Day: September 1, 2014

Bioterrorism

By Nidhi Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: A bioterrorism attack is the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, toxins or other harmful agents used to cause illness or death in people, animals, or plants. These agents are typically found in nature, but it is possible that they could be […]

Remedies for Breach under Sale of Goods Act

By Nidhi Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi Editor’s Note: The Sale of Goods Act, 1930 was enacted as the law relating to the sale of goods under the Indian Contract Act was considered to be inadequate. Here a focus has been drawn to the remedies available to […]

Development of Civil Jury System in England

By Nidhi Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: The paper talks about the development of the jury system in England with special emphasis on civil juries. What is a jury? A jury is a group of ordinary citizens of predetermined number whom a duly constituted public official […]

Inter Country Adoption

By Palak Jain, NLIU Bhopal “Editor’s Note: International adoption (also referred to as intercountry adoption or transnational adoption) is a type of adoption in which an individual or couple becomes the legal and permanent parent(s) of a child who is a national of a different country. In general, prospective adoptive parents must meet the legal adoption requirements […]

Unification of Private International Law

By Nikhil Jain, ITMU Law School Editor’s Note: Rules of private international law are applied in matters where some foreign element is present. In such cases, the first question that arises before the courts is what would be the applicable law and thus comes the need of private international law. […]

Working of Copyright Board in India and Procedure for Litigation with Regards to Copyright

By Nikhil Jain, ITMU Law School. Editor’s Note: With technological advancements, the need to protect one’s work through copyrights has tremendously increased. To safeguard such interests, the Indian Legislature passed the Indian Copyright Act, 1957; the Act has seen various amendments through the years to keep pace with the changing […]