The Center for Legal Theory, in furtherance of its Guest Lecture Series, conducted
a lecture by Prof. (Dr.) Virendra Kumar, on 18th January, 2016. Prof. Virendra Kumar is the Founder Director,
Chandigarh Judicial Academy, former
Fellow & Professor at Faculty of Law, Punjab University and UGC Emeritus Fellow in the sphere of Law. He was the
First Asian to qualify for the degree of
Doctoral of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) at
the University of Toronto. He has assisted the judiciary in Canada as an expert on various facets of Family Law
and his specialization is in
Constitutional Law, Election Law & Family Law.
Prof. Kumar spoke about legal theory as an increasingly
important field of
study in today’s times. His talk focused on developing an understanding of how
legal theory is so ingrained in us and our daily
lives and society and that it is visible in almost all spheres of life- be it
in learning and education, law and
politics, society, Government and the world.