Program Structure Batch 2008 - 2013

Third Semester Course Code Course Title Economics II Sociology II Legal Method Family Law I Law of Crimes I Communication Skills ,Client Interviewing & Counseling Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5

TOTAL Fourth Semester Course Code Course Title Law of Crimes II Family Law II Land Laws Law of Tort (Motor Vehicle Act & Consumer Protection Act ) Property Law Communication & Advocacy Skills Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) -


Total Credits 5 5 5 5

4 4

1 1


5 5 30

Fifth Semester Course Code Course Title Constitutional Law I Code of Civil Procedure Code of Criminal Procedure Administrative Law Corporate Law Public International Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) TOTAL Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Sixth Semester Course Code Course Title Constitutional Law II Intellectual Property Rights Law of Evidence Business Law Investment & Competition Law Human Rights Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 TOTAL Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Seventh Semester Course Code Course Title Jurisprudence I Labour Law I Criminology Law, Poverty & Development Taxation Law International Trade Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) TOTAL Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Eighth Semester Course Code Course Title Jurisprudence II Labour Law II Arbitration & Alternate Dispute Resolution Environmental Law Interpretation of Statutes Cyber Laws Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 TOTAL Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Ninth Semester Course Code Course Title Drafting. Pleading & Conveyancing Professional Ethics Election Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 Private International Law International Humanitarian & Refugee Law 4 4 1 1 TOTAL 5 5 25 Tenth Semester Course Code Course Title Internship (Including Viva and Diary) Research paper (Including Viva) Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 2 2 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) Practical (P)(Hours per week) 13 8 TOTAL Total Credits 15 10 25 .

Tax: Meaning. classification. Text & References • • • • • • • Ahuja H. Fisher. unemployment. K. Difficulties in measurement. The coverage includes determination of and linkages between major macro economic variables. New Delhi Dewett. Seth M. Poverty and unemployment. Dornbusch & S. Tata Mc. Graw Hill. Nominal & real GNP.P. inflation. Macro Economic Analysis. Aggregate consumption and investment functions. Methods of measuring National Income. Inflation and deflation. Agarwal Publications. interest rates and exchange rates. Graw Hill. Interdependence of micro and macro economics. Monetary policy. classifications.M. public v. Mankiw. Sundharam. Macroeconomics. New Delhi Shapiro Edward. Chand &Co. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . Modern Economic Theory: S. S. canons. Money market and capital market. Module IV : BUSINESS CYCLES & SOCIAL ACCOUNTING Features of Business cycles. Keynesian and post Keynesian. Banking and International Trade.L. Course Contents: Module I : OVERVIEW OF MICROECONOMICS Development of macroeconomics schools of thought: classical.L. Poverty and unemployment. Tata Mc. Chand &Co. Macro Economics. Thomson Publication. Central Banking: Functions and credit control. Module II : MONEY AND BANKING Money: Function.Third Semester ECONOMICS II Course Objective: This course also deals with principles of macroeconomics. Macro Economics. private finance. K. Module III : PUBLIC FINANCE Public Finance: Nature and scope of public finance. Chand &Co. quantity theory of money. Agra. principle of maximum social advantages. R. GDP growth. New Delhi. the level of output and prices. The principle of effective demand: Aggregate demand and aggregate supply. value of money. Social Accounting: Meaning and various concepts of National Income. K. Commercial Banking functions and credit creation. . S. Difficulties in measurement. Money. Methods of measuring National Income. Principles of Macro Economics.

Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village. Module V: Social Deviance Meaning and Factors facilitating deviance.Forms of crime :Juvenile Delinquency. 1993 • Shankar Rao. 1980 • Bottomore. • Mandelbaum. Mumbai.Theories of Deviant behavior with special reference to Sutherland’s theory of differential association Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • Harlambos.Introduction to Social Anthropology • Bhushan. ethnic and religious. White Collar Crime. universality of family.L. Volume I and Volume II. degree and forms Module III : Basics: Society and Law Meaning and types of Legitimacy.Concept of social organization. Corruption. Sociology. Singapore. Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Popular Prakashan. Allahabad. Dowry. Oxford University Press.Diversity. Blackie and Sons India Ltd. UK.B.Concept of social disorganization. A. New Delhi. P.definition.R. racial. Law as a subsystem of society. Course Contents: Module I : Features of Indian Society Caste and Varna . 2002 . Kitab Mahal. 1992 • Ember & Ember. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature. M.Social Anthropology • Lucy Mair.meaning and difference.SOCIOLOGY II Course Objective: The Objective of this paper is to focus on basic concepts of sociology relevant for understanding Indian Society and Social Issues . Society in India. features. Oxford University Press. Caste. McGrew. The Ashramas and The Purusharthas.Hill book Company. types and rules of marriage. Terrorism . D. Introduction to Sociology.linguistic. Hindu Philosophy – Basic Tenets of Hinduism. 1999 • Beteille. A. • Giddens. Polity Press. Sachdeva An Introduction to Sociology. Hunt Sociology. V. Kinship . 1971 • Horton. and C. Scheduled caste and scheduled tribes .b. T. forms of family: nuclear and joint.G. Module IV: Social Problems and Legislative measures Communalism . Module II : Marriage. functions of family. family and kinship Marriage : definition. Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. Organized crime . and D. 1984.Family : definition.

Ltd. Social Problems . Family and Marriage: Changing Perspectives (Edited). 1980 • Vir. Social Change in India : Crisis and Resilience. • Ram Ahuja. Dharam Kinship. 1993 • Srinivas. New Delhi. M. har-Anand Publications Pvt. Y. Orient Longman Ltd. 2006. New Delhi.• Singh. Social Change in Modern India. New Academic Pub.N.

Module III: Basic Concepts of Indian Legal System Common Law. Judicial system in India. Constitution as the Basic Law. Reports. Course Contents: Module I: Meaning and Classification of Laws Meaning. Municipal and International Law. Techniques of Legal Research : Doctrinal. Manuals.. Essentials of a Valid Law. Stability and Peaceful Change. The Nature of Judicial Process LI Publication – Indian Legal System ILI Publication in Legal Research and Methodology . Module IV: Legal Writing and Research Legal materials: Case law. Empirical Research.N. Digests etc. Classification of laws: Public and Private Law. Journals. Ratio. Tripathi – An Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal theory Benjamin N.LEGAL METHOD Course Objective: This paper focuses on orientation of students to legal studies from the point of view of basic concepts of law and legal system. Legislation. Obiter. Substantive and Procedural Law. Rule of Law. Statutes.M. . Precedent. Importance of legal research . Separation of Powers. Functions: Justice. Module II : Sources of Law Custom. Definition. Cardozo. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text Books & References • • • • • • Glanville Willains – Learning the law Avtar Singh – Jurisprudence (Legal Theory) B. Legal writings and citations.

Module III: Matrimonial Remedies Non – judicial resolution of marital conflict problems: Customary dissolution of marriage unilateral divorce.Maintenance of Divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women Protection of Right on Divorce Act. Option of puberty . conversion is causing problems. Sources of Muslim Law: Ancient Sources: The Koran. Digest & Commentaries. How conversion affects the family and whether it is compatible with the concept of secularism and to what extent such problem would stand resolved with the enactment of a uniform civil code. prohibitions / disabilities. Another objective of the course is to view family law not merely as a separate system of personal laws based upon religions but as the one cutting across the religious lines and eventually enabling us to fulfill the constitutional directive of uniform civil code at least jurisprudentially at the academic study by identifying the core concepts in marriage laws of all communities to evolve a uniform civil code devoid of political nest. Essential conditions of a valid marriage. Precedent and Legislation. divorce by mutual consent and other modes of dissolution. consequences for violating these conditions and ceremonies of marriage . Women and children have special family relations and. Modern sources: Equity. Cousrse Contents: Module I: Sources and Schools of Law Sources of Hindu Law: Ancient sources : Shruti. classification of marriage and effects of valid. classification of dower. maintenance and Adoption Maintenance of neglected wives. 1973. endorsement of dower including widow’s right of retention. 127 of Code of Criminal Procedure.. therefore. Precedent and Legislation. a review under different personal laws . Shia School of Muslim Law. minor children. and Customs. irregular.Judicial separation. Bars to matrimonial relief under Hindu Law. Schools of Muslim Law: Sunni School of Muslim Law. 1956. disabled children and parents who are unable to support themselves vide sections 125. Muslim Marriage:Nature and concepts of Muslim Marriage. It strives to give an overview of some of the current problems arising out of the foundational inequalities in the various family concepts. divorced wives. Grounds for Divorce under Indian Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act 1939. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act. Module IV: Alimony. void marriage. and good conscience. A Critical review. Judicial resolution of marital conflict problems.. Sub – schools of Mitakshara. a general perspective of matrimonial fault theory and principle of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. Justice. it is aspired to develop insights amongst the students to ensure protection of constitutional rights of women and children in family law administration.Restitution of conjugal rights . Nullity of marriage. Essential conditions of a Hindu Marriage. alimony Pendente Lite and permanent maintenance . Dower: Definition and nature. The Sunna (Practice of Prophet). . In view of the conflicts of the interpersonal laws. 1986. Smriti. Module II: Marriage Hindu Marriage:Nature and concept of Hindu Marriage. Schools of Hindu Law: Mitakshara and Dayabhag Schools.FAMILY LAW I Course Objective: This Course aims at providing adequate Sociological perspective so that the basic concepts relating to family are expounded in their social setting.Alimony and maintenance as ancillary relief. Justice and good conscience. Modern sources – Equity. . Ijma (Consensus of opinion) and Qyias (Analogical deduction).Alimony and maintenance as an independent remedy. are some of the basics that needs to be examined. Grounds for divorce under Muslim Law. Divorce under Muslim personal Law – Talaq and Talaq-e-Tafweez .

Kinds of Guardianship.. T. Adoption. Universal .F. Outlines of Mohammadan Law Mahmood. Rights. Guardianship succession.A.. D. Marriage. Constitutional Mandate. Role of the State. Establishment. D. Principal of Mohammadan Law Fyzee.F. Principles of Hindu Law Paras Diwan.. obligations and disqualification of guardian. Module VI: Emerging Trends in Family Law Family Courts. Conversions and its effects on family. Entitlement to guardianship. obligations and disqualification of a guardian. Guardianship under Muslim Law. Modern Hindu Law Mulla.. Powers and functions. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • Mulla. Muslim Law of India Paras Diwan.Module V: Guardianship Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act. Law of Intestate and Testamentary Succession (1998). Rights. Uniform Civil Code. 1956: Meaning of Guardianship.A. A. Impediments to the formulation of the Uniform Civil Code.

