Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer

Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer (15 November 1914 – 4 December 2014) referred to as a conscience keeper of justice in India,was a visionary and a pathbreaking judge, who reformed the Indian criminal justice system with bold changes to jails & police stations, and forged new tools to dispense social justice & justice in the public interest, . He stood up for the poor and the underprivileged, and remained a human rights champion, a crusader for social justice and the environment, and a doyen of civil liberties, throughout his life. He was also a sports enthusiast and a prolific author. He was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan in 1999.As Judge, he had two superlative qualities – closely akin to his English counter-part Lord Denning – an original and innovative mind and a compassionate heart.

Delhi Metropolitan Education organizes a free perpetual monthly, thought provoking series of  talks that brings a range of experts and researchers from across the country for a spirited conversation.  The purpose of the lecture series is to invite nationally renowned Judges, Law Scholars and Law Book Authors to campus to further the tradition of the humane letters, in particular in the disciplines of law and its contemporary issues.

Guest Lecture 2018-19

DME Law School organised
Justice Krishna Iyer Lecture  on  30th August 2018
Prof. (Dr.) Mrinal Satish
Professor of Law and Executive Director,
Centre for Constitutional Law, Policy and Governance,
NLU, Delhi.
“Approaches to Sentencing” 

DME Law School organised
ADR Research center Lecture  on  10th September 2018
Dr. Aman Hingorani
Eminent Supreme Court Lawyer
“ Making Law Students Practice Ready ”

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List of Lectures held in 2017 Name of the speaker Designation of the speaker Theme/topic of lecture
19-01-2017 Major General Nilendra Kumar Former Judge Advocate General(Army), Director Amity School Of Law Child Rights
14-09-2017 Ms. Jyotika Kalra Member, National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi. Women’s Right
Justice V.R Krishna Iyer: Lecture Series on Law
Justice V.R Krishna Iyer: Lecture Series on Law
Justice V.R Krishna Iyer: Lecture Series on Law
Justice V.R Krishna Iyer: Lecture Series on Law