NLU, Delhi needs field workers for a three-month project
The National Law University, Delhi, will organise a special project on sexual harassment faced by women in cabs in Delhi-NCR. The project will be for three months and students with law or criminology background and preferably residents of Delhi will be eligible to take part. You can visit their website (https://nludelhi.ac.in/home.aspx) and register. The deadline for enrolling for the project is April 20.
Those eligible and selected will be required to involve themselves in full time field work, gathering primary data for the duration of the project. This data will be used for further study. The project entails analyses of paradigms around women safety concerns in cabs in Delhi-NCR and to identifying the key problems faced by women in said situations. The project is being funded by the National Commission for Women (NCW).
Three-month online course at NUJS for business law
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) offers a three-month online certificate and training programme on business and commercial laws. The course looks forward to building a legal and business community engaged in commercial litigation. The course has a reasonable fee of Rs 10,000. The last date for submitting the application with the fee is April 20 and the course commences on May 1. You can visit the website (https://www.nujs.edu/) for enrolment forms and other information.
The course is open to practising lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries and also for students in the final year of law graduation.
The NUJS remains one of three national law schools that have the Honourable Chief Justice of India as its chancellor. NUJS is considered one of the best among the elite national law schools in India, built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India. Its mission is to provide student-centric education and foster personal and intellectual growth.
ILS to host National Moot Court Competition
The Indian Law Society (ILS) law college of Pune will organise an event from May 7 to 9, in which three critical sub-sections will include the 15th National Moot Court Competition, the Public Memorial Lecture and a Conference in remembrance of Professor SP Sathe (ex-principal). The events are also to commemorate Prof Sathe’s contribution to Indian jurisprudence and Social Action and encourage academic pursuit of law students.
The theme of this year’s moot competition is the “Role of Forensic Science and Technology in Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Threats”. The Moot problem (the questions for the competition), along with all the required documents for eligibility has been given on the website of the college. Students of full-time bachelor law programmes at the time of competition will be eligible to participate and each college is allowed one team only. To know more details about the competition visit the website.
Forbes rates Marwadi University among top Indian law schools
The faculty of law, Marwadi University, has been featured as one of the top law schools of India by Forbes India’s Legal Powerlist 2020. Forbes India’s Powerlist 2020 features those law schools that provide students with training to become excellent lawyers and outstanding professionals. Marwadi University is one of the youngest and fastest-growing law schools, a private university in Rajkot, Gujarat.
On the occasion, Dr Rishikesh Dave, dean of the faculty of law of the university, said he was happy and honoured for making it to Forbes India. “We are working in the right direction to fulfil the vision of making this law school one of the best institutes across the globe,” he said. The Powerlist was announced by Forbes, where a jury of experts selected the top law schools.