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What Is Anticipatory Bail?

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Section 438 of CrPc talks about direction for grant of bail to person apprehending arrest i.e. Anticipatory bail. Anticipatory Bail means a direction to release a person on bail issued even ...

Bail Legislation In India

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Liberty is the most essential requirement of the modern man. Civilised countries have recognised that liberty is the most precious of all the human rights. The American Declaration of Independe...

A Comparative Study Of Probation And Parole

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The criminal justice system plays a critical role in dispensing punishment to people who engage in criminal activity. Different explanations exist for why and how offenders are punished. Retrib...

Mens Rea: Criminal State Of Mind

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Concept Of Mens Rea - The Criminal State Of MindEvery crime must include mens rea, or criminal intent. For an act to be considered criminal, there must be mental culpability. The distinction betw...

Laws On Adultery

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AdulterySection 497 of Indian penal code deals with offence of adultery Adultery (497) When a man does sexual intercourse with a women, whom he has knowledge and reason to believe to be wife...

Laws of Forgery

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Introduction -Forgery is the making of a false document with the criminal intention to cause damage to any person. S.463 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 defines forgery and S.465 provides punish...

K.M.Nanavati v/s State Of Maharashtra, 1961 AIR 112

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One of the most popular landmark cases in the history of the judiciary as it was the last case ever to be tried before a Jury as this case resulted in the downfall f the jury system in India. A...

Multiple Dying Declarations Via Shudhakar v/s State Of M.P On 24 July, 2012: ...

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Issue Under the Evidence Act 1872, In case the victim left multiple dying declarations throughout the day, under different facts and circumstances, being contradictory to each other, which of ...

Chandigarh University Girls Hostel Controversy

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Chandigarh university has fallen into a big controversy. In news we can infer that, one female student from the hostel has captured the videos of girls in the same hostel while involving in the...

Circumstantial Evidence And The Last Sight Theory With A Detailed Analysis O...

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According to Section 3 of the Indian Evidence Act, evidence is a statement which the Courts require or permit to be made before witnesses and which relates to facts liable to prejudice. Evidenc...