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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 →

Equality Before Law

Equality before law is one of the basic principles of liberalism. Thus, law should make sure there is no discrimination among the individuals or group of individuals. Article 7 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states: “All are… 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 →

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 →

Dying Declaration

A dying declaration is a statement made by a declarant, who is unavailable to testify in court (typically because of the declarant’s death/illness), who made the statement under a belief of certain or impending death. The statement must also relate… Continue Reading →

Technology, Ethics and Access to Justice

INTRODUCTION During a period of U.S. spending cuts, famously known as the “sequester[1],” court frameworks all over the country are confronting monetary shortfalls[2]. Small cases courts are no exception[3]. Among the most noticeably awful hit states is California, which is… 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 →

White Industries v/s Republic Of India

Investment Arbitration in India is undergoing a sea of change as the bilateral treaties entered into have broad ambiguous provisions which enable the foreign national to bend and mould the provisions according to their whims and fancy. If the government… Continue Reading →

Delhi High Court: Maintenance Tribaunal Is Empowered To Pass An Order For Eviction If Parents Are Ill-Treated

INTRODUCTION In today’s world, the one person, one loves the most, is his parents. We as Indians are always taught by our teachers in schools that our parents are our God and we should look after them when they start… Continue Reading →

Case Comment: State of Madhya Pradesh vs Madan Lal

Dilution or outright waiver of punishment if a rapist offers to marry his victim is an extra-legal step, one that is not written into law anywhere. But it continues to be entertained because the internalization of stigmatization is wide-spread, and… Continue Reading →

7 Landmark Court Cases That Changed The Laws In India

Indian legal system is often under great scrutiny by media and public, in general. The judges and courts are often blamed for things like wrong, biased judgements and verdicts, corruptions etc. The legal system in any country has many loopholes,… Continue Reading →

5 #SupremeCourt #Judgments on Indian #EvidenceAct, 1872

The Indian Evidence Act, originally passed in India by the Imperial Legislative Council in 1872, during the British Raj, contains a set of rules and allied issues governing admissibility of evidence in the Indian courts of law. The enactment and… Continue Reading →

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