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GGSIU wins Stetson North to enter MPL; UILS bags 2nd ticket to Florida; NLIU regains top spot from Nalsar

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2
Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2

University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashta University, Delhi made its debut in the MPL 2 by defeating UILS Chandigarh in the finals of the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition North India Rounds.

GGSIU is the 27th college to enter the MPL 2.

With a 20 points from Stetson North, GGSIU stands at joint 11th position and UILS, with 23 points, moved to 9th position in the standings.

As semi-finalist with 5 points NLIU Bhopal reclaimed the top spot in the standings after temporarily being ousted from the top spot by Nalsar Hyderabad following the NLIU Juris Corp Moot. The other semi-finalist RGNUL Patiala moved into 7th position, also scoring 5 points. Pratika Shankar of RGNUL won his college another 10 points with the best speaker award.

Amity Law School IP University Delhi bagged the award for best memorandum and moved to joint 17th position.

S Ravichandran, Advocate & Head, Academic Initiatives, Surana & Surana International Attorneys, confirmed the results and said that the event began with paying homage to the martyrs of 26/11 by the dignitaries and all the team members by lighting candles and observing silence.

Both GGSIU and UILS will now represent India in the Stetson International Finals to be held from 17 - 20 March 2011 at Maryland University School of Law, Maryland.

Apologies for the delayed update on this moot, we were seeking final confirmation of one law school’s standing after this competition.

MPL 2 season standings

Pos Law school Pts Details
1 NLIU Bhopal 49 [Stetson North India] (Semi-finalist); HNLU Moot {Semi-finalist) Nani Palkhiwala (Best Researcher), Surana Trial Advocacy North (Winners, Best Speaker), Henry Dunant (Semifinalist, Best Memo), Rizvi Moot (semi-finalist)
2 Nalsar Hyderabad 46 NLIU Juris Corp (Best Speaker); Stetson South India (Winner), Nani Palkhiwala (Winners), Surana Int'l Minority (Semifinalist); Surana Tiral Advocacy South (Seminfinalist)
3 NUALS Kochi 35 Stetson South India (Runner-up, Best Memo), Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Runner up) Surana Trial Advocacy North (Best Memo), Surana Int\'l Minority (Runners up)
4 NLU Delhi 33 HNLU Moot (Winner, Best Speaker, Best Researcher) Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Semi finalist) Henry Dunant (Runners up)
5 HNLU Raipur 30 NLIU Juris Corp (Winner); Henry Dunant (Winners)
5 SOEL Chennai 30 Commonwealth India Rounds (Runners up, Best Speaker); Surana Int’l Minority (Winners), Surana Tiral Advocacy South (Runners up, Best Speaker)
7 RGNUL Patiala 28 [Stetson North India] (Semi-finalist, Best Speaker); NLIU Juris Corp (Semi-finalist); Surana Trial Advocacy North (Runners up), Rizvi Moot (best speaker)
7 NUJS Kolkata 28 Commonwealth India Rounds (Winners; Best Memo); Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Best Memo, Best Speaker, Semi-finalist)
9 UILS Chandigarh 23 [Stetson North India] (Runner-up); Nani Palkhiwala (Runners Up), Surana Trial Advocacy South (Best Memo)
9 NLSIU Bangalore 23 Stetson South India (Semi-finalist), Nani Palkhiwala (Best Speaker), Rizvi Moot (Winners)
11 University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi 20 [Stetson North India] (Winner)
11 Campus Law Centre Delhi 20 HNLU Moot (Runners up, Best Memorandum) Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Winner)
13 Army Institute of Law, Mohali 19 Nani Palkhiwala (Semifinalist), Surana Int\'l Minority(Best Memo), Rizvi Moot (runner-up, best memo)
14 Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad 15 Henry Dunant (Semifinalist, Best Speaker)
14 ILS Pune 15 Stetson South India (Semi-finalist), Surana Trial Advocacy South (Winners)
14 Law Centre I (LC-I) Delhi University 15 FDI Moot (Semi-finalist; 2 Honourable Mentions); Surana Trial Advocacy North (Semifinalist), Rizvi Moot (semifinalist)
17 Amity Law School IP University Delhi 13 [Stetson North India] (Best Memorandum); Commonwealth India Rounds (Semi finalists)
17 GNLU Gandhinagar 13 Commonwealth India Rounds (Semi finalists); John Marshall (Winner, Ambassador Round), Nani Palkhiwala (Semifinalist), Surana Trial Advocacy North (Semifinalist)
19 Bishop Cottons Women's Christian Law School, Bangalore 10 Stetson South India (Best Speaker)
19 RMNLU Lucknow 10 Henry Dunant (Best Researcher)
21 Government Law College, Mumbai 8 Nani Palkhiwala (Best Memo)
21 CNLU Patna 8 NLIU Juris Corp (Semi-finalist; Best-Memorandum)
21 NLU Jodhpur 8 NLIU Juris Corp (Runner-up); Maritime International Arbitration Moot, Sydney (The Sarah Derrington Encouragement Award)*
24 Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur 5 Surana Int\'l Minority (Best Speaker)
25 CUSAT Kochi 3 Surana Int\'l Minority(Semifinalist)
25 Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT, Kharagpur 3 HNLU Moot (Semi finalist)
25 New Law College, Bharti Vidayapeeth University, Pune 3 Surana Trial Advocacy South (Semifinalist)
Legend: T1, T2, T3, T4 and T5 (total points won in each tier); Pos (Position); W (Wins); R/u (Runner-ups); S/F- Semifinalist; B S (Best speaker); B M/R (Best Memorial/Researcher); HM (Honorable Mention & other equivalent awards); Pts (Points) For more information please refer to the MPL 2 rulebook.
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