About the Organiser
With a heritage spanning over 150 years and a seemingly endless list of eminent alumni, Government Law College, Mumbai has been considered a premier institute of legal education since its inception in 1855. Having humbly begun as evening classes in borrowed premises, this college that first lit the candle of legal education in India stands tall amongst all its contemporaries.
About the Competition
The Magazine Committee of Government Law College, Mumbai presents the 21 st Dinesh Vyas Memorial Government Law College, National Legal Essay Competition 2021-22. Writing is a proclivity that a lawyer must never detach from himself, and thus, each year, the Magazine Committee of Government Law College, Mumbai, organizes a national level legal essay writing competition, the ‘Dinesh Vyas Memorial Government Law College National Legal Essay Competition’.
The Dinesh Vyas Memorial Government Law College National Legal Essay Competition is sponsored in the memory of Late Mr Dinesh Vyas, one of GLC’s most distinguished alumni, who obtained his LLB degree from Government Law College in 1967.
Topics of the Competition
The Topics for this year’s edition are:
Analyse Indian laws with respect to reproductive rights. Do they sufficiently protect the bodily autonomy of all the stakeholders involved?
With reference to previous laws passed, address the need for formulating a refugee law in India.
In light of the recent establishment of the Sports Arbitration Centre of India, comment/shed light upon the scope of arbitration in disputes relating to sports.
Critically appraise the concept of live-streaming court proceedings. Does it do more harm than good?
Analyze the Mediation Bill, 2021. Is it a step forward in the right direction?
Students pursuing LL.B. (3 Years or 5 Years Courses)/ LL.M. course from any recognised University or College can participate in the competition.
The registration is free and open to all candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria provided hereinabove.
The entries must be submitted on or before January 23, 2023.
The Essay must be written in English.
Each entry must be the original and previously unpublished work of the participant.
A copy of the entry should be e-mailed to email@example.com in both PDF and Word formats with the subject “Entry for Vyas 2021-22”.
Participants must submit a short bio-data in the body of the e-mail containing the following information: Full name, year, college name, telephone number & postal address along with personal contact number, email-id & postal address.
In the body of the same email, participants are required to specify which topic they have chosen to write on. Such specifications must not be included in the entry itself.
Participants must submit a scanned copy of their College Student Identity Card or equivalent Fee Receipt. Entries that do not contain the same, will not be accepted.
No Registration fee is to be paid by the participants.
Co-authorship of up to 2 authors is permitted among students from the same educational institution.
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Editor +91 9136032099 .