Symbiosis Law School 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition [July 31-August 2, Noida]: Register by May 15 [Extended]

About the Institute and Moot

Symbiosis Law School NOIDA’s, a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020 is being held in association with Legitquest.

Shri Ram Boolchand Jethmalani, an eminent jurist and parliamentarian, led a successful legal career for 78 years and contributed towards the legal profession till the end. The achievements of this feisty legal crusader are unlikely to ever be matched anywhere in the world. Shri Jethmalani was also Professor Emeritus for Symbiosis International (Deemed University). In his capacity as
a Professor, he enjoyed teaching students aspects of constitutional law and numerous other core legal areas. His enthusiasm was matched by the love his students had for his lectures; students, who were in as much awe of him as they were motivated to take up the legal profession as a career.

With the objective of taking the baton further, we are delighted to invite your esteemed institution to the 1 st  Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020 being organised from 31st July – 2nd August 2020, at Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA.

Through this Moot Court Competition, we seek to promote the spirit of legal reasoning and advocacy. The aim of the competition is to expose students to the developing frontiers of law which shall help them to develop holistically. This moot intends to honour and celebrate ‘doyen of the legal profession’, Shri Ram Jethmalani’s legacy.

VENUE: Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DATES: 31st July – 2nd August 2020

Eligibility

Faculty of Law/Law School/Universities are invited to participate in the 1st Ram Jethmalani Moot Court Competition, 2020 by registering on or before May 15, 2020.

The participants will get an opportunity to research and argue on contemporary issues of great importance in front of a panel comprising of highly distinguished and competent judges.

Only one team can register from one institution/college. Members of the team must be undergraduate students, either pursuing a 5-year integrated course or a regular 3-year post-graduation course in Bachelors of Law or pursuing a one year/two years’ LL.M. degree from a recognised university.

Important Dates

  • Release of Moot Problem: 4th February 2020
  • Last date of Registration: 15th May 2020
  • Last date for seeking Clarifications: 10th May 2020
  • Release of Clarifications: 15th May 2020
  • Submission of Memorials & Video: 7th June 2020
  • Release of Memo & Video results: 25th June 2020
  • Submission of Hard Copies of Memorials: 4th July 2020
  • Oral Rounds: 31st July – 2nd August 2020

Team Composition

Each team will consist of a total of three members, two speakers and one researcher. The two speakers will compete in the oral rounds, and the researcher will compete in the researchers’ test. Speaker and researchers cannot swap positions during the competition.

Contact and Registration

The registration form can be accessed HERE.

Contact Details

  • Mr. Aman Shankar: +91-9971100475, Student Convenor;
  • Ms. Vanshika Arora: +91-9045090999, Student Convenor;
  • Mr. Arjun Sahni: +91-9999662593, Student Convenor;
  • Ms. Devanshi Rungta: +91-9643010535, Student Convenor.
  • For any queries, kindly write to info[at]ramjethmalanimoot.com and cc snmcc[at]symlaw.edu.in or contact anyone of the persons from the organising committee.

Important Links

The website can be accessed HERE

The moot problem can be accessed HERE

The rules can be accessed HERE

The clarifications to the moot problem can be submitted HERE

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