Human rights cell was established by the students of Manipal University during the academic year of 2019-2020. The cell aims to create awareness about human rights and help those who are in need. One of the most important priorities of the cell is to help an individual lead a decent and dignified life without infringing the rights of others.
About the Competition
Human Rights Cell is organising their 1st National Writing Competition wherein submission are invited from students, teachers, research scholars, legal professionals from all across the country on the theme: COVID-19.
COVID-19: Your Legal Rights in Quarantine? (Guidance note: focus on Human rights, Indian laws; comparative analysis with the laws of other jurisdictions)
COVID-19: Impact on Commercial Contracts (guidance note: focus on clauses pertaining to “force majeure” and “doctrine of frustration”)
In every century, world encounters recession or diseases. Mention its effects and solutions adopted by countries to overcome and solutions which should be adopted in present situation?
Legal Implications of COVID-19 in violation of China’s Obligation
Should nations continue with the globalisation model after Covid-19 crisis?
Role of media and communication during the period of pandemic.
Combating coronavirus- need of a separate act to contain virus/pandemic?
Law students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), management students, economics students and other undergraduate students from recognised school/college who are interested to write on this theme are eligible to participate. Teachers, research scholars, legal professional and other those who are interested.
Co-authorship is permitted. (Maximum of two authors)
Writing should be the original work of the participants. Only 15% of plagiarism would be allowed. Any submission having more than 15% plagiarism shall be disqualified.
The article should be in ENGLISH only.
The word limit for the article is 2000-2500 words. The word limit is inclusive of the footnotes.
20th Edition Bluebook format of footnoting should be adhered to for the purpose of citations.
The submission should be made only in “doc. or .docx.” format.
Upon submission of the article, Human Rights Cell MUJ will have exclusive copyrights to the article and the author will not be able to submit the article to any other platform until the results of the competition are declared.
The submission should include the name of the author, the course they are involved in and the institute they are affiliated to.
Body: Font – Heading –Font – Time New Roman, Font size- 12,14, Line spacing- 1.5, Alignment-Justified
Footnotes: Font – Time New Roman, Font size- 10, Line spacing- 1, Alignment-Justified
The file has to be saved in the following manner ONLY – Full Name of author, EXAMPLE – Aditya Gupta.
Submission and Registration Details
All submissions must be sent to hrc.manipal.jaipur[at]gmail.com. The subject of the e-mail should be “Submission: Article Writing Competition”.
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