Friday, September 14, 2007

Ethics of Narco-Analysis: Lecture in New Delhi

The People's Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi is organising a lecture on Narco-analysis as a form of torture, and Democratic Rights'. It will be delivered by Dr.Amar Jesani, Centre for Studies in Ethics and Rights, Mumbai and editor of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics.

The invitation to the lecture says the use of sodium pentothal and other truth serums is gaining ground in India, and (mis)used in police investigations. It violates Article 20(3) of the Constitution.

The lecture will be followed by a discussion.

Date: September 15, 2007, Saturday.
Time: 4 p.m.
Venue: Indian Law Institute,(Opp.Supreme Court gates at Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi)


Sri said...

can i kindly get a soft copy of the lecture delivered by amar ji and the dicussion that followed ......the state in A.P. is in the thick of narco-obsession. the requested content would add more teeth to our campaigns against narco anyalsyis and help bust the myths and hype surrounding it.....

Lohitash said...

I would also like to request you to dispense me a soft copy of the lecture, if so possible. I am a law student in the process of authoring an essay on Narco analysis and brain mapping and its constitutional implications. My email id is

Thanking you in anticipation

Geo said...

Dear Sir, I would also like to get the copy of the the paper presented. Right now i do some research work on the ethical dimension of Narco Analysis at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram ( My email Id is

Mowing Law said...

Narco Analysis has been declared illegal by the Supreme Court of India.The details of the reasoning of the the SC judgement can be found here: