Advancing the Rule of Law: LexisNexis Organizes Justice V R Krishna Iyer Birth Centenary Lecture

LexisNexis organizes "Justice V R Krishna Iyer’s Birth Centenary Lecture" on "Human Dignity: Fulcrum of Human Rights" at the Indian Society of International Law to celebrate 100th birth anniversary of the legendary Justice VR Krishna Iyer.

New Delhi, India, November 22, 2014 --( LexisNexis® India, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for legal, corporate, tax, academic and government markets organized ‘Justice V R Krishna Iyer’s Birth Centenary Lecture’ on ‘Human Dignity: Fulcrum of Human Rights’ at the Indian Society of International Law to celebrate 100th birth anniversary of the legendary Justice VR Krishna Iyer.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice A K Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India who was the Chief Guest of the function delivered the Centenary lecture in honour and celebration of Justice Krishna Iyer’s phenomenal and legendary contributions to the Indian Judicial system and jurisprudence particularly in the area of human rights and social justice. Eminent Scholar and Professor MP Singh, Chancellor, Central University of Haryana presided over the function with other distinguished personalities like Mr. PP Rao, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Mr. Salman Khurshid, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Former Minister of Law and Justice, Government of India as the guests of honour. The commemorative event witnessed the presence of many other eminent jurists, scholars, advocates, faculty and students including Mr. Soli Sorabjee, Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court, Prof. Manoj Sinha, Director Indian Law Institute, Mr. Sudhanshu Ranjan, Sr. Journalist, Doordarshan to name a few.

On this occasion, Hon’ble Mr. Justice AK Sikri also released a monograph titled ‘Justice V R Krishna Iyer: Campaigning Human Rights and Social Justice’ published by LexisNexis and edited by Dr. Lokendra Malik, Advocate, Supreme Court of India. The book is a collection of articles contributed by eminent legal luminaries in honor of Justice Krishna Iyer celebrating his widely acknowledged and appreciated contributions as a lawyer, politician, judge and a great human being dedicated to the welfare of mankind. The monograph was distributed to all the attendees free by LexisNexis and will also be made available as an ebook through their website soon.

Mr. Vikesh Dhyani, Director Marketing, Customer Discovery & Innovation, LexisNexis India said, “The broader purpose of our existence is to advance the rule of law. We have been driving and supporting several initiatives towards this ranging from providing free books and online resources to underprivileged and meritorious students to conducting seminars for generating awareness and support to combat human trafficking, publishing works on topics like sexual harassment, juvenile justice and RTI. Globally, LexisNexis partners with governments, businesses, NGOs, law makers and enforcement agencies to provide solutions that enable faster decision making, improve transparency and enable better access to justice”. LexisNexis India has been recently recognized as Company of the year 2014 for its Legal, News and Business Research Solutions.

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