Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students
Course Title: Writing A Research Paper in Law
Course Instructor: Ms. Amlanika Bora Assistant Professor, School of Legal Studies, REVA University, NET & JRF, PhD (Pursuing- WBNUJS) Author of the book “UGC-NET/JRF (Law) Examination Solved Papers- Subjectwise” (Central Law Publications)
Course Duration: 20 hours
Commencing From: March 11, 2023
Course Fee: INR 2000/-
Eligibility for Enrollment: Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students
Registration commences on: February 6, 2023
Registration Ends on: March 1, 2023
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/R8ZWYLfr2XnrRFPF9
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This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of legal research and writing. Students will learn how to research and write a legal research paper in a clear, organized, and concise manner. Special attention will be given to proper citation and the use of case law in legal research. Throughout the course, students will develop an understanding of how to apply legal research methods to their own research paper. At the conclusion of the course, students will have a comprehensive research paper that meets all the necessary standards of the legal writing.
After successfully completing this course, the students should be able to:
Amlanika Bora is an Assistant Professor (Law) at School of Legal Studies, REVA University, Bangalore, and pursuing her Ph.D. from The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata. She holds a B.A. LL.B. (five Years Integrated) and an LL.M. degree from Centre for Juridical Studies, Dibrugarh University, Assam and was University topper (Dibrugarh University) of LL.M. batch 2014. She cleared UGC-NET and was awarded with JRF (Law). Before joining REVA University, she worked with various institutions of repute as Assistant Professor of Law including, Presidency University, CMR University, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) and Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies. Also, she worked as a visiting faculty in Ramaiah College of Law.
She has authored the book titled “UGC-NET/JRF (Law) Examination Solved Papers- Subjectwise” and edited the book titled “Gendering Public Policy in a Global Context” published by Central Law Publications.
She received the Best Paper Award for the research paper on "Access to Environmental Justice in India: Through the Lens of National Green Tribunal" at the National Online Conference on Emerging Trends in Rule of Law, Democratic Norms & Constitutional Values organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, January 27-28, 2022. She also received the Best Paper Presentation Award for the research paper on “The National Green Tribunal of India vis a vis Principles of International Environmental Law: An Analysis” at the International E-Conference on Emerging Trends in International Law Organized by School of Business & Law, Navrachana University February 12, 2022.
Overview of Research and Legal Research
The Research Process: Identifying and Formulating a Research Question-Research Strategies- Evaluating Sources
Art of legal writing- Introduction- Argument Development- Analysis- Conclusion- Mechanics and Citation- Citation Formats- Grammar and Style- Editing and Proofreading
Research Presentation- Preparing a Presentation- Presentation Techniques
Research Resources- Databases- Reference Sources
Assignment- Research Project
* 5 Best-performing students will be awarded with Certificate of Excellence.
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