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LSAC Global is committed to providing valuable global perspectives to law aspirants, law students and legal professionals in India to help them and their families make an informed decision. As done in previous administration, we will be hosting a series of webinars over the next few months leading to the LSAT—India online exam in 2022 with top Indian and international legal education leaders; covering the topics that impact present and future lawyers.

In 2020-2021 our webinars covered varied topics right from the career opportunities in corporate law firms in India in Legal Careers: the Indian Corporate Lawyer to whether Artificial Intelligence is enhancing diversity in the field of law or not in The Impact of AI on Diversity: The Bright and Dark side of AI in Law. While The Female Lead: Impact of Women in Law covered the women’s contribution to legal education, Law Re-imagined: Innovation and the Future of Legal Practice helped parents and students understand the everchanging landscape of the legal practice.

All these webinars and many more were incredibly successful as distinguished leaders from the India and International legal education community shared their insights & perspectives with the audience. The recordings for these webinars can be accessed through HERE and clicking on specific webinar info or by visiting our YouTube channel – HERE

 

The 1st webinar in the LSAC Global International Webinar series for the year 2021-22 is “The Changing Landscape of Legal Profession: Law Re-defined” which is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. IST, Friday, 22nd Oct 2021. 

The aim of the webinar is to help law aspirants understand the breadth of disruption and innovation impacting the legal academy and profession. We also aim to provide a glimpse into how law schools are reinventing their curriculum to prepare students for modern practice.

Our Panel consists of:

  1. Dean Danielle Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law, Dickinson Law, The Pennsylvania State University
  2. Mr. Akshay Jaitly, President 262 Advisors and Co-founder Trilegal
  3. Dr.  Pritam Baruah, Dean School of Law, BML Munjal
  4. Mr. Eeshan Chaturvedi, Founder, EnviPol, Director, GPODS.

The session will be moderated by Ms. Aafreen Collaco, Asst. Director – University Engagements and Partnerships, LSAC Global.

Join us for a lively and informative discussion, with opportunity for audience Q&A with the panellists. You can send your questions for panellists in advance at discoverlawindia@lsac.org. You can register for the webinar by clicking here.

In case you are unable to connect, please click HERE

Law School NewsLSAT IndiaMoot Court Announcements

Law schools organize Moot Competitions to train law students in reasoning, argument, and legal analysis. These competitions teach students to explore both sides of an argument, learn to present their conclusions coherently and improve their written and oral communication.

LSAC Global is providing this opportunity to law aspirants through the 2nd Moot Court Competition for Law Aspirants on 5th and 6th February 2022. This competition aims to provide a challenging and yet fun experience of the courtroom to law aspirants to help them develop their analytical, critical reasoning and advocacy skills without the need to have legal knowledge or any legal training. An interactive event that will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the legal system and what it is like to be a lawyer.

The participants will be analyzing the factual matrix of the situation provided and arguing on the same.

 

Eligibility

The competition is open to all school students currently in grade 11, 12 or who are yet to be enrolled into a law school.

 

Objectives

LSAC Global is conducting this competition with the objective of improving communication skills, critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities of law aspirants. This will help in exposing high school students to the nuances of court system in India and provide real-life experience and training in presenting relevant oral and written arguments.

Registrations

Interested students can register for the event till 25th January 2022. All participants will be required to submit a Memorial on 31st January 2022 after due training is provided to them. Preliminary rounds will be conducted on 5th February 2022 for the shortlisted students and the winners of each preliminary round will qualify for the final round on 6th  February 2022. There is no registration fee for participating in this competition.

Prize

All participants who will register, successfully submit the memorials on the due date and appear for the oral rounds on the event date will be awarded a Certificate of Participation

The winners in the rounds will receive a Certificate of Merit and a medal under each of the following categories:

  • Winner
  • Runners-up
  • Best Written Argument and Memorial
  • Best Speaker

Important Dates

Registration for Moot Competition 7th October – 25th  January 2022
Mentoring/ Training Session 27th January – 29th January 2022
Memorial Submission 31st January 2022
Allotment of Sides 02nd February 2022
Preliminary Round 05th February 2022
Final Round 06th February 2022

 

Important Links

Moot Problem

2nd LSAC-DLI-Moot-Court-Brochure

Contact Details

For more details, please visit our website.

To register for the 2nd DLI Moot Court competition click Here.

In case you have any queries, write to discoverlawindia@lsac.org.

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About LSAT—India : LSAT—India is a standardised test adopted as an admission criterion by multiple law colleges across India. It measures skills that are considered essential for success in law school. LSAT—India is specially created for admission to law schools in India by the Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC). The LSAC has been helping law schools in various countries evaluate the critical thinking skills of their applicants for more than 70 years.

About LSAC LawPrepsm

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has launched an innovative platform: LSAC LawPrepsm: designed to help Indian students improve their critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills in preparation for highly-competitive law schools entrance exams such as the LSAT—India and the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

By offering a series of practice tests, in a digital platform and in real-time, the new platform will help students hone their skills in an environment almost identical to actual test conditions. The online test series will help takers get familiarized with the test interface, thus alleviating some of the stress of taking the test in an online format developed during these pandemic times.

Over time, LSAC will be adding more resources to make LSAC LawPrepsm become a one-stop-shop for training for exams focusing on critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.

