Day: December 19, 2014

Civil Nuclear Liability

By Apurv Jain, NUALS Editor’s Note: Civil Nuclear Liability has recently gained a lot of momentum after India entered into agreements with nations like the United States of America, France, and others. Also now India is a part of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC). With a history of Bhopal Gas Tragedy, […]

Judicial Activism under Article 21

By Divya Sharma, Symbiosis Law School, Pune Greatness of the bench lies in creativity… There are cases where a decision one way or the other will count for the future, will advance or retard sometimes much, sometimes little, the development of the law in a proper direction. It is in […]

Consumer Protection Act

By Yash Bishnoi, CNLU Editor’s Note: Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986/ Consumer Protection (amendment) Act, 2011 consumers are provided with machinery whereby they can file their complaints to the Consumer Forums with special powers so that appropriate action could be taken and the possible compensation may be awarded to consumer. This […]

Piercing of Corporate Veil

By Samridhi Arora, Amity University Editor’s Note: Corporate Veil is the principle in corporate law which states that company and its shareholders are two different identities independent of its existence . Piercing of corporate veil  is a legal method of trying to go behind this veil. It is employed by the […]

Competition Law and the Telecom Sector

By Sarthak Behera, NUALS Editor’s Note:  INTRODUCTION The growth and development of the telecommunication industry in India has been tremendous. With new and cheaper technologies being adopted almost every year, in this industry India is on its path of becoming an electronics manufacturing hub of the world. With an addition […]

Criminal Cases and ADR

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: Courts are overburdened with the cases. It is the temptation that has led the legislature to incorporate the concept of Plea Bargaining in India and hopefully the result will be satisfying in many aspects. The author, in this paper seeks to evaluate this […]

Biotechnology Patents And Problem Of Non-Obviousness

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: In recent years, there has been an explosive growth in biotechnology research. The society has witnessed the completion of the human genome project, the success of animal cloning, pharmaceutical research, and other notable advances. The situation grows complex and this project deals with […]

Autrefois Acquit And Autrefois Convict

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: The doctrine in a way is the rule again double jeopardy. Rule against double jeopardy means that a person cannot be tried for the same offence once again if he has been either convicted or acquitted in the trial relating to same offence. This paper […]

Offences Under IT Act, 2000

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note:The high and speedier connectivity to the world from any place has developed many crimes and these increased offences led to the need of law for protection. The IT Act was the result of such a need and this paper analyzes the offences under […]

Environmental Protection And Supreme Court Activism

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: Environment and life are interrelated. Our lives depend on natural resources such as air, water, and land. Environmental destruction threatens survival; conversely, human rights violations can cause environmental degradation, for instance, war can lead to loss of access to clean water. Thus, the […]

Contribution Of Natural Law To Legal Thought

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note: The concept of natural law has taken several forms. The idea began with the ancient Greeks’ conception of a universe governed in every particular by an eternal, immutable law and in their distinction between what is just by nature and just by convention. […]

Freedom Of Press: Fourth Pillar Of Democracy

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note: Freedom of speech and expression is the blood of democracy, palpitation of democracy, control of the government and creates awareness among the people. Blood removes the dead cell in the same manner freedom of speech and expression removes the arbitrary government and place […]