Governor calls for greater quality in law education

Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday

expressed anguish over the increasing pendency in the courts of law. The

delay in the disposal of cases is resulting in untold hardship to the


She emphasised that besides improving the infrastructure and manpower

at the courts of law to facilitate the speedy disposal of cases, there must

be greater use of technology.

Inaugurating the 10-day online workshop on “Effective teaching, learning

and research in Law: Covid-19 challenges” organised by the Dept of Law,

Osmania University, here, the Governor said that as the nature of the

litigations is changing very fast and one must constantly update the

knowledge of the domain.

“It is high time that the traditional law colleges must update their

curriculum and methodology in order to compete with the prestigious

national law schools that are attracting the talented youngsters,” Dr

Tamilisai Soundararajan added.

The increase in cyber crimes and issues like cyber bullying, hacking,

digital character assassination and cyber stalking are resulting in

depression among the younger generation. We must address these issues

on a priority basis, the Governor said.

Referring to the 100-year old Law department in Osmania University, she

said that it has produced many an eminent jurists, advocates,

administrators, leaders, teachers and legal luminaries, Dr. Tamilisai

Soundararajan exhorted the faculty to continue the great tradition and set

high standards in the legal education.

Constant updating of the syllabus, technology-driven education, case

laws, inclusion of cyber laws, intellectual property laws and addressing

current issues are the need of the hour in legal education.

The Governor appreciated the Law College in initiating the 10-day long

online workshop akin to 10days Dasara celebrations to re-strategise their

teaching, learning and research methodologies during the Covid-19


Osmania University Registrar Prof. Ch. Gopal Reddy, Online workshop

convenor Prof. Gali Vinod Kumar, Dean Prof. Panth Naik, Prof. GB Reddy,

Keynote speaker Prof. R. Venkata Rao, Principal Dr. Vijaya Laxmi, vice-

principal Dr Radhika Yadav and other speakers and participants took part.

-Press note

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