Lawrence

The Law Forum of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University

What We Do

Lawrence, The Law forum of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies marks the initiation of a new era of inclination towards attaining knowledge of the law of land. Founded in 2014, Lawrence has gained a formidable reputation among the law enthusiasts from colleges across and beyond Delhi. The purpose of this society marks at imbibing legal literacy among the members and associates which it ensures by holding regular events, conferences and interactions with those entities in the field of law whose name precedes most and have a vision to impart practical law-based knowledge. All aspects of political, social and corporate moulded into one to give an overall view of the corporate system.

Key Achievements in 2019-20

Simar Singh Gulati – Winner strongest social impact

Lufthansa Impact Week was a design thinking workshop in which my team developed a service “Gurukool : Where learning meets” in which skill education is imparted to mothers using interactive and fun methods during afternoon hours in government schools. This idea won the prize for the Strongest Social Impact in the workshop.

Key Events in 2019-20

  • WORKSHOP

A workshop was organised by Josh Talks in association with Vivel. ITC Vivel as part of its brand philosophy of AbSamjhautaNahin (No more compromises) introduced ‘Know Your Rights’ with the objective to change the collective consciousness through an increased perceptiveness on gender-sensitive issues; enable gender-responsive actions at a personal level and build confidence through the knowledge of rights.

A speaker was invited where the key areas of focus for this educative workshop were:

  1. Defining the need to know one’s rights and an introduction detailing Fundamental rights, the concept of gender equality
  2. Equality – At Work and at Home which details the legal rights and framework for sexual harassment, POCSO, Domestic Violence, Divorce, Alimony and Inheritance
  3. Cyber safety which includes cyberstalking, bullying and how the law deals with it.
  4. The module, in addition, helped define the Rights one should know regarding the Police and the definition of Consent as provided by law.

Through this session, we not only wish to inspire the audience but also want to equip them with the right legal tools so that they don’t hesitate from voicing their concerns. Our sole belief lies in the empowerment of the youth of the country

  • JURISPRUDENCE

Jurisprudence’20 is the annual event of Lawrence in which games of various aspects were organised

The following were the games

  1. Advisor’s Dilemma – A Political Simulation
  2. Corporate Counsel – Beyond the Bar Case Study Competition
  3. Trace Trajectory – Battle of Artistry and Trade
  4. The Lawgical Network – Matrix of Logic and Law
  • LEGAL VIEW

Legal View is the magazine of Lawrence which is published annually. The primary objective of the magazine is to inform the common populace, in an easy and simple language, about its legal rights. In addition to relevant articles, the magazine carries important judgements and news pertaining to these categories.Members of Lawrence along with students from other colleges who wished to voice out their opinions had written various articles. Quizzes and crossword puzzles relating to the relevant topics were also formulated.Contribution from students from other colleges was also witnessed.

Upcoming Events in 2020-21

  1. Symposium: A symposium to be conducted by a High Court lawyer about a current issue for all undergraduate and post – graduate students
  2. Seminar: A seminar on a social issue to spread awareness about the sensitivity of that issue
  3. Workshop A workshop on current government budget to be conducted to help understand the highlights as to why a particular step has been undertaken by the government
  4. Awareness Campaign An awareness campaign against ragging with the anti – ragging cell of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University