NATIONAL CASE COMMENTARY COMPETITION (CERTIFICATE + CASH PRIZE)



Timings: Sept. 10, 2020, 6 p.m.

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION:

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ABOUT THE COMPETITION:

The 1st National Case commentary competition has been conceived with an objective to give exposure to the students to assimilate complex situations and observe the legal problems or lacunae in the case. A case comment, as the name suggests, is an extended commentary on a particular court case. The purpose of a case commentary is to give the writer an opportunity to assess not only how a specific case was disposed of in court, but also, to survey the development of that area of the law represented by the selected case and social, economic and political consequences of the decision. This competition will encourage students in reaching the verdict of any case by adopting any particular approach.

 

Lawtsapp.com invites UG/PG students from both law and humanities background interested in law or public policy matters to write a comparative case commentary on the given case-laws.

 

TOPICS:

The broad themes for the comparative case-commentary shall include case-laws relating to the Landmark Court Cases that changed Indian Laws.

 Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors vs. The State of Kerala & Ors. ( Sabarimala Case)

 Common Cause (A Regd. Society) vs Union Of India ( Passive Euthanasia Case)

 Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India ( Homosexuality case)

 Vaisakha and others v State of Rajasthan ( Sexual Harassment)

 M.C. Mehta vs. Union of India (Ganga Pollution Case)

 

CONTENT HEADINGS

The case commentary shall include only the following

I. Cover Page

II. Introduction

III. Background of the Case

lV. Analysis

V. Conclusion

 

PAGEWORD LIMIT

1. The Cover Page shall encompass not more than these details- "The selected Theme

Comparative Case Commentary on-Name of the Case)":all center aligned: Participation Code"

on top right corner of the page: The header should illustrate the name of the Competition, i.e.,

Lawtsapp.com's National Comparative Case Commentary Competition-2020.

2. The Cover Page should not exceed 1 page

3. Introduction: maximum half page

4. Background of the Case maximum half page.

5. Both 'Introduction' and 'Background " have to be on the same page and should not

exceed 1 page.

6. Analysis: 3-5 pages maximum

7.Conclusion- maximum 1 page

8. The Conclusion shall start from the next fresh page.

9. In total, the maximum number of pages should not exceed 8 pages.

 

FORMAT

1. Font style: Times New Roman

2. Size: body-12 pts

3. Heading bold-12 pts

4.Line spacing: 1.5

5. 1-Inch margin on all sides of the pages

6. Citations: Only footnotes are allowed and the mode of citation must be Standard

Indian Legal Citation (SILC)

7. Plagiarism limit 10%

8. Should be sent only in docx format bearing the registration number.

 

EVALUATION CRITERIA

The criteria for evaluation shall include the following:

Knowledge of Facts - 5

Knowledge of Laws- 5

Knowledge of Background - 5

Proper organization and Articulate Analysis - 5

Extent of Research- 5

Correct Format and Citation -5

Total Marks: 30

 

MODE OF PAYMENT

The payment can be made through BHIM, UPI, Google Pay/PhonePo/PayTM UPI.

 

PRIZES

 Winner: Cash prize of Rs 300/- + E-Certificate of Achievement + Blog Publication +

Certificate of Publication + Internship Opportunity as a Content Writer at Lawtsapp.co

 Runner up: Cash Prize of Rs 150/- + E-Certificate of Achievement + Blog Publication

+ Certificate of Publication + Internship Opportunity as a Content Writer at

Lawtsapp.com.

 2nd Runner up: E-Certificate of Achievement + Blog Publication + Certificate of

Publication + Internship Opportunity as a Content Writer at Lawtsap.com.

 E-Certificate of Appreciation shall be given to participants securing Top 10 position,

publication and certificate of publication will also be given.

 E-Certificate of Participation to all the other participants shall be given