By Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor’s Note: India and Pakistan are two countries which are endeavouring to deal with the issue of cross border terrorism since
By Gaurav Hooda Editor’s Note: The AFSPA provokes strong reactions both in the Northeast as well as Jammu & Kashmir; even though it’s constitutional validity
By Roop Choudhary Editor’s Note: Black money is so much a part of our present day white economy; just like a brain tumour, you try
By Nehmat Sethi CHAPTER – II Introduction 1. On June 20, a bearded, black-turbaned middle-aged man clad in black religious attire, with a calm but
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
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
By Ayush Choudhary, Amity Law School Centre-2 Noida Editor’s Note: The aftermath of the Nirbhaya Rape case in December 2012 was an overaching amendement to s. 376
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 a vital role in finding the proper solution in rape cases. Sometimes through wide interpretations of the various provisions of legislation and sometimes by laying down landmark judgments where there were no specific laws.
Almost all the countries have developed a juvenile justice system to deal with their young offenders. In India, this issue has been in the highlight lately, with discussions on their problems and related issues at various forums. In this submission, the author has elaborated not only the social implications of delinquency but also the various aspects of the law that deals with juveniles.
By Sangram Jai Singh, Noida International University, Noida Editor’s Note: An initiative to maintain law and order such that it operates in transparency and
By Anonymous Introduction Yakub Memon was executed in Nagpur Central Jail on 30th July 2015 and became the lone death convict of 1993 Mumbai Serial
By Tanvi Praveen, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: Knowledge is said to be power. Nowhere does this hold truer than in the case of
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
By Nilesh Bhardwaj INTRODUCTION To enable the administration to discharge effectively the multifarious functions entrusted to it, it needs to exercise broad powers of conducting
By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their
By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION A judge in India has officially confirmed that rape laws do not apply to married couples — once you’re legally wed, forced sex
By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION The terms “winds of change” may be interpreted in the broad sense. It may be interpreted in respect of
By Saksham Dwivedi, CNLU INTRODUCTION Hazardous substances pervade modern industrialized societies. Indian industry generates, uses, and discards toxic substances. Day by day the increasing use
By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Gurus, or teachers have always been thought of as the most noble, most selfless beings. They have always been thought of
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 been known all over as one of the most concrete steps taken by the Indian government to curb violence against women. Major amendments by the Act, not only widen the ambit of certain offences but also recognise new offences like acid attacks which earlier lacked a specific provision and definition in the Code. The Act is deemed to be one of the most important changes that have been made in the existing criminal laws namely the Indian Penal Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure and the Indian Evidence Act.