School of Law - Court Visit Report
Name of Court: District & Session Court, Faridabad
Location: Sector 12, Faridabad
Date and Time of Visit: 17th October, 2017 (Tuesday), 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Purpose of Visit:
The purpose of the visit was to understand the working of a court, the nature of duties of the judicial officers. The visit was to help the student in understanding the role of court in dispensing justice in any case, the role of prosecutors in a case, the way cases proceed in a court, the way judges, prosecutors and defense lawyers handle the case, the relationship of the prosecutors and the police. This gave an opportunity to understand the actual need of co- ordination in the justice system. The visit included an in-depth study of the day to day functioning of the Civil and Criminal Courts, at different levels and over a vast variety of cases. The aim was to evaluate the resources available and the distribution of power between the judges, the prosecution, and the defense council.
Twenty students from School of Law, Lingaya’s University, Faridabad, visited the Hon’ble District & Session Court, Faridabad on 17th October, 2017. The students were accompanied by Prof. Ajay Kumar, Ms. Seema Gautam and Ms. Madhvi Chopra, Assistant Professors at the School of Law.
The visit was permitted by the District & Session Judge, Faridabad which was obtained by Dr. Bhavana Sharma, HOD, School of Law. The day started with a brief note given to the students about the Court and court rooms by Advocate Mr. Ashok Gautam, who is practicing Advocate at District Court, Faridabad. He guided all the students and dictated the Jurisdiction of the different courts.
The student obtained valuable knowledge by Mr. Tarun Singhal, Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Civil Judge Senior Division. He explained Court proceedings in detail and suggested students to read Bare Acts and attend regular class lectures. The students visited different Court Rooms and observed Court Proceedings.
The visit came to an end at 03:00 p.m. with a thanks giving note to Mr. Tarun Singhal, Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Civil Judge Senior Division and Advocate Mr. Ashok Gautam for enlightening the students with such facts which brought out the difference in the proceedings between the District Court and Hon’ble High Court as well as for explaining the difference in the jurisdiction between the District Court and High Court.
The difference between Article 32 and Article 226 of Indian Constitution was also well briefed to the student by them.