scope of section 188 of the Indian penal code

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Emergencies and disasters, generally throw unique challenges to the government because of their unpredictability. Whatever may be the other requirements but the response must include a coordinate...

A Critical Analysis Of Mercy Killing: A Good Or Harm To Humanity

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Euthanasia literally means mercy killing. The question posed before the criminologists and sociologists is whether a person who is suffering from an incurable illness or disease be permitted to d...

Presumption of law and fact under section 113-A and 113-B of Evidence Act 1872

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The word Presume, according to grammar is verb transitive and intransitive both arid mean for granted, to take for granted, to assume beforehand. The presumption, is noun according to grammar a...

Victim Compensation Scheme in India

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"Penal laws of ancient communities are not the law of crimes, it is the law of wrongs. The person injured proceeds against the wrong done by an ordinary civil action and recovers compensa...

Marital Rape - A Voiceless Crime!

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Rape is a crucial term which has a deeper emotion linked than just a meaning. We have number of amendments and laws to safeguard rights of rape victims but, isn't this ironic that on one hand soc...

Why Bail May Be Granted In Economic Offence

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Bail Procedure by which a judge or magistrate sets at liberty one who has been arrested or imprisoned, upon receipt of security to ensure the released prisoner's later appearance in cour...

Understanding Section 489-A IPC

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History of provisions regarding Dowry in IndiaDowry Prohibition Act, (enacted on May 1, 1961) intended to prevent the giving or receiving of a dowry. Under the Dowry Prohibition Act, dowry includ...

Rights Of Arrested Person As Recognized Under Indian Constitution And Code Of...

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The legal system of India has forms the base of the notion innocent until proven guilty and an unlawful arrest is direct violation of article 21 of the Indian constitution. There are numerou...

First Information Report and impact of delay in filing First Information Report

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First information report also known as the F.I.R. has not been defined specifically by the code of criminal procedure. It refers to the information which was given to the police and is the firs...

Case of Speluncean Explorers: Summary

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Case Description/Details: Legal issue in the Case: Murder of Roger Whetmore. Parties involved in the Case: The Four surviving Speluncean Explorers and The Government. Brief Facts of the Case...