Notice for 11th Induction Course for Prospective Barristers

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The IJLS is organizing its eleventh Induction Course as mandated under section 5A (6) of the Law Practitioners Act 2011. The course will start in October 2018 and will conclude in December 2018. Those of you who are required to undertake this course must come to the office of the IJLS to submit the registration form and deposit the course fee of MUR 5000 (by cheque payable to the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies) before Friday 7th September 2018.

Click Here for the course schedule.

In order to get the certificate of attendance, the full course has to be followed and the absence from classes will disqualify for the certificate.

The IJLS reserves the right to postpone or prepone any course subject to the availability of the resource person.

You are kindly requested to book up to Monday 10th December 2018 in case there is any postponement of courses.

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

Training for Magistrates - “Handling a long criminal trial”

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IJLS is holding a training for Magistrates titled Handling a long criminal trial on Friday, the 31st of August 2018 from 10:00 to 12:30 p.m. The course will be delivered by Her Honour Judge Joanna Korner CMG QC Judge, Southwark Crown Court, London.  Click Here for her biodata.

 

Call for Papers for second volume of the IJLS Law Journal

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CALL FOR PAPERS

IJLS LAW JOURNAL [IJLS@LawJ]

Volume 2/2018 - ISBN: 978-99949-949-4-6


CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 2/2018

SECOND ISSUE –  IJLS@LawJ September 2018

The IJLS@LawJ is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal, published by the IJLS, on its website - http://www.ijls.mu/.

OBJECTIVES OF THE IJLS@LAWJ

The IJLS aims to be a forum that involves, promotes and engages law practitioners, scholars and the Judiciary to express and share their ideas and opinions on current legal issues. The Journal also plans to feature guest articles by eminent legal scholars and law practitioners as well as articles by the members of the Judiciary, thereby providing an interface for all stakeholders in the justice system and share knowledge on Mauritian and International law.

Submissions, under the following categories, are welcomed.

1.      Articles (Long articles – between 5000 – 6000 words including footnotes & Short articles – between 2000 – 3000 words including footnotes)

2.      Book reviews (1000 – 2000 words including footnotes)

3.      Case Commentaries (1000 – 3000 words including footnotes)

4.      Comments/ Articles on Policies/ Documents/ Draft Bills/ Law Commission Reports/ Committee reports (3000 – 5000 words including footnotes)


Submission guidelines:

1.      Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. They are to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2.      A short bio profile (of approximately 300 words) including qualifications and institutional affiliations, if any, are to be detailed in the covering letter.

3.      Only original work need to be sent. It is presumed that, once the work has been sent, that it is the original work of the author so named and that it has not been published anywhere else.

4.      All work need to be sent in MS Word format – (.doc or .docx)

5.      The author should maintain a uniform mode of citation throughout the whole work.

6.      The font to be used should be as per OSCOLA (https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/publications/oscola)

 
Scope and relevance:

The work must be on contemporary legal issues in Mauritian and/or International Law. The language used must be formal, simply and clear, adhering to the submissions guidelines of the journal.

Review Process:

The submissions received would be reviewed and the Editor(s) would determine whether the subject matter fits within the scope of the IJLS LawJ and also would assess the quality of the manuscript. The decision on publication will be solely the discretion of the Chief Editor and it takes a minimum of  one month  after the deadline.


Submission Deadline: All Articles should be submitted at noon by 15th of September 2018.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15th September, 2018.

 

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

IJLS PUPILS’ MOOT COMPETITION

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The IJLS is holding a Pupils’ Moot Competition on the following dates:

Monday,  the 9th of July 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00; Three CPD hours will be awarded.
Wednesday, the 11th July 2018 from 13.00 to 16.00; and Three CPD hours will be awarded.
Friday, the 13th July 2018, from 13.45 to 15.45. (Venue: Supreme Court of Mauritius, Courtroom 2) Two CPD hours will be awarded.

 

Payment of CPD Fees for 2017-2018

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All the law practitioners who have not paid their CPD fees for 2017-8 are kindly reminded to do same before 30th June 2018. Sanctions may be taken against defaulters

Thanks and kind Regards

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

OUVERT: Troisième promotion du Diplôme d’Université de Droit Civil Mauricien

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Cher Praticien du droit,

Suite aux nombreuses requêtes reçues de la part des praticiens, l’IJLS envisage de lancer la troisième promotion du Diplôme d’Université de Droit Civil Mauricien cette année, à partir du mois de Septembre 2018.


Veuillez signifier votre intérêt de vous joindre à la nouvelle promotion en nous envoyant votre lettre de motivation (en anglais ou en français) au plus tard le Vendredi 29 Juin 2018.  

Cliquez ici pour plus d'informations.
Cliquez ici pour le planning.


