SLS Noida | 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE AND EVENT

Symbiosis Law School NOIDA’s, a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University),1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020 is being held in association with Legitquest.

Shri Ram BoolchandJethmalani, an eminent jurist and parliamentarian, led a successful legal career for 78 years and contributed towards the legal profession till the end. The achievements of this feisty legal crusader are unlikely to ever be matched anywhere in the world. Shri Jethmalani was also Professor Emeritus for Symbiosis International (Deemed University). In his capacity as a Professor, he enjoyed teaching students aspects of constitutional law and numerous other core legal areas. His enthusiasm was matched by the love his students had for his lectures; students, who were in as much awe of him as they were motivated to take up the legal profession as a career.

With the objective of taking the baton further, we are delighted to invite your esteemed institution to the 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020, being organised from July 31- August 2, 2020, at Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA.

Through this Moot Court Competition, we seek to promote the spirit of legal reasoning and advocacy. The aim of the competition is to expose students to the developing frontiers of law which shall help them to develop holistically. This moot intends to honour and celebrate ‘doyen of the legal profession’, Shri Ram Jethmalani’s legacy.

Faculty of Law / Law School / Universities are invited to participate in the 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020 by registering on or before May 15, 2020.

The participants will get an opportunity to research and argue on contemporary issues of great importance infront of a panel comprising of highly distinguished and competent judges.

VENUE

Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DATES

31st July- 2nd August, 2020

IMPORTANT DATES

1 Release of Moot Problem 4th February, 2020
2 Last date of Registration 15th May, 2020
3 Last date for seeking Clarifications 10th May, 2020
4 Release of Clarifications 15th May, 2020
5 Submission of Memorials & Video 7thJune, 2020
6 Release of Memo & Video results 25thJune, 2020
7 Submission of Hard Copies of Memorials 4th July, 2020
8 Oral Rounds 31st July–2nd August, 2020

ELIGIBILITY

Only one team can register from one institution/college. Members of the team must be undergraduate students, either pursuing a 5-year integrated course or a regular 3-year post graduation course in Bachelors of Law or pursuing a one year/two years’ LL.M. degree from a recognised university.

TEAM COMPOSITION

Each team will consist a total of three members, two speakers and one researcher. The two speakers will compete in the oral rounds, and the researcher will compete in the researchers’ test. Speaker and researchers cannot swap positions during the competition.

QUALIFICATION FOR THE ORAL ROUNDS

The top 32 Teams with the highest combined score in the Memorial and Video round will be participating in the oral rounds. Selected teams will be intimated through email provided by them during the registration. The rules for video and memorial selection round can be found in the provided set of rules.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • The winning team will be awarded with a trophy, certificates, a cash prize of 75,000 rupees and a one year subscription to Legitquest;
  • The runners up will be awarded with a trophy, certificates, a cash prize of 50,000 rupees and a one year subscription to Legitquest;
  • The best researcher will be awarded with a certificate and a cash prize of 15,000 rupees and a one year subscription to Legitquest. The best researcher will be determined by combining the memorial score from the memorial round and the researcher’s test;
  • The best speaker will be awarded with a certificate and a cash prize of 10,000 rupees. The best speaker will be determined by adding the individual speaker scores in the preliminary rounds;
  • The best memorial will be awarded with a certificate and a cash prize of 10,000 rupees. The best memorial will be determined by the memorial score in the memorial round;
  • All participants will be awarded participation certificate.

CONTACT AND REGISTRATION

The registration form can be accessed HERE

Moot organising committee

Prof. (Dr.) C.J. Rawandale, Director, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA;

Karan Kalia, Founder and CEO, Legitquest;

Nikhilesh Ramachandran, National Advisory Board, Legitquest;

Ms. Megha Nagpal, Faculty Head, Moot Court Society, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA;

Mr. Aman Shankar: +91-9971100475, Student Convenor;

Ms. Vanshika Arora: +91-9045090999, Student Convenor;

Mr. Arjun Sahni: +91-9999662593, Student Convenor;

Ms. DevanshiRungta: +91-9643010535, Student Convenor.

For any queries, kindly write to info@ramjethmalanimoot.com and cc snmcc@symlaw.edu.inor contact anyone of the persons from the organising committee.

The website can be accessed HERE

The moot problem can be accessed HERE

The rules can be accessed HERE

The clarifications to the moot problem can be submitted HERE

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