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‘The debate on the lowering of the age for criminal responsibility’ by Dr. Ved Kumari

08/09/2014

Dr. Ved Kumari (Professor, Faculty of Law - Delhi University) spoke about ‘The debate on the lowering of the age for criminal responsibility’ on September 8, 2014 (11:30 am–12:45 pm). The discussion focused on the Union Cabinet’s decision to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 so as to reduce the age of culpability for serious crimes such as murder and rape to 16 years. This talk was targeted at students in the fourth year of the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) programme.