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Human Rights Day 2018

The college celebrated International Human Rights Day on December 10th, 2018 at the college library. There was a book exhibition where books relating to Human Rights were displayed and awareness about human rights was displayed on the library notice board. Dr. Balika spoke to the students about the importance of human rights in the present day society. Mr. Maheshchandra Nayak, Mr. Amith and Mr. Pushparaj were present.

Ambedkar Smarane

Ambedkar Smarane programme in the memory of Maha Parinirvana Day of architect of the Indian Constitution – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar held on December 6th, 2018 at the college library. All faculty members and 50 students participated in this event.

Training sessions for Magister Juris 2018

MAGISTER JURIS was approaching and the training session was the perfect mould to mould all the participants before entering the ‘Battle of the legal minds’. After all the planning, it was time to execute. The training session took place a week prior the main fest. It took place on 2nd November in room no.204 at 2pm. It was held for the events, Judgment writing, negotiation, Client counselling and Legal Drafting. The students of the college were no less than resource persons. For judgment writing we had the co-ordinator of the moot court society itself Mr. Ashwin Kutinha. Negotiation was dealt by the final year students Ms.Bhagirithi, Mr. Amith Castellino and Ms. Shwetha Pai. Client Counselling was quite a catch with Ms. Ashwathy Jayaraj , Ms. Ashawari and Ms. Fathima Ibrahim turned out to be very fruitful. The participants were just as involved and the participation was quite high which was witnessed by the jam packed classroom.

On 5th November same time same place the training session took place for the other important event: Bail Petition. The fourth year students Ms. Priya Koshi and Ms. Medha along with Mrs. Suma Suresh presiding over as the judge made it look so easy clear and subtle for our students. The Training sessions turned out to be a great kick start for The Magister Juris’18!

All the moot court society events can be found here.

World Yoga Day 2018

National Service Scheme Unit of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Law Mangaluru organised Yoga Camp from 3-10-2018 to 13-10-2018 in college auditorium.
International yoga champion Yoga Rathna Sri. Gopalakrishna Delumpady inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. Dr Tharanath, Principal presided over the function.

Sri. Naresh Malligemadu, Assistant Professor and HOD of Humanities, Ms. Suma Suresh Kogilgeri, Assistant Professor, NSS Co-ordinator and teaching and non-teaching faculty was also present. Mr. Amar welcomed the gathering, Ms. Prithvi proposed the vote of thanks and Mr. Manikanta was the master of ceremony.

One Day Workshop of Women Empowerment

National Service Scheme Unit of Shri DharmasthalaManjunatheshwara Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Law Mangaluru in association with District Legal Services Authority, D.K, Mangaluruorganised one day workshop on “WOMEN EMPOWERMENT” on 28-10-2018 in BalikaAshrama, Kankanady, Mangaluru.

Sri. Kadlooru Styanarayanacharya, Hon’ble Principal District and Sessions Judge and Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Dakshina Kannada, Mangaluru inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. Smt. Laxmi Rao Aroor, President, Balika Ashrama was the Guest of Honour, Sri. Naresh Malligemadu, Assistant Professor and HOD of Humanities presided over the function.Sri. MallanagoudaPatil,Senior Civil Judge and Member Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Dakshina Kannada, Mangaluru was also present.

Ms. Suma Suresh Kogilgeri, Assistant Professor, NSS Co-ordinator welcomed the gathering and Mr. Santhosh Kumar, Librarian, Assistant Co-ordinator addressed the gathering. Unit leaders Mr. Nagaraj Bhandari, Ms. Veekshitha and Secretary Mr. AkarshAchar was also present. Ms. Prathiksha was master of ceremony. Ms. SwathiShenoy proposed vote of thanks.

The workshop started with formal inauguration. After this students performed a skit. Later there was two technical session. The resource person from various Government department enlightened the students on various topics such as Health, Scholarship, about establishment of small scale industries, child marriage, child labour, child sexual abuse and courses available after 10th and 12th. This was followed by lunch. There after students entertained the inmates of ashram by ice breaking session. Around 180 students attended the programme.

Senior selection moot

On 29th September, 2018 the Moot Court Society of SDM Law College has conducted the Senior Selection Moot Court Competition for the academic year 2018-19. The competition witnessed a vibrant set of mooters from senior category. The senior category consisted of students from 3rd year to 5th year of BA LLB and BBA LLB and also 2nd and 3rd years of LLB. The lot picking for the category was held on 20.09.2018 in room no. 204.

This year the moot court society had an object to well equip the students for any moot representation outside the college and also to make them well acquainted with legal knowledge. So as a step towards it, this time the selected area for moot proposition was from ‘Intellectual Property Rights ‘and the participants were asked to submit memorials along with their oral submissions. The competition commenced at 11:00 AM and ended up at 2:30 PM.

