Legal Articles

Malicious Prosecution

April 5, 2020

Malicious Prosecution Author: Monazza Sajid, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA What is the definition of Malicious Prosecution? The court defined the term ‘Malicious prosecution’ in the case of West Bengal State Electricity Board v. Dilip Kumar Ray. According to the court, it was “ajudicial proceeding instituted by one person against another, from wrongful or improper motive […]

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Doctrine of Pleasure

April 3, 2020

Doctrine of Pleasure: Someone’s Job till Someone’s Pleasure Author: Mr. Mudit Saxena, Galgotias University What is Doctrine of Pleasure? It refers to the power of the Crown (king or queen) to remove any civil servant from his/her office without providing any justification or a notice of termination to the servant i.e., the civil servant holds […]

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False Imprisonment and other forms of Trespass

April 2, 2020

False Imprisonment and other forms of Trespass Author: Meenakshi Raj, Law Center 1, Faculty of Law, Delhi University. Introduction: The French word ‘Tort’ has been derived from a Latin term ‘Tortum’, which means to twist.  It is a violation of rights or breach of duty by one person towards the other person. A tort is […]

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Epidemic Disease Act: India battels coronavirus with British-era Act

April 2, 2020

Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 Author: Meenakshi Raj, Law Center 1, Faculty of Law, Delhi University. What is Disease? Associated with specific symptoms and signs, a disease is “an abnormal condition that affects a living organism in which a localized disease affects a specific part of the body, a disseminated disease spreads to other parts of […]

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Compounding of offences

April 1, 2020

Compounding of offences Author: Dhruv Gupta, GGSIPU Introduction The criminal justice system in India can be understood in reference to three basic principles that are as follows- It is an adversarial system i.e, the prosecutor (on behalf of the State) accuses the person of the commission of some crime and he has to prove his […]

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Damnum Sine Injuria And Injuria Sine Damnum

March 31, 2020

Damnum Sine Injuria And Injuria Sine Damnum Author: Monazza Sajid, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA What do you mean by Damnum Sine Injuria? According to Merriam-Webster, Damnum Sine Injuria refers to any loss to which no legal remedy has been provided. “Damnum Sine Injuria is a legal maxim which states no action will lie if there […]

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Wagering Agreement

March 30, 2020

WAGERING AGREEMENT Author: Ms. Shweta Samant, ICFAI Dehradun. INTRODUCTION Wager, the dictionary meaning of the word is ‘something risked on an uncertain event’ and Wagering is a type of gambling, which involves betting on the outcome of an external event or fact, such as a sporting event or a piece of trivia. The wagering of […]

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Interpretation of Statutes

March 30, 2020

INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES Author: Mallika Kapoor, The Department of Law, Aligarh Muslim University. Introduction: The Theory of “Separation of Power” promulgated by Montesquieu has engendered a dichotomy between the various organs of the State, (Legislature, Executive and Judiciary) relating to the exercise of prerogatives vested in each one of them. Herein, one of the most […]

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Oral Evidence: Detailed Notes

March 29, 2020

Author: Mr. Krishna Murari Yadav Assistant Professor, LC-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi. Introduction: Oral and Documentary evidence Section 3 “Evidence” – “Evidence” means and includes – (1) Oral Evidence – all statements which the Court permits or requires to be made before it by witnesses, in relation to matters of fact under inquiry; […]

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How to apply for Passport? A Guide

March 29, 2020

HOW TO APPLY PASSPORT IN INDIA? Author: Mr. Akanksh Deekonda, National Law Institute University, Bhopal. What is a passport? A passport is an official document of a country which is issued by the country’s government authorizing the holder’s citizenship and identity and allowing him to travel along with the countries under its protection.[1] Passport acts […]

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How to get Death Certificate in India?

March 28, 2020

How to get a Death Certificate in India? Author: Abhay Saxena, Bharati Vidyapeeth New Law College, Pune. Introduction: Death is a miserable moment in each person’s life and so the fashionable society of these days has created it necessary through the laws of our country that death has to be etched by the medical community […]

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How to get birth certificate in India.

March 27, 2020

Birth Certificate: A document to prove your birth Author: Mr. Mudit Saxena, School of Law, Galgotias University What is a Birth Certificate? A birth certificate is an original document that records the birth of a child. It is very much necessary as it certifies the birth of an individual and fortifies the registration of birth […]

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Article 21

March 25, 2020

Article 21 of the Constitution of India ARTICLE 21: “RIGHT TO LIFE AND PERSONAL  LIBERTY” – EXPANDED HORIZONS Author: Ms. Vaishali Malhotra”, Kurukshetra University. Introduction It is evidentiary from the past experiences in the judicial system that how the judicial system had evolved the scope of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution. If we observe […]

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Is the death penalty for rape is a solution?

March 23, 2020

 IS DEATH PENALTY FOR RAPE A PARAMOUNT SOLUTION? Author: Sonali Sharma, The Law School, JU INTRODUCTION Women have been the victims of Sexual Violence overwhelmingly across the Globe and when it comes to Countries like India there has been an alarming increase in Rape Crimes. Rape in India has been the fourth most common crime[1] […]

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Death Penalty in heinous crimes: Comment

March 15, 2020

DEATH PENALTY IN HEINOUS CRIMES Author Name: Priya Shah First of all, I would like to start by defining what exactly are heinous crimes, the juvenile justice (care and protection of children) Act, 2015 defines offences as: Heinous offence: any offence which attracts a minimum penalty of 7 years imprisonment under any existing law. Capital […]

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