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RMLNLU wins Stetson North as NLU Delhi, HNLU keep 2nd, 3rd in Mooting Premier League

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RMLNLU Lucknow charged ahead to victory on 2 December as it defeated NLU Delhi in the finals of the North India Rounds of the 17th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition.

NLU D finished in the runner-up spot and HNLU’s team won the award for the best memorial in this year’s competition, which was held at NLIU Bhopal and saw 16 teams from Northern India participating. NLIU live-blogged the event on Legally India.

RMLNLU’s team consisted of Roli Sharma, Smriti Punnoose and researcher Shradha Rakhecha and they will be joining runners up NLU D, CNLU Patna and current MPL 4 topper NLSIU at the Stetson international rounds that will be held from 21 to 23 March 2013 in Tampa, Florida, USA.

An elated Sharma said on the phone: “The experience was simply amazing! NLIU did a very good job organizing the north rounds. The competition was also very challenging, the teams from HNLU and NLU D were particularly good.”

When asked about their team’s preparations for the world rounds next year, Punoose said: “We didn’t know we would be going till today but looking at the competition this time, we have decided to go beyond our research for the memorial and brush up our basics on International Environmental Law as we will be grilled by the Judges there way more than here”

With this Tier 3 victory RMLNLU has scored 20 points, doubling its previous total to finish with 40 points at 5th place in the Mooting Premier League-4 sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills.

NLU D also bagged 20 points with its team consisting of Vandana Venkatesh, Kritika Palode and Jishnu Sanyal finishing runners-up. Venkatesh also won best student advocate which carries equivalent MPL 4 points as the best speaker category.

Venkatesh, on being asked about how the competition was, said: “The experience was very good and there was a lot of work put into this, I’m glad we were able to qualify for the World Rounds.” She commended RMLNLU for its win but said that she was a bit disappointed with the quality of the judges. “Overall the judging was good but in my personal opinion it could have been better in the finals where we had judges from the MP High Court.”

NLU Delhi has been steadily building its lead over HNLU and NUJS Kolkata in the MPL 4 table. With this result its total is now 81, but a large gap of 72 points still remains to the current topper NLSIU Bangalore.

HNLU Raipur added 10 points to its tally by bagging the best memorial award to just stay in third place just ahead of NUJS. Semi finalists Amity Law School Delhi and Nirma University have added 5 points each to their respective tallies.

Update: Points have been updated again for the Surana Trial North East moot, which disappeared from the MPL table due to an administrative error. Surana North-East was won by HNLU Raipur’s Subhro Sengupta, Anubhuti Mishra, Smita Chandra and Garima Mitra. Sengupta also won the best memorial prize, while NUJS Kolkata was runner-up. Nerim Law College Guwahati and NEF Law College were semi-finalists, while Lucknow University’s Faculty of Law scored the award for best memorandum.

More updates to follow from Team MPL shortly.

International law firm Herbert Smith is sponsoring the Mooting Premier League (MPL) and will contribute a prize pool of Rs 60,000 for the top three winning colleges.