The competition was presided over by eminent lawyers of Mangalore and Expertise of SDM Law College. The esteemed presiding Judges were Adv. Anita Kini, Adv. Shine, Adv. Ashfaq, Adv. Ravi Shankar, Adv. Manmohan, Adv. Sathish, Adv. Prajwal, Adv. Vinayak,Adv. Malvika, Mr. Mahesh Chandra Nayak, Mrs. Balika, Ms. Suma,Mr. Gagan K, and Ms. Josna.

The competition was conducted in 7 Court Halls and the same was arranged in the class rooms of 2nd and 3rd Floor of the college. Apart from participants we had a good set of volunteers. There were 14 escorts who had taken up the duty to escort the judges to the respective court halls and also introducing the judges to the participants. We had 14 bench clerks who have helped us in time management and further court proceedings.

The students were ranked, according to the marks given by the respected judges. The 1st Rank was shared by Mr. Charan Raj and Ms. Haritha Varma, the 2nd rank was shared by Ms. Bhagirathi and Mr. Prakash and the 3rd rank was secured by Ms. Adlene. The Best Memorial was secured by Mr.Amith Castelino and Mr.Tsering. The same results were put upon the notice board on the very next working day.

All together, the whole event was a grand success. The Judges for these days were duly respected and the Moot Court society on behalf of SDM Law College handed over the Appreciation Certificate and token of gratitude for their valuable time.

Orientation Programme by NSS

On account of NSS day which is celebrated on 24th September every year, National Service Scheme Unit of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Law Mangaluru organised Orientation programme on 27-09-2018 in the college auditorium.

Sri. NareshMalligemadu, Assistant Professor and HOD of Humanities and Sri. Rakshith B.V, Assistant Professor were the resource persons. They addressed the volunteers on various topics like importance of NSS, disciplinary matter and various activities that can be organised under NSS banner. Ms. Suma Suresh Kogilgeri, Assistant Professor, NSS Co-ordinator was present and Mr. Santhosh Kumar, Librarian, Assistant Co-ordinator addressed the gathering. Unit leaders Mr. Nagaraj Bhandari, Ms. Veekshitha was also present.

Junior Selection Moot

On 22nd September, 2018 the Moot Court Society of SDM Law College has conducted the Junior Selection Moot Court Competition for the academic year 2018-19. The junior category consisted of students from 1st year and 2nd year of BA LLB and BBA LLB and also 1st years of LLB. One team comprised of three members including two speakers and one researcher. 32 teams have participated for the same. Lot picking for the category was held on 11.09.2018 in room no. 204 at 2:00 PM. On 20.09.2018 the memorials were collected from the participants.

This year the moot court society had an object to well equip the students for any moot representation outside the college and also to make them well acquainted with legal knowledge. And thereby the concept of submission of memorials was introduced along with the arguments.The area opted for the moot proposition was Constitutional law.
The competition commenced at 11:00 AM and ended up at 2:30 PM.

The competition was presided over by eminent lawyers of Mangalore and Expertise of SDM Law College. The esteemed presiding Judges were Adv. Anita Kini, Adv. Shine, Adv. Ashfaq, Adv. Ravi Shankar, Adv. Manmohan, Adv. Sathish, Adv. Prajwal, Adv. Vinayak, Adv. Malvika, Mr. Mahesh Chandra Nayak, Mrs. Balika, Ms. Suma, Mr. Gagan K, and Ms. Josna.

The competition was conducted in 7 Court Halls and the same was arranged in the class rooms of 2nd and 3rd Floor of the college. Apart from participants we had a good set of volunteers. There were 14 escorts who had taken up the duty to escort the judges to the respective court halls and also introducing the judges to the participants. We had 14 bench clerks who have helped us in time management and further court proceedings.

The students were ranked, according to the marks given by the respected judges. The 1st Rank was secured by Mr. Abhyuday and the 2nd rank wassecured by Ms. Dafny D’cunha and the 3rd rank was secured by Ms. Swathi Baliga. The Best Memorial was secured by Ms. Simran for petitioner and Ms.Swathi Baliga for respondent. The best researcher was secured by Ms. Nagashree Sherlekar. The same results were put upon the notice board on the very next day.
The presentation and research of the participants were really appreciated by the judges. And the competition had met the spirit of mooting and was a grand success.

Memorial Session

The moot court society had introduced a new idea of including memorial submission along with argument presentation for the selection moot court competition. It was conducted for all the interested students to make them know ‘How to write a Memorial?’

The session was held on 17.09.2018 in room no: 204 at 2:00 PM and saw an overwhelming participation of more than 100 students. It was conducted by office bearers of the moot court society. The same was presented by a Power Point Presentation and a sample memorial was shown to the participants and each of its main contents was accurately explained. Special emphasis was given to the junior category on ‘how to find out citations and make footnotes’.
All the queries and doubts regarding the memorials raised by the students were clarified and the session was winded up by one hour.