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Autrefois Acquit And Autrefois Convict

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: The doctrine in a way is the rule again double jeopardy. Rule against double jeopardy means that a person cannot be tried for the same offence once again if he has been either convicted or acquitted in the trial relating to same offence. This paper […]

Concept Of a Fair Trial

By Swati Duggal, Punjab University Editor’s Note: Fair trial is an integral part of Article 21 of the Constitution and rests on the basic principle of presumption of innocence. The research paper focuses on the concept of fair trial in India. International instruments such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, […]