How can you use public interest litigation to save the environment around you

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by Ramanuj Mukherjee on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Section
Society

Session type
Lecture

Technical level
Beginner

Objective

I shifted to Goa from Delhi to run away from pollution, but there is no where to run. Even the remaining paradises will be destroyed in ywars to come unless we fight back. Public Interest Litigation is an amazing tool we can use to fight projects and activities that are not sustainable, that are changing the climate and irreversibly damaging the future of our next generation. As a lawyer, I want to empower the creative and influential lot to use the law to fight back against those who are damaging the only planet we have irreversibly for a little more cash right now. The promise is that when you leave my session, you will be ready to fight legal battles against people who pollute.

Description

I will cover the following aspects:
- How to identify environmental violations - How to collect evidence - How to approach the court - How to find pro bono lawyers to fight on your behalf - How to file a case and where to file it - How much resources will be required

Requirements

an open mind

Speaker bio

Ramanuj is a lawyer and the CEO of India’s leading legal education company iPleaders. He has taken dozens of workshops on law for Fortune 500 companies, several IITs, NITs and National Law Universities. He has been a TEDx speaker. He regularly conceptualises workshops and online courses that are taken by thiusands of lawyers, managers and government officials. He has successfully delivered workshops on environmental law in the past and has drafted many environmental PILs himself in the past.

Comments


  • 5

    [-] Ratul Rudra a year ago

    We Indians need to stand for our basic living rights. This project will be the torch bearer.


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    [-] Gary White a year ago

    Looking forward to listen to the best lawyer i have ever know!


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    [-] Sarjana Sanadhya a year ago

    Wishing you the best :)


  • 3

    [-] Vivek Jain a year ago

    Best wishes 👍 we don’t want goa to become another delhi when it comes to pollution!


  • 2

    [-] Ratul Rudra a year ago

    A truly revolutionary initiative.


  • 2

    [-] Ratul Rudra a year ago

    A truly revolutionary initiative.


  • 2

    [-] Rajeev Doharey a year ago

    very appreciable work


  • 2

    [-] Apoorva Thakur a year ago

    That’s a great proposal by Ramanuj! Highly beneficial in scope....


  • 2

    [-] Jey Mazumder a year ago

    Great initiative and effort


  • 2

    [-] sandeep goyal a year ago

    Very commendable


  • 2

    [-] sandeep goyal a year ago

    Very commendable work


  • 2

    [-] Aditya Manubarwala a year ago

    All the best dear Ramanuj. I have seen your working culture at close quarters and I applaud you for the the same.


  • 2

    [-] Chirag Kumar a year ago

    Hey Ramanuj all the best. We do need more actiivism and awareness on this


  • 2

    [-] Anupam Pillai a year ago

    hello ramanuj! this is a gret initiative wish you luck for next course of action!


  • 2

    [-] Donnie Ashok a year ago

    put up an exemplary fight, more fighters would come


  • 2

    [-] Mawphniang napoleon a year ago

    Great, I’m happy that you are taking This Step.Keep it up and all the best.


  • 2

    [-] Ankita Bhattacharya a year ago

    a great initiative taken by a great person. all the very best to you Ramanuj Sir!


  • 2

    [-] Aman Agarwal a year ago

    PIL gives a lot of power to the public and using that power in a responsible manner is the challenge for the citizens. great work by Mr. Ramanuj Mukherjee.


  • 2

    [-] Vivek Jain a year ago

    Best wishes 👍 we don’t want goa to become another delhi when it comes to pollution!


  • 1

    [-] Ratul Rudra a year ago

    Good luck Ramanuj. My best wishes are there for you.


  • 1

    [-] Shubham Arora a year ago

    Good luck Ramanuj!


  • 1

    [-] Sakchi Poddar a year ago

    all the best!


  • 1

    [-] Abul Kalam Azad a year ago

    All the best Ramanuj Sir!


  • 1

    [-] Tejal Shah a year ago

    All the best..


  • 1

    [-] Vikrant Yadav a year ago

    All the best :)


  • 1

    [-] Manish Agarwal a year ago

    Best wishes 👍


  • 1

    [-] harpreet kaur a year ago

    Good luck Ramanuj! :)


  • 1

    [-] Raghav Gupta a year ago

    A good initiative sir..


  • 1

    [-] Tushar Sinha a year ago

    All the Best


  • 1

    [-] Joyeeta banerjee a year ago

    All the best


  • 1

    [-] Harshal Joshi a year ago

    All the best Ramanuj!


  • 1

    [-] Rajiv Indimath a year ago

    superbe!! keep sailing


  • 1

    [-] Rajesh Yadav a year ago

    best of luck Ramanuj


  • 1

    [-] Amitabh Ghosh a year ago

    Best of luck Ramanuj


  • 1

    [-] Chandini Khanna a year ago

    All the best - this is needed urgently


  • 1

    [-] Pankaj Gupta a year ago

    Good luck, Ramanuj


  • 1

    [-] Pankaj Mehta a year ago

    sSupport
    All such endeavours to protect the environment should be supported.
    All the best.


  • 1

    [-] Pankaj Mehta a year ago

    sSupport
    All such endeavours to protect the environment should be supported.
    All the best.


  • 1

    [-] Pankaj Mehta a year ago

    sSupport
    All such endeavours to protect the environment should be supported.
    All the best.


  • 1

    [-] Akshita Rishi a year ago

    Great initiative sir !! All the very best !!👍


  • 1

    [-] Shilpy Gupta a year ago

    good luck sir


  • 1

    [-] veena paswan a year ago

    Good luck sir


  • 1

    [-] preetijoshi a year ago

    All the best !!


  • 1

    [-] Pratyusha Kar a year ago (edited a year ago)

    very few people in this world takes such initiative to protect the environment. its very appreciative that sir u have taken such an effort to really protect and safeguard it in the truest sense of the term.All the best to you sir and i hope that this project that u hv undertaken doesnt remain at the stage of initiation only but bloom into success!!!!!!


  • 1

    [-] Sherin a year ago

    (Y)


  • 1

    [-] Raghavendra P. Singh a year ago

    All the very best :)


  • 1

    [-] Mekin Maheshwari a year ago

    Confirmed your session. will schedule for 6th

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