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Ethics of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)

The origin of Online Dispute Resolution can be traced back to the early 1990’s, a period of significant changes in the online environment. In 1996, the first articles on ADR were published, there were several conferences sponsored which aims at… Continue Reading →

Alternative Dispute Resolution : A comparative study

HISTORY AND INTRODUCTION ADR which stands for Alternative Dispute Resolution was first originated in the USA as a drive to find an alternative to the traditional legal system. In developing countries like India where most people believe in resolving the… Continue Reading →

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ODR): AN EMERGING TREND IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION MECHANISM.

Online dispute resolution as the name suggests is a method of dispute resolution which uses technology to settle dispute between the parties. It is a fusion of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods and Information and communication technology.The advent of the information… Continue Reading →

Ethics and Law in cyberspace

Mrs. Shobha Kumar, a quintessential middle class Indian lady had uploaded some of her personal health details and medical test reports on an internet medical website for assistance in her health matter. The matter has been attended by the website,… Continue Reading →

ADR and Cybersecurity

Today, as we speak about ADR (Alternate Dispute Resolution), which refers to the set of methods that help parties settle their conflicts outside the court, we see the changed patterns of operation of such processes. Due to the COVID 19… Continue Reading →

Counterfeit Currency

Coins have been in use since time immemorial and are the currency type that is most used. The Indian coin is specified as the metal stamped in section 230 and issued by the Government of India to be used as… Continue Reading →

Online Dating

Is online dating dangerous? Should rules and policies be made stricter by dating sites? Abstract In this paper, we examine the behaviors and experiences of people who use online dating and how they may or may not address risk in… Continue Reading →

Contempt of Court

Introduction  Anything that inhibits or impairs the right to limit judicial proceedings would inevitably have the effect of hindering the administration of the law and of interfering with the proper conduct of the judiciary. It obviously amounts to contempt of… Continue Reading →

Constitutional Tort

The theory was “The King can do no wrong” under English Common Law, and thus the King was not responsible for the wrongs of his servants. But the status of the old Common Law theory was altered in England by… Continue Reading →

Reasons why startups should choose mediation over litigation

The significance of mediation over litigation has been emphasized in various situations. The perks of mediation and other mechanisms of ADR makes way for private and flexible settlement of disputes. The sudden halt of the judicial system during this pandemic… Continue Reading →

Charge Sheet

A charge sheet is a final report to prove the allegation of a crime in a criminal court of law prepared by the investigation or law enforcement agencies. The report is effectively submitted by the police officer to prove that… Continue Reading →

Freedom of religion

India, most widely known as the land of spiritual beliefs, intellectual thought, and culture, has also been the birthplace of a number of religions, some of which also remain in this period. ‘Religion’ is a question of preference, interpretation and… Continue Reading →

A Study of Brutality Against Women

Prophet Muhammad once said “Only an honorable man treats women with honor and integrity and only a vile and dishonorable man humiliates and degrades women.” Women have come a long way from being treated as trade to now holding a… Continue Reading →

NEUTRAL EVALUATION AS A MODE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a frequently opted mechanism in today’s world for the settlement of disputes. It involves various sources through which parties can resolve their disputes without the intervention of courts. There are 4 main sources of… Continue Reading →

The Procedure for Arbitration Proceedings

Introduction Recently, the influence of arbitration has been so massive that it has almost taken over the popular intervention of the judiciary. The pandemic has thrown light on alternative mechanisms of dispute resolution. Yet arbitration is still an alien concept… Continue Reading →

Transgender Act and Access to Justice for the Transgender Community

Three important developments have taken place in this decade, which has long term relevance for the entire Transgender community in India. Firstly, in 2014, the Supreme Court legally recognized the rights and freedom of transgender people in the National Legal… Continue Reading →

Shadow Pandemic: Domestic Violence During the COVID 19 Lockdown in India

 Gender-based violence has never been a stranger to us in India. It has been best identified with the isolation of the victims, exerting physical, psychological, and at times, financial control over them. As the ongoing pandemic with its lockdown epitomizes… Continue Reading →

Mediation over Litigation for Workplace Disputes

In today’s world mediation is the new treading mechanism of the legal system. Mediation is a branch of Alternative Dispute Resolution also popularly known as ADR. It is an important segment as it helps in reducing the burden on courts… Continue Reading →

Justice and Artificial Intelligence

India is a land of “Unity in diversity” with an official constitution characterized by the principles of “Justice, Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity”. As the century is progressing, we are becoming more tech prone, as our all needs are being catered… Continue Reading →

ADR Mechanisms: Ensuring Access To Justice During A Pandemic

Introduction Access to justice is the most basic right for every person. However, during the trying times of a global pandemic, realizing this basic right gets more and more difficult. The Covid-19 pandemic has propelled the legal system to opt… Continue Reading →

Ritika Private Limited V. Biba Apparels Private Limited

Background The plaintiff is a famous boutique apparel designer brand in India. The defendant is also a famous apparel designer and manufacturer in India. Both companies design attractive contemporary ethnic wear creative fusion fashion. The plaintiff filed a suit against… Continue Reading →

Vodafone And Idea Merger – A New Renaissance In The Telecom Industry

Introduction The Indian telecom industry has been in the grip of consolidation ever since the trading of spectrum licenses was legalized in October 2015. In the interest of increasing competition, innovation, and facilitating businesses, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) liberalized… Continue Reading →

Right To Receive Gratuity

Employees play a major role in growth of any organization. Payment of gratuity by an employer is a mechanism devised to recognize the efforts of employees who remain associated with the organizations for a long period of time and also,… Continue Reading →

Media Trials

Media became a boon to enlighten people and make them more aware and concerned about the whole world. The democracy has essentially three pillars viz., legislature, executive and judiciary. Media has become the fourth pillar of the democracy. It highlighted the social, economic,… Continue Reading →

Law Of Adultery As It Stands In India

In India the law of adultery is punishable under section 497 of the IPC, but originally the framers of the code did not make adultery an offence punishable under the Code, it was the Second law commission which after giving… Continue Reading →

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