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1st National Legal Drafting Competition on Criminal Law by Our Legal World (Register by 18th Nov.)

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National Legal drafting Competition on Criminal law by Our Legal World

About ‘Our Legal World’

Our Legal World is one of the leading Legal Community website for an e-learning platform for law students, legal professionals and legal academia etc. with the motto – Law ABOUT LAW. 

An overview of the services we provide is as follows –

  • Law students –Law School Event updates such as Moot Court, MUNs, Call For Papers, Internship opportunities and law internship experiences across India are regularly updated on the website, enabling you to pick from the best of the lot coupled with an informed approach.
  • Legal News – National and International Legal News
  • Editorial (Guest Post)  –Provide space for legal opinion that empowers society.
  • Judicial Aspirants – Law Notes, Previous Year Papers, Handwritten judiciary notes, free mock text etc.
  • Student Box:- CV/Resume Drafting, Law Assignment and Project, Memorial etc.

About the legal drafting competition

The efficacy of any law depends upon the wisdom with which it is drafted that as such it can be a thorn on the path of people or a rose. A perfect drafting of matters in relation to Suits, Applications, Writ petition, and other such matters connected therewith shall obviously lead to good result.  Law should aim at ameliorating the position of people rather exposing them to unmitigated hardship. Accordingly, much depends upon how judiciously the law makers draft any law.

The objective of the legal drafting competition is to improve and deepen the level analytical and critical thinking by involving the participants in some real practical problems and an opportunity to the students of law to show their acumen in legal drafting.

Judges

Practicing Advocate, Delhi High Court

Eligibility   

  • The Legal Drafting Competition shall be open for the students currently pursuing their Bachelor’s Degree in law i.e. 3-Year LL.B. course or 5-Year LL.B. and LLM course from any recognized university/school in India.
  • There is no restriction on the number of entries from any college or university.

Submission guidelines

  1. Participants may register for this legal drafting competition individually or in a team of two (2).
  2. The Remand and Bail Application shall be drafted on the basis of the Problem Statement.
  3. The Draft shall be drafted in English language only.
  4. The Draft shall not exceed more than five  (5) Legal-sized typewritten pages, excluding the cover page. Five (5) marks shall be deducted as penalty for each page exceeding the page limit.
  5. The document containing the Draft shall not reveal the identity of the participants, in any manner whatsoever.
  6. Soliciting assistance from legal professionals with or without consideration is strictly prohibited.
  7. Formatting: Font style – Times New Roman, font size – 12, line spacing – 1.5, justified alignment, paragraph spacing – 0 pt. before and after, 1 inch margin on all sides.
  8. The contents of the Remand and Bail Application in this legal drafting competition should not be plagiarized (20% limit) or else it will amount to total deduction of Bail Application marks or disqualification. The decision of the organizers shall be final
  9. Submissions shall be made in .doc or .docx format only.
  10. The submission must be submitted through the following link: [Team Code] Click here
  11. No entry made after 24 hours of the deadline shall be accepted at any cost.
  12. Clarifications on the Problem Statement in this legal drafting competition shall be sent to [email protected]  with the subject “Clarifications on the Problem Statement: [Team Code]”.

Marking criteria

  • Remand Application: 50 Marks
  • Bail Application: 50 Marks

Registration

  • Registration Fee for legal drafting competition: Rs 100/- for Single Person and for two Rs. 150 (Non-Refundable)
  • After paying the amount, attach the photo/screenshot of the receipt in the form.
  • Registration Form: click here

Payment details

The details provided in the Google Form will be published the same in Certificates.

Prizes

  • Winner will receive Rs. 1800 (Cash), Certificate of Merit (Soft Copy)
  • Runner-up will receive Rs. 600 (Cash), Certificate of Merit (Soft Copy
  • 5 Best Draft will be published on the Our Legal World website.

Soft Copy of Participation Certificate will be awarded to all participants.

All the Participants will be getting 40% off, on CV/Resume Drafting and Free E-Drafting Book/Notes.

Important dates

  • Last Date of Registration: 18th  November, 2020
  • Last Date of Submission : 22nd  November, 2020
  • Date of Results : 28th November, 2020

Contact details

  • All queries and clarifications regarding this legal drafting competition can be sent on [email protected] to
  • Mr. Sachin Kumar  and Ms. Kirti Sharma: 8905045619 (WhatsApp)

Download the official brochure here:

Legal drafting competition by our legal world

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