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Top 20 landmark Judgements on family law that every law student should know

Top 20 landmark Judgements on family law that every law student should know   Sushil Kumari Dang v. Prem Kumar Here, a petition for restitution of conjugal right is filed by the husband and the...
Appeals in criminal cases in India

Importance of appeals in the courts of India

APPEALS IN THE COURTS OF INDIA     Constitutional Matters: An appeal lies to the SC from any judgment, decree or final order whether in a civil, criminal or other proceeding of a High Court if it certifies...
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Plea-Bargaining in India: Applicability, cases & comparative analysis

PLEA-BARGAINING IN INDIA   A plea bargaining is an agreement in a criminal case in which a prosecutor and an accused arrange to settle the case against the accused. The defendant agrees to plead guilty or...
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) v. Litigation

ADR: Alternative Dispute Resolution versus Litigation

  ADR: Alternative Dispute Resolution v. Litigation Comparative Analysis of Contemporary and Conventional Method of Access to Justice BY: ADITI LAKHANAPAL   INTRODUCTION Conflict is an element of life. It is neither good nor bad. Nevertheless, what is imperative is exactly...
Top 10 Landmark Judgements of Intellectual Property Rights Law

Top 10 Landmark Judgements of Intellectual Property Rights Law

Top 10 Landmark Judgements of Intellectual Property Rights Law covering Trademark, Copyright, and Patent Law BY: ANIRUDH AGRAWAL     Bajaj Auto Limited Vs. TVS Motor Company Limited 2008(36) PTC 417 (Mad.) In the instant case, there was...
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Indian Evidence Act: Landmark Judgments under Evidence Act, 1972

Landmark Judgments under Evidence Act, 1972 BY: HARSHIL VAISHNAV     Procedure to be followed to contradict a witness u/s 145- Bhagwan Singh v. The State of Punjab The Court held that in order to take resort to Section...
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Law of Contract: Types of Contract & Cases under The Indian Contract Act, 1872

TYPES OF CONTRACTS:Types of Contract & Cases under The Indian Contract Act, 1872   Types of contracts in contract are: On the basis of Formation, On the basis of Nature of Consideration, On the basis of...
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Law Of Evidence: Admissions: All about admissions under the Indian Evidence Act, 1872

LAW OF EVIDENCE: ADMISSIONS: Meaning, Impact, Cases, Evidentiary Value, Differentiations   Admission is a voluntary acknowledgment of a fact but importance is given to those admissions only that go against the interests of the person making...
CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE: WRITTEN STATEMENT, SET-OFF & COUNTER CLAIM

CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE: WRITTEN STATEMENT, SET-OFF & COUNTER CLAIM

CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE: WRITTEN STATEMENT, SET-OFF AND COUNTER CLAIM   WRITTEN STATEMENT (Rule 1-5 & 7-10)   Introduction – In legal dictionary, the word written statement means a pleading for defence. However, the expression ‘written statement’ has not been defined...
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Abetment under the Indian Penal Code, 1860

ABETMENT (INDIAN PENAL CODE,1860) BY PRANSHU SINHA   Under the Penal Code a person becomes liable as an abettor if he instigates another to commit a crime, or engages in a conspiracy with another to commit a...

Criminal Courts: Classes Of Criminal Courts In India

Classes of Criminal Courts Criminal Law- The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973   Classes of Criminal Courts under CrPc – Section 6 of the Code specifies the classes of criminal courts. It says- Besides the High Courts and the...

Warrant Trails & Summary Trails (Criminal Procedure Code)

Warrant Trails & Summary Trails     Introduction:. Warrant Cases are the cases that are serious in nature. The trail of warrant cases which are more serious and intense in nature are tried by the Court of...

Murder: Section 299 & 300 of the Indian Penal Code

MURDER     INTRODUCTION:   Murder is the unlawful killing of another human being without any justification or valid excuse with a malice intention. Murder is considered as one of the serious crime in our society which demands...

The Law Of Contract 1872: Consideration In a Contract

Law Of Contract 1872: CONSIDERATION   INTRODUCTION: Consideration is one of the sixth essential element for the formation of a valid contract. It is simply the exchange of one thing of value for another. It must be...

Law Of Contract 1872: Offer, Acceptance & Revocation

Law Of Contract 1872: CONTRACT OFFER, ACCEPTANCE & REVOCATION   DEFINITION OF CONTRACT:  According to Section 2(H) of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 A contract is an agreement between two or more parties that is enforceable by...

Fundamental Rights In The Constitution Of India

INTRODUCTION: Fundamental rights are a group of rights that have been recognized by the Supreme Court requiring a high degree of protection from government encroachment.  These rights are specifically identified in the Constitution (especially in...

Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code: Dowry Cases

SECTION 498A: This particular section under Indian Penal Code (IPC) says that if husband of a woman or husband’s relatives subjects any forms of cruelty to the woman are liable for penalties which include...

Constitutional Law: Article 21 of Indian Constitution (Right to life in Indian Constitution) (UPDATED)

Article 21 of Indian Constitution     INTRODUCTION:   As per Article 21 of the Indian Constitution - “no person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law”.   Thus, a person can...

Adoption: All About Adoption under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act of 1956

Adoption: All About Adoption under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act of 1956 Introduction To The Hindu Adoption And Maintenance Act Of 1956 The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act of 1956 (referred to as The HAMA,...

Role Of Police And Its Power To Investigate

  ROLE OF POLICE AND ITS POWER TO INVESTIGATE   INTRODUCTION: According to the preamble of  Police Act, 1861 “the police officer is an instrument for the prevention and detection of crime. If any person is in trouble...