Law

"It is right to give every man his due", well said by Plato and the legal education grooms the student with this motto. The Department of Law, after the due approval of Bar Council of India, is established under the aegis of Maharishi Markandeshwar University Trust, in the year 2008. The Department is committed to provide quality education by running B.A.LL.B. 5years (Integrated Course) and recently introduced LL.M. (2years) Course. The credibility of the department is increasingly being realized & recognized in the field of legal education.

The Department is situated in its own State of the Art multi stored building with a pleasant and intellectually stimulating ambience having spacious, airy and well lit lecture halls, seminar hall, actual court like Moot Court hall, well equipped and air conditioned multi lab computer centres, faculty cubical, separate common rooms for boys and girls, library well stocked with books by eminent national and international authors, all important Reports & Journals of Law available in hard copies , soft copy as well as On-Line version as per the BCI Norms. The Department aims to impart high quality professional education in a vibrant academic ambience with highly qualified & experienced faculty. It is attracting the not only the Indian students not but also the International students.

In order to hone the advocacy skill, the students are encouraged and prepared to participate in Inter-class Moots, National Level Moot Court Competitions etc. For the training of budding Lawyers, the practicing Advocates are being engaged. Practical Training in Courts, working in Lawyers’ Chambers, Court Visits are integral parts of the course curriculum. The Department has also set up a Legal Aid Clinic which also organizes Legal Aid Campus in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Ambala. Time to time Department also provides opportunity to the students for internship in various Government and Private organizations. Various academic and co-curricular activities including National Conference, National Moot Court Competition, Seminars, Personality Development Programmes, Debates, and Quiz etc. are conducted by the Department regularly.

Our endeavour is not only class room teaching but also providing students with an environment that can groom & develop them for a professional career.

For the year of 2016 the department has been ranked at Fourth position in the Ranking of Top Law School for North Region and at Seventh Position in the ranking of Top Law School of Excellence in the survey by GHRDC.

Subject Name

Description

English-I (Grammar and Composition)

The course is aimed to develop the ability to use correct word choice, grammar, and style while developing writing and speaking fluency.

Political Science-I (Political Theory-I)

The course provides knowledge about State, Government, liberty, Equality, Sovereignty, Political System, Democracy, Political Parties, Parliamentary and Presidential form of Government.

Economics-I (Micro-Economics)

This subject aims to provide fundamental concepts and models in the theory of production and costs and sets out to provide a basic understanding of price and / or output determination under different types of market structures including factor markets.

Computer Fundamentals

Identify the function of computer hardware components, how software and hardware work together to perform computing task sand what an operating system is and how it works, and solve common problems related to operating systems.

Tort and Consumer Protection Laws

The objective of tort is to provide a channel for Compensation, deterrence, justice, appeasement, normative rules of behaviour; protection of interests recognized by law.

Law of Contract-I (General)

The Course is structured to explain the basic principles & concepts of Law of Contract. This course is aimed to develop the ability of analytical reasoning in students while learning to applying law on the factual situations.

Subject Name

Description

English-II (English Literature)

The course is aimed to develop the ability to identify literary, cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that shaped the literary works.

Political Science-II (Political -Theory II)

The course introduces about the recent concept in Political Science like Power, Authority, Legitimacy, Political Culture, Political Elites, Various Ideologies like Gandhism, Fascism, Marxism, Socialism Liberalism.

Economics-II (Macro-Economics)

This course will also expose the students to the theory of general equilibrium and welfare economics. It is also intended to expose the students to macroeconomic concepts and theory, the application of the macro economic theory, and implication of the macro-economic policies.

Application of Computers

Identify the basic components and major functionalities of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point along with the practical implementation and the basics of Cyber Crime.

Law of Contract-II (Special)

This subject emphasizes on skills to understand the contracts related to large business organisations such as Agency, Partnership & Sales.

Legal Language

The Course is structured to explain the important foreign words used in law, legal terms and phrases. This course is aimed to develop the ability to understand the plain language for lawyers, word clusters and strings. The subject also aspires to develop the legal writing through essay and précis writing.

Environmental Studies

Environmental studies consist of treaties, conventions, statutes and regulations. Its purpose is to protect and preserve the environment.

Subject Name

Description

English-III (Communication Skills in English)

The Course is structured to develop the ability to use correct pronunciation, word choice and style while developing speaking, reading, writing and listening and fluency.

