ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
The Department of Law, AMU Centre Malappuram is an extension of the Faculty of Law, AMU, Aligarh, UP. The Faculty of Law has a history of over 100 years of teaching and writing in law. The Law Department of AMU is one of the oldest Law institutions in the country since 1891.
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was greatly impressed by the program of legal education in British Universities and was keen to incorporate law as a culminating discipline conducive to the moral, intellectual and material welfare of the students from the MAO College. The Department has been functioning since then efficiently and with an impeccable track record. The Department has always been listed among the 10 best Law schools in the Country. In 2017, India Today ranked the Faculty of Law, AMU as the second best law institute in India. AMU Centre Malappuram was established in 2010 by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India.
Department of Law is running B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Five years integrated course with an intake of sixty. The admission in the course is based on the All India Entrance Examination conducted by AMU.Department is equipped with all the facilities which are essential for the all-round professional development of the students like Moot Court, Legal Aid Cell, Law Society, and Placement Cell.
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Law Society, Department of Law, AMU Centre Malappuram is hosting its first virtual SIR SYED NATIONAL LAW FEST to commemorate the birth anniversary of SIR SYED AHMAD KHAN, the founding father of the institution. Case Commentary Competition shall be conducted under the banner of the same society.
Students pursuing LL.B., i.e., 3-year or 5-year Law course from any recognized university/college are eligible for this
No co-authorship shall be allowed.
- Word limit – Minimum 1500 words & Maximum 2000 words (including footnotes)
- Format – MS Word; font – Times New Roman
- Font size – 12 for the manuscript, 14 for Headings, 10 for footnotes
- Page numbers – bottom center
- The case comment must be written in English
- Line Spacing – 1.5 for text and 1.0 for footnotes
- Alignment – Justified and layout must be A4 size
- Margin – One inch each side
- The citation methodology to be followed is the Harvard Bluebook (19th Edition).
- Any kind of plagiarism shall not be It will be checked on plagiarism check software before being considered.
- Participating in the event means that you agree to abide by all the rules of the competition.
LIST OF THE CASES FOR THE CASE COMMENTARY
The participant has to choose one of the following cases for writing case commentary.
- Rambabu Singh Thakur V. Sunil Arora (2020)
- Vineeta Sharma V. Rakesh Sharma (2020)
- Prashant Bhushan Contempt of Court Case (2020)
- Anuradha Bhasin V. Union of India (2019)
- Faheema Shirin R.K. V. State of Kerala & Ors (2019)
- Joseph Shine V. Union of India (2018)
HOW TO DO CASE COMMENT
- Introduction (Statutes & overview)
- Brief Facts,
- Arguments from the petitioner side.
- Arguments from the respondent side.
- Case Comment or Analysis.
- Title of the Manuscript.
- Name of the Author.
- Name of the Institution.
- Email address
- Contact Number
The abovementioned details of the authors must be clearly mentioned in the body of the email, but not anywhere in the manuscript.
Certificate of merit and prize will be awarded to the Winner, 1 st Runner Up, and 2nd Runner Up of the case commentary competition. An E-certificate of Participation shall be given to all the participants who have submitted their manuscript.
Note: The Final call on manuscripts selections and declaration of results vests with the organizers of the Law fest, AMU-MC.
Registration– There is NO registration fee for this event. The registration will be closed on 6th Oct, 2020. For registration of the CASE COMMENTARY COMPETITION click here
Feel free to contact us:
MOHAMMAD AAMIR HUSAIN 9012141003
SYED MOHD TAYYAB (6395853904)
Email: [email protected]