Friday, September 23, 2011

GLC Essay Writing Competition

The Magazine Committee of Government Law College, Mumbai has called for papers for the 11th Vyas – Government Law College National Legal Essay Competition. The winners receive a cash prize and the top two essays are published in méLAWnge, the annual college magazine. The competition is judged by sitting judges of the Bombay High Court. The 10th edition of this competition was judged by Hon’ble Shri Justice J. P. Devadhar, Hon’ble Shri Justice V. M. Kanade, Hon’ble Shri Justice A. S. Oka, Hon’ble Shri Justice S. J. Kathawalla, Hon’ble Shri Justice K. K. Tated, Hon’ble Smt Justice Bhatkar amongst several others.

This year’s topics are:
1) International tax treaties – Examples of globalised corporate governance or infringements of national sovereignty?
2) Is the proposed legislation on Public Interest Disclosure sufficient to protect India's whistleblowers?
3) Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project – Is the promise of the largest nuclear power generating station in the world overshadowing public safety and environmental concerns?
4) Land Acquisition and Resettlement and Rehabilitation Bill, 2011- A boon or a bane?
5) Sedition laws in India and the National Security Act 1980 – A necessity or a deprivation of constitutional and statutory rights?

For further information please visit www.glcmag.com or write to melawnge@glcmumbai.com

The committee also organizes the BELLES-LETTRES J.E. Dastur Memorial Government Law College Short Fiction Essay Writing Competition, which has been judged by authors like Gregory Roberts and Ruskin Bond in the past. Visit the website for more details.

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