N.Necessity.Consent.Fundamental elements of crime. Criminal Law (1995) Eastern. Indian Penal Code (1996). Course Contents: Module I: Introduction to Substantive Criminal Law Extent and operation of the Indian Penal Code. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code K. Module II: General Explanations and Exceptions Definitions . Retributive.M. Capital Punishment . Therefore.Accident. Gandhi. Preventive.Infancy. a study of the basic concepts of specific offences under the Indian Penal Code is imperative.Private defence. D.Judicial and Executive acts. Preparation. Eastern. Nagpur. Achutan Pillai.Good faith. Module III: Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy Module IV: Punishment Theories: Deterrent. .S. Lucknow. Gaur – A Text Book on Indian Penal Code S. There has been a progressive as well as regressive change in the Indian society since Independence.LAW OF CRIMES I Course Objective : Course on Law of Crimes aims at introducing students to the basic principles of criminal law.Intention.Definition of Crime.Intoxication.Insanity. if young law students are to use their knowledge and skills to build a just and humane society.. Attempt. Indian Penal Code B. Misra. The young law students are the would be lawyers and as such they must have an acquaintance with such knowledge to make criminal justice system serve the goals of social defense as well as social justice. Imprisonment.Stages in commission of a crime.Mistake. P. A proper understanding of crimes and the causal factors for the occurrence of crime is extremely important in the larger context of India’s development.Constructive joint liability. Expiatory and Reformative Theory. Punishment under the IPC: Fine.

Components of Legal Reasoning. Approaches to Communication. Robbins. Module III: Legal Counseling Definition and its differentiation from general counseling. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text Books & References: • N. Report formation. types of questions asked. Significance of mooting to law students. Communication Process. Barriers to Communication. Module II: Client Interviewing Meaning and significance. Module IV: Legal Reasoning Legal Reasoning: Definition.R. Training Skills: Simulated exercises. Ethical consideration. Information gathering. Deductive and Inductive Reasoning. Types and Directions to Communication. Different Components: listening. Different types of counseling. CLIENT INTERVIEWING & COUNSELING Course Objective : This paper is to develop in the student art of communication. Clinical Legal Education • Jenny Chapman. Levi’s and Bodenheimer’s Model of Legal Reasoning: Law and Logic: Aristotelian Logic and Syllogism. Introduction to Psychology . Approaches to Counseling. Module I: Communication Meaning. client interviewing and counseling advocacy skill in them. Client Interviewing and Counselling • Stephens P. Madhava Menon. Channels of Communication.COMMUNICATION SKILLS. Organizational Behaviour • Morgan.

A proper understanding of crimes and the causal factors for the occurrence of crime is extremely important in the larger context of India’s development. D. Offences of hurt. Mischief . Offences of criminal force and Assault. of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement. Therefore. Misra. Criminal Law (1995) Eastern. Lucknow. Counterfeiting . Criminal trespass .Forgery . or injuries to unborn children. . Nagpur. Module IV: Defamation and offences relating to documents and property marks Defamation . if young law students are to use their knowledge and skills to build a just and humane society. offences of kidnapping and Abduction.. The young law students are the would be lawyers and as such they must have an acquaintance with such knowledge to make criminal justice system serve the goals of social defense as well as social justice. Outraging the modesty of women .M.S.N. Indian Penal Code B. causing miscarriage. a study of the basic concepts of specific offences under the Indian Penal Code is imperative. Module II: Offences against Women Obscene acts and songs . Cruelty by husband or relatives of husband . Achutan Pillai. P.Rape. robbery and dacoity . Criminal misappropriation and criminal breach of trust . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code K. Eastern. Extortion. Gaur – A Text Book on Indian Penal Code S. There has been a progressive as well as regressive change in the Indian society since Independence. Gandhi. Indian Penal Code (1996). Module III: Offences against Property Theft.Offences relating to marriage. Course Contents: Module I : Offences affecting the Human body Offences affecting life.Fourth Semester LAW OF CRIMES II Course Objective : It aims at introducing students to the basic principles of criminal law. Cheating .

formalities. Alienation of property: Separate and coparcenaries . Module III: Law of Succession and inheritance among Hindus Devolution of interest in Mitakshara Coparcenaries. Capacity of the Legatee. Revocation of the Will . Karta of the Joint Family : His position. Kinds of Waqf. Module II: Dispositions under Muslim Law A. the property which can be subject of Gift. Testamentary Disposition (Will): Definition and basis. effects. Disqualifications relating to succession. 1956. Revocation of Gifts. Rights and Characteristics. Joint Hindu Family as a social security institution and impact of Hindu Gains of Learning Act and Various Tax Laws on it . Sadaqa & Wakf. Partition and Re-union . Hiba-bil-Sharituliwad. Delivery of possession. Who can make gift.Property under Dayabhaga Law . Distinction between Hiba. powers. Methods of creation of waqf . to whom gift can be made. Restrictions on testamentary power of disposition. privileges and obligation .FAMILY LAW II Course Objective : Family Law II Course is mainly devoted to the study of property relations in the familial relationship. Classification. Disposition inter vivos (Gift): Gift (Hiba) its definition. Definition. 1956. Classification of heirs under Hanafi and Ithma Asharia School and their shares and distribution of property. Module IV: Law of Succession and inheritance among Muslims General rules of succession. Course Contents : Module I: Joint Hindu Family Mitakshara Joint Family : Mitakshara coparcenaries formation and incidents. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . inclusion and exclusion of inheritors to the property. interpretation of the Will. Musha. constitutional validity.Pre-emption – Origin. Objects and purpose. Debts : Doctrine of Pious Obligation and Antecedent debt . Advantages and disadvantages . Dayabhaga coparcenaries : formation and incidents . Succession to property of Hindu female dying intestate under the Hindu Succession Act. Module V : Waqf Meaning. Ariya. Property under Mitakshara Law : separate property and coparcenaries property . Requistes. Subject matter. Formalities of a Will. classification and essentials of gift. Coparcenaries with reference to the provisions of Hindu Succession Act. Gift during death illness (Marsul Mawt). The legal incidence of joint family and the laws of succession – testamentary and intestate – according to the personal laws of Hindus and Muslims shall be discussed in depth to create insights amongst the students who develop visions and perceptions that may promote loud thinking on a Uniform Civil Code and equality among sexes in property relations within the family. subject matter of Will .

Principles of Hindu Law Paras Diwan.A.. Law of Intestate and Testamentary Succession (1998). D. Universal . A.. D. T..F.A. Muslim Law of India Paras Diwan. Principal of Mohammadan Law Fyzee.Text & References • • • • • • Mulla.. Modern Hindu Law Mulla. Outlines of Mohammadan Law Mahmood.F.

The Constitutional perspectives relating to this subject have to be taught as an essential part of this course. 1947-77 (1988) L. Land to the tiller. The Law Book Company. Asia Law House Baden Powel. The State. 25-65 (1986) Atul Kohli. poverty and development .LAND LAWS Course Objective: The legislative power to make laws relating to land and land ceiling is in the state list.R.) “The State of India’s Environment: The Second Citizen’s Report” (1985) • . B. Encyclopedia on forest. Legislative Powers.) Nehru and the Constitution (1992). The Union. Voluntary Surrenders. Position of Bars to the jurisdiction of Civil Courts . “Nehru and Agrarian reform” in Rajeev Dhavan and Thomas Paul (eds.H. Forest Laws in India. Module III: Evaluation of land Reforms Lack of Political will as an impediment to land reforms. A. Developing Rural India Policies and Progress (1990) Allied Alice. Forest Laws. Vol. The state and Poverty in India (1987) Francine R. The Political Economy of Lakshmi (1987) Mohammad Ghouse. Module II: Post-Independence Reforms Abolition of Zamindaries. Property as Legal Right. M. Frankel. Abolition of Intermediaries. pp. Rudolph and S. India’s Political Economy. (ed. The provisions in the Constitution in Part III. Manual of Jurisprudence for Forests Officers (1982) Anil Agarwal. Agriculture reform . IASSI quarterly 1992. Role of administrative agencies. Thripathi Walter C. Jacob. Numbers 3 and 4. Tenancy Reforms. Role of Law. Course Contents: Module I: Constitutional Perspectives Fundamental rights. Krishnan. Towards a Sociology of Indian Law. Different States have enacted their own laws on this subject. Personal Cultivation. Local bodies. 1998. Land Reform and Rural Change 6-19 (1992). Upendra Baxi. Rudolph. Upadhayay. 1989.L. Beotra. Law of Forests (Central and State) 6th Edition 1999. X. Prof. Module IV: Land Management in Uttar Pradesh: Relevant Land laws to be specified Module V: Houses and Shops Rent Control Legislation in Uttar Pradesh Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Law. IV and XII as well as those in Schedule VII relating to distribution of legislative powers over land are essentially to be taught with emphasis. 1998. Role of law and Legal Profession in implementation.H. Asia Law House Srivastava. Asia Law House Padala Rami Reddy. Neale. Land Reforms in India: a Review.

• • • • • • Chhatrapati Singh. in 18 Economic and Political weekly 45. (1983) Uttar Pradesh State relevant Laws Houses and Shops Rent Control Legislation of Uttar Pradesh . “Forestryand the law in India” in 29 Journal of India Law Institute (1987) Karl Marx. “Forestry in Pre-British India”. “The laws on the Theft of Woods”. In Rhenisce Zeitung werke 113-16. Common Property and Common Poverty (1985) Chhatrapati Singh. Vol (1956) Ramchandra Guha. 145 ft.

