Day: September 5, 2014

Vicarious Liability of State

By Subhyanka Rao, RMLNLU Editor’s Note: Vicarious liability refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person. In the field of Torts, it is considered to be an exception to the general rule that a person is liable for his own acts […]

Sting Operations as Evidence in India

By Palak Jain, NLIU Bhopal Editor’s Note: Sting operations can be classified into positive and negative sting operations based on their purpose. Positive sting operation takes place in the interest of the society, which helps to lift the purdah of the working of the government. On the other hand negative sting operation harm […]

Mischief Rule of Statutory Interpretation

By Subhyanka Rao, RMLNLU Editor’s Note:  The Mischief Rule is a certain rule that judges can apply in statutory interpretation in order to discover Parliament’s intention. The application of this rule gives the judge more discretion than the literal and the golden rule as it allows him to effectively decide on […]