Day: December 7, 2014

Marriage Under Muslim Law

Editor’s Note: The Arabic term ‘nikah’ is used to describe marriage is transliterated into “the Union of Sexes” and under this Arabic term, marriage became a civil contract in Muslim Law, as intended by the Prophet Mohammed. It has since become one of the most sacrosanct social institutions known to Man, […]

Doctrine Of Separation Of Powers

By Bani Mahajan Editor’s Note: The Doctrine of Separation of Powers, was proposed by Montesquieu, in his work, De l’espirit des lois, although the first thought of separating the legislative power was proposed by John Locke, into: discontinuous legislative power, continuous legislative power and federative power. In 1787, The founding fathers […]

Social Class

By Anonymous Editor’s Note: This paper talks about the meaning of social class and discusses the arguments put forth by Karl Marx and Max Weber. SOCIAL CLASS A social class may be defined as a stratum of people of similar position in the social status. The social status of a janitor […]

Article 12 and 13 Of The Constitution Of India

By Bani Mahajan, UILS Chandigarh Editor’s Note: In enacting fundamental rights in part III of our Constitution, the founding fathers showed that they had the will, and they were ready to adopt the means to confer legally enforceable fundamental rights. Part III of the Constitution is said to contain the Bill […]

Sexual Harassment At The Workplace

`By Aarti Goyal, UILS Chandigarh Editor’s Note: Sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces are an everyday occurrence for women and girls around the world—in urban and rural areas, in developed and developing countries. Before 1997, women experiencing sexual harassment at workplace had to lodge a complaint […]

Marriage and Restitution

Editor’s Note: Marriage is a sacrosanct creation of society and should be protected by all personal laws and the idea of marriage should be protected by law. But this should not be abused to such an extent that injury of any kind: physical or legal is an outcome of the marriage. […]

Case Brief: Vadlamudi Kutumba Rao v. State of Andhra Pradesh, AIR 1961 AP 448

By Bhavani Kumar, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: All crimes under the Indian Penal Code are categorized as either cognizable offences or non-cognizable offences. Cognizable offences are those offences that the police may take cognizance of or commence investigation on without there being a First Information Report filed or without the permission […]


By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Notes on education and the various kinds of education. It also discusses the various functions of education. EDUCATION Primitive / ancient societies had no educational institutions. Children learnt what they needed to know by watching whatever was going on and helping wherever practical. Families, parents and siblings […]

The Corfu Channel Case

By Aarti Goyal, UILS, Chandigarh Editor’s Note: The general principles of International law are among the sources of national and International Law, which have long been recognized and applied in disputes. The Corfu Channel case addressed the question of civil liability of Albania, which had placed mines within its sovereign waters […]

Article 370 of India Constitution: Down the Road

By Satya Vrat Yadav, UPES Editors Note: The author attempts a critical and historical analysis of Article 370. J&K is the most burning issue which needs to be solved but is pending since 60 years of independence due to some mistakes committed by the politician between time span of 1947-1953. Introduction In […]

Rarest of Rare Doctrine: Death Penalty

By Satya Vrat Yadav, UPES Editors Note: The paper attempts to evaluate the rarest of rare doctrine which has been evolved by the Supreme Court for awarding death penalty. It seeks to highlight the current methods of execution in the light of international perspective. Introduction Indian judiciary has pointed out their […]

Protection of Confidential Information: The Reality

By Akshay Maheshwari & Anjali Bhatt, UPES Editors Note: After an extensive comparative analysis, the paper tries to throw light on the law as developed by English Court and also evaluates the protection afforded to confidential information in India by way of equitable relief in the absence of a specific […]