Call for Submissions: The NLS ADR National Essay Competition; Submit by 15th Feb 2014

The ADR Board of the National Law School of India University is pleased to announce The NLS ADR National Essay Competition, open to all full-time students of law, including both undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Please note that this competition is not open to the current students of NLS.

The Board shall award a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- to the Best Essay AND publish the winning entry in a forthcoming issue of India Law Journal, our Publication Partner for this competition. The winner shall also receive a hard copy of the issue in which the essay is published.

The basic guidelines for submission are as follows:

Participants are encouraged to write on one of the two broad themes for the Competition:

I. ADR and Game Theory

II. ADR and the Criminal Justice System

The total word-count must not exceed 4000 words, including end-notes.

Footnotes are not allowed.

Participants are required to follow the Chicago style of citation.

Please note that only original submissions are invited, and any instance of plagiarism will lead to immediate disqualification.

Please do not submit entries that have been published elsewhere.

Co-authorship is allowed.

The essays must be sent in either “.doc” or “.docx” format.

Participants are required to submit the following details in a separate Word document along with their entry:

Name:
University:
Details of the course currently pursued:
Contact details (including phone number and email address):
Please paste a scanned image of your College ID card in this document.

The entries (along with the contact details document) must be mailed to [email protected] by 11:59 PM on 15th February, 2014.

Please feel free to send an email to the Board in case you wish to seek any clarification. You may also contact Keerthivas (+91 96203 21991) in case you have any queries.

Please click HERE for the poster!

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  1. Update: Results announced!

    We are happy to announce the results of the NLS ADR National Essay Competition.

    Sanika Gokhale’s and Arthad Kurlekar’s submission titled, “The Unconstitutionality of Plea Bargaining in the Indian Framework: The Vitiation of the Voluntariness Assumption”, was selected as the Winning Entry. Congratulations to Sanika and Arthad, who are 3rd year students of WBNUJS, Kolkata.

    We’d like to thank everyone who participated in this competition.

    Regards,

    ADR Board
    NLSIU, Bangalore

  2. will d certificates of participation be awarded to all the participants?

    • Keerthivas says:

      We’ll send a mail acknowledging your participation in the competition if your essay meets our submission guidelines.

  3. What is ADR stands for??

  4. When you say broad themes does that mean that we can choose any topic related to the theme on our own?

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