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What I Think About When I Think About Mooting: Interview With The NLUO Semi-Finalists of the Amity Moot

Never judge a team before facing them with regards to their capability- do not underestimate them, and more importantly, never underestimate yourself! To quote a cliched achiever's advice- Don't think about the results and do your best, if karma plays a role here, you will return shining, and drunk. Interview by Rohan Mukherjee, Campus

Avoiding the Perpetual Selling of Souls

Yes, principles are molded, and you tend to modify them as you gain experience, but there times when you question the very purpose of those small talks, those passing smiles, and the continuous dose of pretentious apathy and forced sympathy. By Rohan Mukherjee, student at NLUO, Campus Journalist at Lawctopus

Same Fears, Same Dreams of Foxes Without Tails: Tale of a Law Student Scared of Public Speaking

I’m a budding litigator and I’m scared of speaking in public. Then I came to law school, and realised (happily enough) that there were others travelling on the same boat as me. I felt the sheer, part-sadistic, part-genuinely-happy delight that the Fox-Without-A-Tail feels when the revelation, that all the other foxes are tail-less too, hits

Scared of Criticism

Some law students have even been threatened. "This won't be good for your career". My reply to the law student always is, "They won't be able to do much. And if such is the attitude of an employer, better not deal with them in any capacity." By Tanuj Kalia

How to Write Legal Opinions

An opinion, as I see it, must set out the questions on which it is sought very clearly and unambiguously. If the Querist (which is what we call a person who seeks the opinion) is himself confused, his questions will be equally mindless. It is your duty as a lawyer to unravel his