Day: August 21, 2014

Inter-caste & Inter-Religious Marriages: Social And Legal Issues

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: In our country most marriages are governed by the specific personal laws governing each religion. However in extra ordinary circumstances when such nuptial ties are between two people of different castes, the Special Marriage Act, becomes the mandate. Our society has been grappling in the […]

Criminal Breach Of Trust

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: Criminal breach of trust is defined under Section 405 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. The section, in a nutshell, reads as ‘dishonest misappropriation’ or ‘conversion to own use’ another person’s property. Criminal breach of trust and criminal misappropriation (under Section 403) is distinguished from […]

Probation of the Offenders Act

By Amrita Malik, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: Section 562 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, was the earliest provision to have dealt with probation. After amendment in 1974, it stands as S.360 of The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1974. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 contains elaborate provisions relating […]

History And Development Of Legal Profession In England

By Akshay Dinesh Shah, NUALS Editor’s Note: The author has traced the history and development of the legal profession in England since the twelfth century. This paper gives an insight into aspects like the Lawyers Inns’, Barristers and Solicitors, the King (Queen’s) Counsel, the beginning of professional legal education in […]