Master of Philosophy (LAW)

North Gujarat University
In Patan

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Typology MPhil
Location Patan
  • MPhil
  • Patan


Where and when

Starts Location
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Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, 384265, Gujarat, India
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Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, 384265, Gujarat, India
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Course programme

The North Gujarat University offers various courses, M. Phil. Course in LAW being one of them.

The course carriculum is as follows:

Paper : I Legal Philosophy and Legal Intuition

1. Approaches and thoughts to LAW :

-U.S.A., Britain and Indian Legal Philosophy.
-Legal Values in modern democracy
-Fastest and National society legal thoughts.
-English, American and continental approaches to law legal realism.

2. Theories of Law and Justice :

-Theories of Justice (John Rawls, stammler, Kelsen,Itart)
-Concept of Justice in Indian perception.
-Sociological Aspect in India

3. Constitutional Challenges :

-Impacts of liberalization and privatization on apex count’s decisions since 1991 on fundamental Rights.
-Nature of freedoms and Rights are going to change.
-Importance of Fundamental duties & directive Principles.
-Emerging problems in constitution of India :

_ Commercialization of education.

_ Misuse of P. I. L.

_ Controversy between legislature and Judiciary.

_ Compensation to victims.

_ Concept of secularism.

_ Judicial activism

_ Judicial Independence

_ Reservation policy.

4. Inter-ration ship between social change – and-Law :

-Law and Social values Law and culture.
-Law as a tool of social change
-Problems and needs of modernization.
-Impacts of modernization on legal reform.
-Issues of women and children in modern India and resolving machineries in Indian Legal system.
-Causes and needs for alternation dispute resolving systems in India.
-Unjust and Un effective Law resulted Marxist, Naxalite movments need to be required appropriate legal set-up to contry anti social movement.
-Social disturbing problems:

_ Family – Matrimonial problems.

_ Industrialization in agriculture

_ Over pending cases before civil- criminal – trial courts.

Paper : II Advance Research Methodology

1. Research Methods versus Methodology.

-Typology of research - Basic, Applied action, Survey – Inter relationship and contradictions among each, Inter – relationship and distinction between social- legal , Eco – legal research- evaluate the nexus of methodology and research conducted.

2. Research Design – Features –Importance

-Different research Designs – experimental Design,- Developing research Plan.
-Methods of Data collection
-Merits –demerits of each method of data collection
-Set the parameters for appropriate type of research
-Processing and analysis of data, Testing of Hypothesis (parametric or nonparametric tests) Presentation of data (tabulation Diagrammatic)

1. Measurements and scaling Techniques – criteria of good measurement.

-Use of statistical Techniques
-Interpretation Report Writing techniques and precaution in Interpretation, significance of reporting, different stage and layout of research report (thesis) – type of research Report, the synopsis and thesis – comparisons – functions parts & evaluation of each.

2. Use of Law library :

-Evaluate possibility and repugnancy in combined application of doctrinal and non- doctrinal research methods in same research work.
-Importance of legislative materials, decision materials and use of those in development of legal reasoning (

)Paper : III Criminal Laws & Adm. Of Justice in criminal Law (Optional-1)

(1) Issues – Problems of Investigation and Proceeding –

-Values of scientific & Non-Scientific evidance ments and scope appeal in criminal law
-Evaluation of needs of plea Bargaining
-Use of Logic in criminal trial procedure.

(2) Issues – Problems in Juvenile Justice in Indian Laws.

-Evaluation and property of causes and mesures for regulation Juvenile Delinquency.
-Status of Juvenile Delinquency in Indian Society

(3) Issues – Problems in Administration of criminal Justice

-Objectives of Punishment
-Property of (imprisonment) Jail punishment in modern society
-success or Failure in regulating or controlling crimes in society though punishment.
-Analytical study of causes of various violence in society – Arranged or sponsored violence : target groups.

(4) Examine various causes for official deviances and Analytical Examination of legal relations to ..... privileged classer’s deviances
-Exaffectivencess of Legal measure status of deviance of privileged classes.

(5) Effectiveness of Legal Regulations of trafficking and uses of Drugs and Narcotics substances

-Evaluation of Role of social Institutions in combating Drug Addiction.

Paper : III Business & Corporate Laws (Optional-2)

(1) Role of Banking Services in Business word.

-New problems between Bank and customer
-Status of co-operative Banks and conform of R.B.I.on Co-op Bank.
-Propriety of Section – 138 of Negosiable Instruments Act. and impacts of litigations under this section on society.
-New problems and litigation reputed from credit card smart card & A.T.M. serious.
-Needs & requirements of Insurance in Modern times.
-Problems in settlement of Insurance in Modern times.
-Importance of Hit and away. and ‘No fault’ theories in and motor accidents
-Importance of Mediclaim & Fire Insurance.

(2) Issues – Legal complications in corporate fund raising especially equity financial

-Role of financial Institutions in corporate fund raising foreign Investments
-Issues – importance of dematerialization of securities.
-Role of SEBI and RBI in corporate fund Raising.

(3) Issues- Problems and needs of Intellectual property Rights Importance of Patent, Trade- MArk, Copy Right Traditional Knowledge and biodiversity
Impacts of Trips:

(4) Impacts of Economics policies on Indian economics Law.

-Problems of Tack – Over or Winding-up of Industrial unit.
-Industrial Zones and its problems
-Legal regulation of multi nationals.

(5) Issues- Problems in Foreign Trade in India

-W. T. O. ‘s agreements relating to foreign Trade.
-Achievements of foreign Trade policy – 2004-09.

Paper :IV Dissertation

Note :

(1) Choose the topic from the subjects of group of LL.M which the student passed.

(2) Following points should be covered in dissertation strictly

Social, Eco- Legal Importance and Utility of the topic selected for dissertation.
followed the stage of Research Methodology while arranging topics and sub-topic of the selected subject :

Substantive topic should be discussed in dissertation in following aspects :

(A) Analytical philosophy or

(B) Comparative philosophy

(C) Evaluative philosophy or

(D) Examination of Issues or

Problems in Implementation aspects.

-While concluding the dissertation last topic must be on
-Conclusion & suggestions or
-Finding & Suggestion or
-Observations and Incase of short fall loop- holes state the reasons or factors for them and suggestions in forms of remedial measures
-New problems and litigation reputed from credit card & A.T.M. serious.

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