2nd IJLT-SFLC Law & Technology Essay Competition 2014


The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) and the Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC) are proud to announce the 2nd IJLT-SFLC Law & Technology Essay Competition 2014.

Open to undergraduate law students across India, this essay competition seeks to encourage creative thinking and promote research and writing about crucial legal issues in the field of information technology and the internet.

Themes for Submissions

The Future of Internet Governance: Multilateralism or Multistakeholderism or a third path?

Bitcoins – a viable currency? Regulatory and legal issues


The winning law essays shall be determined through a blind review by a panel of eminent academicians in the field of law and technology.

There will be two judges from each of the aforementioned areas.


Ist Prize – Rs. 15,000

IInd Prize – Rs. 10,500

IIIrd Prize – Rs. 7,500

Best First Year Student Essay – Rs. 5,000

The winning law essay shall also be considered for publication in the next issue of IJLT, in accordance with the Editorial Policy.


Essays must be e-mailed to  [email protected] by June 20, 2014 at 11.59 pm (IST) in a .doc/.docx/.odf/.pdf format.

Detailed submission guidelines are attached.

In case of any queries, please visit www.ijlt.in or feel free to drop in a mail to  [email protected] or contact Tarun at +91-9632745323 or Gopika +91-8884214179.

 The Rules are HERE.