Malicious Prosecution .LAW OF TORT (MOTOR VEHICLES ACT & CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT) Course Objective : This course aims to introduce the student to the specialized discipline of tort law that is one of the most litigated areas of law in west. Module V : Motor Vehicles Motor Vehicles Claims and compensation : Relevant provisions of the relating Motor Vehicles Act relating to the liability and assessment of compensation : Liability without fault in certain cases : voidance of contracts restrictive of liability : Special provisions and scheme of compensation in case of hit and run motor accidents : offences penalties and procedure : Insurance of Motor Vehicles against third party risks(Sec. Quasi-Contract. Slander including defenses in an action for defamation. Rules in Ryland v. Consumer Protection Councils under the Consumer Protection Act 1986. Private defences. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . injuria sine damnum . Parental and quasi-parental authority. Trespass. . The National Commission. Mehta v. 145 – 152) : Claims tribunals : Sec. The District Forum. Nuisance. Judicial and Quasi – Judicial Acts.Volenti non-fit Injuria. Tort distinguished from Contract. Battery. The course covers Consumer Protection Act as well as Motor Vehicle Act which are carved out from the general principles of tort. Enterprises engaged in hazardous activities – M. Module II : Actions in Tort Assault. Act of God. Redressal mechanism under the Consumer Protection Act. Shift from Caveat Emptor to Caveat Venditor. Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity. definition of ‘consumer’ under the consumer Protection Act. False Imprisonment. Plaintiff’s default. Necessity. Why a consumer may institute proceedings.C. Inevitable accidents. Principles for the application of the rule and defenses. 165-176 : Special provisions as to payment of compensation on structured formula basis : Claims on non structured basis : Method of calculating compensation evolved by the courts( study with reference to relevant judgments) : Defences : Changing parameters of negligence and burden of proof.. Module III : Negligence Negligence including contributory negligence and other defenses: Absolute liability/Strict liability. Justification in Tort . Remoteness of damages. Res ipsa loquitor. Defamation-Libel. In India this realm is on the verge of a lot of litigational activity. Union of India . 1986. Vicarious Liability. Fletcher . etc. Course Contents : Module I : Introduction to Tort Nature and Definition of Torts . Module IV : Consumer Protection The concept of a Consumer and Consumer Dispute. The State Commission. Maxims: Ubijus ibi remedium. Liability of State. Crime : Conditions of liability including damnum sine injuria. 1986. 1986: The Aims and Objectives of the Consumer Protection Act.

D. S. Dr. Dr. Motor Vehicle Laws. Universal Law Publishing Company. Universal law Publishing Company. Saraf. Gurjeet Singh.Text & References: • • • • • • • Winfield and Jolowicz. Dr. Singh The Law of Torts: Ratanlal & Dhirajlal. Law of Consumer Protection in India. Winfield. Avtar Singh. Dr. Tort Law of Torts . Law of Torts.P. The law of Consumer Protection in India.N. . Law of Consumer Protection in India.

Rights and Liabilities of buyer and seller). and Revival of Easements (Secs. Suspension Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Mulla. 91 – 96). 35. Transfer of Property Act. 53 . (Sale. 105 – 117) : Definition. Licenses (Secs. Shah. Module II: Sale of Immovable Property Doctrine of Election Sec. 54 – 55). S. 58 – 77 (Kinds of mortgage. 4 – 7) .. Fraudulent Transfer Sec.F.D. Marshalling and Contribution (Secs. Rights and Liabilites of lesser and lessee . Leases how made. Shukla. Riparian Rights. Sale of immovable property ( Secs. Jain. Contract to sell.M. Transfer of Property Act. Transfer of Property Act. . 100 – 104). D. Lectures on Indian Easement Act. Nature and characteristics of Easements. 37–51). Rights and Liabilities of the mortgagor and mortgagee. J.N. Extinction. 52 – 64). Contract of Sale.PROPERTY LAW Course Objective: The subject imparts to the student an understanding of the law in India relating to transfer of immovable property and the norms and doctrines that aid in carrying out secure transactions in this regard. Module III: Specific Transfers Mortgages of immovable Property: Secs. Indian Easement Act. S. 81 – 82). Module V: Easements Creation of Easements (Secs... Course Contents: Module I: Jurisprudential Basis (Sections 5-21) Concept and meaning of property – New property. Charges (Section. Kinds of property – movable and immovable property. Module IV: Leases Leases (Secs. Redemption (Secs.. tangible and intangible property. Tripathi.

R. Module III: Motivation Theories of Motivation. Frustration and conflict of motives. Type Theory. Ronnins .A. attitude and leadership temperament for effective advocacy. Module II : Attitude Meaning and Definition. Course Contents: Module I: Personality: Meaning and Definition Determinants of personality. Baron Psychology /: An Introduction – J. Types of Attitude. Building positive attitude. Theories. Module IV: Leadership and Team. Various motives: Biological and social Motives. Negative Attitude and objective. Psycho Analytic Theory. Heredity. Motives to know and Be effective. Theories of personality : Trait Theory. Situational analysis of Attitude.Building Definition. Prejudices and blind spots. Gnow Organizational Behaviour – Stephens P. Formation of Attitude. Environment and Situational Factors. Characteristics of leadership.COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SKILLS Course Objective : This course helps in developing the personality. Team Building. Meemastic Theory and Learning Theory. Perception. Biases. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References : • • • • Introduction to Psychology – Morgan’s Social Psychology – R.

Art.FIFTH SEMESTER CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I Course Objective: The course aims at analyzing constitutional institutions. Assessment of independence of judiciary. Emphasis on Federal structure . 245-281) Legislative Powers . conditions of service .Composition . Salient features of Indian Constitution . Module II : Distribution of powers between Centre and States – ( Arts.removal . dismissal of cabinet minister. Union Legislature. Lok Sabha . qualifications and disqualifications . Dissolution of . Relevance. Effect . Relevant Doctrines : Territorial nexus . Financial Powers . writs . advisory . Principle of separation of powers . 168-212). High Court jurisdiction . Council of ministers and Prime minister: Appointment . Evolution of Constitutional scheme in India : Focus on developments from 1935 to 1950. its powers. legislature and Judiciary Union Executive. President: Appointment .Election .Conditions . Governor : Appointment . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 . Powers of president : focus on ordinance .Appointment . Subordinate judiciary. 243). Bills : Procedure for the passage. Module III : Union and State Executive. (Arts. Freedom of Trade and Commerce. Doctrine of basic Structure. Repugnancy : Overview of Panchayati Raj Provisions(Art. State executive . functioning . Removal . Pith and substance . dissolution . Union Judiciary: Supreme Court Judges: Appointment . Sources of Constitution. functioning . collective responsibility . 214 to 237).promotion . emergency . Conditions . (Arts. transfer . Office of Attorney General : Significance . 226 . appellate . 124 -147) (Arts. Administrative Powers . jurisdiction of Supreme court : Original . membership. State legislature : functioning . removal . State judiciary : High Court Judges :Appointment . Constitutionalism. Module IV : Amendment of the Constitution Amendment of Constitution. Removal . Privileges of legislature . Rule of law. limitations and interrelationships with one another and seeks to mould a frame of mind in the student to appreciate and assess constitutional policy and changes for the future. pardon . governors role in the context of centre state relations.functions .Harmonious construction . Assessment of relevance of presidential office on governance . Anti defection law and its impact. Course Contents: Module I : Introduction to Constitution Concept. Powers . impeachment . Court of Record . State cabinet dismissal . (Art 79-122).

H.. Pandey – Constitution of India. Durga Das Basu – Shorter Constitution.Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • V. Constitution of India M. P.M. Bakshi – Constitution of India. Seervai – Constitutional Law of India.N. Shukla.M.N. Jain – Indian Constitutional Law. J.P. .

Appearance and non-appearance of parties. Plaint. object. Module IV: Suits in Particular Cases Suits by or against Government. Delhi. Commentary on the Code of Civil Procedure. Suit of civil nature . universal. Affidavit. General rules. Summons. Module III: Interim Orders Commissions. Course Contents: Module I: Initial steps in a suit Jurisdiction and place of suing. Interlocutory orders. Receiver.CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE Course Objective : This paper is to help a law student to acquire a thorough knowledge of procedural aspects of working of civil courts and other machineries. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text and References: • • • Mulla’s Code of Civil Procedure. Attachment before judgement. Amendment of pleadings . Foreign Court. Restitution. Arrest before judgement. cause of action. Institution of suit. 1908. Suits relating to public nuisance. joinder. disposal of suit in the first hearing . hearing of suit. Foreign Judgement. Written Statement. Universal. Summary Procedure.Trial: Summoning and attendance of witnesses. Interpleader Suit.Admission return and rejection. ex-parte proceedings. object. Resjudicata. . Module II : Significant Terms and Definitions Definitions: Decree.Security of costs. Suits by Indigent persons. Thakkar’s (Takwani)Code of Civil Procedure Majumdar. and Kataria. Mesne.First hearing : Meaning.Pleadings: Meaning.K.P. set off and counter claim . Inherent powers of courts. . Temporary Injunctions. P. omission to frame issues. Delhi C. Judgement. Inspection and production of documents .Important Concepts: Res Sub-Judice.Discovery. Order.Plaint and written statement : Particulars. Profits. R. Caveat. . summons to produce documents.K. framing of issues. non-joinder and mis-joinder of parties. Suit. adjournment..

Disputes as regarding immovable property: Sections 145 to 147. Chandrasekharan Pillai (ed. Defense Counsel and Prison Authorities and their duties. FIR. seizure and constitutional aspects of validity of search and seizure proceedings (Sec. Module III: Trial Processes and Charge Commencement of Criminal proceedings and conception of fair trial (Secs. Principal’s Commentaries on the Code of Criminal Procedure. Eastern. 441 – 450) . Criminal Procedure Code R.V. Prosecutor. Criminal Trials: Trial before Courts of Sessions: 225 to 237. duties and restraints on those administering the criminal justice system. Trial of warrant case by magistrate: Sections 238 to 247.CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Course Objective: The course material focuses on critical pre judicial and judicial procedures. (2000) Universal.constitutional perspectives of fair trial: Articles 14. . 2 Vol. 94. Criminal Procedure Code D. Delhi. anticipatory bail.) Kelkar’s Outlines of Criminal Procedure (2001). functions and powers. Form of charge and joinder of charges: Sections 211 to 224. The organization of Police. Constitutional overtones. Police search during investigations. Basu. 83. 97. cancellation of Bail. (2000) Universal. Review and & Revisions Appeal. 437. Purpose. 439. Section – 2: Definitions.D. Security for keeping peace and for good behavior: Sections 107 to 117. 389. 102). Review and & Revisions: Sections 374 to 381. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • Nand Lal. Module IV: Appeal. 2 vol. 395. Woodroffe: Commentaries on Code of Criminal Procedure. Warrants of arrest: Sections 70 to 81. Lucknow. Lectures on Criminal Procedure Code Ratanlal and Dhiraj Lal: Criminal Procedure Code. general principles of search (Sec. bailable and nonbailable offences. Proclamation and attachment: Sections 82 to 85. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Importance of fair trial . Bail: Concept. Process to compel appearances: Summons: Sections 61 to 69. 436. Search and seizure – Search Warrants and searches without warrants (Secs. Search and seizure Power of police to investigate FIR and its evidentiary value: Sections 154 to 169. Kelkar. 21. Criminal Procedure Code. 98 and 103). 397 to 402. Module II: Pre – Trial processes – Arrest. Bail & Bonds: Sections 436 to 439. Summary Trial: Sections 160 to 265. Power of arrest without warrants: Sections 41 to 43. 100). 438. 20. (1999) Universal. 1973 Rattan Lal and Dheeraj Lal. rights and duties of those proceeded against and the powers. classes of Criminal Courts: Sections 6 to 12. appellate Bail powers and general principles concerning Bond (Secs. 200 – 204). Trial of Summons Case: Sections 251 to 265.

scope of administrative law: Effect of privatization on its scope. The main thrust of administrative law has been to study the nature of functions and powers exercised by the authorities on whom they have been conferred on and the study of remedies available to common man in case the limits of exercising power are transferred by such an authority. The field is still open for new changes. the form in which we find it today. the State was bound to take over a number of functions which were earlier left to private enterprise.functions jurisdiction. The reason for this development can only be attributed to a change of philosophy as regards the role and function of the State. powers. Office of the Ombudsman – Lokpal . Constitutionality of delegated legislation. is the rights of individual wis a wis the public interest. there is no end to this journey. Classification of Tribunals: Constitution. Committees on delegated legislation their constitution. state as provider of services and other functions of modern state relief and welfare. Classification o delegated legislation and its requirement. 311 of the Constitution. necessity for delegation of powers on administration. Nature and scope of Administrative Law From laissez-faire to a social welfare state. Administrative is described a most outstanding legal development of the twentieth century. Judicial control of delegated legislation : Doctrine of ultra vires. Principles of Natural Justice : Rule against Bias.Evolution of Administration as the fourth branch of government. Procedural control. The courts in India and abroad in the course of time have developed various doctrines and methods to deal with such p[problems. procedures and rules of evidence. Module III: Judicial functions of Administration Reasons for growth of administrative adjudication : Administrative adjudication and Tribunals.ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Course objective: Administrative law is as old as the administration itself. . The focus or the centre point of this study. functions and effectiveness. Rules of Fair Hearing. Focus on Constitutional safeguards and pr for civil servants in service of state and state undertakings – Articles 309 to Art. However. Administrative Tribunals in India – Constitution and jurisdiction. Obviously. However. expertise etc. In order to ensure that such functions are performed effectively and further due to certain other factors namely contingency. as usual as in cases of the study of other branches of public law. Relationship between constitutional law and administrative law. Module II: Legislative Functions of Administration Necessity for delegation of legislative power. Definitions of administrative law. Course contents: Module I: Evolution. Legislative control of delegated legislation : Laying procedures and their efficacy. One who hears must decide and institutional decisions. administrative agencies are given extraordinary powers and functions such as to make rules and deciding disputes apart from its wide discretionary powers. Rule of law and administrative law.Lokayuktha – Composition . Separation of powers to what extent relevant to administrative functions. With the phenomenal increase in the area of state operation. Reasoned decisions . state as regulator of private interest. Classification of functions of administration. The change in the concept of State from ‘laissez faire’ to a ‘welfare state’ has led to emergence of state activities in almost all spheres of human life. this necessitated a new set of laws to check the possible abuses of such extraordinary powers on the part of administration.

Wade: Administrative Law S. Legality of discretion: Doctrine of ultra vires. Exhaustion of administrative remedies. Writs. H. Civil suits for compensation. Jain and S. Grounds of judicial review : Abuse of discretion. Public interest or social action litigation and principle of locus standi. Doctrine of proportionality : Legitimate expectation. Talewani : Lectures on Administrative law. Massey: Administrative Law. Laches. Sathe: Administrative Law . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • M. Constitutional objections and discretion. Module V: Judicial Control of Administrative Action Courts as the final authority to determine the legality of administrative action. Judicial review: Scope and extent. Methods of Judicial Review : Statutory appeals.P.Module IV: Administrative Discretion Discretion and its need. I.N.R.P.K. Declaratory judgments and injunctions. Failure to exercise discretion . Jain: Principles of Administrative Law. De Smith: Judicial Review of Administrative Action.W.P. C. Res judicata.

Module IV: Amalgamation and Winding up of Companies Reconstruction and amalgamation. Kinds.exceptions. Module II: Capital Formation Prospectus: Issues. lifting of corporate veil.Company Law Ramiaya: Guide to Companies Act Gower: Principles of Modern Company Law . relation with memorandum of association. alteration. Duties of court to protect interests of creditors and shareholders. Accounts and Audits. criminal. Meetings kinds and procedure. remedies of debenture holders. contents. consequences and reasons of winding up. Prevention of oppression and mismanagement. Shares and general principles of allotment. powers and duties. Memorandum of Association. M : Lectures on Company Law Further Readings: • • • Palmer . The nature and classification of company securities. Transfer of shares. liability for misstatements and its Remedies. Kinds. Dividends. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • Avtar Singh : Company Law Shah S. Statutory share certificate. binding nature.CORPORATE LAW Course Objective: The paper aims to provide insight into Formation and Winding up of companies besides Corporate Administration. its objects and effects. Emerging trends in Corporate social responsibility. Role of the court. Liability of past members. kinds. tortuous and environmental. alteration and the doctrine of ultra vires. doctrine of constructive notice and indoor management. Share capital. kinds. Registration and Incorporation of a Company.civil. Registration and Incorporation of company Nature and kinds of company. reduction of share capital. Debentures. statement in lieu of prospectus. Uses and abuses of the corporate form. Articles of association. legal liability of company . Payment of liabilities. Course Contents: Module I: Formation. Module III: Corporate Administration Directors – Appointment.

G.K. De facto and De jure Recognition. Conditional Recognition. . Withdrawal of Recognition. Contiguous Zone. Continental Shelf.PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to provide knowledge to the students regarding the Public International Law to enable them to deal with the transnational legal order. Exclusive Economic Zone . and Hingorani. Bowell. Module IV : Conflict Resolution. State Jurisdiction : Basics of Jurisdiction. Course Contents : Module I : Introduction Definition and Basis of International Law. S. Subjects of International Law. Humanitarian Laws: Rules of neutrality. War and Neutrality of States Modes of Settlement of Disputes : Peaceful means. International Law. Kapoor.C. Treaties. Collective Recognition . Public Ships . Modem International Law. Other sources. Aggarwal. Module II : Sources of International Law Custom. General Assembly Resolutions .K. War :Laws of War. J. The Law of Internationals Institution.O. General Principles of law. Strake. S. Maritime Zones : Territorial Waters. Types of Recognition : Implied Recognition. Recognition of governments. State Jurisdiction and Law of the Sea State Recognition : Recognition of states. Vol. Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law . Introduction to International Law.International Law. Exemption from Jurisdiction : Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges. The legal effects of recognition . Armed Forces. Coercive means . Verma. International Law. Grieg . High Seas : Sea Bed Authority.. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • • Oppenheim. Module III : State Recognition. – 1. H. Deep Sea Bed Mining and International Sea – Bed Area. International Law. An Introduction of Public International Law. Juristic Works. Principles of Jurisdiction. Law of the Sea : First and Second Law of the Sea Conventions :Third Law of the Sea Convention {UNCLOS III (United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea) . R.

Schedule IX and Reservation Policy. interrelationship between fundamental rights and directive principles. 136. 21-A. Supreme Courts Original and Advisory Jurisdiction. Before Maneka Gandhi. Art. 32. 18. Art. Classification for differential treatment. Public Interest Litigation. Module III: Equality and Protective Discrimination Equality before Law and equal protection of Laws. Directive Principles. 19: Are these freedoms absolute? Rights of an accused: Double Jeopardy. The student is expected to appreciate the text and the juristic discourse by reference to landmark case laws. 141. 29 (2). Is Right to Information inclusive in Freedom of Speech and Expression? Freedom of Assembly. 325 : Total conspectus. Scope : Arts. prohibited grounds of discrimination: Arts. (2). Indian concept of Secularism. 51-A (K) and its correlation with Art. preventive detention and constitutional safeguards: Art. 15. and Fundamental Duties Idea of Fundamental Rights and their importance. (3). Art. Arts. conditions of service. 16 (2). Maneka Gandhi and thereafter. Limits of Freedom. 21. 15(5) Abolition of titles – Arts. . 15(4). Module IV: Secularism Concept of Secularism. constitutional provisions Arts 14. 13. Religion and State in India. Minority rights : Why? Scope : Meaning and Minority. 29 (2) . Module II: Freedom and Personal Liberty Freedom of speech and expression and of press. Self-incrimination and retrospective punishment. Judges: Appointments. Right to education Art. Procedure established by Law. Minority right to educational institutions and judicial attitude. Module V: Judicial Process under the constitution Judicial Review : Nature of Judicial Review. 25. 226. Freedom of Association. 15(1). Nature and reasons for incorporation. 26. against whom the Fundamental rights are available? Definition of ‘State’? Law in Art. judicial policy towards Directive principles from Champakam to Minerva Mills and thereafter. 20. Course Contents: Module I: Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles. State Control and noninterference with religion . etc. meaning. juristic opinion and vibrant classroom discussions as the subject raises issues . Art. Freedom of religion. 227. Freedom of profession/Business. 17. (3). Women and children Art. 15. Right to life and personal liberty: Meaning of personal liberty. 16. Freedom of Movement. 22. Indian Constitutional provisions.SIXTH SEMESTER CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II Course Objective: The course material seeks to introduce the student to the relevance of inalienable fundamental rights and restrictions in the Constitution of India and the principles that ought to guide policy making in India. Freedom to reside and settle. Protective Discrimination in favour of SC / ST and other backward classes and recent trends eg. etc. 21-A. conflict of interests and dilemmas in a pulsating democracy with changing dynamic priorities in a developing country like India. 15(3).

M. Seervai – Constitutional Law of India.P. . Jain – Indian Constitutional Law.. Constitution of India M.Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • V.N.N. Pandey – Constitution of India.M. Durga Das Basu – Shorter Constitution. J. P. H. Shukla. Bakshi – Constitution of India.

