13-MAR-2019: National Criminal Law Moot Court event to begin at AMU on March 16
ALIGARH March 13: The Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University is organizing "Sir Syed and Surana&Surana National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition - 2019" from March 15-17, 2019. It is a tribute to the founder of Aligarh Muslim University, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan who tirelessly worked for the educational development of society with a vision of providing quality and value driven education to masses.
Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhayaya, Judge, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad will inaugurate the function as Chief Guest on March 16 at 9:45 am at the Faculty of Law while Justice Rang Nath Pandey, Judge, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad will grace the occasion as the guest of honour. Dr S Ravichandran, Advocate and Head, Academic Initiatives, Surana&Surana International Attorneys and Advocate Syed Ali Murtaza, Additional Government Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad will address as special guest
On March 17, Justice Manoj Kumar Gupta, Judge, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad will be the chief guest at the valedictory function while Justice Suneet Kumar and Justice Attau Rahman Masoodi, Judges, High Court of Judicature at Allahabad will be the guests of honour. They will also be the members of the bench of final round of the competition. Prof. Mohammad Tariq, In-charge, Law Society will present a report on the proceedings of the Moot Court competition. AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor will also address the closing ceremony.
Prof Zaheeruddinm, Dean, Faculty of Law said that a number of members of the bar and bench including AMU alumni will be the part of the judges panel at different rounds of the competition.
Prof Javaid Talib, Chairman, Department of Law and Programme Director said that the Sir Syed and Surana&Surana National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition - 2019 is a rich tribute to the long term relationship between AMU?s Faculty of Law and Surana&Surana International Attorneys, Chennai which has created bigger strides in the field of mooting.
The national moot event will discuss issues pertaining to gender neutrality of offences for LGBT community, Anti-beggary law and new bills affecting constitutional rights of LGBT community, said Mr Faham Ahmed Khan, Secretary, Law Society.
Mr Sahbaj Akhtar, Secretary, Moot Society informed that National Criminal Law Moot has been conceived with an objective to creating opportunities for learning the development of jurisprudence on emerging trends in criminal law besides developing cutting edge skills in research, writing and advocacy. He said that a number of teams from different law institutions in the country are participating in the event.
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