Webinar on "Criminal Trial" by Vidhi Parivartan

Justice Subodh Kumar Gunvantlal Shah, retired Judge of the Gujarat High Court will be the guest speaker.
Webinar on "Criminal Trial" by Vidhi Parivartan

Vidhi Parivartan is a legal platform that seeks to hone the skill sets of all the budding lawyers, aid the law students in all possible manner by optimum utilization of resources available at their disposal and thereby empower the legal fraternity eventually.

The platform aspires to undertake host of short, medium and long-term activities and programmes for the legal community to enhance their professional, academic, extra-academic progression. Its committed for the cause of empowering especially the first-generation lawyers who face innumerable hardships in the profession. Moreover, it aims to live up to its motto of ‘Nyaydaanam Shreshtam Daanam’ through every activity that it undertakes.


The criminal trial procedure in India is essentially governed by the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, along with being complemented by the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. This procedure is a collection of evidence, witness examination, accused interrogation, arrest, bail, and other procedures required to be adopted by the police and the courts. There exist different types of criminal trials with different stages instituted, and it becomes important to understand them in detail to gain a better understanding of criminal law in India, and what better way to learn than learn about the concepts from the expert himself.

Through the means of this webinar, we at Vidhi Parivartan aim to discuss Criminal Trials in India in detail. Therefore, make sure that you attend the webinar for an informative session.


Justice Subodh Kumar Gunvantlal Shah, Retired Judge of the Gujarat High Court, enrolled as an Advocate in the month of December 1981 at Mehsana, Gujarat and continued his practice as an Advocate until February 1997. During this period, he practiced almost on all sides like Civil, Constitutional, Revenue, etc., in various Courts, Tribunals and Commissions.

In March 1997, he was directly appointed as a Judge of the City Civil & Sessions Court, Ahmedabad by invitation. He was sent to the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for Classification of Cases of Supreme Court in May 1997. In 2006, he was appointed as Registrar (Courts & Computers), Supreme Court of India on deputation. He was also appointed as Special Judge, CBI Court, Ahmedabad.

He was appointed as Member of the Standing Committee of the Supreme Court of India for monitoring E-Committee for computerization of entire judiciary in the country, and he developed e-court for the first time in India.

He was elevated as Additional Judge, Gujarat High Court in November 2012 and confirmed as Permanent Judge in July 2014. As Judge of the High Court of Gujarat, he dealt with almost all subjects and delivered approximately 19832 judgements in 1260 days.


DATE: 12th March, 2022 (Saturday)

TIMINGS: 3:00 PM onwards

Duration: 60 min - 80 min (including Q & A session)

TOPIC: Criminal Trial

VENUE: The webinar will be conducted online.

Platform: Microsoft Teams


• Undergraduate Law Students

• Legal Professionals

• Academicians


A phone/tablet/laptop and a stable internet connection.


The webinar is free for all.

Register here.


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