8th Edition

8th RMLNLU-SCC Online® International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2020

The 8th edition of the RMLNLU-SCC Online® International Media Law Moot Court Competition, 2020 witnessed thirty-three teams arguing before a well-qualified and acclaimed panel of judges. The Semi-finals took place between NMIMS, Mumbai; Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tamil Nadu; National Law University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and National Law University, Jodhpur who managed to put forward elaborate and carefully crafted arguments. National Law University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi emerged as the Winners, and NMIMS, Mumbai were Runners’- Up after a tenacious legal battle. The moot problem for this edition was drafted by Mr. Hari Krishnan, Advocate at the Kerala High Court. The final bench for the grand finale comprised of Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.N. Bhandari of the Allahabad High Court, Mr. Upendra Nath Mishra, Senior Advocate at Allahabad High Court (Lucknow Bench), Mr. Sudeep Seth, Senior Advocate at Allahabad High Court (Lucknow Bench), Mr. Jaideep Narain Mathur, Senior Advocate at Allahabad High Court (Lucknow Bench) and Mr. Hari Krishnan, the problem drafter and an advocate at the Kerala High Court who collectively adjudged NUALS, Kochi as the winners. The event culminated with the Valedictory ceremony, which saw coveted awards being handed over to the deserving participants and encouraging words of wisdom by esteemed scholars and officials in the field of law.

WINNERS: The team from the National Law University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi comprising of Padmavathi Prasad, Abhinav Mathur, and Pankaj Kumar Mishra.

RUNNERS’-UP:  The team from NMIMS, Mumbai comprising of Dharmi H. Jilka, Bhumica Veera, and Sumana Roy Chowdhury.

BEST MEMORIAL: The team from National Law University, Jodhpur.

BEST SPEAKER: : Aakruti Jayendran (Symbiosis Law School, Pune).