A report on TNNLS-CCI National Moot Court Competition 2018

The Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS) hosted the TNNLS-CCI National Moot Court Competition, it was the second National-level Moot organised by the university from the 2nd to 4th of February 2018. The event which saw participation from institutions all over Indiawas based on Competition Law – a division of Law that seeks to maintain market competition by regulation of anti-competitive practices by companies. The event was inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Kamala Sankaran on the 2nd. This was followed by the Draw of Lots and Exchange of Memorials by the participating teams. The preliminary rounds began on the 3rd. Two rounds of prelims took place so each team had a chance to present their case as both the appellants and respondents. This was followed by the knockout rounds. The prelims and knockouts were judged by our faculty members, practicing lawyers and experts in Competition Law provided for by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The Final Round between Indian Law Society, Pune, and School of Law, Sastra, was adjudged by a stellar bench comprising of Hon’ble Justice Mr. Rajiv Shakdher (High Court of Delhi), Mr. Manoj Pandey IRS ( Law Advisor, CCI) and Thiru. P.H. Arvindh Pandian ( Addl.…
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2nd Dr Gurjeet Singh Memorial National Moot Court Competition 2018

Day I – Inauguration, Registration & Researcher’s Test, and Exchange of Memorials 1:00 P.M – Welcome to the 2nd edition of Gurjeet Singh Memorial National Moot Court Competition 2018 organised by National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam, Guwahati! We would bring live updates throughout the course of the competition, so stay tuned for further updates! 2:00 P.M – The teams have arrived for registration, and 28 teams have registered: ADAMAS University, School of Law and Justice Aligarh Muslim University, Faculty of Law Aligarh Muslim University, Murshidabad Centre Amity University, Kolkatta Christ University, School of Law CNLU, Patna DSNLU, Vishakhapatnam GNLU, Gandhinagar ICFAI University, Dehradun ICFAI University, Tripura Jalpaiguri Law College JCC Law College Jorhat Law College KLE Society’s Law College Lloyd’s Law College, Greater Noida MNLU, Mumbai MNLU, Nagpur NUSRL, Ranchi O.P. Jindal Global University Sastra Deemed University, School of Law Symbiosis Law School, Pune Tezpur Law College TNNLS, Trichy UILS Punjab University of North Bengal, Department of Law University School of Law Research UPES Dehradun, Faculty of Law Uttranchal University, Law College Dehradun 3:18 P.M – Teams are welcomed and the chief guests; Prof. (Dr.) J.S. Patil, Vice Chancellor of National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam,  Mr. Manveen Singh, Assistant Professor of Law of O.P.…
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Call for Papers: Remembering S.P.Sathe: 12th National Workshop on Curriculum & Learning Outcome of Legal Education

About the Conference: Indian Law Society, is pleased to invite participation and submissions for Remembering S.P.Sathe: 12th National Workshop on Curriculum & Learning Outcome of Legal Education scheduled from 25th to 26th of May 2018. This year the Conference in Remembering S.P.Sathe Event will be conducted in the form of a workshop. We are currently witnessing an unprecedented transformation in the legal profession and legal education. The demand for legal professionals has evolved in almost all spheres of life- from social, economic, political to the contemporary changes in Technological advancements. The workshop aims at bringing together academic scholars, senior professionals from legal field, policy makers, regulatory authorities and members of the Bar and the Bench to deliberate, discuss and guide on formulation of law curriculum to meet the needs of legal profession and ends of justice.  The workshop would witness an array of backgrounds and perspectives of its contributors in determining the parameters of curriculum development, teaching learning methodologies and evaluation pattern. Structure of the Workshop: The workshop is spanned over a period of 2 days with sessions by experts deliberating and discussing on principles of drafting of Law Curriculum, effective law teaching and objective evaluation. The panel will comprise of legal experts representing the judiciary, academia, litigation, and law firms or policy makers.…
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SLS, Pune wins Asia Pacific Regional Rounds of Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, 2018

