Moot Court Activities and Achievements

The Amity Law School II, AUUP has set up state-of-art moot court on ground floor in which students take part in simulated court proceedings, usually to include drafting briefs and participating in oral argument. Moot court has been facilitating continuous training to the students to participate in Moot Court competitions organized by various universities and law schools in the country besides hosting a number of moot court competitions at campus, to test the mettle of the future lawyers of the country. The students are provided with exposure of basic etiquettes as a part of their curriculum in moot court to help them to inculcate lawyering qualities. The moot court is focused solely on the application of the law to a common set of evidentiary assumptions to which the competitors must be introduced.

International Moot Court Competitions :

  • 4th International Moot Court Competition – Based on Sports Law (March 2016) : In 2016, ALS-II is going to organize its 4th International Moot Court Competition which is based on Sports Law this time, on 10th, 11th & 12th March 2016. The complete details, moot proposition, rules & regulations etc. can be accessed through its website.

  • 3rd International Moot Court Competition on Environmental Law (12th – 14th March, 2015) : In 2015, Amity Law School, Centre-II organized 3rd International Moot Court Competition (from 12th – 14th March, 2015). The said moot court problem was based on International Environmental Law. In this competition, 31 teams across India and Bangladesh (Premier University, Chittagong, Bangladesh) registered and out of 31 teams, 27 teams (each team consisting of 3 members) have participated. This year's moot proposition addresses contemporary legal international environmental issues surrounding environmental pollution and hazards and corresponding responsibility of the subjects. The issues before the court are pertaining to the violation of International Human Rights Law, International Environment Law and International Criminal Law.

    The competition saw the spirited participation of over 27 teams from the most sought after law colleges across the country, included Gujarat National Law University, Gandhhinagar, Gujarat; Symbiosis Law College, Pune; NUALS, Kerala; NMIMS School of Law, Mumbai; School of Law, Auro University, Surat, Gujarat; Tamil Nadu NLS, Trichilapalli; ALS, Lucknow; Delhi Metropolitan Education, Gr. Noida; Faculty of Law, ICFAI University, Dehradun; ALS, Jaipur; AIALS, Amity University, Noida; Bihar Institute of Law, Patna; IME Law College, Ghaziabad; Symbiosis International University, Hyderabad; JSS School of Law, Mysore; Faculty of Law, Jamia Milla Islamia, New Delhi; NLU, Odisha; School of Law, Glocal University, Shaharanpur, U.P.; WB NUJS, Kolkatta; Govt Law College, Mumbai; Rajiv Gandhi School of IPR Law, IIT Kharagpur; Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahemdabad, Gujarat; ALS, Centre-I, Noida; Symbiosis Law School, Noida; School of Excellence in Law, Chennai; UPES, Dehradun; Institute of Management Studies, Dehradun.

    All the 27 teams locked horns with one another to qualify for the Quarter finals and the 8 Quarter finalist teams competed further to make it to the semi finals. The 4 semi finalist teams rubbed their shoulders against one another to make it to the finals and 2 finalists battled hard for to be the winner. Battling the sharp competition, National Law University, Odisha won the competition and Gujarat National Law University was declared runner-up. The winner was awarded prize worth Rs. 1,67,500 and runner up was awarded prize worth Rs. 1,62,500.

    There were other categories, viz.,

    • Best Memorial Award

    • Best Researcher Award

    • Best Student Counsel Award

    In total, prizes worth Rs. 6 lacs approx. were awarded in all categories, sponsored by SAIL, SCC Online, Manupatra, Lawoctopus, LexisNexis, Vivek Aggarwal Associates and Law Firm, BS Buildtech, Jaydev Infratech, Whirlpool, Yes Bank, Mahan Roller Flour Mill, Eshann Logistics and Shoes on Loose.

  • Intra-Moot Court Competition – Hindi :

    The Intra Moot Court Competition – Hindi 2015 was held on 15th and 16th October 2015. The format of the competition was same as of the English moot court competitions except the medium of language was Hindi. A total number of 15 teams participated in the competition with each team comprising of 1 researcher and 2 speakers.

    The competition started on 15th October with the briefing of the teams regarding the competition and then followed by the Researchers’ test. Then, the preliminary round was also held on 15th. October. Day two started with the semi finals and ended with the finals followed by the valedictory ceremony.

    The competition was won by Mrinal Gera, Puru Mudgal and Parth Gupta of V Semester.

    Intra-Moot Court Competition – English :

    The Intra Moot Court Competition – English 2015 was held on 22nd to 24th September 2015. Total number of 19 teams participated in the completion. Each team comprises of 3 members .i.e. 1 researcher and 2 speakers. The competition kick started with the researchers’ test, which was head on 22nd September 2015. The next were the preliminary round, quarter final followed by the semi finals which were held on 23rd September and the semi finals on 24th September. Eliminating the rest of the teams, two best teams came up to the finals and the team comprising of Ridhima Singh, Aashi Chatterjee and Aishwarya of V semester won the competition.