NATIONAL PIL DRAFTING COMPETITION AT THE SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW DISCUSSION (TSCLD) REGISTER BEFORE 8TH OCT

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The Society for Constitutional Law Discussion is a student-run blogging society established by few students of the Chanakya National Law University, Patna with a vision to provide a platform for public discourse and deliberation vis-à-vis Constitutional Law. The primary aim of the Society is to serve as a platform for students, academicians, practitioners & other constitutional law associates eager to engage in Constitutional Law discussion and writing. This Society primarily focuses on its e-magazine and blog as two prominent instruments to achieve its set goals

ABOUT THE EVENT

What does PIL mean?

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) stands for a legal action taken by a public-spirited person to protect the public interest at large (any act for the benefit of the public).

Brief about the event and its structure

In light of the above, The Society for Constitutional Law Discussion is conducting its first National PIL Drafting Competition 2020. This competition will consist of two rounds- Memorial Submission round and Oral Pleading round.

Memorial Submission – All the participating teams are required to submit their memorials abiding all the rules as prescribed under the sections of  rule-book before 20th October 2020. The submitted memorials will be evaluated and shortlisted by the editorial board of the organizing committee and the judges of the event.

The Oral Pleading– The qualifying teams will be intimidated for the oral pleading rounds and based on their performance of this round, ranks will be decided. The winners will be declared post complete evaluation of the oral rounds.

Kindly note that only the top 12 teams will be selected to appear for the oral rounds subject to the decision of the organizing committee and the judges.

Important Dates

Last Date for Registration – 8th October 2020

Last Date for Memorial Submission – 20th October 2020

Declaration of results of the memorial rounds – 29th October 2020

Date of oral rounds – 1st November 2020

Rules –

Theme

  • Environmental law issues in contemporary context
  • Labour laws and migrants issues in the contemporary context
  • Health issues in India

Eligibility & Team Composition

All law schools, faculties of law, and other Universities offering a law-related degree program are eligible to participate in the competition. Each member of the team must be an undergraduate program student pursuing a recognized Bachelor of Law degree.

Team composition – either individually or in pairs. 

Eligibility of cross University teams – cross University teams shall be allowed to participate in the competition.

Registration

Registration is mandatory for all the participants. For registration all teams are required to fill the online registration form after paying the registration fee amount of INR150/- for a single participant and INR200/- for two participants. After paying the amount, attach the photo/screenshot of the receipt in the form.

Please access the link for the registration form here click here

Mode of Payment

The participant may choose to pay the registration fee using any of the following platforms –

G-Pay/Paytm- 8920666746

Bank Details- Name: KHURRAM AZIZ

  • Account Number: 881017784535
  • Bank Name: DBS Bank
  • Bank IFSC: DBSS0IN0811
  • MMID: 9641744
  • VPA: khurramaziz66746@dbs

Please note payment once made is non-refundable.

Competition format and procedure and Oral Arguments

The top 12 teams will be selected based on the submitted memorial for the oral rounds. Selected teams will be invited for the oral pleading of their arguments via video conferencing on zoom app. Further on the basis of the oral rounds and submitted memorials, the final result will be declared. Note – rule-book for the oral rounds will be intimated to the teams via mail after a successful registration. 

Perks & Prizes

  1. All the participants will be awarded an appreciation certificate.
  2. The top 12 selected teams for the oral round will be awarded a certificate of merit and INR 100/- discount on all memo pundit courses.
  3. The top 3 teams shall be awarded the certificates of excellence along with a cash prize.
  4. 1st prize – INR 1500/- 
  5. 2nd prize – INR 1000/-
  6. 3rd prize – INR 700/-
  7. A certificate of excellence will be provided to the team with Best memorial and to the Best speaker of the oral rounds.

Contact Details

In case of a query related to submission or registration feel free to contact on above mentioned any email address or phone no. – contactus@tscld.com or thesocietyforconstitutionallaw@gmail.com or +91 7050933301 (Mr.Himanshu Raj). Submit the memo to submit@tscld.com

Event Convenor –Mr.Mukesh Kumar (+91 74939 42030)

Event Co-Convenor –Mr.Khurram Aziz (+91 89206 66746)

Website link of TSCLD – click here

1st National Quiz Competition by rexQuizite on 27th September

rexQuizite is an organization which believes in spreading knowledge through quizzing.

