One of the biggest event of the year held by Faculty of Law Universitas Brawijaya is the range of event’s Constitutional Law Festival, the event was ranging from many fields of competitions as well as national law seminar attended by distinguished speakers. The constitutional law festival was taking place during 22 – 25 of October 2015.
The event was officially opened through opening ceremony and keynote lecture by Secretary General of Constitutional Court Republic of Indonesia, Prof, Dr, Guntur Hamzah. During his lecture he gave very meaningful speech to some 240 attendees in the room, the official opening ceremony was taking place a the UB TV Studio.
The next day, the event continued to the main event which is the competition, the competition ranging from the paper competition as well as the legislative drafting competition, the paper competition was taking place at the Maxone hotel which was attended by all 10 finalist, those 10 finalist perform very well in delivering the presentation which made the judges quite a bit difficult in determining who’s the best among those 10. While, the legislative drafting competition, taking place at the 8th floor Rectorat building attended by all 5 finalist who were also giving all their best during the presentation session. Out of these competition, there will be the champions in which will be announced at the Seminar.
The next day (Saturday October 24) the event was continued with the activities of Legal Case Discussion, the discussion were taking place at the 6th floor rectorat building, the discussions was alive with debate among the students, there were many good argumentations from the students, the legal case discussion was the platform were the participants could expressed their critical thinking about the matter being discussed.
The event was officially closed with the National Law Seminar which was taking place at the Widyaloka Building Unversitas Brawijaya, the seminar was attended by more than 300 attendees. The seminar was officially opened by Keynote Speech directly by the Chairman of Constitutional Court, Prof, Arief Hidayat, in his speech, Mr.Arief explained the keynote under the foundation of Article 33 UUDNRI 1945 as the economic ground of Indonesia, furthermore, Mr.Arief explained that in delivering the prosperity to the people, it takes collective approach from all sectors which should works together harmoniously. After the keynote, the seminar was continued by the presentations and talkshow by distinguished guest that were invited by the committees, the guest were; Dr. Faisal Basri, Dr, Revrisond Baswir and Dr, Jazim Hamidi, those are some of the most familiar figure in the country in the field of law and economics. At the end of the seminar, there was the announcement of the champions, from the paper competition, Universitas Sumatera Utara breaks the crown of champion as the best paper presenter followed by Universitas Indonesia and Universitas Jember respectively. From Legislative Drafting competition, the crown was secured by the delegation of Universitas Indonesia after performing the best presentation, followed by Universitas Padjajaran on the second place respectively.
The Constitutional Law Festival 2015 was made possible under the cooperation between Faculty of Law Universitas Brawijaya and Mahkamah Konstitutsi Republik Indonesia.