Assignment and licensing.Official Machinery . Powers and Functions. community property in national cultures.TRIPS with respect to Copyright and Neighbouring rights. Acquisition . Types of . Powers and functions . Restoration. The law confers rights of proprietary nature on relative intellectual labour primarily on the basis that it is in the interests of society and state to promote creativeness and inventiveness. Private Rights versus Public Interests . Nature and definition . intellectual property refers to regimes of legal recognition of. Non-patentable inventions. The law relating to intellectual property protects the right to mental labour. The importance of this branch of the law is to be sufficiently realized in the Indian legal education. Controller . primarily. design and patent law here relate basically to the law of unfair competition and constitute an aspect of consumer protection and welfare not only in the context of national perspectives but also in view of the waves of globalization already set in. Both copyright.WIPO Copyright Treaty . Fair use provision. Need for. Revocation . It is often the case that while the law of patents and trademarks is referred to as industrial property. Course Contents: Module I : Introduction Intellectual Property : Concept and Philosophy. Another dimension is a study of the ways in which this regime of laws militates against. trademarks. Both from the standpoint of human resources development. Berne Convention . Patent infringement and remedies . Grounds for opposition . Rights of patentee . . Extent of rights. Bio patents and software patents . Patentability criteria. Compulsory Licenses . Unlike other forms of property. Conditions for grant of copyright . Appeals . As concerns ‘modernization’ crucial questions arise in the field of copyright protection in computer software and hardware. we here speak of intellectual property as signifying all the three bodies of the law as well as the law on industrial designs. Transfer of patent rights. Moral rights . the law relating to copyright is named intellectual property. Infringement . An important aspect of the exploration in this course would be ways in which the laws strike a fair balance between the interests and rights of the intellectual labourers on the one hand and organized industrial enterprises on the other. Exception to copyright protection. Module III: Copyright History : Concept of copyright. Module II : Patent Development of patent law . Limited monopoly provides incentive for greater inventive and innovative efforts in society. Neighboring rights . Collective administration . Patentable subject matter . Compulsory licensing and statutory licensing . Rationale for patent protection . Patent cooperation treaty . Procedure for granting a patent . Paris convention. electronic music and scientific research. the products of the mind or imagination. WIPO Phonograms and Performances treaty . internet. Copy Right Law (1957) and Designs Act of 2000 which invariably form the part of Intellectual Property Law and shall comprise of the following.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Course Objective: The course is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge to the students regarding Indian position of the Patent Law (1970).Copyright board and office. Penalties and remedies . While both these terms could be suitably invoked. Universal Copyright Convention . These areas are now internationally conceptualized as representing intellectual property. Patent in pharmaceutical industry . The subject matter of property relations is here preeminently based on mental labour. Advantages and Disadvantages of IPR. or favours. Surrender . modernization and justice it is important that the law students get sufficient insights in Intellectual Property Law.

Ambit of Protection . transmission and licensing of Trademarks . Objective . Farmers rights . Functions . 1891 and protocol relating to that agreement 1989.L. Conditions for grant of protection . Withdrawal of protection . TRIPS on Trademarks . 1999 : History . Intellectual Property Law R. Madrid Agreement for The Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods. Cornish (Universal Publication). trademarks. Infringement and remedies . Intellectual Property Rights • . Madrid Agreement for the International Registration of Marks. Copyright in Registered Designs . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • D. Indian Patents Law and Procedure B. opposition and its grounds . Official Machinery . Domain names . Infringement. Designs Act of 2000 . Cancellation . Intellectual Property Law Ganguli (Tata Megraw). Exclusions . Rationale . Registration .Module IV: Designs Protection : Historical development . Community Rights . Rationale . Infringement . Offences . Redressal fora . Registration . Benefit sharing . Redressal Machinery . Definition . compulsory license. Passing off . Assignment. Powers and duties of Controller. Passing off . Rationale . Module V : Trademarks Evolution . Exceptions . Registrar . Nagarjan. penalties and Procedure. Registry . Mittal (Taxman Publication). Appeal . Geographical indications of Goods (Registration and Protection Act. copyright. Meaning of Design . Wadera. 2001 Objectives . Rights conferred . Enforcement . Relative and absolute grounds of refusal.1891 . P. Procedure for registration. Concurrent registration .K. Functioning . offences and penalties. Kinds of Marks . Patents. Penalties and Remedies . Designs and Geographical Judications. Appellate tribunal . Intellectual Property Law W. Definition . Registry . Registration of Designs. Official machinery for regulation administration and Redressal .P. Registration Procedure . Module VI: Plant Varieties Protection Act. Narayanan (Eastern Law House). Criteria of fulfillment . Official machinery . Difference between Trade Mark and Geographical Indications .

Course Contents: Module I : Definitions and Relevancy of Facts Evidence and its relationship with the substantive and procedural laws .Conspiracy. facts in issue. Judge’s power to put questions or order production. oral and documentary evidence . Module IV : Production and Effect of Evidence Burden of proof (Sections 101-114).Definitions : Facts.31) . Leading questions. Module II : Admissions. proof of admission against the persons making them and admissions in civil cases. evidence proved. Refreshing memory. Public documents and presumption as to documents. not proved. 1872 .Doctrine of res gestae .LAW OF EVIDENCE Course Objective: This paper is to orient students with importance of evidence for establishment of claims and the related rules and principles.Proof and verification of documents. Hostile witnesses.Relevancy and admissibility . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • Ratanlal and Dheerajlal : Law of Evidence Monir Field : Law of Evidence Batuklal : Law of Evidence Avtar Singh : Evidence Law Bare Act : Indian Evidence Act. relevant. Re-examination. disproved. . Module III : Documentary Evidence Primary and Secondary Evidence .Definition.Estoppels (Section 115). (Section 17-23. relevance and consideration of confessions (section 24-30). who can make admissions by or on their behalf. Module : V : Examination of Witnesses (Sections 135-166) and Rejection of evidence (Section 167) Examination – in-chief : Cross Examination.Competence of witnesses (Sections 118120). confessions and statements by person who cannot be called as witnesses Definition of admission. Dying declaration (Section 32 and section 33).

Noting and Protest. Pollock & Mulls .e. T.. Partnership Property. Dissolution of Partnership Firm. Incoming and outgoing partners. D. Transfer of Title. Relations of partners to one another and outsiders: Rights /Duties of partners inter se. Rights of unpaid sales under Sales of Goods Act. The rule of Caveat emptor and changing Concept of Caveat emptor. K. Module IV : The Indian Partnership Act. Indian Partnership Act. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • Mulla. Dishonour of negotiable instruments. Module III: Negotiable Instruments: Presentation and Liability Presentation of Negotiable Instruments. Sales of Goods Act. 1930 Avtar Singh. Negotiable Instruments Act and The Indian Partnership Act. i. Holder and holder in due course.The Indian Partnership Act .. essential kinds of negotiable instruments. Conditions and warranties. Transfer of property between seller and buyer. Registration of firms and effects of non registration. Crossing of cheques. F. Relations of Partners to third parties . Indian Partnership Act Desai.BUSINESS LAW Course Objective : The course aims at acquainting the students with the various legal functions involved in a business transactions including The Sale of Goods Act. Consequences of dissolution.Minor as a partner . Sukumaran. Negotiation and assignment.K. 1932 Nature of partnership firm. caveat venditor. Law of Contracts and Partnership sale of good Act R. Course Contents : Module I: Sale of Goods Act Definition and essentials of Contracts of Sale of Goods. Modes of Dissolution.R. Liability for holding out . Module III: Negotiable Instruments Definition. Discharge from Liability .. Bangia. Sales of Good Act Avtar Singh.

multinational companies Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992. Foreign collaborations and joint ventures. Course Contents : Module I: Competition Law Background. SEBI Act 1992.INVESTMENT & COMPETITION LAW Course Objective : This paper focuses on the investment and competition laws of India inn the contest of new economic order. Control and regulation of foreign companies in India. 1999 Taxman’s Student’s Guide to Economic Laws . Authorities. Module IV: Foreign Exchange Management Background. Foreign Exchange Management Act. Prohibitions. UNCTAD Draft Model on Trans – national Corporations. Policies. Module III: Regulatory framework for foreign trade. Module II: Corporate Finance and regulatory framework Security Contract (Regulation) Act 1956. The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and enforcement of security Interest Act. Depositories Act 1996. Competition Commission of India. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • Competition Act 2002 Security Contract (Regulation ) Act 1956 SEBI Act 1992 Depositories Act 1996 Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992. 2002.

Human rights in Ancient India. Disabled Persons. Robertson (Ed.). Economic. Human Rights in National and International Law. Module V Human Rights Enforcement in India Constitution of India: Fundamental Rights . Human Rights and Vulnerable Sections: Children.NCW. Module IV Regional Approaches to Human Rights European Convention on Human Rights. Role of Judiciary. Women. Module III Collective Rights Right to Development. Social and Cultural Rights. Menon (Ed. 1987. Khare. F. 1969. Human Rights and Fundamental Freedom. Punjab University Law review. Kalaish. K. 1975. etc. Racial Minorities. Kazmi. 1985. 1968. 1950 . The Right to be Humane. International Law and Human Rights. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • • • • • Rama Jois. Environment. 1969. International Protection of Human Rights. A. Evolution.HUMAN RIGHTS LAW Course Objective: The main thrust of this course shall be to acquaint the students on the developments of Human Rights Law and the working of the different Human Rights Institutions. 2000. International Covenants: Civil and Political Rights.). Human Rights and International Cooperation. Human Right in International Law. Enforcement Mechanism under Human Rights Treaties: Human Rights Council.B. Sohn Lavis & Burgenthal. . 1986. Human Rights in International Law. 1997.Directive Principles. A.C. J. 1986. Bhatia. UDHR (Universal Declaration of Human Rights). Baxi. Concept of Human Rights in Ancient India.B. Mechanisms under Human Rights Treaties. Human Rights and United Nations. Nagendra Singh. Human Rights. Course Contents: Module I : Origin and Development of Human Rights History. Peace and Security. 1973.Africa Charter on Human Rights and People’s Rights. Module II United Nations and Human Rights United Nations Charter. S. Growth. Lauterpacht. National Institutions: NHRC . U. L. Sawrup.American Convention on Human Rights. E. 1981 .

