Find Me Guilty (2006)

Genre – Drama/Mafia Run Time – 2h 5m Rotten Tomatoes – 62%IMDb – 7/10 “Send me to jail. I’m not guilty, but I’m used to it.“ – Giacomo ‘Fat Jack’ DiNorscio Find me guilty is a 2006 courtroom comedy-drama based on the longest running mafia trial and the longest federal criminal trial in American history thatContinue reading “Find Me Guilty (2006)”

Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex

When it comes to providing rights to homosexuals, sadly, the world has been divided. This is primarily because of the spilt opinions that exist in society. The problem with this is that these opinions affect the judgments made in the courts and laws passed in parliament. When an opinion takes the form of law andContinue reading “Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex”

A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country

20th March 2020, four men accused of gangrape of Nirbhaya were finally executed by hanging after more than 7 years. “Justice has finally been done”, said Asha Devi, Nirbhaya’s mother. The death sentence awarded gained support both nationally and internationally as the events of the barbaric and heinous crime committed on the night of 16Continue reading “A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country”

Understanding Bestiality Or Zoophilia

Sec 377 of IPC, 1860 deals with the provision of Unnatural Offences, which includes the offences of; Sodomy – anal intercourse or carnal or oral sex by a man with any woman or a man or any animal, which may be heterosexual or homosexual in nature.  Bestiality- any man or a woman having sexual intercourseContinue reading “Understanding Bestiality Or Zoophilia”

Pre-Trial Proceedings

Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is the procedural law for conducting a criminal trial in India. The basic importance of criminal procedure has to be borne in mind, as it is the procedure that spells much of the difference between rule of law and rule by whim and caprice.[1] A Fair trial means that bothContinue reading “Pre-Trial Proceedings”

A Peek In The Mind Of A Serial Killer

“I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer, no more than the poet can help the inspiration to write.” — H. H. Holmes (words of one of the oldest and most infamous serial killers) As an avid viewer of serial killer documentaries, movies, andContinue reading “A Peek In The Mind Of A Serial Killer”

Behind the Curtains of the Juvenile Justice System in India

Among the development of many legislations and legal frameworks in the world of justice delivery system in India, the juvenile justice system has seen immense growth in terms of the processes involved and principles administered in ensuring a fruitful outcome for children and society alike. The juvenile justice system, what it is today is aContinue reading “Behind the Curtains of the Juvenile Justice System in India”

Relevancy of DNA Tests

DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid. It is a genetic code found in every cell (not found in red blood cells) of the human body which is unique to each individual. The DNA of two persons can never be the same except in the case of identical twins. Using DNA profiling, it is possible to identifyContinue reading “Relevancy of DNA Tests”

Kim Jong-Un’s Inhumane Legal Regime in North Korea

North Korea which is considered to be the most repressive country in the world has for many years been under the totalitarian rule of Kim Jong Un’s family. The backward and ruthless family claims the root of their rule is derived from the Monolithic Ideology System which was started by Kim ll-Sung. This rule allowsContinue reading “Kim Jong-Un’s Inhumane Legal Regime in North Korea”

Cyber Crime: A Modern Crime

The induction of computers in the late 70’s has enabled humans to achieve great degrees of success but has also raised security concerns regarding them and hence resulted in the coining of a new term ‘Cyber Crime’ which has expanded across physical and virtual borders. What is Cybercrime? According to Merriam webster cybercrime is “criminalContinue reading “Cyber Crime: A Modern Crime”

Constitutional Riddle in Solitary Confinement

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” A famous quote by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who himself spent twenty-seven years of his life inside the prison. In India, thereContinue reading “Constitutional Riddle in Solitary Confinement”

Tender of Pardon under the Code of Criminal Procedure

A Pardon is an act of mercy or forgiveness. Tender means “offer”. Tender of pardon thus means an offer of mercy or forgiveness given to a person who is accused of committing, attempting to commit, or being otherwise involved in the commission of a certain offence. A pardon exempts the individual on whom it isContinue reading “Tender of Pardon under the Code of Criminal Procedure”

Marital Rape – A Crime that needs to be

The sacrosanct paradigm of marriage is very complex. It involves surmounting intricate hustling and courtship games. The traditional rituals, the exorbitant ceremonies that celebrate the act of marriage consequentially leads to the convoluted requirements of the domestic life of that of a husband or a wife. A married couple shares a very knotty relationship. TheContinue reading “Marital Rape – A Crime that needs to be”

Negating the elements of Crime in Criminal Law

A very general rule of criminal liability is that all the persons are responsible for the criminal act they commit, however, there are certain exceptions and circumstance which tend to waive the liability. The courts, when it comes to dealing with the accused, provides them with a chance to prove their innocence to free themselvesContinue reading “Negating the elements of Crime in Criminal Law”