 Founded by and run by students, the initiative aims at a more informal way of enriching students with information and believes in a greater role of the non-traditional methods of teaching students.

The organization mainly operates in the field of History, Law, Politics and Constitutional Law.

About the Competition

rexQuizite is organizing its 1st National Quiz Competition on Constitutional Law and Polity. Constitution of India is the Supreme Document of the Country. It is important that everyone has a basic idea about the provisions of the Constitution and hence this Quiz.

Important Dates

Date of Competition- 27/09/2020 (5:00pm -5:15 pm)

Last date for registration- 25/09/2020

Eligibility

Anyone who loves quizzing can take part.

Registration

A nominal fee of Rs.50 is required for participation.

GPay or Phonepe- 9096619991

After payment of the fee, keep a screenshot of the same which needs to uploaded while filling the registration form

 The registration link for the quiz is here :-

https://forms.gle/8TQtxTFPiAjcnCtA6

Prize

1st place- Rs. 700/- & merit certificate

2nd place- Rs. 500/- & merit certificate

3rd place- Rs. 300/- & merit certificate

4th place- Rs. 150/- & merit certificate

5th place- Rs. 100/-& merit certificate

Participation certificate will be provided to all.

Rules

  • The quiz shall be held through Google forms.
  • It shall consist of 40 questions.
  • The time limit is 15 minutes.
  • Participants shall take part individually and not in groups.
  • Correct answer will fetch 1 mark & incorrect answer -0.25.
  • In the case of a tie, the winner would be determined on the basis of least time taken by the participant.
  • No entries shall be accepted after the time limit
  • The registration amount shall not be refunded in any case whatsoever.
  • Any technical glitch faced by any participant shall entirely be their responsibility and organizers owe no liability towards the same.
  • The decision of the organiser shall be final and they have the authority to modify rules.
  • Participants shall be added to the WhatsApp group after registration.

For further queries contact us at:-rexquizite1@gmail.com

Or contact: Sachin- 9096619991

2 DAY WORKSHOP ON “INTERFACING LAW & ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE”: [LIMITED SLOTS]

Bored of Archaic Workshops/Courses?

We have come up with unique and interesting workshop on latest topics in order to initiate intriguing academic discussions on AI & its interlink with Intellectual Property Law as well as AI’s Liability model. The workshop is designed for all law and non-law students and young professionals to have an out of box thinking while venturing a bit into the technicalities, legalities as well for them to gain new knowledge which isn’t yet a part of the curriculum in any law school throughout India. Thus all students and professions from India and abroad having interest in the subject are welcome for participating and taking part in such legal intriguing discussion.

WORKSHOP DETAILS

Topic : INTERFACING LAW & ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE

Dates : 3rd – 4th October, 2020

Duration : 2 hours per day including Interactive session and Q&A round

SESSIONS

Day -1 : AI and Intellectual Property matters-

The speaker would be discussing on the IPR issues related around Artificial Intelligence and realise the need for codification of proper laws firstly with regard to IP issue of the AI created by human and secondly, analysing the IP rights (patent/ trademark/ copyright) on any new creation by that Artificial Intelligence.

Day-2 : Techno-legal insight in AI & it’s liability models.

The speaker would be giving Techno-legal Insight into Artificial Intelligence & liability models for misconducts effected by Artificially Intelligent Systems and discuss the important aspects to fix the liability of AI systems and law enforcement mechanism and attempt to talk about the codification of such laws.

SPEAKERS

  1. Tanmay Agrawal
    Asst. Professor of Law
    Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal
    PhD Scholar (Law and AI)
  1. Shikhar Gupta
    JRF, PhD Scholar (Law and AI)
    University of Delhi, New Delhi

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE WORKSHOP?

Irrespective of whatever course you are studying, Irrespective of your age, Irrespective of your nationality, if any of the following questions interest you and make you keep on knowing about the following via proper research and fun learning then definitely this workshop is for you. Don’t delay, enroll now before the seats are filled !!

  • Who would have the intellectual property rights protection for an AI generated works? Who would be the owner of AI generated works or inventions?
  • Can a machine be an author or an inventor and Should AI generated inventions be considered state of art like others created by a person?
  • Further whether AI can individually get an IP protection for its further creations?
  • Who should be held responsible for the creations and innovations generated by AI, if they encroach upon others’ rights or violate other legal provisions?

