A one-day Training workshop on cross-examination was organized by Shri Ram Jethmalani-JLU Chair of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ) in the premises of Jagran Lakecity University.The prime objective of this workshop was to train the law students extensively in the domain of cross-examination of witnesses.
The workshop was graced by Hon’ble Justice N.K. Gupta, Lokayukta, Madhya Pradesh, Shri J.K. Vaidhya, Judicial Officer, Lokayukta, Madhya Pradesh, Shri Hari Mohan Gupta, Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, Prof. (Dr.) Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor, JLU and Prof. (Dr.) Yogendra Srivastava, Director, JLU School of Law, JLU.], Dr. Shobha Bhardwaj, Chair-in-charge (CCLCJ).
The workshop consisted of two sessions i.e. competition among the students and an address by Justice N.K. Gupta which was thoroughly enriching for the students. Justice Gupta discussed about the various facets of cross-examination and categorized it as a skilful art which every aspiring lawyer must hone.
He emphasized that cross-examination of witnesses is something that makes or breaks the case. He cited several interesting examples from his illustrious judicial career to further enrich the gathering. In totality, the workshop was a great experience for all who were involved.