Sexual Offences: Liability and Punishment

By Sonakshi Verma, National Law University Jodhpur Editor's Note: Sex related offences are a universal phenomena, which take place in every society in different circumstances and social settings.  It may take the form of sexual violence, which sometimes cause severe and irreparable damage to the … [Read more...]

Female foeticide

By Gayatri Loomba The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: Female foeticide is the gory practise of sex-selective abortion, which renders the girl child a victim of the highest degree of gender-rooted prejudice. This paper examines the factors leading … [Read more...]

Victimology and Emerging Trends of Compensation

By Gurratan Wander, RGNUL and Harsimrat Kaur, Army Institute of Law, Mohali "Editor's Note: More often than not, most discourses pertaining to criminal law, or the commission of mass crimes involve the element of criminology, and the principles of criminal law, including basic concepts such as … [Read more...]

Public Opinion in Sentencing Policy: The Need of the Hour

By Anupam, Rajeev Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur  Editor’s Note: Sentencing of a convict basically embarks the culmination of the judicial process which begins with the detection, enforcement of the law, prosecution and adjudication. Thus the importance of Sentencing … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

The Corroding Faces of Indian Women: Acid Attack

By Shatrunjay Bose, UPES Dehradun Editor's Note: Acid attacks have become a menace in India for women. The inappropriate use of acid on human body causes devastating effects on the body of the person. The most notable effects of an acid attack are the lifelong bodily disfigurement. The acid can … [Read more...]

Rights of Working Women: A Case Study

By Vivek Singh, Institute of Law, Nirma University Editor's Note: According to the author, a male employee who is in a higher position is always in search of taking undue advantages of a female employee.This research paper is based on real legal dispute at the trial court level with regards to … [Read more...]