Mooting Premier League 4 season standings

Pos Law school T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 Org W R/u S/F B S B M/R HM Pts Details
1 NLSIU Bangalore 100 40 13 3 1 2 2 153 [Rizvi Moot] (Semis); [Surana Trial Adv - South] (gold); [Manfred Lachs Space Moot World Rounds] (gold, best memo, best orator);[Stetson South India](gold);[Oxford Media Law National Qualifiers](Silver, Best orator)
2 NLU Delhi 70 4 6 1 2 3 1 81 [HMMCC (Semis)][Henry Dunant] (gold); [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (organiser); [NLIU Juris Corp] (Semis); [Oxford Media Law National Qualifiers](Gold, best memo);[Commonwealth Moot National Rounds](semis); [Stetson North Rounds] (Runners Up) (Best Orator) ]
3 HNLU Raipur 10 8 41 1 2 2 1 3 49 Nani Palkhivala (Best Researcher); [Pro Bono] (Runner's Up, Best speaker, Best researcher, Best memorial) [Rizvi Moot] (silver) [Justice Hidayatullah Moot] (organizer) [Stetson North Rounds] (Best Memorial); Surana Trial North East (winner, best orator)
4 NUJS Kolkata 8 45 2 2 3 48 [HMMCC (Best team)(Best speaker)] [Nani Palkhivala (runners up)][BR Sawhney (Best peaker)][SLCU Moot (Gold, Best speaker)]; Surana Trial North East: runner-up
5 RMLNLU Lucknow 20 20 1 2 40 [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (gold, best researcher); [Surana Trial Adv - North] (best memo);[Stetson North Rounds] (winners)
5 NLU Jodhpur 15 4 21 1 1 4 1 40 [Henry Dunant] (silver); [Surana Trial Adv - North] (semis); [B.R Sawhney Moot] (semis) ; [NLIU Juris Corp] (Semis); [Oxford Media Law National Qualifiers] (Semis);[Commonwealth Moot National Rounds] (Winners) (Best Speaker)]
6 Jindal Global Law School 20 8 10 1 2 2 38 [Nani Palkhivala] (Best Memorial)][Henry Dunant] (best researcher, semis); [Surana Trial Adv - North] (gold); [Oxford Media Law National Qualifiers](Semis)
7 Nalsar Hyderabad 8 25 1 1 1 1 2 31 [HMMCC (Runners up)] [Rizvi Moot] (Best team); [B.R Sawhney Moot] (organisers); [NLIU Juris Corp] (Best Speaker);[FDI Moot (Best Memorial)];[Commonwealth Moot National Rounds] (Best Memo);
8 ILS Pune 5 15 10 1 1 1 1 30 [HMMCC] (Best researcher); [SLCU Moot] (silver); [NLIU Juris Corp] (gold); [Stetson South India](Semis)
9 Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia University 10 8 10 1 1 1 28 [Nani Palkhivala (Best speaker)][Henry Dunant (Best memo)Surana Trial adv-North (Silver, bet speaker)]
10 [[GNLU Gandhinagar 15 8 1 1 23 [Nani Palkhivala] (best team); [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (Best team);[FDI Moot] (Honourable Mention);
11 RGNUL Patiala 12 8 2 1 22 [Nani Palkhivala] (Semis); [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (semis); B. R Sawhney Moot (runners up); [NLIU Juris Corp] (silver);
12 GLC Mumbai 10 8 1 1 18 Henry Dunant (Best speaker)
13 NUALS Kochi 10 5 1 1 15 [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (silver); [Stetson South] (Best memo)
13 ULC Bangalore 15 1 1 15 [NLU Delhi Corp Moot] (best memo);[Pro-bono Enviro Moot (Winners)
15 NLIU Bhopal 6 8 1 2 1 14 [HMMCC (Semis)(Best memorial)] [Nani Palkhivala (semis)]; [NLIU Juris Corp] (Organizers);
16 Nirma University 10 3 2 13 [Henry Dunant] (semis); [Pro Bono] Semis;[Stetson North Rounds] (semis)
16 NLU Orissa 8 5 2 13 [B.R Sawhney Moot] (Best Memorial); [NLIU Juris Corp] (Best Memorial);
16 Amity Law School Noida 13 1 1 1 13 [Rizvi Moot] (Semis, best speaker, best memorial);
19 CNLU Patna 10 1 10 [Stetson South] (Silver)
19 KLA, Trivandrum 10 1 10 [Stetson South] (Best orator)
19 Department of Law, North-Eastern Hill University 10 1 10 [Henry Dunant] (Best speaker);
19 KIIT School of Law 10 1 10 [B.R Sawhney Moot] (Winners) ;
Amity Law School,Delhi 5 3 2 8 [Commonwealth Moot] (semis) [Stetson North Rounds] (semis)
Symbiosis, Pune 8 1 8 [NLIU Juris Corp] Best Researcher
School of Legal Studies, CUSAT Kochi 8 1 1 8 [Surana Trial Adv - South] (best memo, semis);
SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law 8 1 1 8 [SLCU Moot] (best memo, semis);
School of Law, Sastra University, Thanjavur 6 2 6 [Surana Trial Adv - South] (semis); [Pro Bono] (Semis)
V.M. Salgaoncar, Goa 5 1 5 [Stetson South] (Semis)
A K K New Law Academy, Pune 5 1 5 [Commonwealth Moot National Rounds] (Runner's Up)
New Law College, Bharti Vidayapeeth University, Pune 5 1 5 [Surana Trial Adv - South] (best speaker);
Lucknow University Faculty of Law [Surana Trial Adv - North East: memo
Army Institute of Law, Mohali 3 1 3 [Surana Trial Adv - North] (semis);
Faculty of Law, IFHE Hyderabad 3 1 3 [SLCU Moot] (semis);
Campus Law Centre. Delhi 3 1 3 [B.R Sawhnhey Moot] (semis);
Nerim Law College, Guwahati 3 1 3 Surana Trial North East: Semis
NEF Law College 3 1 3 Surana Trial North East: Semis
School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore 1 1 1 [SLCU Moot] (organiser);
Faculty of Law, MITS University,Lakhmangarh, Rajasthan (Mody Institute of Technology and Science) 1 1 1 [Commonwealth Moot National Rounds] (Organisers)
SOEL Chennai 1 1 1 Pro Bono (organisers)
Rizvi Law College 1 1 1 Rizvi Moot (organisers)

For more information please refer to the MPL 4 rulebook.

