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Journal of Indian Law and Society enters the ranking; NLSI Review drops out of the rankings

 

Rank Rank Last Month Name of Journal
1 1 National University of Juridical Sciences Law Review (NUJS LR)
2 3 Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL)
3 8 Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Law Journal (RMLNLU LJ)
4 4 NLIU Law Rev
5 5 RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review
6 7 Chanakya National Law University Journal (CNLU J)
7 6 Journal of Law Development and Politics (GJLDP)
8 9 Aligarh Law Journal (ALJ)
9 10 NALSAR Student Law Review
10 New Journal of Indian Law and Society (JILS)

† The Law Reviews will be ranked as per the number of times the articles are accessed on SCC Online® for a calendar month.

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National Law Institute University wins West and South Asian Rounds for 20th John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition 2022


National Law Institute University wins West and South Asian Rounds for 20th John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition 2022.

Team Composition- Aryaman Vachher, Karthik Sarma, Samavi Srivastava and Prachi Chowdhary.

Law Based on – International Trade Law and the WTO dispute settlement procedures.

Organised by – European Law Students Association.

Additionally this is the first time NLIU has ever won the regional rounds of this moot.

 


SLS Pune wins the IIT Kanpur Parliamentary Debate, 2022


The team representing Symbiosis Law School, Pune, comprising of Aashna Mansata and Vaishnavi as speakers have emerged as the Champions of the IIT Kanpur Parliamentary Debate, 2022.

The tournament was organised by IIT Kanpur, from the 25th to 27th of March, 2022. It comprised of 36 teams including international participation. Vaishnavi and Aashna were awarded the titles of Best Speaker and Second Best Speaker respectively, in addition to the championship title.

 


SLS Pune secures the first prize in NLUJ CIPS Inter College IP Research Essay Writing Competition, 2022


Ms. Enaakshi Majumdar, has emerged as the Winner of the NLUJ CIPS Inter College IP Research Essay Writing Competition, 2022. The competition was conducted under the aegis of National Law University, Jodhpur, and the Centre for Intellectual Property Studies, on the theme “IP and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future”. The winners were felicitated in the award ceremony on 10th March 2022. The winning essay titled “Foresight on CRISPR and the Need for Patent Revolution in Indian Jurisprudence” was published in the NLUJ-CIPS Blog on April 27, 2022.

 


 Ms. Shiwani Agrawal,  Symbiosis Law School, Noida  receives ‘Felix Scholarship’


Ms. Shiwani Agrawal,  (Batch 2017-22), Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA has been awarded with the ‘Felix Scholarship’ (which includes Full Tuition Fee, Living Expenses and Return Airfare) to study LL.M. in ‘Human Rights, Conflict and Justice’ from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), the University of London.

Felix scholarships are offered at three universities – the University of Oxford, the University of Reading and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), part of the University of London.  The Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and financial need.

 


SLS Pune wins Manav Rachna Law & Technology National Moot Court Competition, 2022


The Team representing Symbiosis Law School, Pune, comprising Tanmay Kumar (1st year, BBA LLB Hons.) and Arnika Dwivedi (1st year, BBA LLB Hons.) as Speakers, and Anuprita Mohanty (1st year, LL.B) as Researcher, have emerged as the Winners of the Manav Rachna Law & Technology National Moot Court Competition, 2022. Additionally, Tanmay Kumar has been conferred with the award of Best Speaker (Finals Round) by the Judges of the Final Round.

The Competition was organized by the School of Law, Manav Rachna University, from April 28 to April 29, 2022. The subject matter of the Moot was similar to the controversies surrounding the ongoing WhatsApp and Facebook privacy policies. The issues of the Moot focused on data protection, the Right to Privacy, IT Acts, abuse of dominant position, etc.

