National Case Commentary Writing Competition | Lawsevak: Submit by Oct 14 (Register by Oct 9)

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Case commentaries are important to enhance the skill of interpretation of laws and to form an opinion on the judgements. Writing a good case commentary involves the in-depth reading of the judgement, effective research, understanding of laws, and analytical writing. National Case Commentary Writing Competition by Lawsevak will enable the participants to express their views and critically analyse the landmark judgments of India. For the Competition, a list of leading judgments will be given to the participants to choose from. The participant has to write a case commentary on any one of the given judgments in accordance with the competition guidelines.

Publication Partner: La Senatus Scriptors

A peer-reviewed ISSN registered journal, which encourages expressionism from young minds. LSS Research Mentorship Consortium provides for counselling in research and indagation methods. It also provides the reports for self- assessment along with the research manuscripts.

Important Dates:

  • Last Day of Registration – 09 October 2020 (11:00 PM)

  • Last Day of Submission – 14 October 2020 (11:00 PM)

  • Result Declaration – 22 October 2020 (Tentatively)

Eligibility

  • Students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate course.

  • Graduate students preparing for higher studies / competitive exams / government services / jobs / etc.

  • Competition is open throughout India.

Registration Details

Registration Fees –

  • An entry with Single-Author: Rs.75/- Only.

  • An entry with one Co-Author: Rs.120/- Only.

Registration Process –

  • For Registration, pay Registration Fee via Paytm/UPI/Other Mode and take a screenshot of successful payment.

       – Paytm, pay at 8860044102 / 8860044102@paytm

       – UPI, pay at 9582842848@kotak

       – For other payment modes, contact at hello.lawsevak@gmail.com, Direct Message @Lawsevak on Instagram or at

         9711972208 (Whatsapp Only).

Awards

1st Prize:

  • Cash Worth Rs.1200/-

  • Certificate of Merit

  • Free Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

  • Certificate of Publication

  • Internship at a Law Office

  • Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak

2nd Prize:

  • Cash Worth Rs.800/-

  • Certificate of Merit

  • Free Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

  • Certificate of Publication

  • Internship at Law Office

  • Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak.

3rd Prize:

  • Cash Worth Rs.500/-

  • Certificate of Merit

  • Free Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

  • Certificate of Publication

  • Internship at Law Office

  • Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak.

4th Prize:

  • Cash Worth Rs.300/-

  • Certificate of Merit

  • Free Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

  • Certificate of Publication

  • Internship at Law Office

  • Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak.

5th Prize:

  • Cash Worth Rs.200/-

  • Certificate of Merit

  • Free Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

  • Certificate of Publication

  • Internship at Law Office

  • Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak.

Top 10 Entries:

  • Certificate of Appreciation

  • Opportunity of Publication at La Senatus Scriptors Journal

  •  Opportunity for Ambassador Program Membership at Lawsevak.

  •  Internship at Lawsevak / La Senatus Scriptors.

All Entries:

  • Certificate of Participation.

Rules

  • All entries must strictly follow registration process and submissions guidelines.

  • Multiple entries up to three entries by the same author(s) are allowed, provide each entry is made on a different case and shall accompany separate registration for each entry.

  • No submissions will be accepted after the last date of submission.

  • Submissions not made in accordance to the submission guidelines may be disqualified.

  • Certificates and Prize Money will be provided by electronic means only.

  • Lawsevak reserves the right to use or to transfer to La Senatus Scriptors any/all submissions made for this competitions for purpose to publication in Blog/Journal.

List of Cases for Writing Case Commentary (Choose one per Entry)

  • Amardeep Singh v Harveen Kaur (2017) 8 SCC 746

  • Banglore Water Supply & Sewage Board v A. Rajappa (1978) 2 SCC 213

  • Bar Council of India v A. K. Balaji AIR (2018) SC 1382

  • Bharat Aluminium Co. v Kaiser Aluminium Technical Services Inc (2012) 9 SCC 552

  • Common Cause v Union of India (2018) 5 SCC 1

  • D. K. Basu v State of West Bengal (1997) 1 SCC 416

  • Gita Hariharan v Reserve bank of India (1999) 2 SCC 228

  • Indira Nehru Gandhi v Raj Narain (1976) 2 SCR 2299

  • Indira Sawhney v Union of India  AIR (1993) SC 477

  • Justice K. S. Puttaswamy v Union of India (2017) 10 SCC 1

  • P. A. Inamdar v State of Maharashtra (2004) 8 SCC 139

  • Shreya Singhal v Union of India (2013) 12 SCC 73

  • Shyam Narayan Chouksey v Union of India (2018) 2 SCC 574

  • Smt. Sarla Mudgal, President, Kalyani & Ors. v Union Of India & Ors (1995) 3 SCC 635

  • Syndicate Bank v K. Umesh Nayak AIR (1995) SC 319

  • Tehseen S. Poonawalla v Union of India (2018) 9 SCC 501

Submission Guidelines

  • The Case Commentary should be sent in MS Word Format.

  • A cover page from participants comprising of Author(s) Full Name, University Name, E-mail Address, and Contact Number.

  • The word limit shall range from 1000 to 3000 words or more.

  • The title of the Case Commentary should be appropriate.

  • The body formatting of the Case Commentary shall be in :

        – Font Style – Garamond

        – Font Size – 12

        – Line Spacing – Single

        Footnotes formatting of the Case Commentary shall be in :

        – Font Style – Garamond

        – Font Size – 10

        – Line Spacing – Single

  • The operational part of the judgment must be included and the same must be in bold fonts.

  • The question of law involved must be in Italics fonts.

  • A margin of 4 centimetres shall be left on all sides of the paper.

  • The submission should not exceed 20% plagiarism, despite the fact that cases are cited and free from grammatical, spelling and other errors.

  • Page borders, footers, headers, watermark, or any identifications shall not be used.

  • Submissions must accompany with a declaration stating the genuineness of the work in the following format:

       Name –

       University –

       Email Id –

       Contact Number –

       Title – “ ( Complete Title of your Manuscript ) ”

       Declaration – I, ( Author’s Full Name ) is the original owner of this work, and the same is not published anywhere before.

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Submission Links

For Submission of manuscripts upload your document here along with a cover page, declaration and the registration confirmation code received by the participant after registration.

Contact

For queries contact at hello.lawsevak@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Re: 1st LNCCWC’ or at 9711972208 (Whatsapp Only).

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