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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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CALL FOR PAPERS

IJLS LAW JOURNAL [IJLS@LawJ]

Volume 1/2018 – ISBN: 978-99949-951-0-3


CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 1/2018

FIRST ISSUE –  IJLS@LawJ  January 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 thatinvolves, 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 welcome.

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.

with copies to

(i)  Nitisha PurusramThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(ii) Afsheen Nabillah NobeebuxThis 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 December, 2017.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15th December, 2017.

 

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

Payment of CPD Fees

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Dear Law Practitioners,

Certificates have been issued for those who have completed the mandatory CPD points for the academic year 2016-2017. You are kindly requested to collect same from the IJLS on working days from 0930hrs to 1530hrs.

Kindly note that those who have not effected payment for the academic year 2016-2017 should do so by latest 16th October 2017.

Please be informed that the deadline for payment of CPD fees for the academic year 2017-2018 is 15th December 2017.

Payment for the CPD courses should be effected by cheque only

Thanks and kind 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

CPD Certificates

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Dear Law Practitioners,

Certificates have been issued for those who have completed the mandatory CPD points for the academic year 2016-2017. You are kindly requested to collect same from the IJLS on working days from 0930hrs to 1530hrs excluding lunch time from 1200hrs to 1300hrs. It is not necessary to come in person and you may nominate someone on your behalf to collect the certificate.

Thanks and kind regards,

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

List of winners in relation to the IJLS Pupils Moot Competition 2017

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Finalists - Team A ( PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta)
           - Team B (HAGUE Johanne & Sakauloo Naazish)

Best Team- Team B - HAGUE Johanne & Sakauloo Naazish

IJLS Pupils Moot Competition Challenge Trophy winners - TEAM B

Runners up trophy- Team A - PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta

Best Speaker - PEEROO Amira

Best Skeleton Argument - Team A (PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta)

List of finalists for Finals in IJLS Pupils' Moot Competition to be held on Friday 21st July in Courtroom No. 2 from 2-4 pm

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List of finalists for Finals in IJLS Pupils' Moot Competition to be held on Friday 21st July in Courtroom No. 2 from 2-4 pm

1.  Ms Amira Peeroo
2.  Ms Joanne Hague
3.  Ms Naazish Sookaloo
4.  Ms Chrisinta Chavrimootoo

Note that 2 CPD points will be given for all law practitioners attending the Finals in Courtroom no. 2

Please note that the prize-giving ceremony will be held in IJLS after the finals on same day.[ 4-5 pm]

List of teams selected for semi-finals of IJLS Pupils Moot Competition

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IJLS Pupils Moot 2017

Semi-Finals - list of teams

Team A
Johanne Hague
Sakauloo Nazish

Team B
Chandika Cheekhoory
Reeshmee Sabbi Appana

Team C
Celine Bellouard
Reena J Pentiah

Team D
Amira Peeroo
Christina Chavrimootoo


SEMI-FINAL 1 – COURTROOM A

Team B (Appellant) v Team C (Respondent)

 
SEMI-FINAL 2 – COURTROOM B

Team A (Appellant) v Team D (Respondent)

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 2017.


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 lundi 31 Juillet 2017.  


En vous remerciant
Le secrétariat (IJLS)