Asian Law College recently organized a well-received “MOOT COURT COMPETITION” between 23rd to 28th February 2019 at its Noida campus that saw active participation by law students pursuing their BALLB & LLB courses. The ‘Preliminary Round’ of the competition was held on 22nd February 2019.
Part of its core academic curriculum, mooting is one of the most important aspects of legal education at the Asian Law College. Right from the time the student takes admission, they are motivated to participate in Moot court exercise at ALC.
In fact, the students are briefed and inducted about the Moot court in the ‘Orientation Programme which is conducted at the beginning of their course. By participation in Moot court, the students get first-hand experience of the court proceedings which goes a long way in developing the skills which the student requires to make a successful legal career in future.
In the ‘Moot Court Preliminary Round”, there were healthy number of teams which participated in the competition. The competition gave fair opportunity to students to learn the attributes of courtroom, court mannerisms, etc.The Moot preposition was related to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, and the Constitution of India.
The Preliminary Round witnessed some strong arguments and debate on the facts between the bench and the bar. The participants showed their perfection in the interpretation of law and its application in the specific set of facts. The bench also enlightened the participants with the importance of memorials and various court crafts. The large number of team which participated in preliminary round of Moot Court competition brings out the importance and special place which is attributed to clinical based legal education at Asian Law College ( ALC).