About The Moot

About The Moot

The K. K. Luthra Memorial Moot Court is held at the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (India) in the 3rd weekend of January every year.

This Competition is the only exclusive International Criminal Law Moot Court held in India. Since 2005, the Competition has been held annually at the Campus Law Centre premises in the memory of Late Sh. K. K. Luthra, Senior Advocate, an eminent criminal lawyer, whose legal career spanned from 1949 till his demise in 1997.

In 2005, over 16 top institutions from all over India participated in the inaugural edition of the Competition. In 2009 the Competition became International and saw participation from over 40 institutions.

The last 6 editions of the Competition has seen participation from over 60 Universities as also participation from International Universities such as Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, Northumbria University Law School, University of Warwick, Bangor University Law School, University of Bristol Law School, United Kingdom, The George Washington University Law School, USA, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia, Pakistan College of Law, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan, Sri Lanka Law College, Sri Lanka, Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal, London College of Legal Studies (South), Bangladesh and Hankuk University, South Korea.

The Competition has focused on topical legal issues and subjects ranging from medical negligence, information technology and cybercrime, unlawful activities and terrorism, online banking fraud, International Criminal Law and genocide, impeachment of Judges of the International Criminal Court, Narcotics, Trial by Media and Defence Entrapment, law of sedition, and the propriety of the death penalty as punishment for the offence of sedition and related issues in criminal jurisprudence.

The 14th Edition of the Competition is being held from the 19th January 2018 to 21st January 2018 at the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi and India Habitat Centre, New Delhi (India).

The Moot Problem, the Rules along with the Schedule of the Competition are available on the website (www.kkluthramoot.org).

Any query regarding the Competition may be addressed to:

(info@kkluthramoot.org & kkluthramootcourt@gmail.com).