1. Nature, Basis and Deﬁnition of International Law.
2. Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law.
3. State Recognition and State Succession.
4. Law of the sea
5. Nationality and statelessness
6. Human Rights and their enforcement
7. State jurisdiction
8. Extradition and Asylum.
9. Law of treaties.
10. United Nations: Its principal organs, powers and functions and reform.
11. Peaceful settlement of disputes.
12. Use of force: aggressions, self-defence, intervention.
13. International humanitarian law and ICC.
14. Legality of the use of nuclear weapons.
15. International Terrorism and Hijacking.
16. New International Economic Order and Monetary Law: WTO, TRIPS, GATT, IMF, World Bank.
17. International Environmental law.
1. Constitution, Constitutional law, Constitutional morality and Constitutionalism: distinctive features of the Constitution and Basic structure.
2. Fundamental Rights.
3. Relationship between Fundamental rights, DPSP and Fundamental duties.
4. President, Governor and their authority vis a vis Council of Ministers. Governor and his powers.
5. Supreme Court and the High Courts: Appointments, functions and jurisdiction.
6. Centre, States and Local bodies ;
(a) Distribution of legislative powers between the Union and the States. (doctrines)
(b) Administrative relationship among Union, State and Local Bodies.
7. Parliamentary privileges and immunities.
8. Union Public Service Commission and State Public Service Commissions—Power and functions.
9. Election Commission—Power and functions.
10. Emergency provisions.
11. Amendment of the Constitution.
Administrative law and Tort
1. Nature and deﬁnition of Tort.
2. Liability-Fault, no fault liability (strict liability, Absolute liability, vicarious liability including State Liability).
3. General defences available.
4. Joint tort fessors.
9. False imprisonment.
10. Malicious prosecution.
12. Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
13. Principle of Natural Justice.
14. Delegated legislation.
15. Separation of powers.
16. Judicial review of administrative action.
LAW OF CRIME
1. General principles of Criminal liability, constituents of crime.
2. Types of punishment and debate as to abolition of capital punishment.
3. General exceptions.
4. Joint and constructive liability.
6. Preparations and criminal attempt.
7. Criminal conspiracy.
8. Oﬀences against the State.
9. Oﬀences against public tranquillity.
10. Oﬀences against Human Body.
11. Oﬀences against property.
12. Oﬀences against women.
14. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
15. Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and subsequent legislative developments.
16. Plea bargaining.
1. Nature and formation of contract including electronic contract, standard form contract.
2. Factors vitiating free consent.
3. Void, voidable, illegal and unenforceable agreements.
4. Performance and discharge of contracts. Quasi-contracts.
5. Consequences of breach of contract.
6. Contract of indemnity, guarantee and insurance. Contract of agency.
7. Sale of goods and hire purchase.
8. Formation and dissolution of partnership.
9. Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
Contemporary legal development
1. Public Interest Litigation.
2. Information Technology Law.
3. Competition Law.
4. Alternate Dispute Resolution.
5. Major statutes concerning environmental law.
6. Right to Information Act.
7. Trial by media.
8. Intellectual property right.
P.S.: Changes in the schedule may be made with a prior announcement to the students