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Like +1 Object -1 Viraj 13 Dec 12, 23:49
Hey, Kian
the Surana minority moot did not happen this year at AKK new law academy, Pune but Surana international tort law moot court happened on 8th Dec, will you be considering this is MPL4 ?
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Like +1 Object -0 Arindam 14 Dec 12, 09:59
Its time for Team MPL to make some serious changes in Tier of moots along with adding new good moots.
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Like +1 Object -1 Pseudonym 14 Dec 12, 12:35
I agree. Though I think Stetson is fineplaced with Dunant and Oxford Media and Jessup and BCI. Infact its better than some of these!
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Like +1 Object -1 JLT 14 Dec 12, 13:14
Roli just keeps on rolling with ease!
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Like +1 Object -1 Sweety 14 Dec 12, 13:21
Stetson has always been a overhyped moot. The college (stetson) itself is shit and once upon a time it ranked as something to aspire to as there were very few "international" competitions. In the last 5 years (and likely even earlier) it has become something of a low ranker's jessup, because this was one international moot many better teams passed on and therefore even a low ranked team might hope to get a chance. The liberal selection rules with four teams from india getting a chance and a north and a south round breakup mean that its a lot easier than moots which have an all-india round and accept one or max two teams. In my fourth and final years there was already a stigma attached to going for stetson (have money, will travel), more of a paid holiday rather than a challenge. In recent years they award this as a freebie at nls to low ranked teams who do well in B grade domestic competitions (you can verify this).

Too little prestige, too easy to qualify and flawed north-south breakup makes this a very poor moot overall. Just because the finals are in florida does not enhance the value.
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Like +0 Object -0 um 14 Dec 12, 17:28
Quoting Sweety:
Stetson has always been a overhyped moot. The college (stetson) itself is shit and once upon a time it ranked as something to aspire to as there were very few "international" competitions. In the last 5 years (and likely even earlier) it has become something of a low ranker's jessup, because this was one international moot many better teams passed on and therefore even a low ranked team might hope to get a chance. The liberal selection rules with four teams from india getting a chance and a north and a south round breakup mean that its a lot easier than moots which have an all-india round and accept one or max two teams. In my fourth and final years there was already a stigma attached to going for stetson (have money, will travel), more of a paid holiday rather than a challenge. In recent years they award this as a freebie at nls to low ranked teams who do well in B grade domestic competitions (you can verify this).

Too little prestige, too easy to qualify and flawed north-south breakup makes this a very poor moot overall. Just because the finals are in florida does not enhance the value.



...and you say this what competence? Because you have won this 'very poor moot'? Please, go ahead, dazzle us with your qualifications.
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Like +0 Object -0 Sweety 14 Dec 12, 17:50
Quoting um:
Quoting Sweety:
Stetson has always been a overhyped moot. The college (stetson) itself is shit and once upon a time it ranked as something to aspire to as there were very few "international" competitions. In the last 5 years (and likely even earlier) it has become something of a low ranker's jessup, because this was one international moot many better teams passed on and therefore even a low ranked team might hope to get a chance. The liberal selection rules with four teams from india getting a chance and a north and a south round breakup mean that its a lot easier than moots which have an all-india round and accept one or max two teams. In my fourth and final years there was already a stigma attached to going for stetson (have money, will travel), more of a paid holiday rather than a challenge. In recent years they award this as a freebie at nls to low ranked teams who do well in B grade domestic competitions (you can verify this).

Too little prestige, too easy to qualify and flawed north-south breakup makes this a very poor moot overall. Just because the finals are in florida does not enhance the value.



...and you say this what competence? Because you have won this 'very poor moot'? Please, go ahead, dazzle us with your qualifications.


