CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE: A Critical Analysis of its Test
Introduction Circumstantial evidence has always been regarded with profound skepticism by the layman, however, it has gone on to become increasingly...
Women in LAW: Sorry state of Affairs
The VIDHI report titled A Survey of Advocates Practicing Before the High Courtsrevealed some of the striking facts prevalent in some of High court...
Female Genital Mutilation: Human Rights Violation Under The Garb Of Culture
Introduction Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a series of procedures concentrated in Asia and the Middle East that affect, alter and cause injury...
Invasion of Privacy Disguised as Rights?
On December 2, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued short but succint judgement- Paramvir Singh Saini v. Baljeet Singh & Ors., it held that...
Assamese Politics: Redefining the Contours of Citizenship Laws in India
INTRODUCTION Citizenship, as defined by Webster Dictionary, means “the position or status of being a citizen”. Webster dictionary defines citizen...
SEXUAL ORIENTATION IN THE LENSES OF JUSTICE
Introduction The article aims to enlighten the readers regarding the position of the law regarding homosexuality as it prevailed before and after...
The Conundrum of Electronic Evidence

The Conundrum of Electronic Evidence

The admissibility of electronic records is covered in Section 65B[1] of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. This section has created a lot of uncertainty regarding admissibility of an electronic record. A lot of confusion has also been added through the judgments that were delivered to clarify or explain this section.

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Letting the Rats Loose: Bentham’s Perspective

Letting the Rats Loose: Bentham’s Perspective

This article deals with the topic of captivity of non-endangered animals in the form of zoological parks. This topic will be discussed in reference to Jeremy Bentham’s philosophies and is limited to the present legislations in India although the theory might share...

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Withdrawal Of Prosecution: A Façade Behind Arbitrary Use Of Power

Withdrawal Of Prosecution: A Façade Behind Arbitrary Use Of Power

Public Prosecutor is not a part of any investigating agency. Under Section 321a Public Prosecutor or Assistant Public Prosecutor is empowered to withdraw prosecution from a person either generally or for any one of the offences for which he is tried. The proviso of this Section mandates the Public Prosecutor to obtain the consent of the Central Government in matters which relate to the executive power of the Union or was investigated by the Special Police Establishment or involves misappropriation, destruction or damage to Central Government property or is committed by a Central Government Servant before moving to the court for withdrawal of the prosecution.

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How The UAPA Is Perverting The Idea Of Justice

the UAPA ensuresthrough pernicious procedural rulesthat even if a person accused under the Act is ultimately acquitted, she suffers the punishment of the process

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

Supreme Court Deals Major Blow To Felons' Right To Vote In Florida

 

US Supreme court upheld the paying to vote system. The judgment will affect many felons right to vote affecting the cherished principle of Universal suffrage