A. Analytical positivism. Lucknow M.L. Friedmann. Power of the Supreme Court of India to do complete justice in a case: Article 142. Module II: Schools of Jurisprudence – I Natural Law. Distributive Justice in India. Bombay W. New Delhi Dhyani S. Fitzgerald.N.D. Modern Trends. State. ELBS H. Module III: Schools of Jurisprudence – II Sociological Jurisprudence. Module IV: Indian Perspectives in Jurisprudence Classical and Medieval Influences . Jurisprudence – The Philosophy and Method of Law (1996). K. Legal Theory (1999) Universal. ELBS Roscoe Pond. Historical Jurisprudence. Jurisprudence and Legal theory (1996 re-print). Butterworths Justice Markandey Katju.SEVENTH SEMESTER JURISPRUDENCE I Course Objective : The course aims at developing an analytical approach to understand the nature of law. Sweet & Maxwell Paton G.. Pure Theory.. development of law and working of a legal system in different dimensions with reference to popular legal theorists. Freeman (ed. Universal Justice J. (1994).) Salmond on Jurisprudence (1999) Tripathi. Law in the Scientific Era. Fundamentals of Jurisprudence Jayakumar N. Economic Approach. Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (1998 Re-print) Universal. Adithya Books. Seeds of Modern Public Law in Ancient Indian Jurisprudence Justice Rama Jois. Delhi V. The Concepts of Law (1970) Oxford. Eternal Values in Ancient . Jurisprudence (1994 First Indian re-print). Delhi Dias. Eastern. Universal Justice Rama Jois. (ed. S. Dimensions of Justice. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Bodenheimer. Universal. Legal Realism.. N. Rawls.W. Lectures in Jurisprudence.D. Mahajan. Verma. Jurisprudence (1972) Oxford.A.) Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence. Delhi. Theories of Justice : Aristotle. Sovereignty and Law. Jurisprudence: Jurisprudence and Indian Legal theory Dhyani S. Hart. Course Contents : Module I: Introduction Nature and scope of Jurisprudence.

Course Objective:
The course aims at imparting to the students an indepth understanding of Labour Laws in India by recourse to relevant judicial pronouncements in this regard.

Course Contents:
Module I: Regulation of Trade Union & Unfair Labour Practices: History of Trade Union Movement in India and need to form Trade Union. , Workers Right to form Union vis-à-vis Indian Constitution; the Membership of Trade Union, Closed shop and Union shop, Registration of Trade Union, Remedies in case of non-registration and cancellation of registration of union, Privileges and Protection of registered Trade Union form certain acts and omissions, Unfair labour practices and victimization. Module II: Collective Bargaining: Concept and importance of collective bargaining, Pre-requisites for collective bargaining, Process of administering collective agreement (Negotiation, Mediation, & Voluntary arbitration & Compulsory Arbitration.) , Duration and enforcement of bipartite Agreement (Secs. 18, 19, Industrial Disputes Act, 1947), Pressurization: Strike, Go-Slow, wok to rule, Gherao and Lockout. Module III: Regulation of Industrial Disputes Define the concept of Industry, Industrial Dispute and workman, Power of Government to refer Industrial Disputes for adjudication: The Adjudicatory Machinery, Award and its binding nature, Judicial review of Awards , The concept of lay-off, retrenchment and procedure and compensation relating to lay-off and retrenchment. Module IV: Standing Orders Concept, Nature and scope of standing orders under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946, Formulation of Standing Orders and its Certification process, Modification: Modification and temporary application of Model Standing Order, Interpretation and Legal status of Standing Orders. Module V: Discipline in Industries Doctrine of hire and fire in the context of social welfare, Fairness in disciplinary process: Meaning of misconduct, Right to know: The Charge Sheet, Right to defend; Domestic enquiry notice, evidence, cross examination, unbiased enquiry officer and reasoned decision, Punishment of misconduct, Prenatal (permission) and Postnatal (Approach) control during pendency of proceeding (Sec. 33 of industries and Disputes Act).

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References
• • • • • • • O.P. Malhotra, Law of Industrial Disputes. Indian Law Institute, Labour Law and Labour Relations. K.D. Srivastava , Commentary of Industrial Employment (S.C.) Act., 1946. S.C. Srivastava, Industrial Relation and Labour Law. Report of National Commission on Labour, 1969. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. R.B. Sethi & R.N. Dwivedi, Law of Trade Union

Course Objective:
The course is intended to introduce students to the broad study of criminology. It is to give a broad overview to the scope of criminology, to the ideas which have influenced the area of the subject and to the practical uses and impact to which these have been, or might be put.

Course Contents : Module I: An introduction to Crime & Criminology:
Definition and Scope, Criminology & other Social -Science; Legal, Social and Psychological aspects of crime, Traditional crimes; Organized Crimes, Socio Economic Crimes, Modern Crimes; Corruption, Cyber Crimes Environmental Crimes Terrorism and insurgency ; Specific theories: Classical School and Neoclassical School; Positive School; Cartographic School; Sociological theories- Social Structural Theories and Social Process Theories; Economic Theories of Crime.

Module II: Juvenile Delinquency
Concept & Causes, Pre delinquency stages: Truancy and Vagrancy , Main features of juvenile Justice Act, (New & Old), Institutional Services like Observation homes, Juvenile Homes, Special Homes & Juvenile Aftercare Services.

Module III : Punishment
History & Theories of Punishment, Capital Punishment, Historical Development from Punishment to Correction and Reformation, Prison System In India; Correctional Programs in jail; Alter care services, Probation & Parole.

Module IV : Impact on Society
Social Disorganization and Social Problems, Victimless Crimes : Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Beggary, Commercial Sex, Suicide ; Crimes related to Family :Dowry death, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse.

Module V : Victimology
Concept, origin & Development, Need to study victims, U.N. Declaration on the basic principles of justice for victims of crimes and abuse of power, Victim’s rights in India Fair Access to Justice, Restitution, Compensation and assistance to victims, Human Rights Protection.

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References:
• • • Sutherland and Crssey – Criminology Ahmed Siddique – Criminology Mrs. Vedkumari – Juvenile Justice

Course Objective :
The objective of this paper is to provide an understanding of basic concepts of poverty and development and their relationship with law.

Course Contents : Module I: Understanding Poverty and Development
Poverty : Meaning and Concept, Relative Dimensions , Measurement and Determinants, Issues related to Poverty in India ; Development : Perspectives, Developmental index.

Module II: Constitutional Guarantees for the Poor
Equality and Protective Discrimination, Right to Basic Needs and Welfare, Abolition of Untouchability and Protection of Civil Rights, Right to Development.

Module III: Criminal Justice System and the Poor
Treatment of the poor by Police, Inability to get Bail, Problems of Poor Under trials, Working of free legal aid schemes. .

Module IV: Impoverishment of Women, Children and Disabled Persons
Deprivations of women under family laws, Problems of women workers in organized and unorganized sectors, Child labour, Approaches to disability and rights of the disabled persons, Right to education and dignity.

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References:
• • • • Law, Poverty and Development – Upendra Baxi State and Poverty in India – Atul Kohli The Poverty Question (Search for Solution) – Yogesh Atal Poverty, Rural Development and Public Policy - Amarendra

Income from House Property. Deductions under the Income Tax Act. Salaries. In this context of a federal structure the distribution of the taxing powers assumes added significance. Module IV : Service Tax Taxable Service. the taxing power should be conferred on the State? The power to tax shall not go unregulated. Fee and Cess . Taxing power and constitutional limitations. Meaning and importance of Service Tax. Residential status. Fundamental Principles relating to Tax Laws. Tax planning. Obviously. Previous Year. Assesee and Total Income. assessment Year.TAXATION LAW Course Objective : Power to tax has been described as the power to destroy. Is this true? Is it not necessary that in order to raise revenue and place the economy on solid foundation. Offences and Penalities. Offences and Penal Sanctions . Filing of returns and procedure for assessment. Module III : Value Added Tax Meaning and importance of VAT. Capital Gains. Person. Income not included in the Total Income. 1961 . Valuation of Taxable Service. Tax avoidance and Tax evasion . Clubbing of Income. Criticisms and limitations of Vat system. an analysis of the different laws enacted in exercise of these powers with their safeguards and remedies sheds light on the mechanics of the taxation by the Union and the States. Income from Business or Profession. a study of the Constitutional framework on taxation becomes important. Income from Other sources. Difference between VAT and Sales Tax. . Module II : Basic concepts of Income Tax Income. 2003. Heads of Income. Distinction between : Tax. Course Contents : Module I : General Principles of Taxation Laws History and Development of Tax Laws in India . Along with this. This idea is being floated often whenever the State introduces a new tax. Rate of Income Tax. Income Tax Authorities: Power and Functions . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. West Bengal Value Added Tax Act.

Bharath Law House. V. The Law & Practice of Income Tax . (1987) . Law of Income Tax new Delhi. Supreme Court on Direct Taxes. Chennai: Company Law Institute of India Pvt. Sharma. Palkivala.A. Ramachandran & T. A. Power of Taxation under the Constitution. (1999) . Book Corporation. Jain. Eastern Book Company. K. Eastern Book Company.Text & References : • • • • • • Iyengar.) (2000). Nagpur : Wadha Publication. Aiyar’s Indian Tax Laws. Sampath (1998) . . Principles of Law of Sales Tax.A. (1973). Parameswaran . Remesh (1998) . N. • Singh S.D. New Delhi : Bharath Law House. Narayan (2004) How to Handel Income Tax Problems .N. Ltd. Ramakrishnan (eds.

• • • . Text of the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Unit VI : Dispute Settlement Mechanism Under WTO Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. National Treatment and Non-Discrimination. Enforcement of Arbitral Awards. (1997) Law of International Trading System. Jackson. Module III : Settlement of Disputes Arbitration. The MIT Press. (1997) World Trade and Law of GATT. Trade Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Treatment.INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW Course Objective : To acquaint the Students about the basic aspects of International Trade Law. H.CIF. Module II : Payment for International Sales Letters of Credit. Satayam Publication. Internet Sources :www. including the WTO and it’s different principles and Agreements. A. Bills of Exchange. Chicago University Press Koul. Safeguard Measures. Escape Unit V : WTO and Multilateral Agreements Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIMS). General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).uncitral. W. Anti-dumping and counter-vailing duties. K. Types of Sale Contract . Quantitative Restrictions . Course Contents : Module I : Contract of Sale Uniform Rules on Contract of Sale. The MIT Press. Regional Trade Agreements. Exceptions to MFN : Tariff Bindings. Dam. FOB. John. Text & References: • • • • Basic Texts of GATT and WTO.wto. C & F Contract. Unit IV : World Trade organization ( WTO) and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Basic Principles : MFN.K. www. (1970) The GATT Law and International Economic Organisations. H. John. Jackson. (2001) World Trade Organisation.

