RGNUL Patiala’s National Book Review Writing and Case Comment Competition 2016

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The Competition is open to the students who are pursuing their B.A.LLB./LL.M./Ph.D. or any other Undergraduate or Master courses (other than Law) in any university.


  1. Legal Confidential: Adventures of an Indian Lawyer – Ranjeev C. Dubey (2015)
  2. India’s Legal System: Can it be Saved? (Interrogating India), S. Fali Nariman. (2006)
  1. Offend, Shock or Disturb: Free Speech Under the Indian Constitution, Gautam Bhatia (2016)
  2. The Turn of the Tortoise: The Challenge and Promise of India’s Future, T N Ninan. (2015)
  3. Before Memory Fades: An Autobiography, Fali S. Nirman (2012)
  4. Maverick Unchanged, Unrepentant, Ram Jethmalani (2014)
  5. Wings of Fire: An Autobiography, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  6. Legends in Law – Our Great Forebears, Pai, V. Sudhish (2013)
  7. A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology, Jaising P. Modi (2015)
  8. Law and Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution in India – A Detailed Analysis,
    Anirban Chakraborty (2015)
  9. The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power: With Musings on Energy, Saurav Jha (2012)
  10. Media Law and Ethics, M. Neelamalar (2009)


  1. Shreya Singhal v. Union of India (2015) 5 SCC 1
  2. G. Sundarrajan v. Union of India and others (2013) 6 SCC 620
  3. Kunal Saha v. Sukumar Mukherjee (2011) 13 SCC 98
  4. ABC vs. State (NCT of Delhi) (2015) 10 SCC 1
  5. Novartis AG v. Union Of India (2013) 6 SCC 1
  6. Laxmi v. Union of India & Others (2014) 4 SCC 427
  7. Lily Thomas v. Union of India (2013) 7 SCC 653
  8. Voluntary Health Association of Punjab v. Union of India (2013) 4 SCC 1
  9. Animal Welfare Board of India v. People for Elimination of stray troubles (2015) SCC OnLine SC 1193
  10. Re-Inhuman Conditions in 1382 Prisons (2016) SCC OnLine SC 121

Registration fees by demand draft in the name of “Registrar, RGNUL, Punjab” payable at Patiala must reach on or before 25th April 2016 on the address mentioned below along with the single side printed hard copy of the Book Review or Case Comment and Registration Form.


The participants should mail at ldc.rgnul2016@gmail.com the following the attachments.

v Book Review and Case Comment in MS Word format with subject “Book Review or Case Comment”- Name of Author(s)

Registration form

Cover Letter containing name of participant, address, e-mail-id, contact number and name of
college/university with address and class

Identity card of the student

PRIZES (For Case Comment & Book Review Competitions each)

First Prize – Rs. 3000/-

Second Prize –Rs. 2500/-

Third Prize – Rs. 1500/-

RGNUL Students will only be eligible for Publication and Certificate of Merit.

The name of the winners will be displayed on www.rgnul.ac.in. Separate intimation will also be sent to each winner.

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to all the participants.


Deadline for Submission: 18th April 2016

Result Declaration: 25th May 2016

Top 15 selected Book Reviews and Case Comments will be published in the form of an edited book with an ISBN No. with a reputed Book Publishing House.

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