Day: January 16, 2015

Theories of compensation in criminal law

 Prakhar Maheshwari, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Editor’s note:  Offences against the State fall under the domain of criminal law. Relief is usually granted, in criminal cases, by punishment of the offender, unlike civil cases, where relief may take the form of injunction, compensation and/or punishment. This paper […]

Media Trials And The Rights Of The Accused

By Isha Tyagi and Nivedita Grover, Symbiosis Law School Noida “EDITOR’S NOTE: Media is rightly called the fourth estate. In today’s time, media is certainly the most powerful instrument for transmission of information as well as opinion. Media trials, a concept that gained popularity in the twentieth century, pertains to […]

Uniform Law Of Adoption

By Eshan Jaipuriar, Symbiosis Law School Pune “EDITOR’S NOTE:- This piece throws light upon the various endeavours made by the Government towards the creation of a uniform Civil Code.Having imported such a method to facilitate better governance, India continues to operate with a multitude of personal laws.However, such a system […]

Making CPC effective & justice oriented

Prakhar Maheshwari, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Editor’s note: A uniform civil code was introduced in 1859, prior to which there existed several codes overlapping in the same areas. This code was revised, formulated and executed multiple times. However, a need is now felt in today’s time to […]

Understanding the Creation of the Indian Judicial System

By Shambhavi Ravishankar, Christ Law College, Bangalore “Editor’s Note: The judicial system of a country needs to be efficient in order to ensure effective overall administration. However, when the British came to the country, the judicial setup in India was in dire need of reform as it suffered from defects like […]

Exclusive Dealings are Anti-competitive: Parable or Realism

Exclusive Dealing agreements are agreements to sell a product on condition that the buyer takes all or effectively all of the requirements of that product from the seller. Such agreements have possible anticompetitive effects, but may also have redeeming efficiencies. To understand completely the ambit of this concept under the Competition Act, there is a need to study the relationship between the modern day economic theory and vertical restraints as competition law is entirely concerned with the study of markets and markets do not function without the connotations of economics.