Tibetan Legal Association(TLA) was formed in 2013 under the guidance of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, got registered in Kanataka State under the Karnataka Society Registration Act in 2014, the head quarter is located at Dharamsala, India. TLA is mainly for creating legal awareness among Tibetan communities, to solve legal problems they are facing. TLA organizes different trainings and workshop for up lifting the legal knowledge among Tibetans.
On 11th Jan 2018, that Ms. Namgyal Tsekey Standing Senior lawyer /Board member of TLA, and Dr. Tamara from London School of Economic held a legal training talk to those Tibetan Law students form different college along with other Tibetan college students at Tibetan Youth Hostel, Bangalore.
Dr. Tamara talked on the topic of “Introduction of Law and concepts” and “Tibetan Conflict Resolutions” Ms. Namgyal Tsekey talked on the topics of
“ Introduction of substantive laws and Litigation procedure before Tibetan Justice commission” and “Concept of Marriage and Divorce in relation to immigration process” etc.
Also had a group discussion on general Issues affecting Tibetans in India & contemporary developments.
Around 50 college students from different colleges from South India participated.
Brief introduction of Dr. Tamara Relis
Dr. Tamara Relis is a Visa and Immigration attorney. She has been a lawyer since 1998 and has repeatedly won awards for producing strategic applications involving legal research in the top 5% of hundreds of others submitted. She has represented over 100 cases in courts as a trial lawyer (barrister/litigation), and has worked as a US Law Professor of Evidence, Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, as well as a postdoctoral legal fellow at Columbia Law School and London School of Economics. She is the author of Clients’ Perceptions in Litigation and Mediation (Cambridge University Press 2009, 2011), which focuses on how lawyers and the legal system must improve to meet clients’ needs, and The Purchase of Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2017, forthcoming).