Implementation of Rule of Law depends on the quality of legal education: CJI

NEW DELHI:  The implementation of rule of law in a nation depends on the quality of legal education, said while he was delivering his inaugural speech at 10th Law Teachers’ Day award function in New Delhi.

He also said legal education is a science which inculcates in law students a sense of maturity and understanding of the society and moulds them to emerge as protectors of citizenry liberties.

CJI Dipak Misra inaugurated symposium on the ‘Role of Legal Education on Nation Building’ in the event organised by the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training (MILAT).

Law schools must focus on developing amongst its students critical reflectiveness of the social, moral and political outlooks embedded in law,” Justice Misra said.

He appreciated the functioning of National Law Universities and said the institution has turned out to be the most successful exercise for enhancing the quality of legal education in the country.

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