organizes cultural activities round the year to keep the spirits alive on the campus. Cultural activities will help learn skills like leadership skill, coordinating skill, organizing skill, interpersonal communication skill, team-building, time management and improving communication skills. We aim to promote ethnicity amongst students by organizing and conducting various events. Also celebrating the cultural diversity by nurturing the inner talent of students.
In the recent few decades, the world has seen the marked improvement in information technology and also an increase in the number of users using the internet, this has in turn caused increasing amounts of crimes on the internet, which has led to a need for cyber laws. Cyber Laws are laws that govern the cyberspace, better known as the Internet. The first Cyber law was passed by the Indian Parliament in the year 2000 and is called the Information Technology Act. The objective was to validate computer-based transactions, introducing and legalizing the authentication of the electronic record by a digital signature. The Act also listed offences that would be considered cybercrimes such as hacking, cyber terrorism, child pornography, as well as the punishments meted out to the perpetrators of such acts. While the Information Technology Act brought about a radical change in the country, it has a lot of drawbacks, the applicability of this act is not nearly defined well enough. There is a need for updates and improved implementations with the growing aspects of the internet. The cell is established to help students critically analyze the Act as well as other aspects of cyber laws and crimes, and study their shortcomings.
Environmental Law Cell of Asian Law College was established with the motto of incorporating a sense of responsibility towards the environment among students and creating awareness about each person's individual responsibilities to contribute in the prevention of future degradation of the environment. Through the cell the members educate the students in campus and people off campus about the need for environment conservation and Sustainable Development through various activities like plantation drive, awareness camps, webinars, Competitions. In order to bring the world a little closer to be aware and to act collectively for global goals and climate change in particular, Environmental Law Cell, Asian Law College is determined to undertake environmental education to bring students, lawyers, academicians and activists on a common platform to define ground level solutions to actual problems faced by local communities.
The Equal Opportunity Cell and Enabling Cell of Asian Law College was established with the goal of sensitizing the students towards disability and promoting justified equality. The Equal Opportunity Cell and Enabling Unit is committed to empowering students with disabilities and those belonging to marginalized sections of the society. Since its inception, the cell has been active in overseeing effective implementation of policies and programmes for disadvantaged groups. It provides academic, personal and psychosocial support and guidance services to differently-abled and underprivileged students. The EOC and enabling unit also actively organizes welfare remedial classes and skill enhancement workshops for the differently-abled and economically weaker students. The Equal Opportunity Cell and Enabling Unit organizes numerous talks, seminars, and workshops on the topics of disability and marginalization to sensitize students, faculty and society to the issues related to differently abled people. The cell aims to continue its efforts to provide equal opportunities to its students and spread awareness in the society through outreach programs and lectures. The Club seeks to promote Right to Equality which has been mentioned under Article 14 to 18 in our Constitution. The cell works to promote sensitization towards the disabled and disadvantageous sections of the society and help in providing equal opportunities to them by mainstreaming them into the society.
Gender Study Cells are the most important requirements for the enlistment and progress of our nation. The vision of the cell is to mould and enlighten the young minds and pave their way to grow into balanced and better human beings. Gender studies explores ideas like gender identity, gender sensitivity, equality in gender, sexual harassment and even sees how politics and law is shaped through gender relations. The gender study cell aims to help students’ study and learn about issues regarding gender equality through the study of law and the cases pertaining to gender. Given the realities of a heterogeneous and diverse student body, purely punitive approaches to issues of the gender sensitization serves little purpose in terms of meaningful intervention however “well intentioned” they maybe. Instead approaches must be reiterative, continuous and sustained focusing on empowering young people through educative, preventive and correctional strategies.
Most of the Legal institutions in India, in the present day, be it the court system or the laws and statutes, the legislative procedures, the jurisprudence, the Bar and the Bench and concepts like democracy, separation of powers, rule of law, judicial process, precedents, etc., take their roots in the deep past. Therefore, it becomes even more imperative to understand the history or the past to appreciate the present in their true perspective.
Human rights has implicit importance as they are considered indispensable for the survival of human beings. To make the global society in general and Indian society in particular, truly sensitive for human rights of people, irrespective of their caste, class, religion, gender, ethnicity, or place of origin. The institutions of higher learning are necessary upholders of human rights and the primary spaces where ‘human rights’ can be studied, understood and first transcended and hence, the institutions of higher learning need to contribute in addressing the larger issues of human rights at all levels.
The International Law Cell of Asian Law College, provides leadership & internationalize the campus and the curricula. The cell, through International Partnerships, offers opportunities for collaborations at various levels such as Joint-Academic Programs, Semester Exchange Programmes, Lecture Series, Student Internship Programmes, International Conferences and Seminars. International law has emerged from an effort to deal with conflict among states, since rules provide order and help to mitigate destructive conflict. Treaties are the most important source of international law and also serve as the origins of IGOs, which in turn are important sources of law. The main purpose of international law cell is to increase awareness of international law. The cell develops international collaborations for the promotion research & academics.
Technological innovation, literary and artistic genius along with commercial identity together form the bedrock of a thriving nation in the global economy. Naturally, therefore, it is quintessential to provide adequate legal recognition and protection to every person for the toils and products of her mind. It is equally important to be mindful of the interests of the larger public and their reasonably unhindered access to essential art and technology. The Asian Law College, Intellectual Property Rights Cell aims to evolve into a Centre of excellence in fields related to IPR Education, innovation management integrated with IPR within an educational Framework, protection of traditional knowledge and practices for socio-economic development, and contributing to the development and implementation of IPR Policy in national context.
Literature has always been a medium through which people are able to learn different aspects of life, through different genres of literature introduced to them. Creative writing, critical thinking, analytical mind-set can be inculcated while introducing students to various types of literature, while also improving their world view, knowledge of history of countries and cultures, and even improving empathy by thinking things through a different view point. A literary club can help a person to groom themselves in various aspects of their personality and skill development.
In this era of globalization young aspirants have to face multiple challenges in the professional arena. The study of the syllabus does not suffice the needs of the industry. The Student Developments Cell gives optimal exposure to the latest knowledge, prevailing trends and adequate life skills to equip the students to fare well in their careers. Student Development Cell is the department which focus on the overall development of the students in various fields such as communication, aptitude, leadership, public speaking, interview skills etc.