Political Science-III

(Major Constitutions of World)

The syllabus gives knowledge about the major Constitutions of the Indian constitution borrowed some good principles from the constitution of other countries like federalism, Rule of Law, Judicial Review, Parliamentary Form of Government. World like Britain, USA, Canada and Australia.

Foreign/Indian Language*(I)

French-I

Hindi-I

The objective behind the teaching of foreign languages is to develop each pupil to his or her maximum potential in the use and understanding of modern foreign languages at a level appropriate to the learner’s experience.

Constitutional Law-I

The basic object of Constitutional law is to provide the acquaintance with the basic features of Indian Constitution eg. Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles of State policy. Further it is aimed to impart the knowledge about Judicial system in India.

Law of Crimes-I(Penal Code)

It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of Criminal Law that lists all the cases and punishments that a person committing any crimes is liable to be charged.

Poverty and  the Law

The main objective is to introduce the students with the meaning, kinds & causes of poverty in India & various legislations passed by the parliament to eradicate the problem of poverty in India

Subject Name

Description

Political Science – IV (Indian Political Thought)

The course gives knowledge about the ideology of Indian Political Thinkers and various revolutions against Sati Pradha, Socialism,revolt against Untouchability, Demand for Swaraj, demand for liberty and rights in the Indian society.

Foreign/Indian Language*(II)

French-II

Hindi-II

The objective behind the teaching of foreign languages is to develop each pupil to his or her maximum potential in the use and understanding of modern foreign languages at a level appropriate to the learner’s experience.

Economics -III (Indian Economics)

 

The subject aims to provide basic understanding of Indian Economic structure, its problems and India’s Foreign Trade and the measures adopted by the government to enhance the Human Resource development in India.

Constitutional Law-II

The basic object of Constitutional law is to provide the acquaintance with the basic features of Indian Constitution eg. Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles of State policy. Further it is aimed to impart the knowledge about Judicial system in India.

Law of Crimes-II(Criminal Procedure Code)

The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is the main legislation on procedure for administration of substantive Criminal Law in India with the Criminal Justice System, Probation of Offender Act and Juvenile Justice Act.

Family Law

The basic object is to provide the acquaintance with the Sources of Hindu Law& also various provisions of legislation like the concepts of Marriage, its validity, divorce, adoption, inheritance and succession under different personal laws.

Subject Name

Description

Constitutional Law-I

The Course is structured to explain the principles & concepts of Constitution of India related to legislature, Union and State Executive, relationship between union and states, Emergency provisions, Amendment of the Constitution, freedom of trade, commerce and intercourse.

Law of Contract-I (General)

The Course is structured to explain the basic principles & concepts of Law of Contract . This course is aimed to develop the ability of analytical reasoning in students while learning to applying law on the factual situations

 

Legal Language

The Course is structured to explain the important foreign words used in law, legal terms and phrases. This course is aimed to develop the ability to understand the plain language for lawyers, word clusters and strings. The subject also aspires to develop the legal writing through essay and précis writing.

Law of Crimes-I (Penal Code)

It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of Criminal Law that lists all the cases and punishments that a person committing any crimes is liable to be charged.

Tort and Consumer Protection Laws

The objective of tort is to provide a channel for Compensation, deterrence, justice, appeasement, normative rules of behaviour; protection of interests recognised by law.

Civil Pleadings (Practical/Clinical Course-I)

This subject is basically having the practical approach. The main aim of this course is to provide knowledge about the basic principles of Civil pleadings, plaint and written statement. Further to make student study the rules related to affidavit, appeal, revision and power of attorney.

Subject Name

Description

Constitutional Law-II

The basic object of Constitutional law is to provide the acquaintance with the basic features of Indian Constitution eg. Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles of State policy. Further it is aimed to impart the knowledge about Judicial system in India.

Law of Contract-II (Special)

This subject emphasizes on skills to understand the contracts related to large business organisations such as Agency, Partnership & Sales.

Family Law

The basic object is to provide the acquaintance with the Sources of Hindu Law & also various provisions of legislation like the concepts of Marriage, its validity, divorce, adoption, inheritance and succession under different personal laws.

