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Malice in law of Torts

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Given the ambiguity surrounding the word 'malice', the past's judiciary has tried to define it.[1]Attempt was made in Brown v Hawkes where court calls malice as: Some other motive than the de...

Defamation And Free Speech

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The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit ... a reputation, character. - -John D. Rockefeller Reputation is among the most treasured and powerful assets that one posse...

Tort Conspiracy

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The origin of tort of conspiracy takes us to early days in Britain where writ of conspiracy was included in the law. it was limited to abuse of legal action and legal procedure in the nature o...

Bolam Test: An Inadequate Parameter For Assessing Medical Negligence

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Super-Specialized Medical care and advanced equipment are the acknowledged services in a well of corporate hospital. A Patient's ability to afford the best medical care differentiates from the Or...

Essence Of Morality In Tort Law

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The topic of the assignment gives rise to a very basic yet necessary question regarding relation between the tort law as well as the morality. To start further its necessary to firstly know wha...

Defamation Law

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What is defamation? Defamation is the loss of respect and fame.  Provisions have been made in Indian law to protect persons from defamation by giving them rights. Section 499 to 502 of the...

Significance of Mens Rea in Defamation

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This article critically analyses the definition of intention, how intention especially mens rea is immaterial in the tort of defamation and why is it so. We will even go through some exceptional ...

Rex Non-Potest Peccare: Doctrine Of Sovereign Immunity

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Sovereign immunity is a concept that was developed in the common law jurisprudence. In earlier times we did not adhere to the concept of a government with elected individuals. Literature of the...

What Is The Covenant Of Good Faith And Fair Dealing That Was Breached In The ...

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Actress Scarlett Johansson sued Walt Disney Co., the parent company of Marvel Studios, in July 2021 when according to her, they breached the contract made between them by releasing the MCUs st...

Case Analysis: R.P.Sharma v/s State of Rajasthan

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Brief Facts of R.P.Sharma vs State of Rajasthan, A.I.R 2002 Raj. 104.: In this case, the petitioner is R.P.Sharma and the Respondents are Madhu Chathurvedi (R1) and Dr. Indu Sharma(R2) a...