I spent five yrs at law school, more than enough time to understand the various moots that are out there. Knew people who passed up stetson for BCI, for anand, for manfred, hell for just about anything. I trust you're not going to now ask if I won stetson.
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Like +0 Object -0 um 14 Dec 12, 17:59
Quoting Sweety:
Quoting um:
Quoting Sweety:
Stetson has always been a overhyped moot. The college (stetson) itself is shit and once upon a time it ranked as something to aspire to as there were very few "international" competitions. In the last 5 years (and likely even earlier) it has become something of a low ranker's jessup, because this was one international moot many better teams passed on and therefore even a low ranked team might hope to get a chance. The liberal selection rules with four teams from india getting a chance and a north and a south round breakup mean that its a lot easier than moots which have an all-india round and accept one or max two teams. In my fourth and final years there was already a stigma attached to going for stetson (have money, will travel), more of a paid holiday rather than a challenge. In recent years they award this as a freebie at nls to low ranked teams who do well in B grade domestic competitions (you can verify this).

Too little prestige, too easy to qualify and flawed north-south breakup makes this a very poor moot overall. Just because the finals are in florida does not enhance the value.



...and you say this what competence? Because you have won this 'very poor moot'? Please, go ahead, dazzle us with your qualifications.


I spent five yrs at law school, more than enough time to understand the various moots that are out there. Knew people who passed up stetson for BCI, for anand, for manfred, hell for just about anything. I trust you're not going to now ask if I won stetson.


Ah sure, definitely, spending five years at law school IS enough to hold a ridiculous opinion. Thanks for the clarification, your opinion does seem justified now!
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Like +0 Object -0 Sweety 14 Dec 12, 19:26
Quoting um:
Quoting Sweety:
Quoting um:
Quoting Sweety:
Stetson has always been a overhyped moot. The college (stetson) itself is shit and once upon a time it ranked as something to aspire to as there were very few "international" competitions. In the last 5 years (and likely even earlier) it has become something of a low ranker's jessup, because this was one international moot many better teams passed on and therefore even a low ranked team might hope to get a chance. The liberal selection rules with four teams from india getting a chance and a north and a south round breakup mean that its a lot easier than moots which have an all-india round and accept one or max two teams. In my fourth and final years there was already a stigma attached to going for stetson (have money, will travel), more of a paid holiday rather than a challenge. In recent years they award this as a freebie at nls to low ranked teams who do well in B grade domestic competitions (you can verify this).

Too little prestige, too easy to qualify and flawed north-south breakup makes this a very poor moot overall. Just because the finals are in florida does not enhance the value.



...and you say this what competence? Because you have won this 'very poor moot'? Please, go ahead, dazzle us with your qualifications.


I spent five yrs at law school, more than enough time to understand the various moots that are out there. Knew people who passed up stetson for BCI, for anand, for manfred, hell for just about anything. I trust you're not going to now ask if I won stetson.


Ah sure, definitely, spending five years at law school IS enough to hold a ridiculous opinion. Thanks for the clarification, your opinion does seem justified now!


You don't give up, do you? What 'qualification' are you looking for? An SJD magna-cum-laude from Harvard? Or a BCL MA (Cantab)? Silk ? How about a Knight Commander of Bath while you're at it?? Too phoren? Ok ok Padma Bhushan? Lol
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Like +0 Object -0 OKAY. 15 Dec 12, 01:18
You have clearly lost it.

No, the moot deserves a particular status, and Stetson deserves it, purely for the level of competition. Roli was best speaker Manlachs and lost to the world rounds winner in the semis with a very narrow margin!! :|

And Smriti did better than Roli throughout! So that shows how good the competition is.

Very good teams have gone! NLUJ was coached by last year winners and did not even make semis. Is that not enough proof of the level of competition involved?

16 teams, Jessup last year had 18! Its size-able. And not a walkover by any stretch!

Lets commend the teams here and not get into a fight cause your college did not make it. :)
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Like +0 Object -0 Genuine 15 Dec 12, 11:50
Sweety is right........Stetson no way deserves to be Tier III
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Like +0 Object -0 Anonymous 14 Dec 12, 15:32
"Overall the judging was good but in my personal opinion it could have been better in the finals where we had judges from the MP High Court."

Yeah MP High court judges are really incompetent when it comes to judging Moot courts as yous see the thing is as they judge these cases of national importance what knowledge they would have of International Environmental Law .
Of course had they been competent you would have won the moot! Right?
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Like +0 Object -0 facepalm 14 Dec 12, 16:43
She commended RMLNLU's victory. READ before you comment!!
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Like +0 Object -0 Anonymous 14 Dec 12, 19:59
Yup she commended RMLNLU's victory but then you wont expect her to say we lost because judges were sh*t and RMLNLU didnt deserved it otherwise. Commending opposing team is anyway a very formal thing to do but yeah raising fingers at judge cast doubts on her statement over commending the other institute.
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Like +0 Object -0 Well? 15 Dec 12, 01:14
Does bad judging necessarily mean wrong results?