Law of Crimes-II (Criminal Procedure Code)

The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is the main legislation on procedure for administration of substantive Criminal Law in India with the Criminal Justice System, Probation of Offender Act and Juvenile Justice Act.

Jurisprudence

The purpose of subject in legal dogmatics is to investigate and systematise the law as it is. Or, in other words, that the primary objective is to describe valid law, solve unclear problems concerning how law should be applied, and, eventually, provide suggestions about how law should be developed.

Criminal Pleadings and Writs (Practical/Clinical Course-II)

The Course is structured to explain the basic principles of drafting of Criminal pleadings and to make students aware about practical procedure regarding criminal matters through court visits.

Subject Name

Description

Civil Procedure Code-I

The subject includes the Civil Procedure Code, 1908, the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature or the administration of civil proceedings in India.

Administrative Law

The objectives of administrative law are to handle the legal principles that affect government agencies. It focuses on procedures and rulemaking of the government.

Law of Evidence

The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 is something, which serves to prove or disprove the existence or non-existence of an alleged fact. Without evidence there can be no proof.

Property Law

The subject provides a clear, systematic and uniform law for the transfer of immovable property.

Principles of Interpretation

The subject states the statutory interpretation in which a court looks at a statue and determines what it means and also the words must be given their ordinary, literal and grammatical meaning.

Conveyancing and Drafting

(Practical/Clinical Course-III) 

The course aims to acquaint the student with the fundamental principles of good drafting. Procedure of drafting of different deeds- sale deed, lease deed, mortgage deed. Drafting of wills, power of attorney, promissory note, adoption deed are also significantly put down for inculcating the advanced drafting skills.

Subject Name

Description

Civil Procedure Code-II and Limitation Law

The subject includes the Civil Procedure Code, 1908, the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature or the administration of civil proceedings in India with Limitation Law.

Public International Law

Public international law is composed of rules and principlesgoverning relations between sovereign states and inters governmental organizations. The principal objective of international law is tosafeguard the peaceful coexistence of nations and ethnic groups and thereby also contributes to the general development.

Company Law

The subject is concerned with the organisation and functioning of the companies, their constitution, and their management and eventually with manner of their dissolution.

Environmental Law

The purpose of environmental law is to protect and preserve the environment. Environmental law is a complex group of laws and regulations which operate to regulate the interaction of human life to the natural environment.

Insurance Law

The fundamental purpose of Insurance Law is to protect the public as insurance consumers and policyholders with the different kinds of insurance, contract of insurance etc.

Case Law Exercises on Legal Ethics

(Practical/Clinical Course-IV)

Honesty and Honorable dealing are expected from every man in professional practice. The subject includes about Contempt of Court, Bar-Bench Relations & professional ethics and professional values.

Subject Name

Description

Labour and Industrial Laws

The subject provides knowledge of Industrial relations and the importance of the maintenance of Industrial peace and efforts to reduce the incidence of Strikes and Lockout and Industrial Strike are to be emphasized.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

A practical subject to develop skills related to various ADR mechanism among students through mediation, arbitration, conciliation and Lok Adalat procedures.

Legal Research Methodology

The subject aims to analyse a statute, the methods applied in legal research that rely upon specific interpretative tools such as the mischief rule, golden rule and literal rule.

Criminology and Penology

The subject provides complete understanding of dimensions of crime, crime causation, penalizing the crime, prevention of crime, functioning of penal institutions along with rehabilitation and protection of crime victims.

Election Law

The subject gives knowledge about the basic right to vote, framework of political parties. The study of Election Law focuses on the major phases of the electoral process such as campaigning, voting, announcement of results subsequent government formation.

Moot Court Exercises

(Practical/Clinical Course-V)

Moot Court exercises leads to a better and fuller understanding of the purpose and procedure of Law, as well as develops advocacy skills in an environment of friendly competitions and practices.

Subject Name

Description

Principles of Taxation Law

The Course is structured to know about Taxation provisions under Indian constitution, provisions regarding direct and indirect taxes, how legal control is exercised over funds; Role of comptroller and auditor general, public accounts committee of Parliament, income-tax authorities and their powers.

Land Laws including Tenure and Tenancy

This course is aimed to provide theoretical knowledge combined with the practical reasoning to make the student understand the law pertaining to land and tenancy.

