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RAGHAVENDRA PHADNIS ESSAY WRITING, CASE COMMENT & LEGISLATIVE COMMENT COMPETITION


In the academic year 2022-23 also, 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. The Concept of Choice and Bodily Autonomy: Can the State and Society leave Patriarchy Behind?
  2. Circular Economy: Messiah or Mirage?
  3. Acknowledging Neurodivergence: Is the Indian Legal Framework for Disability Rights Sufficient?

Cases for Case Comments:

  1. Janhit Abhiyan v Union of India  –

https://main.sci.gov.in/supremecourt/2019/1827/1827_2019_1_1501_39619_Judgement_07-Nov-2022.pdf

2. X v The Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department –

https://main.sci.gov.in/supremecourt/2022/21815/21815_2022_2_1501_38628_Judgement_29-Sep-2022.pdf

3. The Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement v Union of India – https://main.sci.gov.in/supremecourt/2016/19818/19818_2016_34_1501_34168_Judgement_16-Mar-2022.pdf

Legislations for Legislative Comment:

  1. The Indian Antarctic Act 2022
  2. The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act 2022
  3. The National Anti-Doping Act 2022

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 18th December 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 (subject to the decision of the editorial board).