Prolawctor Case Commentary Competition
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This Case Commentary Competition shall help the law heads simulate their critical thinking, by giving their opinion thereby enabling them to write the best of the commentaries on one of the various landmark judgments listed below. Landmark judgments have been handpicked keeping in mind the best interest of the writer’s creativity. Along with exciting cash prizes and several other rewards, Prolawctor is giving an opportunity to express your views and understanding upon a range of controversial and landmark judgments.
- Students pursuing LLB/LLM from any recognised college or university.
- Professionals working in the field of law.
- Law students preparing for entrance exams.
- Last date to register: 8 September 2020
- Last date for submission: 14 September 2020
- Result: Last week of September, 2020
- Maximum up to 3 co-authors allowed.
- Submission must be an original piece of work, where up to 20% plagiarism is allowed.
- All Submissions must be sent before the deadline adhering to the guidelines at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Word limit:
- Minimum 1000 words
- Maximum 4000 words
- Ms Word; Times New Roman
- 12: Main Text;
- 14: Headings
- 10: Footnotes
- Harvard Bluebook (19th Edition)
- Short introduction setting out the context of the commentary by briefing the main contents of the commentary.
- Page Limit- 1 page maximum
- Description/ background stating the facts, brief legal history and the main legal issues raised in the case. In case the commentary suggests certain issues or laws which should have been included in the case, must also be mentioned along with a justification for the same in this section.
- Page Limit- 3 page maximum
- About the case which shall include the analysis, critical examination of the contentions and the explanation of socio-political repercussions (if any). Judgement which shall include the decision of the court comprising of the orbiter dictum, statement.
- Page Limit- 6 page maximum
- Your Opinion
- Page Limit- no suggested limit; The writer shall stick to the total word limit.
Note: This is the suggested format. Participant can follow any standard format.
- Single Author- Rs. 70/-
- Two Co-Authors- Rs. 110/-
- Three Co-Authors- Rs. 150/-
- 1st prize
- Rs.1000/- prize money + Certificate of merit + Free publication at Prolawctor + Internship opportunity at Prolawctor + Campus Ambassador Opportunity at Prolawctor + Free Netflix Subscription(1 Month)
- 2nd prize
- Rs. 750/- prize money + Certificate of merit + Free publication at Prolawctor + Internship opportunity at Prolawctor + Campus Ambassador Opportunity at Prolawctor + Free Netflix Subscription(1 Month)
- 3rd prize
- Rs. 500/- prize money + Certificate of merit + Free publication at Prolawctor + Internship opportunity at Prolawctor + Campus Ambassador Opportunity at Prolawctor + Free Netflix Subscription(1 Month)
- 4th and 5th prize
- Internship opportunity at Prolawctor + Certificate of merit + Free publication at Prolawctor + Campus Ambassador Opportunity at Prolawctor + Free Netflix Subscription(1 Month)
- 6th – 10th prize
- Internship opportunity at Prolawctor + Free publication at Prolawctor + Campus Ambassador Opportunity at Prolawctor
- Participation certificate to all participants.
Note: All the certificate will be given in the form of e- certificate.
LIST OF CASES
You have to select only one case.
- Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors vs. The State of Kerala & Ors. (Sabarimala temple case) (Writ Petition (Civil) No 373 of 2006)
- Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug vs. Union of India (Passive euthanasia ban case) ((2011) 4 SCC 454)
- Joseph Shine vs. Union of India (Adultery no longer a crime) (2018 SCC online SC 1676)
- State (NCT of Delhi) vs. Navjot Sandhu ((2005) 11 SCC 600)
- Indira Nehru Gandhi (Smt.) vs. Raj Narain & Anr. (1975 AIR 1590)
- Manohar Lal Sharma vs. Narendra Damodardas Modi (Writ petition [Criminal] no.225 of 2018)
- M Siddiq (D) Thr Lrs v. Mahant Suresh Das & Ors (Civil Appeal Nos 10866-10867 of 2010)
- Justice K. S. Puttuswamy (Retd.) and Anr. vs Union of India And Ors. (Writ petition (Civil) no 494 of 2012)
- Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record – Association and another vs. Union of India (Writ petition (civil) no. 13 of 2015)
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