ABOUT LEGAL FINISHING SCHOOL-

Team LFS aims to give to all law students in India the practical and most accessible experience of learning the law. After having operated since the past few months having served a base of 2000+ participants including students as well as young professionals in our Legal Finishing School family, we look forward to serving more efficiently. We have been organizing webinars, panel discussion for better learning and are continuously working to get the best legal luminaries- practitioners, judges and academicians alike for best learning. We also assist and guide the students for internships by linking them to a network of legal professions.

ABOUT JLSR

Journal for Law Students and Researchers [JLSR]  is an Online Journal with ISSN: 2582-306X which is quarterly, Peer Reviewed, published online and JLSR seeks to provide an interactive platform for the publication of Short Articles, Long Articles, Book Reviews, Case Comments, Research Papers, Essays in the field of Law .

Our aim is to upgrade the level of interaction and discourse about contemporary issues of law. We are eager to become a highly cited publication, through quality contributions from students, academicians, professionals from the industry, the bar and the bench. JLSR welcomes contributions from all legal branches, as long as the work is original, unpublished, unplagiarized and is in consonance with the submission guidelines.

ABOUT LEGAL FUMES

A Legal Website, Working for to provide legal news and conduct and promote all sorts of legal competitions like poster making, debate competitions, quiz competitions, legal blog posts, moots and etc.

PERKS OF ATTENDING THE WORKSHOP-

  1. Certificate of participation would be provided.
  2. Free E-Books & Reading Material would be shared.
  3. Guidance on AI & Legal research topics for publication.
  4. Discounts in our upcoming online courses.

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT DETAILS

Registration Form: https://forms.gle/aKUs6zqZdr64kd5v7

Fee: 300/- only

G-Pay/Paytm/Phonepe at 9078473139 (Subham Kumar Dalara)

For International Participants, you can write to us at LegalFinishing@gmail.com and we’ll provide you with apt source of registration.

Note : Enrollers will be added to whatsapp group within 24 hours once enrolled

Platform: Zoom (Link would be share to the enrolled participants on mail)

CONTACT US:

In case of any query or clarification regarding course feel free to contact-

LegalFinishing@gmail.com

jflsrjournal@gmail.com

legalfumes@gmail.com

Contact Team Legal Finishing School- 9826930276, 9742183815

For more details- https://www.facebook.com/LegalFinishingSchool

Towards accessible and application based legal education and overall Mentorship for law students across India.

2ND ONLINE DEBATE COMPETITION BY JLSR : REGISTER NOW!!

ABOUT 

Journal for Law Students and Researchers [JLSR]  is an Online Journal with ISSN[O]: 2582-306X and 9 indexings, which is quarterly, Peer-Reviewed, published online and JLSR seeks to provide an interactive platform for the publication of Short Articles, Long Articles, Book Reviews, Case Comments, Research Papers, Essays in the field of Law.

JLSR welcomes contributions from all legal branches, as long as the work is original, unpublished, unplagiarized and is in consonance with the submission guidelines.

TOPICS :

1.Are we lacking in the implementation of legislation?

2.Uniform Civil Code – A need for the hour

3.Should Artificial intelligence claim IP- Ownership?

Note : Video/Audio recording should be either for or against one of the topics

LANGUAGE :

English/Hindi

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Anyone pursuing undergraduate or post-graduate courses from recognized University or College.

JUDGE

Md. Wali Iftikhar, Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, Lucknow Bench BENCH

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Fee- Rs.100/-

Link- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ukUiFK8RDGsK75zWwbO7neNDNnCc61mkCEqS7g_YsXA/edit

PAYMENT DETAILS :

Googlepay/Paytm/Phonepe at 7660899180

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline to register : September 27th, 2020

Deadline to submit : September 28th, 2020

Note : Participant can either mail( jflsrjournal@gmail.com) their recording after registration or else upload in the googleform while registering.

GUIDELINES

  1. MAKE A VIDEO THROUGH CAMERA(MAKE SURE YOUR GESTURE AND VOICE ARE CLEAR) OR AUDIO.
  2. VIDEO/AUDIO RECORDING SHOULD NOT BE LESS THAN 1 MINUTE AND MORE THAN 10 MINUTES.
  3. DROP YOUR VIDEOS/AUDIOS IN THE MENTIONED SECTION OF THE GOOGLE FORM OR ELSE MAIL AT jflsrjournal@gmail.com AFTER REGISTERTING.

