Day: February 4, 2015

Need For Codification Of Refugee Laws In India

By Sagarika Chandel, KIIT School of Law, Bhuvaneshwar “EDITOR’S NOTE:- While India has been home to several immigrants from neighbouring indigenous communities in turmoil, however, it needs to devise a legal framework to protect the human rights that these refugees or asylum seekers are entitled to.India’s international commitments as well […]

Law On Phone-tapping In India

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida “EDITOR’S NOTE:- The recent times have exposed the diabolic methods used by government agencies all over the world for the greater good of national security. Deployment of such techniques is invasive of the fundamental right to privacy that citizens are entitled to. In […]

A Critical Overview Of Offences Against Women Under The Indian Penal Code

By Jibin Mathew George, Tushar Bhardwaj, Siddhartha Srivasatava, Amity Law School, Delhi “Editor’s Note: In the wake of increasing crime against women, there is an incessant discussion about the laws that deal with offences against women. The marital offences against women include bigamy, adultery, criminal elopement among others. The one that is […]

Doctrine of Duress

By Rajshree Lohia, Christ Law University, Bangalore “Editor’s Note: Free Consent is one of the most important essentials of a valid contract. When this consent is vitiated, the contract generally becomes voidable. Consent can be vitiated through duress. In simple terms, duress means any form of coercion or threat that is […]

Cyber Sharing (In terms of Peer-to-Peer networks): Opportunity or Challenge to Entertainment Industry

By Sudhanshu Prakash, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi “Editor’s Note: In the era of technological advancement, cyber crimes are rampant, and forever on the rise. Internet piracy violates a large number of copyrights and leads to IPR controversies. The emergence of Peer-to-Peer sharing, better […]