An Orientation Program in Criminal Law was organized on 2nd of June, 2018. Eminent resource persons from around the country addressed the participants on a variety of subthemes. The Inauguration commenced with an invocation song by students of School of Legal Studies. Dr. T. R. Subramanya, Dean, School of Legal Studies, CMR University welcomed the gathering. The Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. B. B. Pande, the Guest of Honour, Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Prof. (Dr.) M. S. Shivakumar, Vice Chancellor, CMR University and Dr. R. Praveen, Registrar, CMR University graced the occassion. The hon’ble Vice Chancellor of CMR University Prof. (Dr.) M. S. Shivakumar, delivered the Presidential Address.
The first session of the day was addressed by the Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. B. B. Pande, former professor, Campus Law Centre, New Delhi on the Topic – ‘Constitutional Foundation of Criminal Justice System under tension’
The second session of the day was addressed by, Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Director of Symbiosis Law School, Pune. She is the member of the Academic Council of the National Judicial Academy. She has also been the member of the 19th Law Commission of India. She spoke on the topic ‘Teaching Criminal Law’.
In the third, post lunch session, Shri Pronab Mohanty, Joint Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and the Deputy Director General of the UIDAI, addressed the participants on the topic ‘Collection of Digital Evidence in Criminal Trials’
Hon’ble Justice Shri A. V. Chandrashekhara, former judge High Court of Karnataka, addressed the gathering, in the fourth and final session of the day, on the topic – ‘The importance of Victim Compensation in the Criminal Justice System’