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”

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”

An Epidemic of Hatred

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction Ice is also great And would suffice. — Robert Frost DefinitionContinue reading “An Epidemic of Hatred”

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”

Liability Under Negligence for Transmitting Coronavirus

As coronavirus spreads across the world like a wildfire and with WHO declaring it as a pandemic[1], social distancing has become the new black. Many governments have imposed restrictions on movement by declaring complete lockdown and ordered people to maintain social distancing; in a few cases, people were asked to self-quarantine. Despite the order, thereContinue reading “Liability Under Negligence for Transmitting Coronavirus”

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”

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”

The Study of the Relationship between Mass Media and the Investigative Machinery

For any new happening around the globe, the populace in majority cases, get first-hand information from any of the forms of Mass Media. For the majority, Mass Media forms the primary source of information, giving a greater perspective on a matter concerned. This development of perspective has further led to the development of interaction betweenContinue reading “The Study of the Relationship between Mass Media and the Investigative Machinery”

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”

Barbiturates aka ‘The Truth Serum’ and its Effect on the Legal World

Imagine an interrogation room and an extremely compliant confession from a suspect wearing a dazed expression readily answering questions. Does it ring a bell? Maybe it reminds you of an old crime thriller you’ve watched where the police try to extract a confession from the prime murder suspect; or a movie depicting a gangster extortingContinue reading “Barbiturates aka ‘The Truth Serum’ and its Effect on the Legal World”

An account of International Criminal Law and International Crimes

Public International Law encompasses various fields of law, some of which represent the culture and tradition of the society, others being continuously evolving in social, economic, and political values. International law has seen growth horizontally and vertically, thereby, embracing the applicable and relevant statutes and reaching out to new states, organizations as well as individuals.[1]Continue reading “An account of International Criminal Law and International Crimes”

Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace

Sexual Harassment at workplace is a problem that is faced by women all around the world and it is not only limited to underdeveloped countries and developing nations but it takes place even in most developed and advanced countries, in every sphere of life women are tried to be oppressed and dominated. Sexual harassment atContinue reading “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace”