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Nemo Bis Punitur Pro Eodem Delicto

Author: Nishtha Mittal, AMITY LAW SCHOOL DELHI affiliated to GGSIPU INTRODUCTION Nemo bis punitur pro eodem delicto found its origin in the Latin dialect and juristic interpretation. It has formed the basis of judicial interpretation since time immemorial. The legal maxim was first discovered in 300 BC by Athenian statesmen but was not codified till

Article 13 of the Indian Constitution

Author: Nishtha Mittal, AMITY LAW SCHOOL DELHI affiliated to GGSIPU INTRODUCTION As it is rightly said, “Rights are nothing if not duly protected or enforced” similarly fundamental rights are mere constitutional rights if not endowed with supremacy over other constitutional rights and laws. The constitution of India[1] is known as ‘compilation of various documents’ from

Uniform Civil Code and Personal Laws

Name: Aditi Saboo, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies INTRODUCTION India is a land wherein different religions are followed like Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Sikhism, Christianity, and so forth, to give some examples. India follows secularism. It is revered in our Constitution and was remembered for the preface after the 42nd Amendment in 1976.

Citizenship Amendment Act: Introduction

An Introduction to Citizenship Amendment Act- Is it Constitutional? Author: Charu Chadha, Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun Introduction The Minister of Home Affairs introduced the Citizenship (Amendment), 2019 in Lok Sabha. The bill seeks to alter the Citizenship Act of 1955 in order to allow some religious communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan eligible

Prohibition of Cryptocurrency

Author: R.Pon Aishwarya, Alliance University, Bengaluru Introduction: Evolution has always been the only constant one and money also had its part of evolution. Money was created by man to replace the existing Barter system. [1]A barter system means the exchange of goods between two parties. There was a need for replacements because the people’s requirements would

National Legal Service Authority V. Union of India

Author: Malvika Sharma, Law College Dehradun. Case Name: NALSA V. UNION OF INDIA& Ors Court: Supreme Court of India  Date: 15 April 2014  Citation: 2014 5 SCC 438  Bench: K.S. Radhakrishnan, A.K. Sikri  Petitioner: National Legal Service Authority   Respondents: Union of India & Ors  INTRODUCTION   On 9 November 1995 under the Legal Service Authority Act

Anti Conversion Laws in India

Author: Rishi Tibrewal, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Introduction: In recent years, more and more of India’s states have adopted legislation limiting religious conversion, specifically for “forcing” or “enticing” conversions. Current laws are based on different colonial legislations under British India and other princely countries (including anti-conversion, immorality and public security). Implementing such regulations appears to involve

Powell v. Lee (1908) 99 LT 284

Author- Siddharth Shankar Singh Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala Specifics of the Case: ·       Court: Kings Bench Division ·       Case Number: 284 ·       Appellant: Mr. Powell ·       Respondent: Mr. Lee ·       Citation: (1908) 99 LT 284 Introduction: A/c to The Indian contract act, 1872: A contract is, in a nutshell, an agreement that could be enforced by the

The Inherent Powers of High Court

Author: Nandinee Singh, Amity Law School, Noida INTRODUCTION Criminal law is to secure the country from criminals and lawbreakers. Therefore, the law makes sure that the wrongdoers/lawbreakers suffer the punishment prescribed for their crimes. Criminal law comprises both substantive and procedural criminal law. Punishments and definitions for a crime are explained under the substantive law

Offenses against Women

Author : Aeshita Marwah, University of Petroleum & Energy Sciences. As stated in Rigveda and other scriptures, ancient Indian women maintained a high level of respect in society. The standing of our ladies and their heroic actions from the Vedic period to present times may be recorded in volumes. However, later on, women lost their

Felthouse v. Bindley

Author: Anisha Tak, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Court– Court of Common Pleas Case Number– 35 of 1862 Appellant– Paul Felthouse Respondent– William Bindley Citation– [1862] EWHC CP J35 Judges– Honourable Willes J., Byles J. and Keating J. Introduction Felthouse v. Bindley is a landmark judgment that dealt with the question of acceptance