The Final Round of the competition was judged by:-

  1. Hon’ble Justice VB Gupta, Retd. Judge of the Delhi High Court
  2. Hon’ble Justice Rajesh Tandon, Retd. Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court
  3. Prof. Raushan Tara Jaswal, Professor at JGLS, Alumna of Cambridge University
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Moot Court Competitions

  • National Human Rights Commission, Delhi in association with Sikkim Government Law College, SGLC organised NHRC-SGLC ALL INDIA MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2018. Our students Navneeta Shankar, Shraddha Chakraborty and Snehal Dhote (all first year students) stood first defeating 16 teams. Along with that, Navneeta Shankar was adjudged as the BEST SPEAKER and Snehal Dhote as the BEST RESEARCHER. Two senior advocates and a former Judge of Sikkim High Court were the judges in the final round. The senior judge gifted the team with his honorarium for their excellent performance.
  • The team comprising of 1st year students, Gauri Pasricha, Kashvi Shetty and Mukund Joshi reached the Semi Finals of the 2nd Gurjeet Singh Memorial National Moot Court Competition.  It  was  held  and  organised  by  National  Law  University  and Judicial Academy, Assam on 20-22 April, 2018. They managed to beat 24 teams. Mukund Joshi was adjudged as the Best Researcher in the competition.
  • The team  comprising  of  3rd  year  students,  Gatha  Shivhare,  Karan  Shelke  and Shantanu Sharma reached the finals of the 7th RGNUL National Moot Court Competition. The competition was held & organised by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law from March 30 to April 1, 2018. They managed to beat 63 teams including all the major NLUs around the country and bagged a Runners Up trophy in the Final round
  • The team comprising of Neelabh Bist, Sara Jain, Swapnil Singh, Jai Sanyal and Arnav Maru reached  the quarter  finals of the ICC Moot  Court  Competition 2018  India National Rounds, held and organised by National Law University, Delhi on 16-19 March, 2018. They broke at 6th place after which they faced NUJS and NLS in the quarters. They beat NLS but lost to NUJS by a small margin.
  • The team comprising of 1st year students Karthika Rajmohan, Nilay Shah and Puru Medhira reached the semi finals of the 2nd Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University) National Moot Court Competition held and organised by the same in Amabal on 11th to 13th April, 2018. They came second in the preliminary rounds comprising of 16 teams in total.
  • Snehal Kanzarkar (3rd year), Aakanksha Begani(2nd year) and Deeksha (2nd Year) participated in the 14th Nani Palkhivala Memorial National Taxation Moot Court Competition 2018 hosted by SASTRA University from 06-08April 2018 and were adjudged as the semi-finalists in the same.
  • Team of Sidra Ahmad, Shiv Sharma and Sriram Prasad have been adjudged the semi- finalists at the Osmania University Moot Court Competition, Hyderabad held from 12 to 14 April, 2018
  • A team of students namely, Pratik Irpatgire, Devashish Giri and Ashmita Sharma were Semi Finalists in the 8th Paras Diwan Memorial International Energy Law Moot Court Competition organised by UPES Dehradun on 6-8 April 2018.
  • A team of Shantanu Sharma (speaker), Karan Shelke (speaker) and Gatha Shivhare (researcher) was adjudicated as Runners Up in the 7th RGNUL National Moot Court Competition out of 63 teams.
  • A team of Mr.  Aditya Prakash (speaker),  Ms.  Pranhita Singh (speaker)  and  Mr. Piyush Langade (researcher) represented the University in the 17th Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition from 21st September to 24th September 2017.

Performance: 1.) Semi-finalists; 2.) Best Researcher – Mr. Piyush Langade

  • Challenger for National Rounds of 22nd Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition, Stetson University on 3rd September 2017.

Team selected: Avani Gupta (speaker), Yahraj Samant (speaker) and Rohan Kharche (researcher).

The team represented the University at the National Rounds of 22nd Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition, Stetson University from 24th November to 26th November 2017.

Alternate Dispute Resolution Competitions

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore organised the IV Negotiation Mediation Client Counseling Competition (NLS NMC) from 10th to 13th May, 2018. Our students, Vrindam Nagpal and Saisha Bacha stood first in the Negotiation Competition having beaten 26 teams. As winners they now qualify to represent the University at the International Rounds at Cardiff, Wales, 2018.
  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore organised the IV Negotiation Mediation Client Counseling Competition (NLS NMC) from 10th to 13th May, 2018. Our students, Gauri Pasricha and Jai Sanyal stood first in the Mediation Competition (Client-Attorney pair) having beaten 27 teams from all across the country and they defeated students from National University of Singapore in the final round. As winners they now are the only team to qualify directly for the 14th ICC Mediation at Paris to be held in 2019.
  • Smriti Shandil, (a second year student) participated in the IV RMLNLU National Mediation Competition, 2018, as a Mediator. She was the second runner up, and semi-finalist for the same. The competition was held from the 19th of January to the 21st of January 2018.There were 32 other participants for the Mediation segment.
  • Team of  Aditya   Pandey  and   Pranhita   Singh   won  the   National  Negotiation Competition   at   the   2nd   VIPS   Dispute   Resolution   and   Client   Consultation Competition, Delhi, organised on 6th and 7th April in Delhi.
  • Arushi Gupta and Parina Muchhala (first  years)  were the quarter finalists of the National Mediation Rounds at the 2nd VIPS Dispute Resolution and Client Consultation Competition, Delhi, organised on 6th and 7th April in Delhi.
  • Challenger  for  Louis  M.   Brown  and  Forrest  S.  Mosten  International  Client Consultation Competition

