Scholarship Winners Essay

 

Aditya Panuganti

Aditya Panuganti
AI in Law: A case for caution
2021 Essay Scholarship Winner

Law is not tangible or universal, yet dictates the way members of society interact, impact, and evolve. It is fascinating to realise that a state's legal system, including its laws, is the culmination of society's interpretation of right and wrong based on its culture, history, and most importantly, its current state of affairs. As Yuval.N.Harrari observes in 'Sapiens,' humans have the extraordinary power to indulge in a collective fiction, and the Magnum Opus of this fiction could very well be the idea of 'Law'. I look forward to studying the superstructure of law and its relationship with human rationale. It is an endless and evolving field, and I am excited about one day calling this profession my own.

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Devangi Dube

Devangi Dube
Artificial intelligence: Promising or (Un)Promising?
2021 Essay Scholarship 1st Runner Up

I am a twelfth grader who read Humanities with Mathematics and Economics. I am a driven team player with ideas and the determination to conquer the world to say the least. I am meticulous worker who’s CV boasts of excellence in both academics as well as co-curricular activities. Debates, MUNs, elocutions, jamming, writing. acting and other such activities are just a few tricks up my sleeves. My perspectives are spectral and engaging, largely due to them being an amalgamation of my wit and in depth research.
I am eager as a greyhound on his game and shall you make an illogical statement, my voice of reason shall be your guiding light and lead you to the path of enlightenment. I believe in making the best use of the platforms available for instilling in young people the confidence to voice their opinions, sensitising people towards global issues and bringing about a pragmatic change in the world.

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Dayaanitaa G

Dayaanitaa G
Artificial intelligence- a key to transform the legal domain
2021 Essay Scholarship 2nd Runner Up

I have always been a person with an informed opinion and an inquisitive mind. This has had me questioning the status quo. I have always openly expressed my thoughts. Upholding justice and thereby preserving the moral sanctity that binds a society has been the ultimate goal of law. This goal nudged me towards the legal profession. By channelling this nature of mine to bring justice in the society gives me a sense of purpose in life.

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Akshata Modi

Akshata Modi
2020 LSAT─India Essay Scholar

A Diverse Legal Profession: Still A Fantasy?
I am passionate about sustainability and I aspire to pursue a career in the field of environmental law. I want to be able to achieve the knowledge and expertise which can be used to protect the environment through legal avenues. I also wish to help the animal community as much as possible, towards the fulfilment of which I volunteer at animal rescue organisations.

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Adithya S Nair

Adithya S Nair
2020 LSAT─India Essay Scholar

A Leap Towards An Inclusion Driven Justice System.
I have participated in both National and International competitions, and have won awards at Harvard MUN, Boston and WIMUN, Agra. I also had the opportunity to serve as an Assistant Director for Harvard MUN Hyderabad. Over the years, I have participated in discussions that relate to pressing issues the world faces. This really got me thinking on how I can actually contribute to the betterment of the society, and that's how I decided that the legal profession is the right choice for me.

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Kiara Dsouza

Kiara Dsouza
2020 LSAT─India Essay Scholar

Kiara Dsouza on Diversity in Legal Profession
I’ve always been the type of person who has an eye for detail. I’ve never been one to take things at face value. I’m not the kind to shy away from expressing my opinion on a particular issue.
This is what drew me towards pursuing law. It’s an opportunity to stand up for what we believe in and be of service to those in need. I don’t know what kind of lawyer I want to be, but I’m certain that I want to be one.

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