SLS Pune hosts International Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition 2022
Symbiosis Law School Pune has virtually hosted the seventh edition of the International Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition, 2022 (SICTA 2022) from April 21, 2022, to April 24, 2022.
Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune has hosted the seventh edition of the International Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition, 2022 (SICTA 2022) from April 21, 2022, to April 24, 2022.
The Inaugural Ceremony was organized on April 21, 2022, on the virtual platform, Zoom at 5:00 PM IST. There were 440 participants who had joined the event.
Dr Shashikala Gurpur, Director, SLS-P, Dean Faculty of Law, SI(DU), Fulbright Scholar and Jean Monnet Chair Professor (EU-LAMP co-funded by EU) delivered the welcome address after the virtual lighting of the lamp.
She remarked, “SICTA is not simply a competition, but a co-curricular activity that enhances a student’s knowledge and competence”. Dr Gurpur extended heartfelt gratitude to the 21 participating teams of SICTA 2022.
Sky is the limit for law students, says Justice Mohit Shantilal Shah
Justice Mohit Shantilal Shah, Former Chief Justice, Bombay High Court delivered the Chief Guests’ Address. He concurred with Advocate Baul on the ground that trial court advocacy is more challenging than advocacy before appellate courts.
Justice Mohit Shah went on to note how SLS Pune has carved a niche for itself in terms of its curriculum and work. According to him, the “sky is the limit for law students” and that SICTA 2022 would greatly help students pursue a career in the realm of international criminal and humanitarian laws.