Lucknow, UP, India, 226028

1st NATIONAL VIRTUAL BAIL PROCEEDING COMPETITION BY LEGAL ZEMS: REGISTER BY OCTOBER 13, 2020

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ABOUT ORGANISATION

Legal Zems is a Law Aspirants led organization formulated with a vision of providing the platform for the youth to inculcate leadership skills and emerge as a strong personality who can stand with a strong opinion in the society. We at Legal Zems promote mutual growth and development. We believe that knowledge is fundamental in shaping tomorrow’s future and achieving uniform growth across the region. The youth is the backbone of the nation. We are the ones that lead our country towards prosperity and growth. The change we ought to bring begins with ourselves. Our aim is to build a platform that encourages educating masses about the aspect of law and the importance of law in society. Meaning and dynamics of justice have been evolving over time and new dimensions of human wants, rights, equality, and deprivation have been added to the narratives of law and policies.

LEGAL ZEMS proudly announce an event, which is one of its own kind, an event that never happened before in the entire legal fraternity.

RULES, PROCEDURE, AND GUIDELINES OF THE COMPETITION

  1. The competition is open for students who are studying LL.B. three year or LL.B. 5 year course during the current academic year 2019-20.
  2. Each participating team shall comprise of two members (First Designation- Advocate; Second Designation – Researcher)
  3. The award of the best researcher will be given on the basis of marks 
  4. Arguments shall be in English language only
  5. Each participant shall be provided with a participant code by the organizing committee which shall be mentioned on the front page of the Bail Application.
  6. There will be no substitution of a team member after a team has submitted its Registration form, except with the permission of the organizers.
  7. Cancellation of Participation shall not be allowed to any team whatever the scenario might be.
  8. The registration fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable.
  9. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to amend rules, Guidelines, etc. The organizers shall not be responsible for any loss or slow Internet Connection during the competition. We request all the participants to arrange a sound internet connection.
  10. The dress code for the competition shall be formals only.

 PROPOSITION 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DfX9KUGl0kASG0IXyW6IJIVnB0N7kd4I/view?usp=drivesdk

 REGISTRATION PROCESS

  1. Teams are supposed to complete their Registration by 13 Oct, 2020 by 23:59 hours IST.
  2. The Registration Fee is Rs. 700. The Registration shall be done by filling up the Application form, available:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1M_78NNQxVwdGCq0dDE2w2a8V98Ly8cR9VNmo4g7CTDM/viewform?edit_requested=true

Payment Options: – Google pay, Phone Pay and Paytm: Number- 9891348721(Prashant Kumar)

  1. The number of participating teams is limited and hence, the registrations will be done on a first come first serve basis.
  2. The Registration shall be deemed completed only when the Registration Fee has been remitted successfully and the Application form is duly filled.
  3. Once the application form is filled, the OC shall send a confirmation mail to the teams [within 24 hours of registration]. 

 BAIL APPLICATION

  1. Bail Application submission is to be done for both sides.
  2. Bail Application submission is to be done by 16th Oct 2020 11:59 P.M. 
  3. The Bail Application shall be strictly in the form of application, consisting of Minimum 3-4 Pages. 
  4. The Bail Application may be supported by a separate compendium of judgments (the first page of judgment and the relevant extract). The Bail Application & Compendium is to be submitted in both PDF and Word format. The File of Bail Application and compendium shall be saved with the name of team code only.
  5. Bail Application shall be submitted on: [email protected]Please note that NO HARD COPIES ARE TO BE SUBMITTED.
  6. Any Bail Application submitted after the deadline is subjected to a penalty for a late submission.
  7. The Bail Application must contain Cover Page. 
  8. The cover page shall include:
  9. The Name of the Court
  10. The Year of the Competition

iii. The Name of the Case

  1. The Name of the parties
  2. Team Code to be indicated at the top right corner in bold. (For example-LZ-P011 and LZ-D011) which shall be intimated to the respective teams.
  3. The teams should use the 19th Blue Book edition for footnotes throughout the Bail Application.
  4. Formatting Specifications

For Main Text:

  1. a) Font type: Times New Roman
  2. b) Font size: 12
  3. c) Line spacing: 1.5
  4. d) Body of text: Justified

For Heading:

  1. a) Font type: Times New Roman
  2. b) Font size: 14

For Cover Page:

  1. a) Font type: Times New Roman
  2. b) Font size: 16
  3. The contents of the Bail Application should not be plagiarized (20% limit) or else it will amount to a total deduction of Bail Application marks or disqualification. The decision of the organizers shall be final.

