All blogs in Criminal Law
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Law of Evidence ,   Evidence ,   Rameshwar v/s State of Rajasthan ,   Section 3 of The Indian Evidence Act ,   1872 ,   Indian Evidence Act ,   Saktar Singh v/s State of Haryana ,   R.V.E Venkatachala Gounder v/s Arulmigu Viswesaraswami and V.P. Temple and Anr

Evidence is the material on the basis of which the Court can decide the case. Such evidence must be produced before the Court so that it can establish or disprove the point of contention between the parties. The Law of evidence is a very crucial piece of legislation which helps and guides the...

By Srija Choudhury July 29, 2016
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transgenders ,   prisoners ,   gender ,   rights ,   United Kingdom ,   United States ,   Australia

You know gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people.-Judith Light

A transsexual person is someone who lives or proposes to live in the gender opposite to the one obtained at birth. The gender in which the transsexual person lives or proposes to live is known as that person’s...

By Aishwarya Dhakarey July 29, 2016
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Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace ,   Sexual Harassment at Workplace ,   Sexual Harassment ,   Vishaka and others v. State of Rajasthan ,   Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention ,   Indian Penal Code ,   IPC ,   Internal Complaints Committee ,   Interim Reliefs ,   Prohibition and Redressal) Act ,   2013 ,   1860 ,   Obligation of Employers ,   Penalties

By Shinjini Kharbanda,

Associate, Phoenix Legal, New Delhi

The recent sexual harassment case of Tarun Tejpal (editor of investigative journalism magazine, Tehelka) has brought to the fore the inept redressal of sexual harassment complaints within the Indian companies. The Supreme Court of...

By Shinjini Kharbanda July 27, 2016
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Protection of Juveniles from Sexual Offences ,   Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act ,   2012 ,   POCSO ,   child sexual abuse ,   Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act ,   Section 23

By Nilabha Sharma Advocate, New Delhi

Movies whether good or bad always leave an impression on the viewer. The scene from the film “Highway” which portrayed the actress’s outburst about being sexually abused as a child by her uncle kept haunting me for days. I tried imagining the trauma and the...

By Nilabha Sharma July 27, 2016
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road accident ,   hit and run ,   no fault liability ,   hema malini case ,   aaston martin case ,   salman khan case ,   motor vehicles act ,   S. 134 MV Act ,   claims tribunal ,   drunk driving ,   rash driving ,   Jahnvi Gadkar ,   Road Traffic Act ,   1988 ,   UK Highway Code Penalty Table ,   Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme in UK ,   motor vehicle bill

PART I

There has been a steep escalation of road accidents in the past few years with the expansion of more motor vehicles in India. Road injuries and fatalities have come up as a major public concern as it is one of the leading causes of death and permanent disability in this country. According...

By Srija Choudhury July 27, 2016
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non-compoundable Offence ,   Narinder Singh v. State of Punjab ,   section 482 CrPC ,   compoundable offences ,   section 320 (9)

Dipti is a 3rd year student of JGLS, Sonepat

A recent judgment by the apex court of Indiain the case of Narinder Singh v. State of Punjab has been instrumental in removing the ambiguity in law. A law that gives the High Court (hereinafter referred as HC) inherent powers to quash proceedings on...

By Dipti Srivastava July 18, 2016
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death penalty ,   Code of Hammurabi ,   Rajendra Prasad v. State of U.P ,   Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab ,   Machhi Singh and other v. State of Punjab ,   Dhananjoy Chatterjee v. State of West Bengal ,   United Nations Declaration on Human Rights ,   1948 ,   rarest of the rare

Balu Dinesh is a 3rd year student atKerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram

INTRODUCTION

‘Certainty of law is a legal myth.’ – Jerome Frank The imposition of death penalty is an enigma which has kindled several controversies over decades. Debates over death penalty are still in...

By Balu Dinesh July 18, 2016
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