All students will have an opportunity to experience LSAC LawPrepsm at no cost by just creating a profile on the platform. Upon registering their profile, LSAC will offer one practice test which will allow test takers to assess strengths and weaknesses as well as a raw score. For further practice, LSAC will offer more training in a series of 3, 5, and 10 practice exams at the following prices:

  1. Series of 3 exams: INR 2399/-
  2. Series of 5 exams: INR 3499/-
  3. Series of 10 exams: INR 5999/-

Speaking about the Global Learning Platform launch, Kellye Testy, LSAC President & CEO said, “There is no better preparation than practice and training for a law entrance exam that requires specialized skills. We believe LSAC LawPrepsm will enhance the candidates’ exam preparation experience by guiding them on the areas which need improvement while promising a real-time exam experience”.

Applicants can register for the test series from the Discover Law website  HERE.

LSAT—India is one of the leading entrance tests for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in India. Please visit DiscoverLaw.in for a complete list of law schools that accept LSAT—India scores as one of their key admissions criteria.

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To ensure fairness for students who have registered for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII examinations in May, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) announced today that it will reschedule the 2021 LSAT—India, originally scheduled to begin 10 May 2021, to 14 June 2021. By allotting more time between tests, students will be able to adequately prepare for both examinations.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the LSAT—India will be administered through an online test delivery system utilizing artificial intelligence-assisted remote proctoring to secure the integrity and validity of the test. The LSAT—India will be delivered over several days and time slots in the week starting 14 June 2021 in order to accommodate the large number of anticipated test takers. The deadline for registration has also been extended to 4 June 2021.

For students who wish to take the LSAT—India before the CBSE, LSAT—India will open an administration on 25 March 2021. Registration for that session opens from 3 Feb and close on 17 May 2021.

Aspirants who choose this option can take the test in March – well before the scheduled board exams – and use these scores for their law college application. An aspirant can also re-test in June and have their best score reported for their preferred college for admissions.

Students can register for the LSAT—India 2021 by visiting discoverlaw.in/register-for-the-test.

Students who register prior to 12 February 2021 will be eligible for the special early-bird price of INR 3499 per test for the March or June test administration. Students who register after 12 February 2021 will pay the standard price of INR 3799 for either administration. Students who register after 12 February but wish to sit for both tests, will be able to pay a discounted fee of INR 7300.

After the closure of registration period, candidates will receive scheduling details and instructions on how to take the online test to facilitate a seamless experience. LSAC will provide additional information about the online LSAT—India in the weeks ahead.

The LSAT—India is being used by many top law colleges in India as the entrance exam for securing admission to their law programmes. The LSAT—India allows students to take a single test to apply to many top law schools, making it a great choice for students who want to maximize their opportunities and save time, stress, and money.  The list of colleges accepting LSAT—India as one of their key admission criteria can be accessed HERE

Applicants can prepare for the exam using the material that is free to download from the Discover Law website (discoverlaw.in/prepare-for-the-test).

For more detailed information, please visit www.discoverlaw.in 

About LSAT—India

LSAT—India is a standardised test adopted as an admission criterion by multiple law colleges across India. It measures skills that are considered essential for success in law school. LSAT—India is specially created for admission to law schools in India by the Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC). The LSAC has been helping law schools in various countries evaluate the critical thinking skills of their applicants for more than 70 years.

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INTRODUCTION TO MOOT COURT

Moot Court is a method of teaching law and legal skills frequently adopted in law schools. It requires students to analyse and argue both sides of a hypothetical legal issue​. The skill of Mooting enables students to think and analyse like an advocate. The students learn how to present their conclusion in a sensible and effective manner. It improves both the written and oral communication of a law student.

Know More about Moot Court visit – Redirect link to Moot Court Article

DLI MOOT COURT COMPETITION FOR LAW ASPIRANTS

LSAC Global will be hosting its first ever Moot Court Competition for Law Aspirants 2021 this year virtually.

DLI Moot Court for Law Aspirants 2021 is based on the notion of moot court with a little twist. It is aimed to provide an experience of Moot Court to prospective law students without resorting to core legal issues/arguments and assist them in developing their critical and analytical reasoning skills.

The participants will be analysing the factual matrix of the situation and arguing on the same.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are required in law school.
  2. To encourage students to express their thoughts on an online medium and thereby improve their communication skills.
  3. To expose High School students to the nuances of court system in India.
  4. To provide a real-life experience cum training in presenting ground-breaking arguments (oral and written).

MOOT PROBLEM

Moot Problem is a hypothetical situation which makes up for a case in the court. The Moot Problem for this competition is based on an interesting tortious situation. It is important that the participants stick to the facts provided in the moot problem while forming arguments without dealing in legal provisions.

The moot problem for the competition can be downloaded from – PDF link

REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee for participating in this competition.

Register Now – https://forms.gle/CRCMZ5QTBSTVgTHj9

EVENT

The Moot Court Competition 2021 will be held virtually on 13th and 14th February 2021.

Know more about the Process and Rules  – PDF link

ELIGIBILITY

  1. The competition is open to all school students currently in grade 11, 12 or who are yet to be enrolled into a law school.
  2. Student confident in debating and public speaking with proficient communication skills in English language, logical reasoning, and critical thinking.

PRIZE

  1. Certificate of Participation

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to all the participants who will register, successfully submit the memorials on the due date and appear for the oral rounds on the event date.

  1. Certificate of Merit

Prizes on Merit include a Medal and Certificate under each of the following categories:

  1. Winner
  2. Runners-up
  • Best Written Argument and Memorial
  1. Best Speaker

IMPORTANT DATES

Event Date
Registration End Date 5th February 2021
Mentoring/Training Session 5th to 10th February 2021
Memorial Submission 11th February 2021
Allotment of Side 12th February 2021
Preliminary Round 13th February 2021
Final Round 14th February 2021

For more details, refer MOOT COURT COMPETITION FOR LAW ASPIRANTS 2021

MOOT PROBLEM

Register HERE 
In case you have any queries, write at discoverlawindia@lsac.org.