Adultery

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Case Analysis: Joseph Shine v Union of India

The term ‘adultery’ is derived from the French word ‘avoutre’, which evolved from the Latin word ‘adulterium’ which means ‘to corrupt'[1]. Adultery is extramarital sex and is considered to be objectionable on the ground of social, religious, moral, and legal aspects. The article is a detailed analysis of the case of Joseph Shine v Union …

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Is Adultery A Sin?

The term ‘adultery’ is the Latin term “adulterium” which means ” to pollute”. Adultery can be defined as voluntary sexual intercourse with a person other than his/ her own spouse. Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code defines adultery as “whoever has sexual intercourse with a woman  who is not his wife, and he knows …

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