Day: August 7, 2014

Concept Of a Fair Trial

By Swati Duggal, Punjab University Editor’s Note: Fair trial is an integral part of Article 21 of the Constitution and rests on the basic principle of presumption of innocence. The research paper focuses on the concept of fair trial in India. International instruments such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, […]

Rights And Liabilities Of An Undisclosed Principal In Agency

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: “The principle of Agency is a type of special contract entered into by two or more people, wherein one person (agent) acts on behalf of the other (principal).Such an agent can have one or more sub agents. Undisclosed Principal is a concept covered under […]

Nervous Shock and Psychiatric Injury

By Nidhi Singh, NUALS, Kochi Editor’s Note: Earlier in Tort law compensation was awarded for suffering from some physical injury only. It was considered that mental stress and injury are ‘less worthy’ of being classified as wrongs under tort law and hence was not recognized. The courts refused to treat psychiatric […]

Private International Law and Inter-Parental Custody Disputes in India

By Aditi, NUJS Editor’s Note: Disputes resulting from such global families, especially involving inter-parental custody battles have yet to be addressed comprehensively by the Indian legal regime. The present paper explores the current Indian position on this issue and the future potential in the background of the Hague Convention of 1980 […]

Managing Psychopathic Offenders

By Sameekshya Naik, NLUO Editor’s Note: This paper tries to introduce the field of psychopathy into the realm of law. The author has explained the various facets of psychopathy, and at the same time also made an effort to tackle the most common of questions faced while criminally analyzing it […]

Crimes in Cyberspace: Right to Privacy and Other Issues

By Mohak Rana NMIMS, School of Law, Mumbai  Editor’s Note: The present era is marked by two things: heavy reliance on technology and virtual space. But behind the interfusion of these two there exists a world of potent threat and risks. These threats and risks are very much latent in nature […]