We are offering a broad theme to enable the participants to freely choose their topic of research: "Counter Terrorism and the Protection of Human Rights: in the perspective of civil society and countering global terrorism".
15th September: We'll publish all the internship experiences
By October 5: You can inform us if we've missed publishing your internship experience
October 7- RESULTS
By October 10th- All of you should receive the prize money
First Prize: Lavanya Singh And Ridhi Darolia [ NLU, Delhi ]
Second Prize: C.Ganesh Pandian And M. Aravind Kumar [Dr. Ambedkar Law college, Chennai]
Third Prize: Balwinder Singh[ Department of Law, University of Jammu]
For the fourth successive year Pravin Gandhi College of Law has the distinction of hosting The Nyayavalokan National Trial Advocacy & Judgment Writing Competition. Participation is restricted to first 16 teams on first come first serve basis.
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
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?
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.
Most importantly the prize money is Rs. 7.5k, 5k, and 2.5k for the first, second and third best entries respectively, along with an opportunity to be published in 'Sportzlaw' and an internship at the Law Offices of Nandan Kamath, Bangalore.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord USA in association with the School of Law, Raffles University, Neemrana, Rajasthan, India is organising the Franklin Pierce Centre for Intellectual Property Law Essay Competition, 2013.
National Human Rights Commission is organizing Essay writing competition in Hindj for the Dalits (Scheduled caste) on the subject "66 years of independence & the condition of Dalits : An evaluation" in a bid to encourage creative writing in Hindi on various subjects pertaining to Human Rights.