HNLU’s 3rd Gurcharan Singh Tulsi National Legal Essay Writing Competition 2013; RESULTS ANNOUNCED

You can access the results HERE.

 

The Legal and Social Services Committee (LSSC) of Hidayatullah National Law University is proud to present the 3rd GURCHARAN SINGH TULSI  NATIONAL  LEGAL  ESSAY WRITING  COMPETITION, 2013 in fond memory of the respected father of Mr. K.T.S. Tulsi, a renowned Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India.

Topics

1. Can the Indian Judiciary ever decide all Murder and Rape cases within 6 months? If so how? If not, why?

2. Do Indian Police Stations need an overhaul?

Rewards

  • 1st Prize: Rs. 15,000
  • 2nd Prize: Rs. 12,000
  • 3rd Prize: Rs. 9,000

Books from Westlaw India, Thomson Reuters and Certificates of Appreciation and shall be awarded to the top ten entries of the competition.

Certificate of Participation to all participants.

Guidelines

Submissions of participants must be their own work, i.e. the submissions should not be published by or in any other publication or medium and should not be partially or substantially copied from any other prior published work of the participant or any other author without adequate reference.

Rules of formatting:

  • Submissions should be in MS Word-2007 format.
  • The essays must be typed in Times New Roman font, size 12 with 1.5 lines spacing and footnoting may be done in Times New Roman font, size 10.
  • Word Limit- 2500-3000 words (excluding footnotes)
  • Citation should be strictly in accordance with the Harvard Blue Book style, 19th Edition

Soft Copy Submission: 5th March, 2013

Hard Copy Submission: 9th March, 2013

Submission Procedure

Participants must send their entries to [email protected] on or before the last date of submission. In addition to that the Participants have to send their entries in hard copy at the below mentioned address:

Dr. Vikash Agrawal, Secretary,
3rd Gurcharan Singh Tulsi National Legal
Essay Writing Competition, 2013,
Hidayatullah National Law University,
Uparwara Post, Abhanpur, New Raipur- 493661,
Chhattisgarh, India

Formatting Rules

  • Submissions should be in MS Word-2007 format.
  • The essays must be typed in Times New Roman font, size 12 with 1.5 lines spacing and footnoting may be done in Times New Roman font, size 10.
  • Word Limit: 2500-3000 words (excluding footnotes)
  • Citation should be strictly in accordance with the Harvard Blue Book style, 19th Edition

Other details

  • Entries should only be sent through Indian Post (HNLU is unreachable by courier service providers)
  • The essay must be preceded by an Abstract not exceeding 200-250 words.
  • The first page of the submission must contain a covering letter containing details of the participant such as, Name, Date of Birth, Address, Telephone Number, Email, Name and Address of College/University, Course and Academic Year.
  • Authorship up to the maximum of two is allowed. However, only one entry is allowed per student.

Full details are here.

 

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  1. Quick question, if I quote a specific segment of this post,
    what is the way you would want me to credit you?

  2. can we send a soft copy or hard copy is mandatory?

  3. DD required..????

  4. “HNLU is unreachable by courier service providers” ROFL

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