The International Council of Jurists is a body of jurists functioning towards the promotion of administration of justice and vigorous advancement and augmentation of law,expedient to social and economic needs of the people. The Council is actively involved in organizing campaigns for legal awareness and information to be used as a tool for advancement and amelioration of public good. It also intends to promote rule of law and social justice by making provision of free legal aid and by maintenance of an efficient system of legal advice.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
We at council are dedicated to achieve following aims and objectives.
RULE OF LAW AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
To uphold and promote the Rule of Law and social justice To promote the administration of justice and law and its healthy development, suitable to the social, economic and other needs of the people. To promote uniformity of the legislation and of the judicial decisions in all civilized nations. To apply the knowledge and the experience in the field of law for the promotion of the public good.
CO-OPERATION AND SOLIDARITY
To promote and protect the privileges, interest and prestige of the Council and to promote co-operation and solidarity among the attorneys, barristers, solicitors, pleaders, counsels, and advocates practicing in different countries.
To improve relations and cooperation amongst members of the Bar, between the Bar and the Bench, between the Bar and the public, and the Bench and the public and between the Bench, Bar and the jurists and the Bench, Bar and the jurists of other countries and also with the press, teachers of law and law students.
To work in cooperation with other societies, institutions and organizations (national or international) in the pursuit of all or any of the aims and objects of the Council
DIGNITY AND INTEGRITY
To assist the Bar in upholding its rights and the dignity in its relations with the executive, judiciary and legislation of their respective governments.
To uphold the honour, dignity and the independence of the Bar and the Bench, jurists, teachers and students of law and members of the press. To set up a code of professional conduct, discipline and etiquette
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
To promote the science of jurisprudence and to encourage and conduct research and investigations in legal and allied fields.
To coordinate with governments, governmental organizations and agencies, non-governmental organizations, statutory bodies, and international organizations to disseminate information and impart knowledge and legal education to the public at large.
To improve the standard of legal education. To establish legal institutions, educational institutions and ancillary institutions.
To take measures for the provision of free legal aid to the poor and the establishment and maintenance of a system of prompt and efficient legal advice for persons irrespective of their income in all legal systems.
To organize campaigns for legal awareness and create a sense of self-confidence based upon legal knowledge of the people at large irrespective of caste, creed, religion and geographical boundaries.