GL Pareek Memorial Essay Writing Competition (Submit by June 30, 2021)

GL Pareek Chambers of Law is organizing an Essay Writing Competition on Constitutional Law in the memory of (Late) Shri Ganga Lahari Pareek, Senior Advocate. The theme for this year’s competition is “Judicial Activism during the Times of Crisis.”

The last date of submission is June 30th, 2021, whilst the results shall be announced on July 26th, 2021. The word limit for the same is 5000 words. A total of 5 top entries will be deemed to be the winners and the first entry shall be awarded with a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 5,100/-. The authors of the remaining 4 entries shall be awarded with a certificate and a chance to intern at GLP.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students of UGC approved University / College who are enrolled in LL.B. course are invited to participate.

GENERAL RULES

1 .There is no registration fee.
2. Decisions of the organizer shall be final and binding.
3. Co-authors upto 2 are allowed.
4. The submission must be original and unpublished work of the author.
5. Plagiarised content shall not be entertained and the author of the same shall be subject to disqualification.
6. The copyright of the published articles shall rest with the organizers, i.e., GL Pareek Chambers of Law.
7. Non-Compliance by the author of any guidelines mentioned herein and elsewhere shall result in immediate and unconditional rejection of their submission.

PERKS

1. INR 5100 will be awarded to the Winner.

2. Top 5 Essays will be Published in Jus Corpus Law Journal. 

FORMATTING REGULATIONS

1. The article must be typed in Times New Roman, font size should be twelve (12) for body and fourteen (14) for headings.
2. The line spacing should be one point five (1.5) with justified alignment.
3. The footnotes must be typed in Times New Roman with font size being ten (10) and line spacing of one (1).
4. For citations, either Bluebook 20th edition or ILI format must be followed uniformly.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1. The submissions must be in the English language.
2. The file must be in a .docx format.
3. Co-authors upto 2 are allowed.
4. All entries must be mailed to glpmemorial[at]gmail.com
5. The word limit is five thousand (5000), excluding footnotes.
6. Plagiarism within twenty (20%) percent is acceptable. (Based on Turnitin similarity index).
7. The file name of the submission must be in the format “FirstName LastName.docx”.