About the Organisers:
Adamas University is a private university located in Barrackpore-Barasat road near Barasat, West Bengal, India. It is the second private university to be established in West Bengal and came into existence via an official gazette notification in 2014. In conjunction with the all-inclusive goals of the university, the school of law and Justice SOLJ was established in 2015 with a view to impart justice education and to provide state-of-the-art legal learning through innovative lectures, engaging discussions and other teaching learning activities. Since its establishment, SOLJ has been the epicenter of legal earning through the advanced use an application of the pedagogy and andragogy, and had been conducting events and programmes not only to promote justice education but also to facilitate competency-based professional training. Of late, especially in light of Covid-19 situation, SOLJ has been organizing quite a few events at virtual platform to create an interactive discussion space that fosters the creation and development of legal ideas, concepts and theoretical frameworks.
About the Moot:
In association with Sinha & Co., SOLJ is proud to hold its maiden online moot court competition on 08.08.2020 and 09.08.202. The purpose of this competition is to engage young legal minds legal minds in various law schools to debate and discuss on critical legal matters. Yet another purpose is to reinvigorate these legal mines and their spirit to stand up to the unprecedented situation caused by the outbreak of covid-19.
Zoom or Google Meet or WebEx or any other convenient online platform to conduct the proposed Online Moot Court Competition.
Each team shall consist of a minimum of two members and a maximum of three; two members shall be designated as Mooters and one member as a Researcher. However, a team consisting of only two Mooters may be allowed. Also, under exceptional circumstances, the researcher may be allowed to moot, although such a change in the team composition must be informed beforehand.
The registered teams shall submit soft copies of their memorials for both the sides based on Moot Problem 1 by e-mail to solj.mootcourt[at]adamasuniversity.ac.in by 23.59 hours of 31st July 2020. A delay of a day shall cause a penalty of .5 marks. So, for example, if a team submits the memorials on 4th August 2020, two marks will be deducted from the total marks of 50.
The participating teams while submitting their memorials in MS-Word (with .doc or .docx extension) or pdf format via e-mail, must name their respective memorials as P for Petitioner or R for Respondent accompanied by the team code. Say, for example, if a code for a particular team is 1, the MS-Word or pdf file for the Respondent should be named as ‘R1’ and the MS-Word or pdf file for the Petitioner should be named as ‘P1’. The memorials shall nowhere mention any particulars, for example, the names, contact numbers, email addresses, etc., of the participants.
Basis of registration:
Since the number of participating teams, which may include one home team, is restricted to 24, the registration will be done on a first come first serve basis.
The registration fee is Rs. 1000/- which must be paid through online mode and in favour of Adamas University. The fee payment details will be sent to the individual’s teams that are chosen for participating in the event.
- Mr. Subhajit Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, SOLJ and faculty Co-convener, Moot Court Committee, Mobile No: 8080896378, Email: email@example.com.
- Ms. Shubhi Mack, Visiting Faculty, SOLJ and Faculty Co-convener, Moot Court Committee, Mobile No: 9051832086, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Sukanya Darker, LLM 2nd Semester, Mobile No: 8370816196, Email: email@example.com