Hostility is the state of bad feeling and ill will. A hostile witness is an
unfavourable witness. A hostile witness is one who from the manner in which he
gives evidence shows that he is not de...
Alibi is a Latin word, which means elsewhere. It is used when the accused
takes the plea that when the occurrence took place he was elsewhere. In such a
situation the prosecution has to dischar...
First Information Report- Its Evidentiary Value, Consequences on Denial By
The Police To Lodge With Its Practical Exposures In Criminal Courts
The standing point of every legal statute...
¬†All Murders are culpable Homicides.
Are not Murder?
In the scheme of the Penal Code, culpable homicide is genus and murder its
specie. All murder is culpable homicide...
The most complicated area of criminal jurisprudence is the tool
of proving, what type of evidence is presented for proving in court of law.
Here is one of the principles of law of evidence is R...
Everything which does not keep pace with the changing needs of the society does
not last for a long time and as such law should not be static in nature it
should meet the demands of t...
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman
is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in
vain to resist.
It's not the questions...
Criminal Law must just be based on a few principles which I have to
memorize and apply so in order to derive the answer. - My thoughts when I
first started studying the Indian Penal Code. However...
Dying Declaration had been a significant instrument of administration of
justice since time immemorial. The common principle on which this class of
evidence is admitted is that they are declara...
It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.
- Sir William Blackstone
Law does not operate in vacuum. It is not a set of mechanical rules, but
requires subtle applica...