PERKS

  1. Cash Prizes : 1st position-  600, 2nd position- 400, 3rd position- 300
  2. Certificate of Participation to all successfully registered candidates.
  3. Online internship opportunity at our legal world for top 3.
  4. Internship opportunity at Jus Corpus for top 2.
  5. 20% Discount on Legal Box (Professional CV Making Services by Law Laboratory) for all participants.
  6. Publication opportunity in JLSR(Discounted) for all the participants.
  7. Free blog publication to top 5 students in Jus Corpus journal.
  8. Publication opportunity in legal fumes blog for all the participants for top 10.
  9. 10 percent off in KATOG (A unit of KATOG EDU LLP) courses for all the participants.
  10. E-book on Criminal Law by Legal Fumes for all the participants.

FOR ANY QUERY

Write to us at-jflsrjournal@gmail.com

Or contact 9389658270 (Hemant)

Note : Participant will be added in a Whatsapp group within 24 hours once he/she registers.

WEBSITE : www.jlsrjournal.in

1st LEX MACULA VIRTUAL CLIENT COUNSELLING COMPETITION

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS-

The following are the rules and regulations for the 1st Lex Macula Client Counselling competition.

  1. The competition will be held virtually for a period of 3 days from 10th to 12th October 2020.
  2. The registration fee for the competition is INR 800 per team.
  3. Each team shall consist of 2 participants who qualify the eligibility criteria.
  4. The competition shall be conducted in accordance with the rules mentioned hereunder. Participants are required to comply with the rules and procedures prescribed herein.
  5. Official email for all correspondence with respect to the Competition is info@lexmacula.org.
  6. The Inaugural Function and Orientation of Participants will be held on 10th October, 2020 at 9:00 am and is to attended by all participants.
  7. The Competition shall consist of the following Rounds: (a) The Preliminary Rounds (10th October 2020); (b) The Quarter-Final Rounds (11th October 2020) (c) The Semi- Final Rounds (11th October 2020); and (d) The Final Round (12th October 2020).
  8. No approval from the respective institute of the participants is required for participation.
  9. There are a limited number of seats and the registration of participants will be confirmed on a ‘first come first serve’ basis.

ELIGIBILITY

Students of three year and five-year law degree courses from any University/Law School/College/Department are eligible to apply for registration of their team.

TEAM COMPOSITION

Each team shall consist of two persons that qualify the eligibility criteria. The participants may be from different University/Law School/College/Departments.

REGISTRATION

  1. The registration fee shall be Rs. 800/- (eight hundred only) for each team. The registration fee shall be non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. The last date for registration is 11:59 p.m. IST, 5th October 2020.
  3. ONLINE GOOGLE FORM to register – https://forms.gle/qx6PJngBKjJ8M4LB9
  4. Once a team registers by completing the formalities given, a Code (hereinafter “Team Code”) shall be assigned to the team by 8th October 2020.
  5. According to Draw of lots, which will be conducted on 9th October 2020, the office for all the sessions will be conveyed to the participants prior to the event.
  6. The organizing committee has the exclusive right to decide in case of any dispute related to the registration. The decision of the organizing committee in such a case shall be final.

LANGUAGE

The official language for the Competition shall be English only.

DRESS CODE

The dress code for the competition is business formals. Gowns and bands are not permitted to be worn by the participants in the competition. Non adherence to dress code shall attract penalty

THEME

The Client Counselling preposition for the 1st Lex Macula Client Counselling Competition 2020 is based on Family Laws, Constitutional Laws, Law of Crimes, Contract Law, Property Laws and the Law of Torts.

Note: The participants are expected to have knowledge of other ancillary laws and procedures.

TRAINING SESSION

A training session will be organised for all participants of the 1st Lex Macula Virtual Client Counselling Competition on 3rd October 2020. The guest speaker will discuss the general rules and procedure of the competition. The speaker will also discuss efficient means of client counselling with all attendees. It is not mandatory to attend the training session. The meeting details of the training session will be sent to all participants via email prior to the session.

