2nd National Essay Writing Competition, 2017

ABOUT THE COMPETITION: With an objective to enhance the writing talents of young budding professionals, Legge Rhythms is coming up with the 2nd National Essay Writing Competition 2017.

THEME: “Effect of Legislative Changes on the Socio-Economic and Judicial Scenario of India- Regressive or Progressive.”
SUB THEME

  • Cyber Security Laws in India
  • AFSPA
  • Freedom of Speech and Sedition Laws in India.
  • Need for stronger Intellectual Property Rights
  • Uniform Civil Code- An unborn child
  • Reforms by NDA government- GST, Demonetization, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Beef Ban, Anti Romeo Squad etc.
  • Triple Talaq- Legitimacy
  • Is Judiciary exceeding its power by exercising legislative powers?

Or any topic related to the theme or sub-themes
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • The competition is open for all undergraduate and post graduates of law and allied subjects.
  • Only original articles must be submitted. Plagiarism would lead to disqualification.
  • The essay should be written in English.
  • Word Limit- Not more than 3000 words. (exclusive of footnotes)
  • The essay must be type written
    o Headings – Font Size 16, Bold
    o Sub Headings- Font Size 14, Bold italic
    o Content- Font Size 12
    o Font- Times New Roman
    o Line Spacing- 1.5
    o Citation- Blue Book 19th Edn.
    o Margins- 2” on each side
  • End notes are not allowed.
  • Submissions should be made in .doc or .pdf format only
  • Co-authorship is permitted up to 2 authors
  • Submissions to be made on submissions.leggerhythms@gmail.com
  • No mark of identification should be made at the time of submissions.

ELIGIBILITY: Any student in their undergraduate or postgraduate courses can make submissions for this competition.
IMPORTANT DATES

  • 25TH MAY 2017  – Last Date of Online Registration and Payment of Fees
  • 30TH MAY 2017 – Last Date of Submission
  • 15TH JUNE 2017- Result Announcement

REGISTRATION FEE: 200 INR per author. 150 INR per author in case of co-authorship. (300 for 2 participants)
Contact details:  Email id: legge.rhythms@gmail.com; info@leggerhythms.org
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