Justice Adda’s project on illustrated cases selected as one of 50 Solutions by UN SDSN- Youth

Justice Adda’s project with Manupatra Information Solutions Pvt. Ltd. of the E-book on the Illustrated Cases of the Supreme Court of India has been selected as part of the 50 Solutions featured in the 2018 edition of the Youth Solutions Report.

The Youth Solutions Report is a flagship initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth which seeks to identify and celebrate 50 youth-led solutions and ideas from around the world that are successfully contributing towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in business, charity, education and research.

The 2018 Youth Solutions Report can be accessed here.

The E-book on the Illustrated Cases of the Supreme Court of India can be downloaded here.

Handbook on Designing Socially Responsible Law Firms in India by Justice Adda and Cambridge Pro Bono Project.

Justice Adda and the Cambridge Pro Bono Project are happy to release a Handbook on Designing Socially Responsible Law Firms in India published by EBC.

‘The Handbook on Designing Socially Responsible Law Firms in India is a publication that draws on comparative legal scholarship, lessons and solutions from practice, and the latest innovations being introduced around the world, to suggest a framework to foster a culture of social responsibility among Indian law firms.

The handbook attempts to provide both theoretical and practical approaches that can be used by law firms, but also by policy makers, regulators, and academics in order to develop strategies that could be used to tackle barriers to justice in India.

The chief utility of the handbook is in providing implementable suggestions that law practitioners and law firms in India can easily adopt in their daily working practices. In doing so, it pioneers methods of thinking which can help Indian legal practice emerge as responsible and socially conscious agents in the delivery of legal services worldwide.’

For a copy of the handbook click here.

Handbook on Designing Socially Responsible Law firms in India

The Handbook on Designing Socially Responsible Law Firms in India is a publication that draws on comparative legal scholarship, lessons and solutions from practice, and the latest innovations being introduced around the world, to suggest a framework to foster a culture of social responsibility among Indian law firms.

The handbook attempts to provide both theoretical and practical approaches that can be used by law firms, but also by policy makers, regulators, and academics in order to develop strategies that could be used to tackle barriers to justice in India.

The chief utility of the handbook is in providing implementable suggestions that law practitioners and law firms in India can easily adopt in their daily working practices. In doing so, it pioneers methods of thinking which can help Indian legal practice emerge as responsible and socially conscious agents in the delivery of legal services worldwide.

 

A copy of the handbook is accessible here.

Handbook on designing socially responsible law firms in India

 

#AddaQuote

This week’s #AddaQuote comes from Marian Wright Edelman talking of the value of our everyday actions. Let’s make 2018 the year of new ideas and renewed commitments for a hopeful world.

Welcome to Baithak

 

Welcome to Baithak, the Justice Adda platform for supporting and providing resources for social enterprises and Non-Governmental Organizations ( NGOs) looking to maximise their positive impact in the world. Through blog posts, articles, interviews and sharing tools from across the web, we hope to make Baithak a space for people who want to improve how they communicate, adopt new ideas for project management, develop strategies to campaign more efficiently and develop  methods to evaluate and sustain their efforts for  positive social change.

We envisage Baithak as a practical space that provides content on topics such as how to write grant applications, how to build communication strategies, how collaborate with government, how to build a vision or  a value proposition ( could you add some more here?).By using our own modest experience in the communications and social enterprise sectors, along with collecting the expertise of people far more knowledgeable than ourselves, we hope to provide useful, accessible content for those who are working to make the world a better place.

The original vision for Baithak as the name suggests in Hindi, grew out of building a space for dialogue to document stories, experiences and lessons of those who have worked and fought for human rights and social justice. The platform intended to  reflect on the triumphs and struggles of these individuals , organisations and communities by providing a space for their stories to be acknowledged, shared and  studied by those aspiring to work in a similar field. However, after extensively studying other platforms and websites, and recognizing the important and valuable work already being done in this regard,  we realise that in order to attempt to create additional value for our audience, we  would instead focus on supporting these very same individuals, organisations and groups by providing  them content, tools and suggestions that will fuel the everyday running of their social enterprises  or NGOs.

Baithak aims to be a democratised space for such discussions and in doing so, aspires to allow for new and fresh perspectives from persons young and old, experts and non- experts, risk takers and those more averse ( add some more?), to come on board and join the conversation. This will allow us to be able to create a forum that offers a plurality of opinions, debates and conversations, one that will make the learning environment for everyone much richer.

Martin Luther King once said that while he admired the Good Samaritan, who stopped on the way to Jericho to aid a beaten and starving man,  this was only a preliminary intervention and he needed to do more. He argued that  he did not want to spend his life helping people by the side of the road. He instead wanted to change the nature of Jericho road itself, so that no one would have to be hurt or go hungry. He thereby rallied those around him to build  interventions aimed at fundamentally addressing the inequalities the plague and challenge us every day.

In a modest way, we  hope  to  provide and learn from  people invested in making a difference, a repository of information, tools and content, to transform their  Jericho road, to be changemakers in the world, and to build  their vision for a better future.  

For this, we have launched Baithak.  We hope you find it useful.

 

(Conor is Editor of Baithak and Siddharth is Founder of Justice Adda)