The Legal Aid functions that it performs are preventive, remedial, activist and reformative. It provides assistance to people who are otherwise unable to afford legal representation and access to the court system. It aims at providing them access to justice by ensuring equality before the law, the right to counsel and the right to a fair trial. The Foundation is conscious of the fact that Legal aid is essential to guaranteeing equal access to justice for all, as provided for by Article 6.3 of the European Convention on Human Rights regarding criminal law cases.
In a short span, Radhey Krishna Legal Aid Foundation has helped several needy and deprived sections of society and has been actively pursuing their causes/cases free of cost on pro bono basis in every possible forum including contesting court cases for their rights from the District Courts till Supreme Court of India. The Foundation has been well appreciated by the recipient of services from time to time and it is also evident from the News Item dated 22-01-2017 which is attached.
The Foundation has the required infrastructure and is assisted by a team of experienced and competent Lawyers in all the District Courts (Tis Hazari, Patiala House, Rohini, Dwarka, Saket, Karkardooma) as well as Hon’ble High Court of Delhi and Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for contesting all kind of criminal matters and has its offices in all the courts in Delhi.
The Foundation is also providing Free Legal Aid to the inmates in Tihar Central Jail which includes Legal Consultations and taking up and conducting their matters in Courts and providing them Free, effective and competent legal services.