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NLU Delhi now MPL 4th: Finishes 2nd in KK Luthra ahead of NLSIU but beaten by Yanks

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

George Washington University defeated NLU Delhi to win the K.K. Luthra Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2011. With a total of 41 points, NLU Delhi has now jumped to fourth position in the MPL 2 season standings.

NLSIU Bangalore, semi-finalist at the competition, earned an important four points to move to third spot in the standings with a total of 43 points. Warwick University was the other semi-finalist.

RGNUL Patiala added to its recent successes at NLIU-Juris Corp and Stetson North and became the third college to earn MPL points that moot as Vinayak Gupta bagged the best-speaker award. With a total of 36 points, RGNUL now stands at sixth position in the standings.

George Washington University won the Best-memorandum award at this tier 4 moot.

NLIU Bhopal currently leads in the MPL with 49 points, only three points ahead of Nalsar Hyderabad and six points ahead of NUJS Kolkata.

The moot was organised by Senior Advocate Siddharth Luthra, the son of the late K. K. Luthra, in association with Campus Law Centre Delhi.

Harman Walia from Campus Law Centre Delhi confirmed the results and said that the moot was organised on a large scale, seeing the participation of 46 teams including two foreign teams. We had advocates and judges from the High Court and the Supreme Court who adjudged the various rounds of the competition, he added.

The moot problem was based on International Law and involved aspects related to genocide and jurisdiction.

Mooting Premier League season 2 standings

Pos Law school Pts Details
1 NLIU Bhopal 49 Stetson North (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 NUJS Kolkata 43 Oxford-Media India Round (Winner); Commonwealth India Rounds (Winners; Best Memo); Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Best Memo, Best Speaker, Semi-finalist)
3 NLSIU Bangalore 43 [KK Luthra] (Semi finalist); Oxford-Media India Round (Runners up, Best speaker); Stetson South India (Semi-finalist), Nani Palkhiwala (Best Speaker), Rizvi Moot (Winners)
5 NLU Delhi 41 [KK Luthra] (Runners up); HNLU Moot (Winner, Best Speaker, Best Researcher) Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Semi finalist) Henry Dunant (Runners up)
6 RGNUL Patiala 36 [KK Luthra] (Best speaker); Stetson North (Semi finalist, best speaker); NLIU-Juris Corp (Semi finalist); Surana Trial Advocacy North (Runners up), Rizvi Moot (best speaker)
7 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)
8 HNLU Raipur 34 Oxford-Media India Round (Semi finalist); NLIU-Juris Corp (Winner); Henry Dunant (Winners)
9 SOEL Chennai 30 Commonwealth India Rounds (Runners up, Best Speaker); Surana Int\'l Minority (Winners), Surana Tiral Advocacy South (Runners up, Best Speaker)
10 UILS Chandigarh 23 Stetson North (Runners up); Nani Palkhiwala (Runners Up), Surana Trial Advocacy South (Best Memo)
11 Campus Law Centre Delhi 20 HNLU Moot (Runners up, Best Memorandum) Nalsar B.R. Sawhny Moot (Winner)
11 NLU Jodhpur 20 Oxford-Media India Round (Semi finalist, Best memorandum); NLIU-Juris Corp (Runners up); Maritime International Arbitration Moot, Sydney (The Sarah Derrington Encouragement Award)*
11 University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashta University, Delhi 20 Stetson North (Winner)
14 Army Institute of Law, Mohali 19 Nani Palkhiwala (Semifinalist), Surana Int\'l Minority(Best Memo), Rizvi Moot (runner-up, best memo)
15 Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad 15 Henry Dunant (Semifinalist, Best Speaker)
15 ILS Pune 15 Stetson South India (Semi-finalist), Surana Trial Advocacy South (Winners)
15 Law Centre I (LC-I) Delhi University 15 FDI Moot (Semi-finalist; 2 Honourable Mentions); Surana Trial Advocacy North (Semifinalist), Rizvi Moot (semifinalist)
18 Amity Law School 13 Stetson North (Best memorandum); Commonwealth India Rounds (Semi finalists)
18 GNLU Gandhinagar 13 Commonwealth India Rounds (Semi finalists); John Marshall (Winner, Ambassador Round), Nani Palkhiwala (Semifinalist), Surana Trial Advocacy North (Semifinalist)
20 Bishop Cottons Women\'s Christian Law School, Bangalore 10 Stetson South India (Best Speaker)
20 RMNLU Lucknow 10 Henry Dunant (Best Researcher)
22 CNLU Patna 8 NLIU-Juris Corp (Semi finalist, Best Memorandum)
22 Government Law College, Mumbai 8 Nani Palkhiwala (Best Memo)
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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