Notice Period



In the academic year 2021-22, the ILS Law College is holding the Raghavendra Phadnis Essay Writing, Case Comment, and Legislative Comment Competition, 2021-22. Students may submit entries for all three, if they choose to.

Topics for Essay Writing:

  1. Ward of the State: Are the Existing Child Welfare Laws Sufficient to Deal with Effect of the Pandemic?
  2. The Role of Social Media Platforms in Controlling Information and Misinformation.
  3. The Challenges of Online Education and Remote Learning: The Need for Reforms

Cases for Case Comments:

  1. UOI v KA Najeeb –

  1. JaishreeLaxmanraoPatil v The Chief Minister and Ors. –
  2. The Chief Election Commissioner of India v MR Vijayabhaskar –

Legislations for Legislative Comment:

  1. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021
  2. The Occupational Safety, Health, and Working Conditions Code 2020
  3. The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Act 2021

The submissions should conform to the following guidelines:

The word limit for Essay Writing is 3000 words (Maximum).

The word limit for Case Comment and Legislative comments is 2000 words (Maximum).

Font: Times New Roman

Font Size: 12

Line Spacing: 1.5

Footnoting style  – Bluebook 21st Edition

The last date for the submission of the entries is 10th February 2022. All entries must be sent to [email protected] by 23:59 p.m. on that date.

The Winner, Runner up, and Second Runner Up for each category shall be given E-certificates of Recognition, and the winning entries in each category shall be eligible for publication in the ILS Abhivyakti Law Journal.