Alliance School of Law to host national moot court competition
Careers360 Connect|Feb 23, 2023
NEW DELHI: Alliance University has recently organised the 'Justice N Santosh Hegde National Moot Court Competition' from February 24 to February 26, 2023. A total of 38 teams registered for the competition from all over the country with the participation of more than 100 students representing 11 states.
Abhay G Chebbi, Pro-Chancellor and Dr Anubha Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Alliance University along with Dr Kiran D Gardner, Dean of Alliance School of Law welcomed the participants on the first day. This was followed by an orientation session, researchers’ test, draw of lots and memorial exchange for preliminary rounds.
The event was inaugurated on February 25 with the address from Justice N Santosh Hegde, former Judge Supreme Court of India; former Solicitor General of India and former Lokayukta, state of Karnataka. He told the law students that they were lucky to get training in mooting before they join the legal profession. He pointed out that law is a wonderful profession which can compete with any other profession financially as well as reputation-wise.
Moreover, he shared his concerns regarding the failure of constitutional institutions and the delay of justice. He opined that there should be ways for quicker finality of litigation and proposed that one of the ways would be to reduce the number of appellate forums. He encouraged the students to work for the cause of justice and actively contribute towards the welfare of society.
The day 2 of the event began with semi-final rounds. The teams from the School of Law, SASTRA seemed university, Thanjavur; IFIM Law College, Bengaluru; School of Excellence in Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University, Chennai and Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala went through the semi-finals. The teams from the School of Law SASTRA deemed university and IFIM Law College qualified for the final round.
During the prize distribution ceremony, Justice D’Cunha praised the efforts and commitment of the finalists and was happy to state that the participants were well prepared.
School of Law, SASTRA deemed university team was the winner thereby bagging the trophy and cash prize of Rs 30,000. IFIM Law College team were the runners-up who along with the trophy seized the cash prize of Rs 20,000. The best memorial and best researcher awards too went to the team of School of Law, SASTRA deemed university who grabbed the trophies and cash prize of Rs 10,000 each.
Madhumita S was declared the best researcher whereas the best speaker award went to Sindhanaa Andavan of School of Excellence in Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University. The event ended with thanksgiving by Dr Shyam Kishore, Associate Dean, Alliance University.
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