Xavier Law School, XIM University, Human Rights, Moot Court Competition

The first edition of the National Human Rights Moot Court Competition is organized by Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar, in a unique collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission of India and in association with Abhinav Mishra Chambers, Barristers and Advocates. .

About XIM University:

Xavier University was established on July 6, 2013 and was renamed XIM University on April 3, 2021. Currently, XIM University considers itself a distinguished university that provides quality education to the best students from all over the world. XIM University inherits the legacy of the 34-year-old XIM (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar), the first world-class B-school in the country. The excellence we have experienced over the years has become an example, a legend for all to emulate and follow, which matches our motto – Semper Excelsius – Always higher.

About Xavier Law School:

Xavier Law School, recognized by the Bar Council of India, is a modern marvel in terms of infrastructure, physical, digital and intellectual assets, positioning itself as a premier, next-generation law school offering holistic legal education.

About the National Human Rights Commission of India:

The National Human Rights Commission embodies India’s concern to promote and protect human rights. It was established in 12e October 1993 under the Human Rights Protection Act 1993 (PHRA) as amended by the Human Rights Protection (Amendment) Act 2006.

About Abhinav Mishra Chambers, Lawyers and Lawyers:

Chambers of Abhinav Mishra, Advocates & Solicitors was established in 2018 and has become one of the prominent legal service providers for its diverse practice capabilities. Chambers handles litigation, advisory, corporate compliances to its Pan India clientele and focuses on providing strategic, innovative and holistic legal solutions to its clients.

About the contest:

Xavier Law School, XIM University, Bhubaneswar (XIM, Bhubaneswar) is delighted to announce the 1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022 in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). This premier event is designed to offer attendees the chance to learn about evolving case law on important developments in constitutional law and human rights law, as well as to equip the next generation of lawyers research skills and eloquence.

Moot competition details:

Event name: 1st National Human Rights Moot Court Competition, 2022

Competition date: 16e December 2022 – 18e December 2022

Driving style: Physically on campus

Venue: Xavier Law School, XIM University, Plot No: 12(A), Nijigada, Kurki, Harirajpur-752050, District-Puri, Odisha, India.

Eligibility:

  1. All students who have been duly registered and are pursuing a full-time 3-year LL.B. program or an integrated 5-year LL.B. program (or international equivalent) from the institution/university recognized by the Bar Council of India or similarly competent authority will be eligible to enter the competition.
  2. Only one team can register from a particular college or institution to participate.

Price: The competition will award cash prizes of Rs. 1, 42, 000/- in the following categories

Team Rewards:

  1. Winners – Cash Prize of INR 51,000/- (Fifty-one thousand only)
  2. Runner’s Up – Cash Prize INR 36,000/- (Thirty-one thousand only)
  3. Best Dissertation (Applicant) – Cash Prize INR 11,000/- (Eleven Thousand Only)
  4. Best Dissertation (Respondent) – Cash Prize INR 11,000/- (Eleven Thousand Only)

Individual awards:

  1. Best Litigator (Male) – Cash prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only) based on preliminary rounds.
  2. Best Litigator (Female) – Cash prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only) based on preliminary rounds.
  3. Best Researcher – Cash Prize of INR 11,000/- (Eleven thousand only) based on Researcher Test

Registration Details:

Registration deadline: 25e November 2022 until 11:59 p.m.

Registration fees: Rs. 4500/- per team including accommodation and food.

Registration method: Advance payment via NEFT/RTGS/Net-Banking (account details are provided in the brochure) and submission of the registration form.

Registration form link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScq02oy_R8ZbFyDGZipf8q60df_xcSTgSh4oRgomVKazFVfJg/viewform

Important appointments

  • November 4, 2022: Start of registrations
  • November 25, 2022: Last registration date
  • November 25, 2022: Last date for clarification
  • December 10, 2022: Deadline for submission of briefs (electronic copy)
  • December 16, 2022: Deadline for submission of briefs (hard copy)
  • December 16, 2022: Researcher Test
  • December 16, 2022: Preliminary round
  • December 17, 2022: quarter-final
  • December 17, 2022: semi-final
  • December 18, 2022: final round and farewell speech

Link to brochure: https://www.livelaw.in/pdf_upload/brochure-1st-national-human-rights-moot-court-competition-2022-1-445561.pdf

Link to the rulebook: https://www.livelaw.in/pdf_upload/rule-book-1st-national-human-rights-moot-court-competition-2022-445555.pdf

Jon J. Epps