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Nov 25, 22

Object and Importance of Legal Literacy

To combat legal ignorance, the central government adopted the National Legal Literacy Mission in 2005. But there are some obstacles in implementing the mission. The project aims to study the mission and its flaws in depth. The assumption is that, despite this pragmatic measure by the government, the intended objective has not been achieved. Therefore, in the detailed study of the mission in light of its objective, I try to make an evaluative analysis of the mission. Unlike the training of law students pursuing a law degree (often referred to simply as “legal education”) and the professional development of lawyers and judges (sometimes referred to as “continuing legal education”), public legal education is primarily for individuals who are not lawyers, judges or law students. 3. Understand the scope of human rights in establishing legal aid centres. To educate the rural masses about their rights and duties in a welfare society. Help should be sought from legal academics, professors, lawyers and other professionals who can contribute to a better understanding of the laws and how they work.

People must be informed of their political, civil, social, economic and cultural rights. Author Roger Smith, expert on national and international aspects of legal aid, human rights and access to justice; [51] writes in his article “IT changes bring hope – and hype” that technology offers the opportunity to significantly reduce costs and take advantage of existing offerings. [52] Author Roger Smith continues to believe that there is enough to suggest a possible use of the Internet and its interactive capabilities of the Internet in the exchange of information. [52] According to Roger Smith (Internet and the Internet), technology also opens up the opportunity to provide “just-in-time” public legal education, which could be the answer to the yawning gap in family law advice. [52] Roger Smith goes on to say, “Technology can be used to build a network of (online) legal provisions that provide the level of legal advice and support to which people are entitled – even in times of austerity.” [52] Legal aid movement in other parts of the world. The first legal aid movement is believed to have occurred in France in 1851, when legislation was passed to provide legal assistance to the needy.13 The same quest for legal aid in England that spawned laws such as the Poor Prisoner`s Defence Act of 1903, which emphasized an effective form of legal aid for poor prisoners.14 But it was after that the Rushcliffe Committee, which made a number of recommendations in its Rushcliffe 194515 report, led to the introduction of the first legal aid scheme in the Legal Aid and Legal Advice Act 194916. The term “public legal education” (EPL) is related to several similar terms and may include it. [5] The terms “public legal information” and “public legal education and information” (PLEI) highlight a difference between education and information.

[6] The term “community legal education”[7] is used in Australia[8] and the United States[9], where it often refers to community-based public legal education activities conducted by legal aid organizations. The term “law-related education” (LRE) generally refers to public legal education in primary and secondary schools (and sometimes in higher education), as opposed to primary and non-formal education. [10] In a communication to the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, the UN Secretary-General states: “The deprivations to which people living in poverty are subjected throughout their lives – lack of access to quality education, limited access to information, political participation and social capital – lead to lower levels of legal competence and awareness of their rights and create social barriers to education. search for repair”. [29] According to Lorenzo Cotula, laws are usually published in the Official Gazette and few people outside legal circles have access to legal information. [28] Illiteracy,[28] economic barriers,[29] language barriers, social taboos,[30] and lawyers` lack of zeal can lead to barriers to obtaining the necessary basic legal training. According to Hanna Hasl-Kelchner, lawyers sometimes tend to say no and kill an agreement instead of solving problems and finding solutions that are both practical and legally sound. [31] Business legal literacy manages legal risks for both employees and businesses. When business leaders work with lawyers, they need to develop a common language to connect likely communication gaps in order to achieve legal meaning. Legal literacy helps promote legal awareness, participate in the drafting of laws and policies, and participate in the rule of law. In Union of India & Ors. Vs.

Shanti Yadav & Ors. It was decided to support legal competence, including legal advice, legal assistance and analysis and evaluation of existing laws. As a result of this situation, legal competence has been recognized as an instrument of qualitative change at the fundamental level, as it provides them with adequate knowledge of their rights. Legal competence means knowledge of the primary level of law. Once citizens (especially marginalized or disadvantaged groups) become aware of the rights to which they are entitled under the law, they can use this awareness as a tool to fight injustice. Such awareness can change their lives. Legal jurisdiction is the first step towards this goal1. In addition, greater knowledge of laws helps people work more effectively in different fields.

To implement this initiative, the National Legal Literacy Mission (NLLM) was adopted by the central government in 2005. In addition to external counsel, in-house counsel[39] and in some countries such as Australia and India, the Corporate Secretary is responsible for advising on good governance practices and compliance with corporate governance standards, as required by various corporate, securities and other corporate laws, regulations and policies. [40] [41] Creation of the Legal Aid Implementation Committee.