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Critical Analysis of Surrogacy Bill, 2016

October 21, 2019

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF SURROGACY BILL, 2016 Author: Ritik Saluja, GGSIPU, Delhi Brief Introduction to Surrogacy Surrogacy is the arrangement in which a woman agrees to convince the child of another couple by In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), give birth to a child and hand it over to the couple who will be considered as the legal parents […]

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Minor as a Witness (Child Witness)

October 20, 2019

MINOR AS A WITNESS Author: Ritik Saluja, GGSIPU, Delhi. COMPETENCY OF A MINOR WITNESS Legislative Provisions Provisions relating to the competency of a witness is given in sec 118 of The Indian Evidence Act, 1872. Being competent is a condition precedent to the administration of oath for a witness. Sec 118 of The Indian Evidence […]

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Water Scarcity – A Threat to Humanity

October 20, 2019

Water Scarcity – A Threat to Humanity Author: Ritik Saluja, GGSIPU, Delhi. In its report titled “Water in India: Situation and prospects” UNICEF studied that on average each year 600,000 children under 5 years of age die because of water sanitation related problems. This is just one aspect of how water scarcity can impact our […]

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Difference between Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure.

October 19, 2019

CIVIL PROCEDURE AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: DIFFERENCES Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna I. 1. DEFINITION: A. The civil procedure applies to the process where two parties bring a case to the court for a decision on a particular matter. These matters can include divorces, estate distribution, injury cases, or even matters such as discrimination in the […]

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Online Certificate course on Human Rights (7th Batch)

October 17, 2019

About: This course has been designed to give you an insight into the perspectives of Human Rights. This course will enhance your expertise over the subject and will be an important value in addition to your CV. This course is designed by people having expertise over the subject matter and every module is made in […]

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Difference between Fact in Issue and Relevant Fact

October 9, 2019

Difference between Fact in Issue and Relevant Fact  Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna Q1. Defining clauses: a) Facts – “ ‘Fact’ means and includes— (1) Anything, state of things, or relation of things, capable of being perceived by the senses; (2) Any mental condition of which any person is conscious.” Hence, it could be either be physical […]

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A lethal Judgement: A Critical Analysis of Bucklew vs Precythe

October 8, 2019

A LETHAL JUDGEMENT: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF BUCKLEW VS PRECYTHE Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna INTRODUCTION In 1996, Missouri, Russell Bucklew had brutally murdered his girlfriend, her mother and the family that had given shelter and protection to the girlfriend. The brutality of the murder had led to his conviction by the Missouri jury which couldn’t […]

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Why lack of Rules to regulate the conduct of Judges is the actual threat to judiciary

October 7, 2019

Why Lack Of Rules To Regulate The Conduct Of Judges Is The Actual Threat To Judiciary Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna Very recently, the Chief Justice of India, Rajan Gogoi was accused of sexual harassment on a former Supreme Court employee. This allegation is very significant in its nature for several reasons – primarily because the […]

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Decriminalization of Homosexuality: Critical Analysis of the Recent Botswana Judgement

October 7, 2019

DECRIMINALIZATION OF HOMOSEXUALITY: CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE RECENT BOTSWANA JUDGMENT Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna Q1. What is the case all about? On 11th June, 2019, in another historic case of decriminalizing homosexuality, the Botswana High Court in LETSWELETSE MOTSHIDIEMANG (Applicant) v. ATTORNEY GENERAL (Respondent) and the LESBIANS, GAYS AND BISEXUALS OF BOTSWANA (LEGABIBO) as […]

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Top 20 Cases on Medical Negligence

October 6, 2019

CASES ON MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN INDIA (2016-2019) Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna 1. Name of the case – Kusum Sharma & Ors vs Batra Hospital & Med.Research  Year of the case – 10th February, 2010 Principle – To prosecute a medical professional for negligence under criminal law it must be shown that the accused did something or failed […]

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Blasphemous: On the Blasphemy Law

October 5, 2019

Blasphemous: On the Blasphemy Law Author: Ms. Teresa Dhar, CNLU, Patna. Q1. What is blasphemy? To understand blasphemy, we must understand secularism in the Indian context. In the constitution of India, the word “secular” was added in the preamble by the 42nd Amendment, which made it crystal clear that India is a secular country and […]

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Reference, Review, and Revision under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908.

October 5, 2019

Reference, Review, and Revision under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908. Author: Sudhanshu Sachan, Central University of South Bihar. Reference Meaning of reference-“REFERENCE” is given under Section 113 of the Code of Civil Procedure,1908 and Order 46 of the Code of Civil Procedure,1908 tells about the procedure of sending reference, its essentials, and other conditions. When […]

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The rare of the rarest doctrine.

The rare of the rarest doctrine.

October 2, 2019

The doctrine of Rarest of the rare Author: Sudhanshu Sachan “A punishment to be just should have only that degree of severity which is sufficient to deter others. ”                                                                                             …Beccaria What is the meaning of the doctrine ‘rarest of the rare’? The above-quoted line clearly tells us about one of the objectives of giving […]

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Parameters for granting Interim Injunctions

October 1, 2019

Parameters for granting Interim Injunctions Author: Sudhanshu Sachan, Central University of South Bihar. What do you mean by Injunctions? The Oxford law dictionary defines injunctions as “A judicial order restraining a person from beginning or continuing an action threatening or invading the legal right of another, or compelling a person to carry out a certain […]

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