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Moot Court- Significance in the Legal Education

“A man has but one youth, and considering the consequences of employing that well, he has reason to think himself very rich, for that gone, all the wealth in the world will not purchase another.”-Sir. R. North, The term ‘moot’, according to Oxford and Chambers

Adam’s Bridge

Adam’s Bridge also known as Rama Setu is a chain of limestone shoals, between Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu and Mannar Island, off northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. It is 18 miles long and separates Gulf of Mannar from Palk Strait. Geological evidence suggests that it was a

Four Pillars Of International Maritime Law

Executive summary International maritime law stands on four strong pillars, namely Law of Sovereignty of Nations, Law of Freedom of the High seas, Law of Freedom of Contract and Legal Personality of a Ship. Each country is sovereign within is own political boundries, in which

World Peace And Universal Understanding

The noble cause of world peace and universal understanding is extremely dear to my heart. From my early childhood, the writings and speeches of  Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru have greatly influenced my thinking and in particular my views on world peace and universal understanding. In his

Copyrighting Genetic Information

As science and technology continues to envelop almost every sphere of human life, it has even come to redefine the sacrosanct cycle of birth and life. The perfect example lies in the entire gamut of genetically engineered organisms and the possibilities attached therewith. In order

Hired Guns Do Verbal Battle For Good Causes

We all know that no person can face the great challenges of our age without the cooperation of others. That’s why there is a creation of a legal system. For Plaintiff, a civil suit is a way to justice. For Defendant, it is a way

Swami Vivekananda and Gujarat

On 12th January, 2015,the world and India in particular will be celebrating the 151st  birth anniversary of our legendary scholar, saint and spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda, famous the world over as the “Messenger of Indian Wisdom to the Western World”. This year assumes a very

Maritime Frauds

As a general rule, fraud is usually against ignorance of another and is not seen as a fraud, till it is too late.  A successful maritime fraud being International in nature, involves parties in different countries, thousands of miles away and mostly unknown to each