Category: Jurisprudence

Jurisprudential Analysis of Olga Tellis and Ors. v. Bombay Municipal Corporation and Ors.

By Yash Tripathi, Nirma University Editor’s Note: This article presents a jurisprudential analysis of the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Olga Tellis v. Bombay Municipal Corporation. FACTS The facts of the case are as such that the plight of people who live on pavements and slums […]

Economic Liberalisation and Response of Indian Judiciary

Economic liberalisation and respect for human rights are both highly topical issues. Both fields of law protect certain freedoms: economic development could lead to higher human rights standards and be used to secure compliance with human rights agreements. However the interaction between trade liberalisation and human rights protection is complex. The Indian judiciary has in its judgments consistently preserved as unassailable the economic and industrial policy of the Government of India. A study of the same has been made by the author in the following paper.

Rule Of Law

– Abhishek Kumar, CNLU INTRODUCTION The rule of law primarily refers to the influence and authority of law within society,especially as a constraint upon behavior, including behavior of government officials. The idea of the rule of law can be traced back to at least the time of Aristotle who observed that given the choice […]

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 mens rea or actus reus. However, […]

Elizabethan Jurisprudence: A Reading of the Trial Scene in “The Merchant of Venice”

By Akhil Mahesh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: William Shakespeare can be regarded as one of the best playwrights in England, and his play “The Merchant of Venice” is believed to have been written between 1596-1598. The play mainly revolves around a young man, Antonio, who […]