Thursday, 10 May 2018

Go places with a law degree!

From writers and politicians to freedom fighters and journalists, lawyers have donned many hats with great success. The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and India's first president, Dr Rajendra Prasad, were highly sucessful lawyers.

Law is one of the most popular career choices in India. Traditionally, students could specialise in either civil or criminal laws. However, this concept has changed and now students can opt to specialise in any of the options offered like patent laws, corporate laws, etc. A degree in law not only lets you practice as a lawyer but also opens up career options in corporate management, legal services and administrative services.

In India, legal education has been traditionally offered as a three-year graduate degree conferring the title of Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. / B.L.). But that has changed and students interested in making a career in law can either do a three-year law course after graduation in any discipline or a 5 years’ course after 12th class. In fact, the 5 year program is seen as a better option.

The vision of Crescent School of Law is to produce promising and credible law graduates with knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of contemporary times. The present world we live in is global, competitive, and complex. The Crescent School of Law aims to train young minds with strong fundamentals, sound legal knowledge and skill-sets to deal, answer and fight for just and legal causes.

Crescent School of Law has been established with the objective of producing high quality law graduates to meet the ever growing need of such professionals both in the main stream legal as well as corporate fields.

The students of the CSL will come out of the school equipped with the best legal skills to be able to successfully face the challenges in their professional lives.

The School of Law offers two programs.

1. BBA LLB (Hons)

2. BCom LLB (Hons)


For details, visit http://www.bsauniv.ac.in/programmes-offered-csl


The vision of Crescent School of Law is to produce competent law graduates who can be a success as advocates, judicial officers, legal advisors and law Officers/executives not only in legal arena but in corporate and business world as well.

The Crescent School of Law espouses the cause of translating the Constitutional values into a reality. It cherishes a just and equitable society where every individual has a place to survive and flourish. Hence, for Crescent, Law is more of social engineering.


Mission

To train the students as competent legal/corporate professionals with all necessary in-puts with a holistic approach.

To provide excellent academic ambience where the students can learn and excel.

To equip the students to meet the challenges of profession by exposing them to contemporary issues through discussions, debates and by organizing work-shops, seminars and moot-courts.

To encourage a spirit of enquiry, research inquisitiveness with interdisciplinary approach to find solutions to the legal/social issues.


Salient Features of Curriculum

Honors degree program with academic rigour
Right balance between theory and practice
Emphasis on MOOT court practice
Options to specialize through electives
Special courses to enhance communication skill
Every semester mandatory legal internship

The LLB course is regulated by the Bar Council of India which sets rules and regulations regarding legal practice in the country. Any specialisation is done at masters, MPhil or PhD stage. Both the types of degree are recognized and are also qualifying degrees for practice of legal profession in India. A holder of either type of degree may approach a Bar Council of any States of India and get upon compliance with the necessary standards, be enrolled on the rolls of the said Bar Council. The process of enrolment confers a licence to the holder to practise before any court in India and give legal advice. The entire procedure of enrolment and post-enrolment professional conduct is regulated and supervised by the Bar Council of India.

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