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Stetson South sees NLS Bangalore, Bhopal race to top mooting league

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Kerala Law Academy won the Stetson South India Rounds last weekend, qualifying for Florida's Stetson World Finals in March 2010 alongside runners-up New Law College Pune.

The Kerala Law Academy Thiruvananthapuram team of Deepa A, Janapriya D and Parvathy. S.S. came out on top of 16 teams from across South India at Bangalore's Bishop Cotton Women's Christian Law College.

This puts Kerala Law Academy in seventh rank with 10 points in Legally India's Mooting Premier League.

The moot problem concerned marine mammals and ocean noise.

A team from New Law College Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune, consisting of Avinash Kumar, Bharat Maheswari and Nimit Mathur came in second place, scoring 7 points in the Mooting Premier League.

Bishop Cotton moot court association faculty-in-charge Koeli Mandal said that the Kerala team triumphed after a tough competition.

NLIU Bhopal's team of Ankur Khandelwal, Chetan Kanungo and Anurag Solanki was ranked fourth overall in the Stetson South India rounds but bagged the best memorial prize.

Lalu John Philip of NLSIU Bangalore won in the best student advocate category.

The results mean 7 points for both NLSIU Bangalore and NLIU Bhopal, which are drawing ahead of the chasing pack, with Bhopal nipping at NLSIU Bangalore's heels.

NLSIU scored highly in two categories in the tier 1 Manfred Lachs Space Moot last month. NLIU Bhopal performed strongly in two tier 4 moots.

The team from Nalsar Hyderabad ranked overall third in Stetson's South India Rounds.

The Stetson North India Rounds will be held next week, with two more spots for the Stetson World Finals at stake, as well as 31 more points in the Mooting Premier League.

2009-10 law school mooting league table


Law school Points Wins
1. NLSIU Bangalore 39
Manfred Lachs (best team, best orator); Stetson South (best advocate)
2. NLIU Bhopal 31
All India Corporate Law Moot (runners-up, best orator); Nalsar B.R.Sawney (best team, best orator, best memorial); Stetson South (best memorial)
3. School of Excellence Chennai 18 Henry Dunant Indian rounds (best team, best orator)
4. Nalsar Hyderabad 12 IICLAM (best memorial); Henry Dunant Indian rounds (runners-up)
5. Amity Law School IP University Delhi 11 IICLAM (best team & best orator)
5. NUJS Kolkata 11
All India Corporate Law Moot (best team, best researcher)
7 Kerala Law Academy Thiruvananthapuram 10 Stetson South (best team)
8. CLC Delhi University 7
Henry Dunant Indian rounds (best memorial)
8. New Law College Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune 7 Stetson South (runner-up)
8. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law 7 Henry Dunant national rounds (best researcher)
11. GNLU, Gandhinagar 3 IICLAM (runners-up)
11. NLU Jodhpur 3 Nalsar B.R.Sawney (runners-up)

Click here for a full list of the scoring criteria we are using.

We are still awaiting final confirmation of the
NLIU Tankha Moot Court Competition and several other competitions and will publish as soon as it is ready.

Please continue commenting and sending us your feedback and we will refine the Mooting Premier League throughout the season.

If you are participating in a mooting final, please send us an SMS on +91 900 405 6651 - we would love to include comments from the winners, but it is often difficult to get in touch due to teams traveling back from competitions.

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