Category: Essay Competitions

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. Submitted by Keerthivas Giri. Anyone can post an opportunity for law students HERE. Login with your Facebook ID

NUJS Kolkata’s 1st Environmental Law Essay Competition 2013; Submit by Sep 15

Themes: 1. A Critique of the Biodiversity Act: Legal Loopholes and Suggestions 2. Environment Impact Assessment: Do we really need a shift from EIA? 3. Implementation of the Forest Act, 2006 in Tiger Reserves: An interplay between the Indian Forests Act, 1927 and the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 in areas declared to be critical habitats for tigers

Christ University’s National Legal Essay Writing Competition, 2013; Submit by Oct 30; Prize Money of 15k, 10k, 7.5k

Themes: Death Penalty – Is It Ever Justified? Judicial Activism v. Judicial Restraint: The Indian Disarray Guarding the Guardians – Need For Stronger Judicial Accountability? Is Constitution On Par With The Philosophy of Intellectual Property Rights? Retrospective Amendments – Constitutionally Legitimate?

2nd Independent Thought National Legal Essay Competition, 2013; “Age of Criminal Responsibility”; Prizes of 10k, 8k, 5k; Submit by Sep 30

The topic "Age of Criminal Responsibility" is one that bears extreme social relevance upon criminal jurisprudence relating to juvenile justice system in India. The 'Nirbhaya Case' has generated strong discussion for revisiting and broadening the age range for fixing criminal responsibility for heinous serious criminal offences by Juveniles.