Tag: jurisprudence

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 […]

Stare Decisis

Dipti Khatri, UPES Dehradun Editor’s Note: Stare decisis is the policy of the court to stand by precedent. It literally means “to stand by decided matters”. The phrase “stare decisis” is itself an abbreviation of the Latin phrase “stare decisis et non quieta movere” which im plies “to stand by […]