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About MNLU Mumbai

Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is one of the premier National Law Universities in Maharashtra, established to promote world-class legal education and research. The University is helmed by Hon’ble Dr. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud, the Chief Justice of India, as its Chancellor, and Hon’ble the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court as the Pro-Chancellor.

MNLU Mumbai offers a wide range of programs, including a Five-year integrated B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), multiple LL.M. specializations, M.A. (Executive) in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Ph.D. programs, and various certificate courses.

About CRCJ

The Centre for Research in Criminal Justice (CRCJ) at MNLU Mumbai is dedicated to advancing the study and practice of criminal justice. It addresses issues such as criminal law, criminology, penology, and the rights of the accused and victims.

The CRCJ conducts extensive research, organizes seminars and workshops, and collaborates with national and international institutions to tackle contemporary challenges in criminal justice.

About the Workshop

The Centre for Research in Criminal Justice (CRCJ) at Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is pleased to announce a five-day workshop focusing on the three novel criminal laws of 2023.

This workshop will provide an in-depth understanding of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, which are set to replace the Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, and Indian Evidence Act, respectively.

Event Details

  • Date: June 18 – June 22, 2024
  • Time: 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Mode: Online


  • To offer a comprehensive understanding of the new criminal statutes.
  • To delve into the historical context, rationale, and implications of these reforms.
  • To facilitate interactive sessions and expert-led discussions on the implementation and enforcement of the new laws.


  • Prof. (Dr.) B.B. Pande: Distinguished Professor, National Law University, Delhi (Interplay of Forensics & Criminal Law)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ved Kumari: Vice Chancellor, National Law University Odisha (Gender Implications of the Provisions)
  • Asst. Prof. (Dr.) Tanaya Kamlakar: Director, CRCJ, MNLU Mumbai (Overview of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita)
  • Adv. (Dr.) Swapnil Bangali: Director, CICTL, MNLU Mumbai (Overview of Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Shruti Bedi: Director, UILS, Panjab University (Organized Crimes and Terrorism under the New Criminal Law)
  • Asst. Prof. (Dr.) Gaurav Jadhav: Assistant Professor, National Forensic Sciences University (Overview of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita)
  • Mr. Naveed Mehmood Ahmad: Senior Resident Fellow & Team Lead, Criminal Justice, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (Punitive Measures under BNS)
  • Ms. Ayushi Sharma: Research Fellow, Criminal Justice, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (Punitive Measures under BNS)

Registration Details

  • Fee: Rs. 1250/-
  • Deadline: June 15, 2024, at 11:59 PM
  • Participation Certificate: Issued upon maintaining a minimum of 75% attendance.
  • Payment link is mentioned at the end of this post.
  • Registration form is mentioned at the end of this post.


  • Phone: +91 91136 95971, +91 98219 17167 or +91 98219 17769
  • Email: crcj@mnlumumbai.edu.in

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