The Campus Law Centre, Delhi University, is hosting the 12th K.K. Luthra Memorial Moot Court, 2016 from 15th January, to 17th January, 2016. The Competition is the only exclusive Criminal Law Moot Court held at an International level in India.
Since 2005, the Campus Law Centre has been organizing the moot court competition in memory of Late Shree K. K. Luthra (Sr. Advocate) “a leading criminal lawyer of its time” being organized by his wife Mrs Nirmal Luthra .
This year, the Competition received participation from 78 institutions from India and abroad. The teams shortlisted for the Competition are from 50 institutions including NLSIU, Bangalore, NALSAR, Hyderabad, Symbiosis Law School and ILS, Pune. The Competition will also see international teams taking part, with a team from the George Washington University Law School (USA), Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University (U.K.), Sri Lanka Law College (Sri Lanka), Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan).
This year’s Moot Problem focuses on the law of Espionage, Corporate Criminal Liability and the constitutional validity of a statute and its effect on a pending prosecution. The idea behind this year’s Competition is to make participants focus on the constitutional issues of penal statues and criminal trial. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kurian Joseph, Judge, Supreme Court of India will be the Chief Guest and Mr. P. K. Malhotra, Secretary, Ministry of Law & Justice, Department of Legal Affairs will the Guest of Honour at the Inaugural Function of the Competition on 15th January, 2016.
The George Washington University Law School,Washington DC, USA and Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University are jointly organizing “The Advocacy Workshop” on 15th January, 2016 as has been done in the previous years.
The final round to be held on 17th January, 2016 will be judged by Hon’ble Judges of the High Courts. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Judge, Supreme Court of India will be the Chief Guest and Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. RavindraBhat, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashutosh Kumar and Hon’ble Ms. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal will be the Guests of Honour at the Prize Distribution Ceremony on 17th January, 2016 at The India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
The Campus Law Centre: Campus Law Centre, Delhi University is a premier law school of the country. Consistently rated amongst the top law schools of the country, the law school has produced a host of eminent lawyers and judges including former Chief Justices of India.
For further enquiries, you can contact:
- Prof. Usha Tandon, Professor-in-Charge, Campus Law Centre, Delhi University, (+91-11-27667895;27667725), email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Assistant Professor Anju Sinha, Mobile No. +91 9891062490, email: email@example.com