Equity, Trust and Fiduciary Relationships

The scope of this paper is trace the history and development of equity and also its current relevance primarily for Indian legal system. It seeks to specifically determine the reasons if any, for the failure of the common law courts in bringing about social change and suggests certain important methods of overcoming the impediments.

Human Right Law and Practice

To acquire a basic working knowledge of the origin, purpose and scope of international human rights law and to familiarize with the application of international human rights law at the domestic level.

Intellectual Property Rights (General)

Intellectual Property Law deals with a category of intangible rights protecting commercially valuable products of the human intellect. Different aspects of IPR like patent, copyright, trademarks, industrial design and geographical indications are discussed in detail.

Moot Court Exercises and Internship (Practical/Clinical Course-VI)

Moot Court exercises leads to a better and fuller understanding of the purpose and procedure of Law, as well as develops advocacy skills in an environment of friendly competitions and practices.

Subject Name

Description

Constitutional Law and New Challenges

The subject deals with the fundamental principles by which the government exercises its authority. It is body of law which defines the relationship of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.

Principles of Legislation and Interpretation of Statutes

The subject includes the Legislation and relation between law and public opinion and states the statutory interpretation in which a court looks at a statue and determines what it means and also the words must be given their ordinary, literal and grammatical meaning.

Research Methods and Legal Writing

The subject aims to build scientific perspective, attitude and skills for systematic enquiry by developing understanding of philosophical foundations of research, various elements of research design and methods and tools for data collection and analysis.

Jurisprudence

The subject of “Jurisprudence”is the basic laws of the origin, development and operation of state-legal phenomena includes the introduction to the meaning, nature, scope of Jurisprudence and legal theories, Sources of Law and Legal Concepts.

Subject Name

Description

Law and Social Transformation

The objectives of law is to keep up stability and afford orderly life in the society and to persuade social change by changing itself according to the needs of the changing society. The subject introduces various theories of Social Change and its impact in India and Common Law system.

Environmental Challenges and Law

Environmental Laws consist of treaties, conventions, statutes and regulations on international and national regime. The purpose of environmental law is to protect and preserve the environment.

General Principles of Criminal Law and Forensic Science

The subject aims to introduce students to fundamental processes involved in forensic science. Students are introduced to the chemical and biochemical techniques used by forensic scientists to assist the judicial system to help solve crimes, or to help prove that a law has been broken.

International Law and Human Rights

To enhance knowledge and understanding of the purpose, substance and scope of International Law and Human Rights Law to achieve and maintain peace and protect rights; and to create awareness of Human Rights Law as part of Public International Law.

Subject Name

Description

Mass Media and Constitutional Democracy

The subject states a liberal-democratic approach to media studies and its relation with criminal law, Information Technology Act, 2000,advertisements etc.

Human Rights and Indian Constitution

Evolution and Theories of Human Rights and development of the idea of Human Rights under Indian Constitution.

Law Relating to Marriage and

Separation

Marriage is a basic social and legal institution. The subject analysis the laws relating to the marriage and separation under Hindu Law and Muslim Law.

Rights of Women and Children and

Their Protection

The subject promote and protect the rights of women, through the full implementation of Criminal Law, dowry Prohibition, Immoral Trafficking, Sexual harassment, domestic violence etc. And also the children’s rights including constitutional provisions, adoption, child marriage, child labour etc.

Subject Name

Description

Law of Inheritance and Succession

Issues of inheritance and succession arise, when someone dies. The subject is related to historical Perspective of Traditional Hindu law, the Study of Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and the general rules of succession under Muslim Law.

Administrative Process and Law

The subject analyzes administrative law as influencing and influenced by concepts like rule of law, good governance and human rights.

Dissertation

The purpose of a thesis is to enable the student to develop deeper knowledge, understanding, capabilities and attitudes in the context of the programme of study. It offers the opportunity to delve more deeply into and synthesise knowledge acquired in previous studies.

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Name of Labs

Description

1

Computer Lab

We provide education opportunity on Computer fundamentals and applications. High performance search engine and high speed broadband connectivity provides an extended access to vast intellectual resources necessary for the budding legal professionals.

2

Language Lab

In Language Lab, we provide training for the personality development and enhancement of communication skills of students through situational conversation, listening comprehension, speech, short documentary film or pre- recorded english language learning programme for formal and informal situations.

