UPDATE: The Oxford India Moot was terribly organized. The students were manhandled and a girl participant molested.
READER BLOG: Oxford India Moot Court Competition: Organisers Arrested, Moot Almost Called Off, Several Goof-ups
REVEALED: OUS India is Not a Representative of the University of Oxford [Addendum to the Oxford India Moot Blog Post]
Oxford India Moot: Women Participant Assaulted, Recording Phones Snatched, Students Manhandled By Bodyguards, IIC Nearly Cancels the Moot
OXFORD UNIVERSITY INDIA MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2013-14
The University of Oxford – Faculty of Law invites entries to the Oxford University India Moot Court Competition on Constitutional Law 2013-14
The competition focuses on constitutional law and the moot problem involves some of the greatest constitutional law judgments of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
The competition is designed to encourage intellectual discourse in wider society as well as to give law students an opportunity to exhibit and to improve their legal expertise and debating skills. Members of the Oxford Law Faculty, Hon’ble Judges, policy makers, practitioners, academics, students and alumni will participate as judges, mentors and speakers in the competition and the accompanying programmes. And we hope that it will be challenging and fun!
Participation in the competition is FREE for all teams and MULTIPLE teams can apply from all recognised institutions. The Oral Rounds will be held at the India International Centre (IIC) New Delhi. For more info, please visit the Oxford University Faculty of Law website at www.law.ox.ac.uk/moots/oxford_india
SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Members of the winning team would be eligible to receive a scholarship to pursue post-graduate law studies at Oxford Law Faculty, subject to the rules of the competition. Additionally, the winning team shall receive the opportunity to visit the University of Oxford.
Other awards include the “Runner up Team”, The “Best Memorial” Award, The “Best Speaker” Award, The “Best Researcher” Award, and all participants in the oral rounds shall be awarded a Certificate of Participation and an invitation to attend the Oxford-India Summit on Constitutional Law 2014 to be held on March 16, 2014 at India International Center, New Delhi.
We would be happy to link participants with a Mentor if they need advice and guidance on any aspect throughout the competition. Mentors are typically practicing lawyers and Oxford Law alumni and teams can request a Mentor at any stage of the competition.
Deadline for Team Registration : 15 December 2013
Deadline for Memorial Submission : 15 January 2014
Oral Rounds : 14-16 March, 2014 (Friday-Sunday)
To register your team, please visit www.oxfordmoot.in
Download the Moot Problem, Rules & Competition Schedule