Category: Legal History

Principle of Non-Refoulement and its Absolute Nature

By Akkiraju Chandralekha, SLS Pune   Editor’s Note: The principle of non-refoulement is a major concept in public international law, dealing specifically with refugee laws within the human rights regime. The principle basically says that a refugee, once entered another country, cannot be forced back to his original country unless […]

Lok Adalats

By Oyshee Gupta (CNLU Patna ) & Suhaas Arora (RGNUL, Patiala)  “EDITOR’S NOTE:- This piece discusses the dispute resolution mechanism that is known as Lok Adalats. Instituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act of 1987, Lok Adalats beckon the bright future of alternate dispute resolutions in India.The institution has attracted […]

Understanding the Creation of the Indian Judicial System

By Shambhavi Ravishankar, Christ Law College, Bangalore “Editor’s Note: The judicial system of a country needs to be efficient in order to ensure effective overall administration. However, when the British came to the country, the judicial setup in India was in dire need of reform as it suffered from defects like […]

Wal-Mart de Mexico- The Sham and The Corrupt

By Nabarun Ray, GNLU “EDITORS NOTE:- Eduardo Castro-Wright was the former Vice Chairman and CEO of the Wal-mart’s Global E-Commerce and Global Sourcing businesses; he retired on July 1, 2012. Castro-Wright previously served as the CEO and President of Wal-Mart Stores USA, the United States division of the world’s third […]

‘The Old Man and the Sea’ and ‘Heart of Darkness’: Objective and Relation with Law

By Pravesh Aggarwal, RGNUL Editor’s Note: This paper discusses the novels ‘Heart of Darkness’ and ‘Old Man and the Sea’ and its relation with the law. In Heart of  Darkness, author Joseph Conrad discusses colonialism and imperialism in depth. The intersection between literature and law can be seen in the novel. The […]

Development of Civil Jury System in England

By Nidhi Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: The paper talks about the development of the jury system in England with special emphasis on civil juries. What is a jury? A jury is a group of ordinary citizens of predetermined number whom a duly constituted public official […]

History And Development Of Legal Profession In England

By Akshay Dinesh Shah, NUALS Editor’s Note: The author has traced the history and development of legal profession in England since the twelfth century. This paper gives an insight into aspects like the Lawyers Inns’, Barristers and Solicitors, the King (Queen’s) Counsel, the beginning of professional legal education in England […]