En vous remerciant
Le secrétariat (IJLS)

IJLS Law Journal Publications ISBN 978-99949-949-0-8

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June 2018
1) "L’effectivité des droits de la défense en droits français et mauricien" par M. Romain Ollard, Professeur à l’Université de Poitiers - ISBN No. 978-99949-949-3-9

May 2018
1) "A critical analysis of the SOTRAMON case" by Deborah Landemarre, French magistrate trainee - intern in IJLS 978-99949-949-2-2

April 2018
1) « Le traitement judiciaire des atteintes à la réputation, dénigrement, diffamation et injures sur Internet » par M. Vincent Vigneau, Conseiller à la Cour de Cassation, Professeur associé à l’université de Versailles - ISBN No. 978-99949-951-7-2
2) “The Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion: Considerations and Ethics” by Mrs. Sulakshna Beekarry, Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions - ISBN 978-99949-951-2-7 
3) “The challenging role of banks in preventing money laundering and terrorist financing” by Mr. Kaushik Goburdhun, Barrister-at-Law - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-8-9

March 2018
1) « La Cassation en matière civile » par M. Vincent Vigneau, Conseiller à la Cour de Cassation, Professeur associé à l’université de Versailles - ISBN No. 978-99949-951-3-4
2) “Some facets of the Right to a Fair Trial: a Strasbourg insider’s view” by Mr. Vincent de Gaetano, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-5-8
3) “An analysis of arbitration agreement” by Ms. Azna Bibi Khadun, Judicial Research Officer - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-9-6

February 2018
1) “Expert evidence in criminal trials: Assessing reliability, ensuring independence and promoting scientific rigour” by Mr. Tim Owen, QC, Matrix Chambers - ISBN No. 978-99949-949-1-5
2) “The Right to be treated well: Towards the recognition of a greater right in the protection of children” by Dr. Adam Dubin, Associate Professor of International Public Law - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-6-5
3) “A qui appartient l’oeuvre de rue?” par Professeur Jean-Baptiste Seube, Doyen honoraire de la Faculté de droit et d’économie de la Réunion - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-4-1

January 2018
1) MEMOIRE de Me. Wenda SAWMYNADEN sous la direction du Professeur Jean-Baptiste SEUBE - La Prescription Acquisitive en Droit Positif et Prospectif Mauricien - ISBN 978-99949-951-1-0

July 2017
Rapport de Synthese sur le divorce par consentement mutuel - Jean-Baptiste Seube

March 2017
Mémoire of Mrs Nathire Beebeejaun

February 2017
Article by Prof Ollard

January 2017
Mémoire of Mr Namdarkhan

 

 

 

Notice for 10th Induction Course for Prospective Barristers

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The IJLS is organizing its Tenth Induction Course as mandated under section 5A (6) of the Law Practitioners Act 2011. The course will start in April 2018 and will conclude in July 2018. Those of you who are required to undertake this course must come to the office of the IJLS to submit the registration form and deposit the course fee of MUR 5000 (by cheque payable to the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies) before Friday 9th March 2018.

The course schedule will be posted on the IJLS Website by end January 2018.

In order to get the certificate of attendance, the full course has to be followed and the absence from classes will disqualify for the certificate.

 

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

Half-Day "Panel Discussion on Child Sexual Abuse in Mauritius: seen from a psycho-socio-legal perspective" on 28th November 2017

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Dear Law Practitioners,

Happy Children’s Day!

To commemorate Children’s Day, the IJLS is organising a half-day "Panel Discussion on Child Sexual Abuse in Mauritius: seen from a psycho-socio-legal perspective"  on 28th November 2017 from 11.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs. The focus of the panel discussion will be on the practical aspect of child sexual abuse , with lawyers from both the prosecution and defence coming together to discuss challenges faced in Court when dealing with child victims of sexual abuse, amongst others.

Moreover, representatives from the Child Development Unit and  the Ombudsperson for Children will also share their practical experiences in dealing with children who are victims of child sexual abuse and their parents.
 
Finally, Dr Thakore, Senior Psychiatrist specialising in child sexual abuse from Ireland will address the audience on the psychological aspects of Child Sexual Abuse and Dr Poonam Bissessur, Psychiatrist and Director of Pedostop, an NGO working exclusively on the issue of child sexual abuse in Mauritius, will be highlighting not only the trauma of child victims but also the consequences in adults in later life who have been victims of sexual abuse during their childhood.

Five CPD hours will be awarded.

Best Regards,

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

Notice for 9th Induction Course for Prospective Barristers

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The IJLS is organizing its ninth induction course as mandated under section 5A (6) of the Law Practitioners Act 2011. The course will begin on 2nd October 2017 and will conclude by 8 December 2017. Those of you who are required to undertake this course must come to the office of the IJLS to submit the registration form and deposit the course fee of MUR 5000 (by cheque payable to the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies) before Friday 15th September 2017.

Click Here for the Course Schedule.

In order to get the certificate of attendance, the full course has to be followed and the absence from classes will disqualify for the certificate.

The IJLS reserves the right to postpone or prepone any course subject to the availability of the resource person.

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies