1st LIBERTATEM NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS

Libertatem Magazine is a Legal Awareness e-Magazine published monthly focusing on Legal News and Courtroom Updates. It is an online-platform with a diverse readership of over a million readers ranging from Students, Academics, Legal Professionals to Legal Enthusiast and many more. With our Monthly Digital Magazine and Daily Updates on current and pressing legal issues, our aim is to help the legal community expand its outreach and more importantly express their views on the same uncensored. Since February 2015, we have been working tirelessly on our mission to engage and aware our citizens of the legal angle in our news stories and courtroom updates which are commonly ignored by large media houses in order to gain readership using “sensational” stories.

ABOUT SKB & ASSOCIATES, KOLKATA

SKB & Associates is a full service law firm with offices in Kolkata & Delhi and having alliances with associate lawyers in more than 25 states across the country. This network of alliances gives the benefit to the clients of a single window service provider to deal with all kinds of matters across the country under one umbrella.

With a large team of professionals led by a significant collegium of Partners and Associate Partners, SKB advises leading companies both domestic and international, financial institutions, on a wide array of matters ranging from corporate M&A finance projects, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Tax disputes and litigation.

Our areas of practice include Corporate & Commercial documentation, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency, Regulatory, Sports (Agreement), Film (Agreements), Employment, Environment, Intellectual Property, M&A and Real Estate Sector.

The firm represents a large number of business houses across the country and also a couple of MNCs, Banking and Financial Institutions, Public & Private Sector Undertakings, various ministries of State and Central Government. NGOs as well as Individuals.

THETHEME & SUB-THEMES FOR THE ESSAY COMPETITION ARE

Main Theme: Is today’s India Jeopardising its Constitutional Principles?

Sub Theme:

  1. Crisis of Seniority in the Supreme Court Elevations – The Cornerstone of Legislature and Judicial Relationship
  2. The Debate around Article 35A of the Indian Constitution – Will it erode the Autonomy of Jammu & Kashmir?
  3. The Nightmare of Assamese People – The NRC and the Proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill
  4. The Arrests of Activists – Is it an attack on Freedom of Speech or is justified in the name of National Security?
  5. The Issue of ‘Office of Profit’ in the light of disqualification of 20 MLAs of the AamAadmi Party
  6. “I am what I am, So take me as I am”: Section 377 Verdict and the way forward

Mentioned above are broad themes and the participants are expected to work on any one of these. Participants are free to write on any specific topics concerning any one of these themes.

ELIGIBILTY

  • We look forward for participation from any students (Certifications/ Diploma/ UG/ PG) from any stream from any Universities/ Colleges/ Institute in India.
  • Multiple entries from one participant are not permitted.
  • Co- Authorship is not permitted.

LINKS

  1. RegistrationPage: CLICK HERE 
  2. Submission of Essay: CLICK HERE 
  3. Contact our Support Page: CLICK HERE 

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Opens                             – September 10, 2018

Registration Ends                               – October10, 2018

Submission Deadline                          – October 20, 2018

Declaration of Result                          – October30, 2018

REGISTRATION

The participants are expected to register for the 1stLibertatem Essay Writing Competition by paying the registration fee of Rs. 300 before the Registration Deadline i.e. October10, 2018.

PRIZES:

1st Position/ Winner:

  1. 5,000 Cash Prize
  2. Paid Internship Opportunity at SKB & Associates, Kolkata with Stipend of Rs.3,000
  3. Publicationof essay in a Journal
  4. Certificate of Publication
  5. Certificate of Achievement

2nd Position/ First Runner Up:

  1. 3,000 Cash Prize
  2. Publication of essay in a Journal
  3. Certificate of Merit
  4. Certificate of Publication

3rd Position/ Second Runner Up:

  1. 2,000 Cash Prize
  2. Publication of essay in a Journal
  3. Certificate of Publication
  4. Certificate of Merit

4th Position to 10th Position

  1. Publication of essay in a Journal
  2. Certificate of Publication

All other Participants

  1. Certificate of Participation

 

CONTACT US:

For any queries, please feel free to contact us via our Support Page: CLICK HERE 

 

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