2nd National Moot Court Competition

Inauguration at Amity University, Gurgaon

On 24th March 2017, The 2nd National Moot Court Competition was inaugurated at Amity university Gurgaon (AUH) campus. The Court Competition had been organized by Amity Law School. Thre inauguration was conducted by Shri Ram Jethmalani, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Prof. (Dr.) P B Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Gurgaon. The competition was held for three days. The event started on the 24th March and was concluded on the 26th of March.

"Intricate Constitutional Issues including Uniform Civil Code and Surrogacy"

The theme chosen for the 2nd National Moot Court Competition was "Intricate Constitutional Issues including Uniform Civil Code and Surrogacy." The event was designed in such a way to be able to seek the academic potential to the fullest, gain the legal insight and art of advocacy of the participants in the competition. The event was held amongst the law students of 40 Teams. Each team participating comprised of 03 students. The participants appeared from prestigious Law Schools/Universities of the country. The mooting and drafting abilities and argumentative skills of the Law students were put to test. These 40 Teams represent the best in the country, some of these being IIT Kharagpur, Eight National Law Universities, Govt Law College Mumbai, ILS Pune, Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, Symbiosis Pune, Three Amity Law Schools and Army Institute of Law, Mohali. The prizes for the winners of the competition were amounting three lakhs. The cash prizes were distributed to the winners that adjudged First, Second and Third positions in the competition.

“Privilege of a lawyer is a “privilege to serve and privilege to excel”

Prof (Dr.) P B Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Gurgaon had delivered the Welcome address at the inaugural function of the2nd National Moot Court Competition. While addressing the distinguished gathering Prof Dr. PB Sharma said that “Our legal education is required to create lawyers who would practice this privilege with utmost sincerity and commitment to the cause of Satyamev Jayate Na-antrum, i.e the truth always prevails and not the untruth. A law abiding society is our cherished dream and let it not remain our wishful thinking, else we shall lose the opportunity to build India of our dreams."

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