ABOUT

Life and Liberty Foundation (LLF) is a new nonprofit organisation in India, committed to protecting life, liberty and dignity, and promoting the rule of law, fair trial, fair treatment by the law, and justice for all. It is registered under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. LLF is dedicated to the creation of safe societies and ensuring safe custody.

LLF Activities

  • Safeguarding access to effective representation and legal aid at the earliest stages.
  • Promoting justice solutions to prevent crime, unnecessary detention and prison overcrowding.
  • Strengthening the monitoring of custody institutions.
  • Facilitating access to information for persons behind bars and other needy populations.
  • Providing legal education and capacity building for students, prisoners, criminal justice representatives.
  • Furthering mechanisms and opportunities for the well-being and reintegration of prisoners with society.
  • Supporting institutions/governments to achieve/exchange good practice in the areas of justice administration and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We seek to work with enabling sectors of government, civil society and corporates to further the above-mentioned goals.
Advancing evidence-based research, improving public policy, ensuring consistent monitoring, and building capacities
and alliances, keeping in mind gender and diversity, are LLF’s approach to systemic change, justice delivery and fixing gaps in the justice system.

TRUSTEES

Justice (Retd.) B.P. Singh

Former Chief Justice, Maharashtra
Chairperson

Mr. Jagadananda

Former Information Commissioner, Odisha
Trustee

Justice (Retd.) Santosh Hegde

Former Lokayukta, Karnataka
Trustee

Ms. Anita Ratnam

Executive Director, Samvada, Bangalore
Trustee

Mr. Jamal Kidwai

Executive Director, Aman Charitable Trust, New Delhi
Trustee

Dr. Reena Patel

Former Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Warwick
Trustee

Dr. Sana Das

Rights and Justice Policy Expert, New Delhi
Executive Director

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