1st National Case Summary Writing Competition by Kshitizz NGO: Register by May 20

About the Organiser

Kshitizz is an NGO formed and registered by the students of Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam. It was created out of ambition and curiosity among the students to change the world.

Kshitizz NGO

About the Competition

Studying Law is not easy. A student, academician, or practitioner is required to undertake various tasks as long as s/he is associated with the field. One such being the preparation of case summaries- for exams, during internships, for moots, for teaching, or presentation before a Court of Law, this is a task one has to undertake frequently.

These summaries once used either find a place in some folder of laptops or are discarded. Kshitizz NGO has decided to put these summaries to use by organizing this competition. Kshitizz NGO aims not only to reward these painstaking efforts but also to encourage others to write and submit such summaries.

Theme

The competition is not theme-specific. Participants may choose any reported Indian case as per their interest.

Eligibility

Academicians, practitioners, researchers, students, and others interested in the field may send original, unpublished case summaries to casesummary.kshitizz[at]gmail.com.

Process for Payment, Registration and Submission

Payment of Registration Fee of Rs. 200 per team by clicking here. For any other preferred mode of payment, drop a mail regarding the same at casesummary.kshitizz[at]gmail.com.

Kindly fill the registration form here.

All submissions shall be made on casesummary.kshitizz[at]gmail.com.

Important Dates

  • For Registration: 20th May 2020
  • For submission of the Case Summary: 30th May 2020
  • Declaration of Results: 10th June 2020

Prizes

  1. Winner: INR 500 cash prize along with a Certificate & Free Publication of their submission in a book with ISBN.
  2. Subsequent top 10 entries: Free Publication of their submission in a book with ISBN. & Certificate.
  3. All participants shall be awarded a certificate of participation.

Kshitizz NGO will honour the best ones by awarding prizes and giving due recognition to all participants through a certificate of participation. Kshitizz NGO also proposes to publish select entries in the form of a book with ISBN by our Publication partners, CB Educational Services LLP.

Guidelines for Participants

  • All submissions/communications shall be in English Language and in a limit of 700-1500 words.
  • The submission shall be original and unpublished.
  • The submission should not be plagiarized, and free from grammatical, spelling and other errors.
  • There can be a maximum of two participants in a Team (can be from different institutes).
  • Full names of all the participants along with designation and contact number(s) must be given.
  • Any uniform method for citation may be followed.
  • Case title and citation shall be clearly mentioned along with the Name of Judges and Parties.
  • Brief facts followed by Issues, Important arguments (from both parties) and Judgment shall be discussed.
  • Present Status of the Judgment (whether still applicable or over-ruled) shall also be clearly mentioned by the participants.
  • The body of the submission shall be in Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 line spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 single line spacing.
  • A margin of an inch shall be left on all sides of the paper.
  • Page borders, headers, footers shall not be used.
  • The submission shall be in MS Word Format.

Contact Information

E-mail: casesummary.kshitizz[at]gmail.com

Phone: 9039457891, 8885333791

The website link is here.

 

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