Bengaluru: There will be no use of law if no justice is delivered to the victims and the whole purpose of law is to deliver justice, according to Justice Kurien Joseph, Supreme Court Judge.
Speaking at the inaugural function of St. Joseph’s College of Law in Bengaluru on Saturday, Justice Kurien Joseph said the Jesuits need no introduction in Karnataka who have laid their hands in almost all educational fields and now they entered another segment by starting a law college which is first of its kind in South Asia.
“It is the day of great expectations. A day of a Jesuit dream coming true,’’ Justice Kurien Joseph said.
Most Rev Dr Bernard Moras, Archbishop of Bengaluru blessed the function and emphasized the need to provide justice to the victims and downtrodden in society.
Welcoming the gathering, Rector of St. Joseph’s Institutions Rev Fr Anthony Joseph S J, said the purpose of the opening law college is to ensure justice for the victims and needy people. “This is a momentous day in the history of Bengaluru Jesuits Educational Society. St. Joseph’s Law College is the first Jesuit law college in South Asia and the first Jesuit Law College in our country is being inaugurated. This morning when I thought of this function, my second thought was that we should have call this college as the St. Joseph’s College of Law and Justice,’’ Rev Fr Anthony Joseph said.
The purpose of opening this college is to ensure justice to the victims of injustice, Rev Ft Anthony Joseph said.
Rev Fr Dr Jerome Stanislaus D’Souza SJ, Justice John Michael D’Cunha, Karnataka High Court Judge, Prof. Chidananda Reddy Patil, Vice Chancellor (Actg), Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi, Prof. V.B. Coutinho, Vice Chancellor, Garden City University, Bengaluru, Prof. Dr. R. Venkata Rao, Vice Chancellor, NLSIU, senior advocate Y R Sadashiva Reddy, Chairman, KSBC, Member BCI, senior advocate Jayakumar S Patil, member, KSBC, Bengaluru were present on the occasion.
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