The ADR Society conducted the Challenger on the 14th  of January, 2018 for the selection of team to represent the University in the three day Louis M. Brown and Forrest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition (National Round) selections at ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad. The topics for the challenger are Tort and Consumer Law, and Contract Law (as provided in the official guidelines of the Original Competition). The team of two third year students, Riya Thakare and Saisha Singh emerged as the winners of the Challenger and participated in the competition at Hyderabad from 19th to 21st January, 2018. Here, the team was ranked 10th out of the total number of 32 teams, and their performance was appreciated by the judges.

  • 3rd Lex Infinitum International Dispute Resolution Competition

The V.M. Salgaocar College in Miramar, Goa in collaboration with World Mediation Organization   (WMO)   organised   the   3rd   Lex   Infinitum  International   Dispute Resolution Competition from 10th to 13th January, 2018. A total of 60 institutes from around the world had applied, from which – 24 were selected as participants. It was matter of great pride and honour as Maharashtra National law University Mumbai was also selected from a host of reputed institutes. The team of three, Yashraj Samant (Mediator), Jai Sanyal and SaishaBacha (Negotiating Team) represented MNLU Mumbai at this prestigious competition. The team performed well at the competition and bagged the following prizes:

Runner-up Mediator Lex Infinitum, 2018 – Yashraj Samant

Upcoming Negotiating Team Lex Infinitum, 2018 – Jai Sanyal and Saisha D. Bacha

Literary and Debating Competitions

  • Kartik Gupta and Puru Medhira won 1st Prize in the debating competition named Adhikar held at IIT Bombay on 20-21 January 2018. This competition was a part of their Annual Social Fest Abhyuday.

Cultural Competitions

The students won many accolades at the NUJS Kolkata’s Cultural Fest.

Slam poetry competition: Second Prize – Vanshika Dubey.

Spotlight, dramatics competition: First  Prize  – Vanshika Dubey, Snehal Dhote, Kartik Gupta, Sajal Gupta, Arushi Gupta, Diya Dutta, Mahima Zamindar and Mudit Mahajan.

Mad Ads: Second Prize -Vanshika Dubey, Snehal Dhote, Mudit Mahajan, Diya Dutta, Kartik Gupta and Sajal Gupta.

The Great Kolkata Race, Treasure Hunt: First Prize – Snehal Dhote, Arushi Gupta and Aditya Tannu.

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59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018  

Gayathree Devi K.T. (Batch 2013-2018), Shikhar Maniar (Batch 2015-2020), Tejas Rao (Batch 2015-2020), Vaishali Movva (Batch 2013-2018) and Vishakha Choudhary (Batch 2013-2018) won the Indian National Qualifying Rounds of the 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018 held at Amity Law School, Noida on February 08-11, 2018.

16th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot
GNLU team comprising of Naman Lohiya (Batch 2015-2020), Raghav Bhargava (Batch 2016-2021) and Samira Mathias (Batch 2015-2020) won the 16th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot, held in Hong Kong from March 7th to March 10th, 2018. The team won the Best Prosecution Memorial award as well as the Second Best Defense Memorial award.

4th edition of the DSNLU-CCI Competition Law Moot Court Competition, 2018 

Devarsh Kotak (Batch 2015-2020) and Mishthi Dubey (Batch 2014-2019) won the 4th edition of the DSNLU-CCI Competition Law Moot Court Competition, 2018 held at Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam on February 23-25, 2018.

1st NILS Business and Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Indira Satish (Batch 2016-2021), Megha Saha (Batch 2016-2021) and Shaurya Aditya Singh (Batch 2016-2021) won the World Rounds for the 1st NILS Business and Human Rights Moot Court Competition held at Middlesex University, London on February 09-11, 2018.