Human Rights Law and Criminal Justice
The course Human Rights, Law and Criminal Justice talks about the relationship between human rights and criminal justice in India. It discusses the multiple reasons and causes for violations of human rights of people, especially with reference to their civil, political, economic, social, cultural and educational rights along with the factors and circumstances that have led to commission of crimes against women, children and disabled persons. The scope for free legal aid and services available to those aggrieved individuals under the Indian laws and procedures is also discussed in the course. Wide range of issues of prison system, jail and juvenile homes inter alia legal safeguards and protection of human rights of prisoners and inmates in India are few issues dealt in the course.