Universal Justice J. Possession. Absolute Liability. Jurisprudence (1972) Oxford.D. Fitzgerald. Freeman (ed. Universal. Sovereignty. Jurisprudence and Legal theory (1996 re-print).L. (1994). Hart. Unit-IV: Concepts of Law-II Liability and Negligence. Module III: Concepts of Law-I Personality. Legal Theory (1999) Universal. New Delhi Dhyani S. Lucknow M. Equity and Professional Opinion Module II: Concepts of Rights and Duties Rights and Duties. Butterworths Justice Markandey Katju.. Jurisprudence – The Philosophy and Method of Law (1996). Mahajan. and Liability which are basic to the study of law.) Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence. Jurisprudence (1994 First Indian re-print). Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (1998 Re-print) Universal. Delhi Dias. Possession . Critique of Rights and Duties . Friedmann.D. Dimensions of Justice. Law in the Scientific Era. Universal . Fundamentals of Jurisprudence Jayakumar N. K. Rights.EIGHTH SEMESTER JURISPRUDENCE II Course Objective: The objective of the course is to create an understanding of basic legal concepts like State. The Concepts of Law (1970) Oxford. N. Eastern. Ownership.A. Legislation. (ed.. Delhi. Course Contents: Module I: Sources of Law Custom. Precedent. Verma. Adithya Books. Property. Text & References: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Bodenheimer. Types. Intellectual Property. Bombay W. Theories . S. Delhi V.) Salmond on Jurisprudence (1999) Tripathi.. ELBS Roscoe Pond.W. Immunity. Jurisprudence: Jurisprudence and Indian Legal theory Dhyani S. Lectures in Jurisprudence.A. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Ownership. ELBS H. Sweet & Maxwell Paton G.Contemporary issues in Rights.N.

Classification and Importance. “manufacturing process” “worker” and “occupier” : General duties of occupier. Concept and scope of social security : Origin of Social Security in India. Time of payment of wage. Additional provisions regulating employment of women in factory. scope and application of the Act. Module II: Payment of Wages Act. Maximum amount of deduction. Definition of wage. Deductions which may be made from wages.L. Measures to be taken in factories for health. Procedure for fixation and revision of minimum wages.C. Procedure for hearing and deciding claims. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. 1948. fair wage. Workmen’s Compensation Act. 1936 Object. Delhi H. Module III: Workmen’s Compensation Act. living wage and need based minimum wage. workman. 1923. Employer’s Liability when contract or is engaged. 1948 Concept of Labour Welfare. Labour welfare activities . Constitutional validity of the Minimum wages Act. Working hours of adults. compensation for learn caused during the course of employment and working conditions of employees. Appeals. Social Security of Workmen . Doctrine of notional extension. partial disablement and total disablement. When employer is not liable. Responsibility for payment of wages. Seeds of Modern Public Law in Ancient Indian Jurisprudence Justice Rama Jois. 1948 & Social Security Concept of “factory”.• • Justice Rama Jois. . Srivastava. Claim and Adjudication of Disputes under Employee’s State Insurance Act. Annual leave with wages. Fixation of wage period. Text Books: • • S. Kumar. Course Contents : Module I: Minimum Wages Act . Procedure in proceedings before Commissioner. Amount of compensation. Fixation of minimum rates of wage by time rate or by piece rate. Employer’s liability for compensation : Scope of arising out of and in the course of employment. 1948. 1923 Definition of dependant. Universal Law Publishing House. Employment of young person and children . Eternal Values in Ancient Law LABOUR LAW II Course Objective : The paper is to focus on wage policies. safety and welfare of workers. Concept of minimum wage. Distribution of Compensation. Module IV: Factories Act. Commentaries on factories Act. 1948.

additional award. Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings: Settlement. scope. IIC. Module IV: Techniques of ADR Negotiation / Consultation. UNCITRAL. Mediation. Miscellaneous. KSID. termination of proceedings. Scope and Methods. Module II: Composition of Arbitral Tribunal Composition. Module III: Recourse against Arbitral Award Application for setting aside Arbitral Award. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Concept and Need and International and National initiatives in India. extent of Judicial Intervention. 1987. 1996. Interim measures by court. correction and interpretation of awards. UNCITRAL Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Arbitration agreement not to be discharged by death of party thereof. Legal Services: Meaning and scope in Legal Aid and Advice. Jurisdiction. Deposits. . form and contents of arbitral award. Jurisdiction. Lien on Arbitral Award and Deposits as to costs. 1996 General Provisions.Arbitration agreement. power to refer parties to arbitration where there is an arbitration agreement. appealable orders. Conciliation: Nature. Statutory Material Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Administration Assistance . Legal Services Authority Act. It focuses on an analytical study of arbitration law and practice in India and the relevant institutions monitoring the same.ARBITRATION & ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Course Objective: The course material imparts to the students an understanding of the concept of alternate methods of resolving disputes in addition to the traditional court oriented processes. receipt of written communications. The paper also focuses on other alternate dispute resolving mechanisms through State mediatory services under the supervision of the courts . Provisions in case of insolvency. procedure and functioning. Definitions. Lok Adalats-nature. Enforcement of certain Foreign Awards. limitation. Finality and enforcement of Arbitral Award. waiver of right to object. Good offices. Limitations.

A.Text & References • • • • • Rao. M. Alternative Dispute Resolution Sujan. (1997) Rao P.. G. Eastern Book Saharay H. 4th Ed. 1996. Roy. Universal Law Book Co.C.... & Sheffield William. Ltd. Kawatra..K. Law of Arbitration Conciliation. Law of Arbitration (197) (Revised Print) • . Pvt. The New Law of Arbitration and conciliation Chaudhary. P. Law relating to Arbitration and conciliation..K. S. Arbitration and Conciliation Act.C.K.

Grant/Refusal. International Norms :Sustainable Development :Precautionary Principle. Central and State Pollution Control Boards : Constitution. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy. 1997 . Protected Area. Module III: Protection of Forests and Wild Life Indian Forest Act. Withdrawal. 1927: Kinds of forest : Private. Powers and functions . Public Trust Doctrine. Its prohibition. Water Pollution Control Areas . Restraint order. Module IV: Special Environmental Legislations Environmental (Protection) Act. Principle of no fault liability : Absolute Liability. Agenda 21. Central and State Pollution Control Boards : Constitution. .Co relation between : Directive Principles of State Policies and Fundamental Degrees. Citizen Suit Provision. Course Contents: Module I: Environmental Law: International and National Perspective Introduction: Environment and Environment Pollution : Problem and prospects . Trade or Commerce in wild animals. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Reserved.Protection of Specified Plants.Sample of effluents : Procedure. 1986 . Environment Protection through Public Interest Litigation . 1995 .Public Liability Insurance Act. The Wild Life (Protection) Act.The National Environment Tribunal Act. The Forest (Conservation) Act. Hunting of Wild Animals . Protected and Village Forests. Sample of effluents – Procedure.Remedies under various other laws.constitutional Perspective :Right to Evolution and Application .The National Appellate Environmental Authority Act. Powers and Functions. Inter generational equity. 1972: Authorities to be appointed and constituted under the Act. Consent requirement : Procedure. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. 1980. 1991 . Grant/Refusal. Restraint order.ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Course Objective: This paper provides the study of environmental laws covering legislations related to it and protection of forest and wild life. 1974:Water Pollution : Definition. 1981: Air Pollution : Definition. animal articles and trophies. Consent Requirement : Procedure. Module II: Prevention and Control of Water and Air Pollution The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. Polluter Pays Principle. Air Pollution Control Areas . Withdrawal.

Text & References • • • • • • Environmental Law & Policy in India – Shyam Diwan. 1927 . Leelakrishnan PIL and Environmental Protection-Geetanjali Chandra The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. 1974 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. Armin Rosencranz Environmental Law in India – P. 1981 The Indian Forest Act.

Module III: Internal Aids to Interpretation Module IV: External Aids to Interpretation Module V Construction of Penal Statutes. Interpretation of Statutes Sarup. doctrines and principles of interpretation. Bindra. Sarathi. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Singh. Interpretation Statues. Mens rea in statutory offences. UI Res Magis Valent Quam Pereat. Noscitur – A Socius. In their attempt to make the old and existing statutes contextually relevant.INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES Course Objective: Judicial interpretation involves construction of words. Reddendo Singula Singlis. Contemporanea Espositio Est Optima Et Protissima Lege. V. rule. phrases and expressions. courts used to develop certain rules. repeal and revival of a statute . Course Contents: Module I: Rules of Interpretation Commencement. Text & References • • • • • Maxwell. The course material seeks to impart to the students. Interpretation of Statutes. . Principles of Statutory Interpretation. mischief rule and golden rules. . . Harmonious construction. Principles to be applied in interpreting the Constitution. Rules of interpretation : Liberal. Expressio Unius Est exclusion Alterius . Module II: Principles of interpretation : Ejusdem of Generis .P. Strict construction of taxing statues and its limitations. G. The Interpretation of Statutes.P. the necessary skills to interpret the statutes with judicial mind set.

E – banking Electronic funds transfer. Disclaimer. WTO & WIPO regarding commerce. Nature of Intellectual property rights and copyrights issues. new strides and strategies in legal justice education have come up. therefore. Appellate Tribunal. Module III : Electronic Commerce Introduction to electronic commerce. There is a need that Law students must also be acquainted with these new developments if a law student has to find a comfortable berth in the competitive legal market as a Law Professional as well as legal manager. Taxation issues. Besides. Spamming. issues of enforcement. . Online contracts. Application of copyright Act 1957. Course Contents: Module I : Introduction Need and role of Law in cyber world. legal implications of new varieties of offences and penalties under the Information Technology Act. Legal recognition of digital Signatures. Cyber. the course also aims at developing insights into the Right to Information Act. there seems to be an impending need to generate e-Legal Justice Education that exposes the students to have deep insights into the complexities of information technology and right to information. Objectives. Issues. Therefore. Module IV : Information Technology Act Information Technology Act.CYBER LAWS Course Objective: With the advent of information technology law and Right to Information Law. 2000. Licensing and regulatory requirements. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Implications on intellectual property Rights : International & National legal preparedness. Scope of protection of computer program. Authority and scope of governments to regulate Internet. 2005 and its grey areas. A student of law should also be given the understanding of copy right issues. Historical background. Appointment functions and Powers of Controller. Evidence & security. Controller of certifying authority. privacy issues and access rights. . application of patents to computer technology. Applications of patents to computer technology. Legal recognition of electronic records and procedure. Module II : Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace Concept of property in Cyberspace. TRIPS agreements. legal recognition of cyber authorities and Cyber appellate tribunal. TRIPS agreement . Impact of Telecommunication and broadcasting law on internet regulation. Berne convention. Related issues under International law Jurisdiction. work in UNCITRAL. Free speech and expression on Internet. are understanding the legal recognition and procedure. Offences and penalties under Act . WIPO copyright convention. Digital signatures. Certifying authority and its role. Competition Law Establishing and maintaining brand identity. etc. Cyber Crimes . Objectives of this course. 2000.