Are we not getting slightly presumptuous here?

They could just be bad judges in general. Just saying. After all, MP High Court and International Law. You can do the math I trust.
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Like +0 Object -0 Boo 14 Dec 12, 17:33
Sweety is right. Someone please see the quality of stetsons best memos form their website. And MP HC judges. wow!! IEL deserves such talent!
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Like +0 Object -0 Shashank 14 Dec 12, 18:00
I agree with Sweety..its time to downgrade Tier of Stetson Regional rounds moot. Kiam team please act.
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Like +0 Object -0 Dhuri 14 Dec 12, 23:21
Quoting Viraj:
Hey, Kian
the Surana minority moot did not happen this year at AKK new law academy, Pune but Surana international tort law moot court happened on 8th Dec, will you be considering this is MPL4 ?


Viraj.. is it because u won the, Tort moot u wanna add it???
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Like +0 Object -0 Viraj 15 Dec 12, 12:20
Yes, I would like to add that. the reason for the comment being that the minority moot was included in MPL4 rulebook, while it has been cancelled.
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Like +0 Object -0 Subhro 14 Dec 12, 23:55
Dear Kian,

May you have an early birthday this year and thank god you guys got the scores right at last.

From Raipur,
With Love
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Like +0 Object -0 Rahul 15 Dec 12, 11:27
Sweety is correct, in many moots it so happens that a particular person in competition has done well in some earlier moot. It doesn't make the competition one of the best. For instance, in Tier IV moots, manyatimes students representing colleges have already done well in some earlier moots but because of them, you cannot say that the particular moot is of elite class. On an average, generally in Stetson, students from II, III year represent and for even some of them its their first moot, Stetson cannot surely be of Tier III class where you have BCI or Jessup which are THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS moots. Stetson is no way near them and MPL team should take notice of this and downgrade the status of Stetson moot. Its high time Team MPL to take some stern measures.
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Like +0 Object -0 Sandeep 15 Dec 12, 19:37
Moot is not a commodity that it has some value independent of the participants. It cannot be bought or sold or traded. Rather it is a competition where the winner gets prestige and fame. Like any other competition the amount of prestige a moot gives depends on the calibre of the competition. Imagine Bhutan holds a football cournament where Brazil, Argentina and Germany send teams to participate; obviously winning that will be something big. Now suppose the USA hosts but only Philippines, Jamaica, Pakistan and Greece send teams, winning (or even participating) wont count for much. Same is the case for Stetson. The teams who go participate (at least in the India regional rounds) are not the best by a long shot and hence winning or qualifying for the US round is much much easier than many domestic moot courts. To compare it with BCI is plain absurd. Internal rank holders between 8 to 14 opt for BCI and stetson is 25+. many a time stetson is "reserved" for people in 30+ rank position if they do well in bogus moots. To that extent I agree with Sweety that it should be demoted.
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Like +0 Object -0 Siddharth 17 Dec 12, 10:22
Team Kian please go ahead and make crucial changes in MPL by adding good moots like NALSAR-GTS Tulsi moot, Amity Int'l moot, S.P.Sathe moot and downgrading poor moots like Stetson (Regional Rounds)and pulling out Surana Trial Advocacy moot.
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Like +1 Object -0 Reply. 17 Dec 12, 15:07
I don't believe Stetson is "reserved" for people who do well in "bogus" moots.

Colleges like NLS, NALSAR, RML etc all have challenging processes for Stetson.

Infact the CNLU team that was RUNNERS-UP this year won BCI LAST YEAR.

And teams are supposed to get better with experience.

So you see, very challenging moot with very challenging teams come for Stetson. How is it a bogus moot with bogus teams?

RML's Roli was Manlachs best speaker. Manfred Lachs. And she lost semis with narrow margin to nls who won world rounds. and that was their closest round. And went for oxford media (tier 3 again) 2 years back.

So the teams that come are college's topseeded teams.

WAKE UP! Aritra Roy went for Jessup and Stetson last year, and won best speaker in Jessup!

If this moot does not deserve to be here in Tier 3, which moot does? Look logically, this is argument based on factuals.

These are not bogus teams. these are top seeded teams.
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Like +0 Object -0 Sweety 17 Dec 12, 16:35
Quoting Reply.:
I don't believe Stetson is "reserved" for people who do well in "bogus" moots.

