Rest the Case, a prominent platform for legal discourse, on the occasion of celebrating its 3 glorious years is proud to announce an upcoming panel discussion on the highly relevant and important topic of “Media and Crimes.” This thought-provoking event will delve into the significant impact of media trials on criminal court proceedings, as well as the influence of web series and movies in leading people toward violence. A crucial aspect to be explored during the discussion will be the potential necessity of censorship for such dark content.
Rest the Case is a prominent platform dedicated to facilitating informed discussions on legal matters. Our mission is to create an open and inclusive space for legal professionals, academics, and the public to engage in critical conversations that shape our understanding of the law. Through events, publications, and online resources, Rest the Case seeks to promote transparency, justice, and accountability in the legal system.
The panel discussion, scheduled to take place virtually on July 14, 2023, promises to be an insightful and engaging exchange of ideas among esteemed criminal lawyers, media professionals, and experts in the field. The participation of renowned individuals in both the legal and media spheres has been confirmed, ensuring a comprehensive examination of the multifaceted issues at hand.
The virtual panel discussion will commence at 05:00 PM on July 14, 2023, providing a platform for thought leaders, professionals, and the general public to engage in a meaningful dialogue on these pressing issues. The event aligns with Rest the Case’s commitment to promoting transparency, justice, and accountability in the legal system.
As an organization dedicated to fostering critical discussions on legal matters, Rest the Case recognizes the significance of addressing the interplay between media and crimes. The panel discussion will shed light on the consequences of media trials on the fairness of criminal court proceedings and explore the responsibility of content creators in relation to the portrayal of violence and its potential impact on society.
Our distinguished Panel of legal experts include:
Sushant Kale is a renowned criminal lawyer who specializes in Criminal, cyber crime, Money Laundering, etc. In his 3 years of experience, he has seen several criminal cases. He will bring his vast experience to the table to discuss the effects of media trials on criminal cases in India. He will also explore the implications of such trials on the justice system, and how it affects the way society perceives criminal cases.
Harsh Buch is an Associate Partner at TMT Law Practice. He commenced his practice in 2015 obtaining his LL.B degree from the University of Mumbai after his graduation in BSc. Computer Science. Harsh advises and represents several Multi-National Companies on various other laws like Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements, Media law, Energy Laws, and Project Infrastructure and Construction laws. Harsh is a member of the Singapore Maritime Arbitration Centre and an empanelled legal advisor for the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (India) and the National Maritime Foundation India.
Aakriti Singh is a practicing advocate based in New Delhi. She graduated in BBA LL.B. (Hons.) with specialization in Corporate Laws from School of Law, UPES Dehradun, where she developed her interest in Corporate Governance and Competition law. She has experience in dealing with cases related to criminal law, property law, competition law, money laundering and service matters. She has represented clients before the Delhi High Court, NCLT, NCLAT and other tribunals. She has played an active role in Google v CCI in NCLAT on behalf of the Competition Commission of India. She also has an in-depth experience in criminal trials and bail petitions.