By FutureLaw Desk
A two-days long workshop on legal reasoning and argumentative skills were successfully held at Chittagong University on 17-18 March, 2017. Organized by the Society for Critical Legal Studies (SCLS), this workshop hosted around 75 selected law students from seven universities of Chittagong Division.
Enthusiastic law students from Chittagong University, Premier University, Port City International University, BGC-Trust University, International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC), Southern University and Cox’s Bazar International University actively participated in the learning sessions, where the basics skills required for Mooting, legal reasoning and argumentation along with legal research was discussed through theoretical and practical analysis.
Presided over by Mr. Jashim Ali Chowdhury, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Law, University of Chittagong and the Moderator of SCLS, a number of trainers including lawyers, law teachers and legal researchers shared their knowledge and experiences with the participants throughout the workshop. The program concludes with distribution of certificates, and a zeal to strive farther towards excellence in legal studies and profession.
Launched in December 2016, SCLS is a student driven study circle that aims at fostering both formal and informal intellectual engagement among the students of law on different academic and non academic legal issues and currents of thought. As a casual study circle, the platform seeks to facilitate brain storming sessions, intellectual engagements, skill development initiatives, meeting the practitioners, experts, academics, judges and even the laymen in search of knowledge and excellence in legal reasoning.
Photo by Mohajon Choton, Dept. of Law, University of Chittagong;