The India Post, Chandigarh, 20th January, 2009 : The students from the University Institute of Legal Studies have brought laurels for the Institute by winning distinctions in two National Level Moot Competitions.The team comprising Pranshu Chaturvedi, Tanisth Goyal and Puneet Nagpal won the “Best Memorial” for the moot in the 5th K.K. Luthra Memorial National Moot Court held by the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of University of Delhi from 16th to 18th Jan. 2009. Pranshu Chaturvedi from UILS won the “Best Speaker” award.
The topic for the Moot Court was based on Criminal Procedure Code and the Indian Extradition Act, 1962. The team finished at the 5th place out of the 42 participating teams. They were awarded prizes by the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph, sitting Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
The team comprising Ajaiveer Singh, Harjot Singh Gill and Pranshu Chaturvedi finished as 1st runners up in National Level 2nd Justice B.R. Sawney Moot Court Competition organized at NALSAR University Hyderabad. The moot proposition was based on the Constitutional Law and dealt with States Rights to Exercise its power to regulate the sale of alcoholic beverages. They earned this distinction out of the 16 participating teams which were judged by various High Court Judges of Andhra Pradesh and Advocates of Supreme Courts.
Prof. P.S. Jaswal, Director, UILS lauded the efforts of budding lawyers and encouraged them to continue their all out efforts for further competitions. He also appreciated the efforts of
Prof. Sangita Bhalla and Ms. Sabina Salim, the teachers-in-charge for these moot competitions according to Dr. Chanchal Narang, Media Incharge, U.I.L.S., P..U.