About Dr. R.U. Singh Memorial National Judgement Writing Competition
Faculty of Law, University of Lucknow is organising 1st Dr. R.U. Singh Memorial National Online Judgement Writing Competition. The objective of this Competition is for the students to approach a factual matrix from the point of view of a judge, apply the law, and render a judgment. The student shall be expected to think like a judge and reach a well-reasoned conclusion.
About the Art of Judgment Writing
The art of judgment writing is not seeming easy as communicating the real intent to both the parties in order to satiate them consumes both time and energy. But at times if the judges are clear and liberal in their judgments then the parties accept the judgment without being sceptical. The decision of the Court shall clearly state the admitted facts, principles of law applied, and direction to the parties. For the decision to become acceptable the judgment delivered should be clear and just.
As the law is dynamic so is the skill of judgment writing. In the modern world, judgment writing is continuously changing, the archaic legal jargon is avoided so as to render a more viable judgment. Similarly, the concept of the footnote is improving day by day. At the end of the day, judges play a pivotal role in writing their judgments as it is their cognizance which leads to delivery of the judgment
The 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. & LL.M. course from any recognized university/school in India.
- Individual participation as well as participation in a team of two i.e. co-authorship is allowed.
- There is no restriction on the number of entries from any college or university.
- The participants shall be provided with a factual matrix and would be required to write a judgment based on the same.
- The participants shall write a single opinion. Multiple opinions are not allowed.
There is no registration fee for this Competition
The participants securing the first three positions i.e. First, Second, and Third shall be felicitated with the certificate of appreciation.
Certificate of participation for all participants.
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For Registration and Submission
Note: The soft copy of Judgement should be attached to the Google form.
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The last date of submission and registration: 25 July 2020 till 11:59 PM.
Result Announcement: 10 August 2020
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Student Convener, R.U. Singh Memorial National Judgement Writing Competition