Role Of National Human Right Commission In Administration Of Criminal Justice

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 … [Read more...]

Role of Judiciary in Rape cases

By Bhavana Sharma, Department of Laws, H.P.U., Shimla Editor's Note:Rape is one of the most heinous crimes and is often described as the “beginning of a nightmare” for the victim. In this paper, efforts have been made to identify how judiciary being the third pillar of the Constitution has played … [Read more...]

Media trial: freedom of speech v. fair trial

Shabnam Saidalavi, School of Legal Studies, Cochin Editor’s note: Freedom of expression is a fundamental right that goes to the very heart of individual identity and collective interaction. Freedom of the media has been a contentious issue, especially when it involves scrutinizing a free trial. … [Read more...]

Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013: Sexual Offences

By Yamini, National Law University Jodhpur Editor's Note: The nation-wide outrage over the brutal gang rape and subsequent death of the physiotherapy intern in India’s very own capital city, New Delhi was the driving force behind the passing of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013. It has … [Read more...]

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...]