Colleges like NLS, NALSAR, RML etc all have challenging processes for Stetson.

Infact the CNLU team that was RUNNERS-UP this year won BCI LAST YEAR.

And teams are supposed to get better with experience.

So you see, very challenging moot with very challenging teams come for Stetson. How is it a bogus moot with bogus teams?

RML's Roli was Manlachs best speaker. Manfred Lachs. And she lost semis with narrow margin to nls who won world rounds. and that was their closest round. And went for oxford media (tier 3 again) 2 years back.

So the teams that come are college's topseeded teams.

WAKE UP! Aritra Roy went for Jessup and Stetson last year, and won best speaker in Jessup!

If this moot does not deserve to be here in Tier 3, which moot does? Look logically, this is argument based on factuals.

These are not bogus teams. these are top seeded teams.


You have conveniently named two of the inferior colleges and by default it not challenging, harsh as that may sound. On the other hand at nls stetson is kept aside as an incentive for weak times to do well in the moots to which they go to. If they do they get to choose stetson. You can go through the list of participants for stetson from NLS, NALSAR and NUJS for the last three years and see for yourself what was their college rank and it proves what I said earlier. But don't quote RML or CNLU as examples.
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Like +0 Object -0 Harish 17 Dec 12, 17:17
So does it happens in GNLU Sweety. Even not highed ranked people here opt for Stetson. People with rank between 20-30 opt for it. While people with rank between 1-10 go for Palkhivala. Then how can Stetson be kept at a Tier above than Palkhivala moot. Stetson deserves to be brought down considering the poor show of the moot for past few years which cannot be at any stretch be considered to be of elite level.
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Like +0 Object -0 Boy, 17 Dec 12, 18:51
I think last year oxford price researcher of NLS who won the moot in india, got best memo india and best memo world rounds went for stetson.
Thats not really "reservation" on Bogus moot no?

On Sourav going for Leiden after oxford price, the point is not him going there, but if he finds Leiden hard enough to do well in, then thats a probelm cause it shows good competition in Leiden.

Point is BCI winner did not win Stetson. Its not about BCI team picking it.

Good teams go to Stetson, good team find it hard to do well.
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Like +0 Object -0 Harish 18 Dec 12, 09:53
The point also is that the BCI winner and Best Speaker did not even make it to Quarters in Amity International moot. So, does it mean that level of Amity International moot is higher than that of Stetson moot. Similarly, the team from Symbiosis, Noida that represented the college in Surana Corporate Law moot earlier in 2012 in JSS, Mysore and bagged Semi-Finalists was there too in Amity Int’l moot but again flunked in Semis in Amity Int’l moot. So does it mean that level of both moots is same? True that Amity Int’l moot is a good moot and should be there in tier IV or V in MPL, but is surely not above the level of Stetson or Surana Corporate moot. Your argument is fallacious and also few teams’ participants do not determine the level of competition but the level of participants in whole do.
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Like +0 Object -0 Are you being sarcastic? 18 Dec 12, 12:41
That was a genuine question
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Like +0 Object -0 Harish 18 Dec 12, 14:13
That's a genuine answer too!!
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Like +0 Object -0 Kapil 17 Dec 12, 16:57
Every moot has some participants which have earlier done well in other prestigious moots. Saurav Roy who won Oxford Price moot is this time doing Lieden Sarin moot, so does it mean Lieden Sarin moot should be elevated to Tier II or III now. The BCI-NLUD winner and also the Best Speaker, final rounds Girijapati was there in 2nd Amity International Moot held recently, though the moot was an excellent competition but is not there in MPL yet. The Amity moot surely deserves to be there in Tier IV or V but surely not in Tier III. Going by your logic, Amity moot should then be in Tier III for BCI winner and Best Speaker was a participant there. In every moot, you will find some participants that have done well earlier and go on to do well again in their other moots but that cannot be the criteria to decide a moot’s tier.
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Like +0 Object -0 Sweety 18 Dec 12, 11:15
A participant to BCI may do well may not do well. question is whether at the time of selecting which moot he wanted to go to he would choose BCI, palkhivala or stetson. The answer is quite cleasr and I don't want to state the obvious. In my opinion that also determines how good or bad a moot is. As of now at least higher tank holders prefer to avoid stetson for several other moots. That fact must reflect in the MPL standings of stetson.
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Like +0 Object -0 Kap Man 14 Jan 13, 17:02
Isn't GNLU entitled to organiser points ???
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