The team from Symbiosis Law School, Pune has won the Asia Pacific Regional Rounds of Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, 2018. A total of 11 teams from India had qualified for the written memorial round to proceed to the oral rounds in Adelaide, Australia. These were: NLSIU, NLUJ, NUALS, Jindal, NLIU, SLS Pune, RMLNLU, GNLU, WBNUJS, NIRMA and CNLU. Two Indian teams GNLU and Symbiosis Law School, Pune made it to the finals of the Oral rounds in Adelaide with Symbiosis Law School emerging as the winner of the Moot. The SLS team comprised of Shraddha Dubey, Malay Srivastava and Someny Singhal. Someny was also adjudged the 8th Best Speaker. The GNLU team bagged the runners up award. Keertana was awarded Best Speaker of the finals and prelim rounds. Sohum was awarded the 2nd Best Speaker of the prelims round. Shreya Jaipuria and Stuti Rai from NLSIU won the 4th and the 6th Best Speaker citations respectively. The team from Symbiosis Law School, Pune will now be representing Asia Pacific Region in the World Round in October. This is the second time in a row that an Indian team has won the regional rounds as last year, the team from NLSIU had gone ahead to win the world rounds.…
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NLUO qualifies for World Rounds of Oxford Price Media Moot Court Competition, 2018

The NLU Odisha team comprising Kushagra Goyal, Anmol Gupta, Nikhil Shahi, Ashirbad Nayak and Anand Singh Thakur were adjudged the Runners-Up at the South Asian Regional Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Moot Court Competition, 2018, held at NLU Delhi on 23rd to 25th February, 2018. The team was coached by Debayan Gupta, alumnus of 2012-17 batch. The team is one of the two teams to represent India at the world rounds at Oxford on 9th to 14th April, 2018. Tweet The post NLUO qualifies for World Rounds of Oxford Price Media Moot Court Competition, 2018 appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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KIIT School of Law wins the 7th RGNUL National Moot Court Competition, 2018

A Team comprising of Tejaswini Tripathy, Gaurav Satpathy and Alibha Mishra were adjudged as Winner at the 7th RGNUL National Moot Court Competition, 2018 held at Patiala, Punjab from 30th March, 2018 to 1st April, 2018. Over 63 teams from all across the country participated in the said competition including all the National Law Universities of India. The final rounds were adjudged by Dr. Vijay Aggarwal, Senior Attorney, Advaita Legal; Dr. Bidhyadhar Majhi, Director, Competition Commission of India; and Professor (Dr.) Anand Pawar, Dean, RGNUL. Hon’ble (Mr.) Justice B.S. Walia, Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh was the Guest of Honour for the Valedictory Session. The team defeated MNLU (Maharashtra National Law University) in the finals. The Moot Problem was based on aspects of Competition Law and Constitution law. Tweet The post KIIT School of Law wins the 7th RGNUL National Moot Court Competition, 2018 appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Team NLSIU is Runner up at 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018

The team from National Law School of India University, Bangalore made it to the finals of world rounds of the 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018, held at Washington DC. NLSIU has previously won Jessup twice, in 1996 and in 2013. India along with Australia reached the finals of the Mooting World Cup. The team comprising of Isha Jain, Nikita Garg, Bhavesh Seth and Saarthak Jain, gave a tremendous fight to Australia. Isha Jain received the Best Oralist award. Over 500 teams from 95 countries participated in the world rounds held at Washington DC. The more that is said about this achievement is less. There were four Indian teams in top 32 in the world rounds. Indian teams have always done exceptionally well not just at this particular competition, regularly breaking in the top 32, but generally at all moots at the world stage, winning several of them between them, every year. Tweet The post Team NLSIU is Runner up at 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018 appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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8th Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International “Energy Law” Moot Court Competition, 2018 LIVE!

Day 1 – Inauguration, Registration and Exchange of Memorials 1:00 p.m. – Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the 8th Edition of the Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International “Energy Law” Moot Court Competition 2018. We will be bring you live updates from the competition everyday so remember to stay tuned to the blog and we hope you enjoy this ride with us. 1:05 p.m. – The teams have assembled for the registration. The room is buzzing with excitement and we can definitely feel the electricity. Tweet The post 8th Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International “Energy Law” Moot Court Competition, 2018 LIVE! appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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Event Report: 5th NLUO International Maritime Arbitration Moot Court Competition

The 5th NLUO International Maritime Arbitration Law Moot Court Competition was held from 30th March – 1st April, 2018. This edition witness 23 team from all around the country (which is the highest participation in the history of this competition). In addition to carrying the high repute, the competition this year received immense support from its “Knowledge Partner” EBC and SCC Online for providing awards in form of books and SCC Online access cards and stationary items and “Associate Sponsor” Bose & Mitra & Co. for providing 6 internship slots to the finalists. Inaugural Event The evening of 30th March witnessed the orientation-cum-inaugural of the 5th NLUO IMAM. The faculty advisor and convenor of “The Moot Society” delivered opening speeches. Apart from the orientation, an extremely welcomed addition which was made to this year’s IMAM was the introduction of “penalty appeals”, which has been recently started and followed in a few universities in India. The introduction of “penalty appeals” system, essentially reinforces the transparency and allows the teams to know their exact memorial deductions. Preliminary Rounds 23 teams argued vigorously over the course of 3 sessions, on 31st March to make to top 8 of the competition. The teams in preliminary rounds faced a learned 3 judges bench in each court room.…
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GNLU announces Third Edition of Model United Nations Conference 2018