Conferences

Name of Conference

Date of Conference

One Day National Conference on “Law as a Catalyst  of Social Change in Present Scenario”

11/3/2016

Expert Talk

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Designation of the speaker

Topic of Lecture

Date of Lecture

Sh. B.S. Garg

Senior Advocate, Ambala City

Provisions of Civil Procedure Code

06/04/2017

Sh. Dalbir Singh Punia

Senior Advocate, Ambala City

Orientation Day for Budding Lawyer

22/07/2016

Mr. Rajeev

Well known health professional in the field of Ayurveda, Chandigarh

Extension Lecture on the topic “Environment and Health Issues-Challenges and Way Out”

04/06/2016

Mr. Parveen Sharma

Faculty, MAIMT, Jagadhari

Guidance regarding entry on Civil Services and Defence Services

21/04/2016

Prof. P.S.Jaswal and Prof. NishthaJaswal

 

Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala and Former Head, Punjab University, Chandigarh

A Look at Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women in India

24/09/2015

Mr. Nitesh Sahni, Mr. Omprakash Azad, Ms. Archana  Sharma

Advocate, DLSA, Ambala, Paralegal Volunteer and Lecturer, Working for DLSA, Ambala

Khap Panchayat and Similar Institutions and Their Interference in Matrimonial and Other Area Particularly in Haryana, Rights of Arrested Persons, Fundamental Duties and Flag Code of India

15/07/2015

Dr. Sandhya Gihar

Associate Professor, MM College of Education

Woman: In Search of Her ‘Self’

12/03/2015

Mr. Rohit Sood

Representative, Eastern Book Company

Online Legal Sources

05/02/2015

Prof. P.S. Jaswal

Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala

Environmental Law & Constitutional Issues

27/08/2014

Mr. Aseem Chadha, Ms. Nidhi, Ms. Saumya

Managing Associate, Legal Trainer and human Resource Manager at Promax Legal Solution

Legal Process Outsourcing

03/11/2011

Ms. Seema Sharma

Asstt. Librarian, MBA Institute, MMU, Mullana

AIR Software

12/05/2011

Prof. Dr. S.K.Kapoor

Faculty of Law, H.P.University, Shimla

Law and Social Transformation with Special Reference to Family Law

17/09/2010

Prof. P.S. Jaswal

Chairperson, Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Constitutional Law and Constitutionalism

26/08/2009

Sh. O.P.Malik, Sh. NitishSahni, Ms. Namarata Gaur

Advocates, DLSA, Ambala

Legal Literacy Camp on the Scheme “Litigation Free India”

22/08/2009

Dr. Janak Raj Sharma

Chief Librarian, MMU, Mullana

Information Sources

18/03/2009

Prof. Nitin Bhatnagar

Head, Department of Applies Science & Humanities, MMU, Mullana

Communication Skills

17/03/2009

Prof. R.K.Gupta

Dean, Faculty of Law, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Union- State Relations

15/11/2008

 

Projects by Students

Name of Project

Description of Project

FM Radio India All Stations – a Mobile App

 

FM Radio India All Stations is a mobile application that allows its users to listen more than 70 radio stations from all over India. FM Radio India is available on Google Play and App Store.

 

DigiBration-2015

Website

Two-day National Level Mega Fest –DigiBration-15, a platform to celebrate the talents of technical and non-technical students. Overall, there were 14 fun and engaging, technical and non-technical events that brought out the best from students. From their coding skills to dance & singing potential, the event offered them a chance to showcase their varied skills.

 

MUSIC @ www.musiclamhe.com

 

A new platform to enjoy cover songs by famous artists curated from youtube, soundcolud, spotify and other popular music service.

 

Pre-placement Online Mock test

 

The main goal of the practice is to transform the students into well qualified professional through the committed pattern of instructions and well designed curriculum. The Mock-Test Series is helped to reduce the pressure on the student during/before campus placement drives, as the student will have to sit for multiple tests throughout the year, thereby decreases the accumulated stress of placement drives in the students. 

 

 

The major areas of research where department have publications are as follows:

  • Human Rights
  • Laws Relating to Women & Children
  • Citizenship, Right to Information Law
  •  Information Technology Law
  • Environmental Law
  •  Family Law
  •  Constitutional Law
  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Consumer Protection Laws
  • Intellectual Property Rights etc.