Day: November 13, 2015

Doctrine Of Legitimate Expectation

By Sarica AR INTRODUCTION TO THE DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION It cannot be overemphasized that the concept of legitimate expectation has now emerged as an important doctrine. It is stated that it is the latest recruit to a long list of concepts fashioned by the court to review administrative action. […]

Excluded Losses In Marine Insurance

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION Maritime law is one of the most established and oldest types of law. It generally covers laws or rules that govern tort, contract, marine commerce, ships, shipping, and worker compensation claims that arise on the world’s navigable waters. Admiralty law, also referred to as maritime law is […]

The Challenges Faced By Human Rights Jurisprudence Due To Advents In Information Technology

By Anonymous Introduction In 1986 the General Assembly in its Declaration on the Right to Development (GA Res 41/128 of 4 December 1986) formulated the right to development in terms that “The right to development is an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples […]

Parliamentary History As An External Aid Of Construction

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION While interpreting a statute true intent of the legislature shall have to be gathered and deciphered in its proper spirit having due regard to the language used therein. Where language is clear, external aid for construction is not required. External aids are relevant only when the language […]

Use of Technology in Judicial Process and Alternative Dispute Resolution

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION Technological Developments in the field of information and introduction of computers have made a turning point in the history of human civilization. It has brought about a sea change in all fields of human activity. It has resulted in enhanced efficiency, productivity, and quality of output in […]

Catalyst Mechanism: A Step Towards Human Rights

By Nishant Mittal, Pushpit Bansal Editor’s Note: “Human rights”- are two simple words but when put together, they constitute the very foundation of our existence. India- being a diverse country with its multicultural, multiethnic, and multi religious population- the protection of human right is the sine qua non for peaceful existence. […]

Role Of National Human Right Commission In Administration Of Criminal Justice

By Shreshtha Garg & Anand Kr. Dubey   Editor’s Note: The objectives are to study the role of human rights to improve the criminal justice system in India. And to ascertain the actual position of human rights in criminal justice system of India and the various practical problem regarding the implementation […]

Right to Information

By Deeksha, Prince, and Sanya Editor’s Note: The legislative intent is clear; we are entitled to know how our money is spent. The onus is on us to make the Act work. In effect, therefore, the right conferred on the citizen is an exhaustive one. It allows him to assess […]

Women Education and Employment Opportunities

By Bharat Rajani Introduction Education is the form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through storytelling, discussions, training, and research. But when we talk about women education it is not as easy […]

Empowerment Of Women In Education Sector

By Naman Shukla & Jalaj Pandey Education is a key factor for women empowerment prosperity, development and welfare. The status of women in a complex society like India is not uniform. The dynamics of the future call for knowledge leadership. India today can boost of a large educated manpower, which […]

Death Penalty: Its Repurcussions

By Ankita Singh, RMLNLU 1. INTRODUCTION Over time, the death penalty has been a debatable issue in the criminal justice system. There are numerous pro and anti-death penalty perspectives that fight each other in the vague of providing justice to the victims. But is retribution justified and deterrent effect successful […]

Right to Education in India

By Mayank Sharma, Amity Law School Editor’s Note: “Underlying the significance of education in a polity, Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, gave universal acknowledgement to the Right to Education. It was appreciated that, the right to education is not just a fundamental human right, but an […]

Interpretation of Statutes

By Ankita Singh, RMLNLU INTRODUCTION The legislation can lay down legal definition of its own language, if such bodies are embodied in the code itself, it becomes binding on the courts. When the acts itself provides a dictionary for the words used, the court must first look into that dictionary […]

Agreements In Restraint Of Marriage

By Souradeep Mukhopadhyaya AGREEMENTS IN RESTRAINT OF MARRIAGE: POSITION IN ENGLISH LAW: Under English Law, agreements which restrain marriage are discouraged as they are injurious to the increase in population and the moral welfare of the citizens. Back in 1768, a precedent was set by the Court of King’s Bench […]