GNLU is hosting the third edition of its Model United Nations Conference from 6th to 8th April, 2018. In both of our previous editions in 2016 and 2017, our conference was set apart from other MUNs in the circuit by virtue of panel discussions organised in collaboration with UNICEF on the themes of Youth Participation in Governance, and Breaking Barriers to Gender Equality respectively. Participation was observed from experts from the field of academic as well as the social sector – our own Director, Prof. (Dr.) Bimal N. Patel included. The sessions were moderated by Ms. Sonia Singh, Editor-in-Chief, NDTV, in 2016, and Ms. Rishika Baruah, Special Correspondent for The Quint, in 2017. Keeping in mind that the event seeks to engage a young high-achieving demographic with global challenges and their possible solutions, we are hosting a panel discussion in collaboration with UNICEF on the theme of “Migrating from Problems to Solutions: Rights of Migrant Women and Children”. The moderator for the discussion is Ms. Aarti Tikoo Singh, Senior Assistant Editor with the Times of India. List for the Panelist  Mr. Raghav Avasthi Ms. Niha Masih Ms. Rana Ayyub Mr. Sudarshan Ramabadran Ms. Veena Bandyopadhyay Date: 6th April 2018 Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Venue: AURA, Gujarat National Law University We cordially invite you to attend this event and be a part of an intellectually enriching experience.…
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SLS, Pune Mooting Achievements – March 2018

1. Team comprising Anusha Rao, Poorva Mishra and Sharmishtha Bhadre qualified for the world round of 22nd Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court, 2018. Anusha Rao won the best speaker at the International Preliminary rounds. 2. Team comprising of  Shreyashreeta Ray, Archit Lohali and Jyoti Meena in 3rd VITSOL National Moot Court Competition on International Law, 2018 conducted from March 9-10, 2018 stood runners-up and recieved the Second best Memorial Award. 3. Srijoy Deb, Manasi Desai in 9th Government Law College International Law Summit, 2018 received the Best Judgement award. 2nd team comprising Ishita Soni, Rangarajan were adjudged the best team in 9th Government Law College International Law Summit, 2018. Ishita Soni was also declared the best member. 4. Pritha Banerjee, Shreya Mukerjee and Moksh Ranawat won the best judgment award in Lux et Veritas National Law Fest 2018. 5. Team comprising Rimjhim Mishra, Sanjana Karnavath, Bapat Ayush won 3rd Best Team, Best Memorial in 5th Mangilal Pagariya Memorial National Moot Court Competition 2018. Tweet The post SLS, Pune Mooting Achievements – March 2018 appeared first on SCC Blog.…
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A report on Symbiosis International Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition 2018

The Third Edition of Symbiosis Law School, Pune – International Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition [SICTA] was held from March 23–25, 2018 in Symbiosis Law School, Pune. The final round was judged by: 1. VG Hegde, Associate Professor, Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University, 2. Ved Kumari, Dean & Head, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Former Chairperson,Delhi Judicial Academy 3. Sandeep Gopalan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation), Deakin University School, Melbourne 4. T R Subramanya, Former Legal Counsellor, Kingdom of Bahrain and 5. Gudmunder Eriksson, Executive Director & Professor, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat Former Ambassador of Iceland. The following were declared winners: Winners: GLC, Mumbai 1st Runners Up: UILS, Punjab 2nd Runners up: RMLNLU, Lucknow Best Memorial: School of Law, Nirma University Best Speaker: Kavita M, GLC, Mumbai 2nd Best Speaker: Nikita S, GLC, Mumbai Best Prosecutor Award: Aniruddh B, UILS, Punjab Total 26 teams participated in the competition, out of which 6 were international teams. 1.     NLSIU, Bangalore 2     GNLU, Gandhinagar 3.    Amity Law School, Noida 4.    NUALS, Kochi 5.    RMLNLU, Lucknow 6.    TNNLS, Tiruchinapali 7.    GLC, Mumbai 8.    TNDALU 9.    NUJS, Kolkata 10.  Christ University, Bangalore 11.  UPES, Dehradun 12.  ILS, Pune 13.  School of Law, Nirma University 14.  …
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