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Transposition Of Parties Under Crpc

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Order 1 Rule 10 of the CPC enables the Court to add any person as a party at any stage of the proceedings, if the person whose presence in Court is necessary in order to enable the Court to eff...

Can You Be Punished For Raising Your Voice Under Law Of Defamation?

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The law of defamation is a concept which was in existence since centuries. In the Roman law, defamation was a capital offence and in German & English laws, if one had insulted the other, th...

The Dilemma of S. 309, IPC: Attempt to Commit Suicide

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Suicide is not a crime under the code. It's only the attempt to commit suicide which is a punishable offence. In other words, if a person succeeds then he couldn't be brought within the purview...

Psychopathic Criminals: Punishment or Therapy?

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Abstract What makes formulation and understanding of the law and the judicial system so challenging is that it demands knowledge and application of a wide array of disciplines. Understanding w...

The provision regarding Trial before Session Court

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Initial steps in the trialInitially, a Magistrate takes cognizance of an offence and thereafter as per Section 209, he will commit the case to the Court of Sessions. A Magistrate is empowered u...

Custodial Rapes

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This research paper gives the overview about the 'custodial Rapes'. Under section 376 of Indian Penal Code each and every rapper is sentenced to rigorous imprisonment which may extend up to lif...

Whether Evidence Of Witness Is Admissible To Whom Oath Is Not Administered?

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OathThe oath, perhaps the oldest means for encouraging truthful testimony, forms a link between court proceedings and religious belief since, in its usual form, the witnesses swear by Almighty Go...

Independent Thought vs. Union of India (2017) 10 SCC 800

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Facts of the case: The petitioner is a society registered a non-governmental organization, Independent Thought, as on 6th August 2009, The NGO deals in legal research, legal intervention,...

Demystifying Contempt of Court

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Contempt can be understood in a very straightforward way as an act of denigration, disgrace, and mockery of a particular authority or an institution. Contempt of court is an act of showing disg...

Domestic Violence: Comparative Study At Male v/s Female Domain

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Violence is a kind of word, from which everyone would refrain themselves to experience the violent situation. It includes bloodshed, deaths of innocent, ruckus and hatred among people. This hap...