OBJECTIVES OF LEGAL AID CLINIC

  • To create awareness of Laws, Procedures and Judicial institutions
  • Legal Aid & Legal Counseling
  • Legal advice, mediation and other related legal services
  • To collaborate with State Legal Services Authority to provide better legal services
  • To comprehend and document the barriers faced in accessing justice within the existing legal framework and recommend necessary reforms
  • To create a database of legal professionals who could provide, impart and deliver the above mentioned components

  • The above mentioned objectives can be achieved by putting certain processes in place:

  • To Constitute a team / committee that will have legal professionals, academicians, lawyers, paralegal workers, retired judicial and quasi-judicial officials etc
  • To Survey the current legal support / advice services in place
  • To visit Courts, Police Stations, Prisons, Rehabilitation & other relevant institutions to comprehend the current needs
  • To ensure systematic documentation to ease out the process

  • MIT-WPU School of Law will successfully implement this initiative by providing free services in the following areas-

  • Advice Services
  • Mediation Services
  • Law Firms

  • and also assist Individuals In:

  • To fill in the application forms
  • To sort the paper work
  • To accompany the parties in formal proceedings i.e. court, tribunal
  • To attend to take notes for personal record.

  • The 'Legal Aid' initiative can be replicated in other places and location by incorporating web-based tools:

  • That could facilitate online application for help and support.
  • It shall prove helpful in creating a database of legal professionals online and also signposting the needy to the right services.
  • It will be beneficial in keeping track of the progress of various grievances brought before the clinic.
  • It will be fruitful in maintaining the confidentiality when encrypted and stored in system / server.
  • It will provide aid in creating collaborative platform with multiple agencies / institutions.