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Role Of Public Prosecutors Vis–A–Viz Low Conviction Rate

Role Of Public Prosecutors Vis–A–Viz Low Conviction Rate

“Law without justice is a wound without a cure.”-William Scott Downey. In India, the Anglo-Saxon system based on the adversarial trial method is followed and its basic premise is that even if a thousand guilty persons escape punishment, no one innocent should be punished and every man is presumed to be innocent until he is …

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The Scheduled Castes &The Scheduled Tribes Act, 1989

The caste system has been an inseparable part of Indian society which acts as a prominent dividing factor at both vertical as well as horizontal levels. This system has affected the reach of certain socially backward classes to basic resources and their freedom to choose their occupations and hence ultimately affecting various fundamental rights including …

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 A Study of Functionaries under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

“Law” is considered to be an enactment of “rule” by a competent authority that possesses power above the subjects. In order to uphold and execute the rules set by the authority, laws can be classified into: (1) Substantive laws that define the wrongful acts and offences and the sanctions for those acts and (2) Procedural …

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Foreign Judgments: CPC

The Civil Procedure Code, 1908 has defined the meaning of the term Foreign Courts and Foreign Judgments in detail. According to the Code, “Foreign Courts means a Court situated outside India and not established or continued by the authority of the Central Government” [1] and “Foreign Judgments means the judgment of a foreign Court” [2]. …

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Analysis of the Doctrine of Harmonious Construction

Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.     – Sallust Introduction to Interpretation Laws are drafted and enacted by the legal experts to keep the society in serenity to avoid conflicts to a great extent. But we often see that certain laws don’t have a specific meaning and contain ambiguous …

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ANALYZING THE DOCTRINE OF RES JUDICATA UNDER INDIAN CONTEXT

The doctrine of res judicata is a fundamental concept of every legal system which entails a definitive modus operandi for the judicial body, adjudicating and resolving disputes. Res Judicata is a term that has originated from a Latin maxim that stands for ‘the thing has been judged’. It is based on the principles of justice, …

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