SPIL, Government Law College Mumbai is organising a National Legal Article Writing Competition on Changing role of International Sports Law in the 21st Century.
This student-based organization of Government Law College, Mumbai has successfully organized several events, including a lecture on the working of the International Criminal Court by Professor William Burke White of the University of Pennsylvania, a Model United Nations -International Law Summit- which is held annually.
Students/Participants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, i.e., 3-year LL.B. Course or 5-
year LL.B. course from any recognized College or University or pursuing LL.M from any recognized
SPIL, Government Law College Mumbai is organising a National Legal Article Writing Competition on “Changing role of International Sports Law in the 21st Century”.
Sub-Topics: (Participants are required to choose from one of the following Sub-Topics)
- Lex Sportiva vs. Lex Ludica – Analysis by the Court of Arbitration for Sports.
- Analysis of framework on Gambling and Sports Betting: Threat to the integrity and the nature of
- Usage of drugs, illegal substances and doping in sports: Does the World Anti-Doping Code 2021
deliver proportionate restrictions?
- War and Peace: Sports as a tool of Serenity.
- Analysis of E-Sports Regulations: Integrity of Technological Innovation and International Law.
- International Sports Law: An evolving discourse or a need for paradigm shift.
- Best Paper: INR 8000 + Publication in the GLC SPIL International Law Journal + Internship Opportunity at Sports Law and Policy Review Reporter + Certificate of Merit
- 2nd Best Paper: INR 5000 + Internship Opportunity at Sports Law and Policy Review Reporter + Certificate of Merit
- Participants whose articles are considered in the entries will receive a Certificate of Participation
- Only a single submission may be made from each participant.
- The articles should be the original work of the authors. Any kind of plagiarism will lead to
- Each entry must be previously unpublished work of the participant. The articles published
elsewhere or selected/submitted for publication elsewhere shall be disqualified.
- Articles co-authored by two participants will be accepted.
- The entries shall be the property of SPIL, Mumbai which reserves the right to publication of the
same in any periodical, journal, newsletter, digital material, or in any other manner as it may deem
- The organizing committee’s decision as regards the interpretation of the rules or any other matter
related to the Competition shall be final and binding.
- The name of the author should not be mentioned anywhere in the article.
- The article is to have a minimum of 3000 words and a maximum of 4000 words, inclusive of
- The article should be typed in Times New Roman, Font Size 12, Line Spacing double-spaced (2.0)
and the article should be justified.
- The footnotes must be typed in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and Line Spacing 1.0.
- The margins on all pages must be 1” or 2.54 cm on all sides.
- Every citation must follow the Harvard Bluebook, 20th Edition.
- The submissions must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Submission:
National Legal Article Writing Competition”
- The body of the e-mail must specify the name of the author, theme & sub-topic, title of the article,
college/ institute/ university, the program enrolled & year of study, e-mail address & contact no. of the
- The submission must be attached in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ and ‘.pdf’ format.
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