Post first published on July 19, 2014

RESULTS [UPDATED ON DECEMBER 12, 2014]

1. AKSHAY AURORA, Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai

2. ISHITA KHARE, National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

3. PRAGYA SHARMA, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata

4. KANCHAN, National Law University (NLU), Delhi

5. MONIKA VERMA, National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi

5. ANVITA DULLURI, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

6. AISHWARYA MEHTA, Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai

6. PUNEET, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata

7. SHRAVANI DIXIT, Symbiosis Law School, Pune

7. SHWETA PARSODKAR, Dr. Ambedkar College, Department of Law, Nagpur

R.R. SAHAYA & ASSOCIATES (RRSA), under the patronage of Padmashree Prof. (Dr.) N.R. Madhava Menon, is pleased to announce the Inaugural edition of The R.N. Sahay National Legal Essay Competition.

This National Essay Competition is instituted in the memory of Late. Ratneshwar Nath Sahay who was a fourth generation lawyer, a connoisseur in Civil Law, an Eminent Jurist & Educationist of unified Bihar, whose legal career spanned from 1934-1988.

Late Shri Ratneshwar Nath Sahay
Late Shri Ratneshwar Nath Sahay

The competition is open to all students pursuing the 3-year or 5-year Law Course from any College/University/Institution recognised by the Bar Council of India, in India.

Topics:

1. Media Trial: Freedom of Speech Vs Fair Trial.

2. Insider Trading & Corporate Espionage: Need for adequate legislation in India.

3. Changes brought in the position of Hindu Women’s Right to Inheritance, Coparcenery & Property Rights vis-à-vis The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 and its Historical Context.

4. Confidentiality against Transparency in Arbitration – Facets of the same coin?

5. The legal & moral viability of death sentence as a deterrent in sexual offences with particular reference to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013.

Prizes:

1st Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 7500

IALM’s Course ‘Master Certification in Corporate Contracts’ OR Drafting Legal Pleadings for Indian Courts

1 SC internship and 1 law firm internship

Lifetime free subscription of Lex Witness Magazine

SCC Online Web Edition One Year Access Card

Publication in Supreme Court Cases (SCC)

2nd Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 4500

IALM’s Course ‘Master Certification in Corporate Contracts’ OR Drafting Legal Pleadings for Indian Courts

1 SC internship and 1 law firm internship

Lifetime free subscription of Lex Witness Magazine

SCC Online Web Edition One Year Access Card

Publication in India Law Journal (ILJ)

3rd Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 2500

IALM’s Course ‘Master Certification in Corporate Contracts’ OR Drafting Legal Pleadings for Indian Courts

1 SC internship and 1 law firm internship

Lifetime free subscription of Lex Witness Magazine

Publication in Lawyers Update

Eastern Book Company’s books worth Rs. 5,000/

Other Prizes

Next top 6 entries (4th-10th Winner) will be published in Sahaya Law eJournal.

Merit Certificates to next Top 50 entries.

E- Certificates to all participants.

Word limit: 3500-6000 words (inclusive of footnotes)

Submission Deadline: 1st August, 2014

Joint authorship is not allowed.

Multiple entries by an individual and/or Plagiarism will result in disqualification.

The competition website is HERE.

The rules for registration are HERE.

The rules for submission are HERE.

Some general rules are HERE.

Also follow Competition updates at www.facebook.com/RRSA.Official

You may send us an email: [email protected]

Or Contact, Mr. Rohan P Sahay, Convener & Coordinator: +91 94704 50613, +91 98354 18481

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