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS (10th October 2020)

  1. Each team of two participants will present themselves as Advocates in a lawyer’s chamber. It is not necessary that both participants join the meeting room jointly and may join the session individually.
  2. All teams will go through a 25-minute session in the preliminary round. The session will include- a Consultation Session (15-Minutes) with the client, a private Discussion Session (5-Minutes) and a Post-Consultation Session (5-Minutes) with the judges.
    1. The Consultation Session: The first 15 minutes are allotted to the team for a consultation session with the client. The counsels are required to extract the necessary information from the client during this session. The counsels are expected to elicit the relevant information, articulate the problems and create a summary of the problems faced by the client.
    2. The private Discussion session: During the discussion session of 5 minutes, the counsels will be discussing the client’s concerns and the legal work to be undertaken, without the client present in the meeting chamber room. The participants should talk to each other loudly enough to be overheard by the judges. Judges may question the teams during the post consultation period.
    3. The Post-Consultation session: The remaining time from the total time as specified above will be for post-Consultation period i.e. the last 5 minutes in all the respective rounds are devoted for post consultation. The counsels are expected to summarize the consultation session and indicate what legal work has to be undertaken to assist the client. They are expected to indicate the scope of the legal work to be undertaken, and state the legal issues that should be researched. During this session, the counsels need to be clearly audible to the judges. The participants may discuss fees at any appropriate point in the consultation.

QUARTER FINAL ROUND (11th October 2020)

Qualified teams will go through a 25 minutes Session in the Quarter- Final round. The session will include both – a Consultation Session (15 Minutes), a Discussion Session (5 Minutes) and a Post-Consultation Session (5 Minutes).

SEMI FINAL ROUND (11th October 2020)

Qualified teams will go through a 30 minutes Session in the Semi – Final round. The session will include both – a Consultation Session (20 Minutes), a Discussion Session (5 Minutes) and a Post-Consultation Session (5 Minutes).

FINAL ROUND (12th October 2020)

Qualified teams will go through a 40 minutes Session in the Final round. The session will include both – a Consultation Session (25 Minutes), a Discussion Session (5 Minutes) and a Post-Consultation Session (10 Minutes).

JUDGING CRITERIA

Judging CriteriaMarks Allotted
ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP10
LEARNING THE CLIENT’S GOALS, EXPECTATIONS AND NEEDS20
FACTUAL AND LEGAL ANALYSIS OF THE CLIENT’S PROBLEMS20
GIVING ADVICE AND ASSISTING THE CLIENT MAKE AN INFORMED CHOICE20
TEAM WORK10
RESPONSE DURING THE POST CONSULTATION PERIOD20
TOTAL100

GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

  1. Misconduct, whether behavioural or otherwise, is not allowed and if indulges shall result in disqualification of team.
  2. Any discussion with client before competition.
  3. Cheating or using unfair means.
  4. Intimidation in any form is prohibited, and if found indulged shall result in disqualification of the team.

MISCELLENEOUS

  1. The Organizers shall not be responsible for any loss due to slow or non-functional Internet Connection during the Competition. We request all the participants to arrange a sound Internet Connection.
  2. The decision of the Judges shall be final regarding the outcome of the Rounds.
  3. No additional documentation or screensharing will be allowed.
  4. The Organizers reserve the right to take any action against unethical, wrongful or unprofessional conduct.
  5. Scouting is not allowed under any circumstances and may lead to disqualification. You are requested to exit the call after your session is over.
  6. If there is any situation, not covered by the Rules, the decision of the Organizers shall be final and binding.
  7. The Organizers reserve the right to amend the rules. However, due notice shall be provided to all participating teams.
  8. Selection will be on first come first basis as there will be limited seats.
  9. The participants are always required to comply with the rules formulated by the Organizing Committee during the competition. In case of any non- compliance with the rules of the competition, penalty may be imposed by deduction of marks and the teams may also be disqualified after they have been warned once.
  10. The clients for the competition will be provided internally by Lex Macula.

PRIZES:

  1. Best Team – 6,000/- (Six Thousand Rupees)
  2. 1st Runner up to Best Team – 4,000/- (Four Thousand Rupees)
  3. Best Counsel – 3,000/- (Three Thousand Rupees)

The announcement of the results will be provided on our Website, our social media handles as well as through the emails. All participants will be given an e-certificate to acknowledge their efforts and hard work throughout the course of this event.

For further assistance, please contact the undersigned.

Email: info@lexmacula.org

  1. Raghav Singhal 8860190782
  2. Aryaman Sharma 9953745660
  3. Krisha Baweja 8860059481