K.Text & References • • • • Nandan Kamath . Kumar. Wadhera : Patent. K. copyrights Ganguly ( LMH) : Intellectual Property Rights . Universal Law Publishing Company and E –commerce : Law relating to computers Internet . trademarks . Dominant Publication : Cyber Law B.L.

Application for Temporary Injunction Order 39 Rule 2 of Code of Civil Procedure. Will . Appeal (First ) . Adoption deed .NINTH SEMESTER DRAFTING. Certiorari. Revision . Application for Anticipatory Bail (Section 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure Code) . Suit under Section 13 of Negotiable Instruments Act . Text books and References: • • • • Conveyancing – N. Amendment of Pleadings. Application under Section 13 Hindu Marriage Act (Divorce) . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Mandamus. Accused’s reply . Course Contents : Module I : Fundamentals Rules of Pleadings Meaning: Pleading and Conveyancing. Module III : General Principles of Criminal Pleadings Complaint . Criminal Appeal (Appeal against conviction ). Writ petitions : Habeas Corpus . Mortgage –deed. Module II: General Principles of Civil Pleadings Suit for Part-performance of the contract . Application for Bail ( Section 436. Interpleader suit . Suit for recovery of money given on Interest (Money suit) . Module IV : Conveyancing Notice and Reply to notice . Application under Order 6 Rule 17 of Code of Civil Procedure ( Amendment of Pleadings ) . Affidavit . General power of attorney .N. Sale deed . Suit of damages . Written statement. PLEADING AND CONVEYANCING Course Objective: The course aims at acquainting the students about the various fundamentals of drafting to develop the skills of pleading and convenyancing. Affidavit and Conveyancing. Suit for malicious prosecution . Quo warranto . Verification of pleading. Bindra Conveyancing – A. Object of verification. Lease deed/ Rent deed . Suit for recovery of rent or eviction of tenant . Partnership deed . Execution Petition . Gift deed . 437 of Code of Criminal Procedure ) . Promissory note . Special power of Attorney. Suit for restitution of conjugal rights . Chaturvedi Mogha’s Law of Pleading Conveyancing – D’Souza .S. Suit for specific performance of the contract . Maintenance suit by wife . Plaint structure.

Jain. On Legal Profession). Qualifications and Disqualifications for enrolment and procedure thereof. under – cutting. Bar against soliciting work and advertisement. Indian Legal History (Chap. Module II : The Advocate’s Act. Advocates. Vakils. Course Contents: Module I : Historical Introduction Historical introduction to legal profession in India : Barristers. Procedures in contempt cases. Besides. 1971 Contempt of Courts Act. the course aims at developing insights of the students about the professional parameters. Indian Advocates Act. 1971. . refusal of briefs. Text & References: • • • • • Sanjeev Rao. Appeals to the Supreme Court. 1971. 1951 and the passing of Indian Advocates Act. Disciplinary Committees of State Bar Council and the Bar Council of India. Chapter – III Section 16 to 28. Exclusion of advocates from certain cases. Bar against touting. Need for an Ethical Code of Rights: privileges and duties of Advocates. 29 to 34. Accountability and transparency are imperative to the profession. Terms of Office. The All India Bar Committee. Preparation of a case and fees of an Advocate. High Court Pleaders. With this background cue. Constitution and function of State Bar Councils. M. 1961 . Study of code of Ethics prepared by the Bar Council of India. High Court Rules and the Supreme Court. Rules to regulate contempt proceedings. various sub-committees including Disciplinary Committee and the qualification for their membership . Module IV : Contempt of Courts Act. What is Contempt? Civil and criminal contempt. Chapter – V : Sections 35 to 44. Rights to Practice: Monopoly of representation. Admission and enrolment of Advocate : Senior and other Advocates. Professional and other misconduct. 1961 . the conducive and cordial BarBench relations can send a good message concerning the richness of the Legal profession.P. Bar Council of India. Punishment of advocates for misconduct. Chapter IV : Sections. Module III : Legal Profession Nature of Legal Profession. Principles for determining misconduct. etc. The Advocates Act 1961: Definitions Section 2. Common role of Advocates. 1961 The Advocate Act. confidentiality between an Advocate to compromise. Power to make rules Sections 3 to 15 : Chapter –II. The Contempt of Courts Act. Self representation by litigants. punishment for contempt. Journal of Bar Council of India. Krishna Murthy Iyer’s Book on Advocacy.PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Course Objective: The Course has been designed to acquaint the student of Law about the Professional Ethics and Professional etiquettes that are essentially significant for an advocate to observe while at the Bar. 1971. accountability to the client. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance.

ELECTION LAW Course Objective : The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the lection laws governing the elections of the Houses of the Parliament and the State Legislatures as well as to the offices of President and Vice President. Jain & Kiran Jain Election Laws and Practice in India. The Delimitation Act. Laws governing elections. Constitutional Mandate.Singh. Rama Devi & S. Election to the Offices of the President and Vice President. 1952 The Election Commission (Condition of service of Election Commissioners and Transaction of Business) Act.C. Choudhry Corrupt Practices in Election Law – K.S. Relevant Provisions of the Constitution of India The Representation of the People Act. Preparation and Revision of Electoral Rolls.P. The Representation of the People Act. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Election: Meaning and Process.P. Practice and Procedure – V. Module III : Qualifications and Disqualifications of Candidates Constitutional and Statutory Provisions: Disqualifications of sitting members. Voters Right to Information. Mendiretta V. 1950. • Statutory Reading : • • • • • • . 2002. . Module IV: Corrupt Practices in the Election Law . Shukla’s The Constitution of India – M.N. Electoral Offences Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Anti Defection Law (Tenth Schedule to the Constitution of India).R. Delimitation of Constituencies. Election disputes. Nomination and Candidature. Text Books & References: • • • • • Manual of Election Law in India – Dev Inder Chawla’s Elections Law & Practice .N. 1991. 1951. Functions. Module II: Election Commission Composition.K. Sunny How India Votes – Election Laws. Powers. The Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act.C.

Course Contents : Module I: Introduction Application and subject matter of Private International Law. Module II: Family Law and Adoptions Material and formal validity of marriage under Indian and English law. Module III: Civil and Commercial matters Tort. Recognition of foreign adoptions. Failure. Paras Diwan : Private International Law • • Cheshire : Private International Law Morris : Private International Law . restitution of conjugal rights. grounds of divorce. Adoption by foreign parents. Distinction with Public International Law. increasing in frequency as a result of a globalized economic and social environment. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. Finality. Module IV : Indian Law relating to foreign judgment Basis of recognition. Ascertaining the applicable law. Property. Direct execution of foreign judgments. Theories of foreign tort. Jurisdiction under Indian and English law. Theory of Proper Law of Contract.PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW Course Objective : The course equips the student to deal with dispute involving a foreign element in personal. decrees. Concept of Renvoi. Choice of law and jurisdiction of courts in matrimonial causes: dissolution of marriage. civil and commercial matters i.e. Jurisdiction of courts. Contract. Text & References: • Dr. Characterization and theories of characterization. recognition of foreign judgment. Application of foreign law. Domicile.


eds. Growth. 1977. 2000) Legality of the Threat or Use of nuclear weapons. Module V : Implementation and Monitoring of the Rights of Refugees Status of the UNHCR 1950. Goodwin – The Refugee in International Law (Oxford. Cartegena Declaration 1984. Module IV : Refugees under International Law Who is a refugee?. Geneva Convention II. Guelff. 1951. The 1967 Protocol . in Mani (ed. “India’s Attitude towards IHL”. 2002). International Criminal Court (ICC).1949. Roberts and R. (Cambridge. Serious breaches of International Humanitarian Law. Character of International Humanitarian Law. Additional Protocol I to Geneva Conventions.) International Humanitarian Law in South Asia (Genava: ICRC. Balachandran and Rose Verghese (eds. Convention on Status of Refugees. 2000) A. 1933. . Course Contents: Module I : Historical Development of International Humanitarian Law History and evolution. The OAU Convention 1969. ICJ Reports (1996) M. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. The AALCC Principles 1966. 1949 Geneva Convention I. Text books & References: • • • • • • • Ingrid Detter. 2000) A. The Law of War. Additional Protocol II to Geneva Conventions II 1977. Vibeke Eggli. Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.K. Module II : Geneva Conventions.INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AND REFUGEE LAW Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to make students aware of the principles of International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws. 2003) Guy S. Module III : Enforcement Machinery War Crimes. Geneva Convention III and Geneva Convention IV. .) – International Humanitarian Law ICRC (1997) Ravindra Pratap. Advisory Opinion. Mass Refugee Influx and the Limits of Public International Law (The Hague : Nijhoff. Module VI : Treatment of Refugees under Indian Laws Draft SAARC Convention. Documents on the Laws of War (Oxford.

Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) V 25 C 70 Note : ‘C’ stands for presentation of diary . Course Contents : Internship Specified period to be spent by the student with a law firm/court/Commissions/NGO’s and like institutions working with the realm of law or connected therewith. The report and diary to be certified and submitted for evaluation.TENTH SEMESTER INTERNSHIP (INCLUDING VIVA AND DIARY) Course Objective : It intense tom provide the student with a hands on experience in order to fully prepare him with skills . etiquettes and essential exposure for the real job environment after completion of the course. 5 marks for Attendance. .

Afzal Vani. Course Contents : Research Methodology: Doctrinal.K. Text and References: • Legal research & Methodology: Indian Law Institute. Edited by Dr. S. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) V 25 TP 70 Note : ‘TP’ stands for project report prepared 5 marks for Attendance.RESEARCH PAPER (INCLUDING VIVA) Course Objective: The course material equips the student with skills in the methodology essential to execute a research assignment on topics related to law. . Verma & M. Non-doctrinal Empirical methods of executing research project.

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