STRUCTURE OF COMPETITION

 

  1. The Preliminary Round (2 Round)
  2. The Semi-Final Round (8 teams will be selected)
  3. The Final Round (4 teams) (2 teams from the Prosecution side and 2 teams from the Defense side)

THE PRELIMS ROUND

Each Team shall be given a total of 10 minutes to argue for the bail application. The side for each round shall be allotted by the organizing committee only. Any Exceeding the Allotted time will lead to a deduction of 0.25 Marks per minute. However, the extension of time is permissible at the discretion of the judges. Strict adhering to court manners shall be observed by all the participants. 

ROLE OF RESEARCHER

The researcher of Each team shall be questioned by the judges on the basis of the bail application. The answer given by the researcher shall be marked for the position of best researcher in every round.

 JUDGING CRITERIA

Vocabulary Skills and Speaking Skills: – 20

Court Ethics and time management: – 20

Ingenuity and ability to answer questions of Researcher: – 20

Application of Law: – 20

Knowledge of law and Proposition: – 20

THE SEMI-FINAL ROUND

The TOP 8 TEAM WHO SO EVER SCORED THE HIGHEST MARKS IN BOTH OF THE PRELIMS ROUND SHALL BE QUALIFIED FOR THE SEMI-FINAL ROUND.OUT OF WHICH 4 TEAM SHALL BE FROM PROSECUTION SIDE AND OTHER 4 TEAM SHALL BE OF DEFENDANT SIDE.

Each Team shall be given a total of 15 minutes to argue for the bail application. The side for each round shall be allotted by the organizing committee only. Any Exceeding the Allotted time will lead to a deduction of 0.25 Marks per minute. However, the extension of time is permissible at the discretion of the judges. Strict adhering to court manners shall be observed by all the participants. 

 ROLE OF RESEARCHER

The researcher of Each team shall be questioned by the judges on the basis of the bail application. The answer given by the researcher shall be marked for the position of best researcher in every round.

 JUDGING CRITERIA

  1. Vocabulary Skills and Speaking Skills: – 20
  2. Court Ethics and time management: – 20
  3. Ingenuity and ability to answer questions of Researcher: – 20
  4. Application of law: – 20
  5. Knowledge of law and Proposition: – 20

THE FINAL ROUND

The TOP 4 TEAM WHO SO EVER SCORED THE HIGHEST MARKS IN THE SEMI-FINAL ROUND SHALL BE QUALIFIED FOR THE FINAL ROUND. OUT OF WHICH 2 TEAM SHALL BE FROM PROSECUTION SIDE AND OTHER 2 TEAM SHALL BE OF DEFENDANT SIDE.

Each Team shall be given a total of 20 minutes to argue for the bail application. The side for each round shall be allotted by the organizing committee only. Any Exceeding the Allotted time will lead to a deduction of 0.25 Marks per minute. However, the extension of time is permissible at the discretion of the judges. Strict adhering to court manners shall be observed by all the participants. 

 AWARDS

  1. BEST PROSECUTOR: Rs. 1,300/- (One Thousand Three Hundred Only) and Certificate and Trophy.
  2. BEST DEFENSE: Rs. 1300/- (One Thousand Three Hundred Only) and Certificate and Trophy
  3. BEST RESEARCHER: Rs. 900/- (Nine Hundred Only) and Certificate and Trophy
  4. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: E-certificate of participation shall be provided to all the participants who will be submitting the Bail Application.

  FOR MORE INFO, KINDLY REFER THIS INTRODUCTORY VIDEO

 (English Language) https://youtu.be/N4caMgK6EIs

 (Hindi Language) https://youtu.be/UI4x8ndr_Bs

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