Webinar Alert: Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud on "Affirmative Action in India and the U.S." (Oct 3)

The talk is being organised by the Moot Court Society at the Law College Dehradun
Webinar Alert: Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud on "Affirmative Action in India and the U.S." (Oct 3)

Law College Dehradun has splendidly contributed to legal education in the country since its inception and inauguration in 2002. It has set a paradigm for legal education in the nation by offering innovative, research-driven discourses.


The Moot Court Society, Law College Dehradun was established in 2016 under the guidance and leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna and Prof. (Dr.) Poonam Rawat.

After the immense success and appreciation of the many lecture-series, LCD MCS is organizing one another Event in the presence of an erudite scholar of Constitutional law.

In the words of Dr. Justice T. Kochu Thommen, “Affirmative action is not merely compensatory justice, which it is, but is also distributive justice seeking to ensure that community resources are more equitably and justly shared among all classes of citizens.”

The main focus through this lecture is to understand the affirmative action and its importance in justice system in two great jurisdictions i.e. India and the U.S.


I. Eligibility: All bona-fide students of law, enrolled in 3-year, 5-year or LL.M. programs registered in India are eligible to participate in the same. Law professionals, practitioners & academicians are also invited.

II. Theme: Affirmative Action in India and the U.S.

III. Registration: To register yourself, kindly fill out the Google Form, available at: http://bit.do/MCSLEC3

a. The session will be held via Zoom .

b. The participants will receive the Zoom ID and password of Session on their registered E-mail address and for students of LCD, their respective SIC Groups as well.

c. In case, any participant who registers himself for this lecture and do not receive the Zoom credentials for the session due to any reasons, they may visit our website (http://lcdmcs.com), credentials will be available there, at least 24 hours prior the session.


Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud

Dr. Chandrachud completed his Bachelor's Degree in law from GLC, Mumbai in the year 2008 and his Masters in law from Harvard Law School in the year 2009. He then worked for a couple of years as an Associate Attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Later on, he went to complete his J.S.M (Master of Science of Law) from Stanford Law School in the year 2012, followed by his doctorate (J.S.D.) in 2014 from the same law school.




Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna

Patron, MCS/ Dean, LCD



Prof. (Dr.) Poonam Rawat

Chairperson, MCS/ H.O.D. (Law), LCD

Student Coordinators:

• Abhishek Aggarwal

Secretary (Administration)/Technical Head, MCS

[+91 83830 39042]

• Rahul Kumar, MCS (Student Convener)

[+91 79034 35470]

• Shaktija Singh Baghel, MCS

[+91 78282 95262]

• Krishna Rastogi, MCS

[+91 97219 07945]

• K. Riya, MCS

[+91 87559 57241]

For any queries/complaints, contact one of the aforementioned or write to us at: lcdmcs@uttaranchaluniversity.ac.in

Website: www.lcdmcs.com

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