The Amity University Noida is organizing International Moot Court Competition 2015. The moot proposition has been designed on established principles of international humanitarian law and refugee law which will provide Mooters with a panorama of unconventional and extraordinary legal issues to delve upon. The Competition simulates the forum of the International Criminal Court. This would be riveting experience for the participants to interpret and analyze the intricacies of international humanitarian law.
October 8th- October 10th, 2015.
‘Amity University, UttarPradesh’
RULES FOR THE MEMORANDUM
1.Each Team participating in the Competition must prepare a memorandum on behalf ofthe Prosecutor and on the behalf of the Defendant.
2.Each team must send its memoranda via e-mail to the O.C. at [email protected] latest by September 20, 2015. Please note that no hard copies are to be submitted.
3.Any memorial submitted after the deadline shall be subject to penalty for late submission.
4. The Memorial must contain the following parts only:
The front cover of each Memorial must have the following information:
B.Index of Authorities
The Index of Authorities must list all legal authorities cited in any part of the Memorial and must indicate the page number(s) of the Memorial on which each authority is cited.
Footnotes must be used to identify the source of statements or propositions made in the pleadings of the Memoranda. Endnotes are not permitted. The use of footnotes must be restricted to pleadings only. Participants are expected to follow Bluebook style of citation, 19th edition. Font size should be restricted to 10, Times New Roman, with single spacing.
The limitation on length must be kept in check on the bases of the following stipulations:
Presentation of the Memoranda
The Memoranda shall be exchanged by pen drives only. The following colour schemes shall be followed for marking of the separate pen drives containing the Memoranda:
For Main Text:
For Cover Page:
The participating teams shall be allotted a ‘Team Code’ after the registration. Teams ‘shallnot reveal identity’ in any form, except the Team Code allotted to them during theCompetition. Names of participants, nation or name of college of the Teams concerned must not appear on or within the Memoranda.
STRUCTURE OF THE COMPETITION
The Competition shall consist of 4 Rounds:
iii. The Quarter Finals
The side on which the Team will be arguing will be decided by a draw of lots, with the Teams picking the lots. The Teams will be provided with a pen drive containing the soft copy of their opponent’s Written Submission prior to the oral rounds. They are required to return the same after their rounds.
*The Researcher’s Test will be conducted online and shall be held on the first day of the Competition after the registration of the participating teams i.e., October 8, 2015.
ADDITIONAL RULES PERTAINING TO E-MOOT
Abhinav Mishra (Convenor) - +91- 9650110548 - [email protected]
Kritika Sharma (Deputy Convener) M +918860188129 [email protected]m
‘Official website’shall refer to the official website of Amity International Moot CourtCompetition, 2015 at amityinternationalmoot2015.weebly.com.
‘Official blog’shall refer to the official blog of the Amity International Moot CourtCompetition, 2015 at www.amityintlmoot.blogspot.com.
‘Official Email’shall refer to the official email id of the Amity International Moot CourtCompetition, i.e., [email protected].