5th Edition

5th RMLNLU-SCC Online® International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2017

The 5th edition of the RMLNLU-SCC Online® International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2017 was privy to an unprecedented thirty-three teams representing law schools from all over the nation as well as abroad. The semi-finals took place between Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Christ University, Bangalore, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata who managed to put forward elaborate and carefully crafted arguments. The moot problem for the edition was framed by Mr. Ankit Yadav, Advocate, Supreme Court, an alumnus of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University and New York University. The grand finale witnessed some intense advocacy between the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. The Final bench comprised of eminent judges from the High Court, comprising Hon’ble (Mr.) Justice A. P. Sahi, Senior Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court; Hon’ble (Mr.) Justice D. K. Upadhyay, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court; Hon’ble (Mr.) Justice A. R. Masoodi, Judge, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court; Mr. K. T. S. Tulsi, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, Mr. Surendra Malik, Managing Director, Eastern Book Group of Companies all of whom adjudged National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi as the winners. The event concluded with the Valedictory function along with the Book release of “B M Gandhi’s Indian Penal Code” as revised by Dr. K. A. Pandey.

WINNERS: The team from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, comprising of Samyukta Ramaswamy, Karthik Venkatesh Shilpa, and Sangameswaran.

RUNNERS’-UP: The team from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, comprising of Adrija Ghosh, Parmeet Singh, and Sakshi Agarwal.

BEST MEMORIAL: The team from Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam.

BEST SPEAKER: R.V. Srikara (Symbiosis Law School, Pune).