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Report of Moot Court
Report of Moot Court held at K.R Mangalam University, Gurgaon on 23rd-24th November, 2017
The Moot Court competition provides a valuable opportunity to students to hone their legal and vocal advocacy skills. The term “moot” traces its origins to Anglo-Saxon times, when a moot (gemōt) was a gathering of prominent men in a locality to discuss matters of local importance. Moot Court exercises are a part and parcel of legal studies which improve the legal and vocal advocacy skills of the law students. Participating in Moot Court competitions, a student can enrich his/her practical knowledge, qualify Court Room discipline and moreover, it’s a compulsory course for law students. To enhance their legal skills SOLW has organized a Moot Court Competition at K.R. Mangalam University. All the participants showed their utmost talent in the competition and participated actively. To be a good Lawyer a Law Student must develop himself both theoretically and practically. So with this view, on 23rd November, Thursday LLB (H) BBA LLB (H), BCOM LLB (H), BA LLB (H) of 1st Semester participated and the competition was judged by Ms.Sulakshana Mukherjee and Dr.Inderpreet Kaur in the first half and in the second half by Ms.Sulakshana Mukherjee and Dr.Archana Vashishth. Dr.Som Dutt Bhardwaj (Dean SOLW), K.R. Mangalam University, addressed about the connotation of Moot Court for the legal students and motivated participation of students in the same. On 24th November, Friday BA LLB (H) participated and the competition was judged by Mr. S.K Bose and Mr.Sumit Agarwala. The competition was a successful one as it benefited our students a lot. This practical oriented program will help the law students a lot to excel as a Lawyer in future. There is a proverb that practice makes a man perfect. At Law school, the closest experience that a law student can get to appear a court is mooting.