Criminal Procedure

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“Expeditiously ‘Fairing’ or Bypassing the Rape Penology through Disha Act”

The Disha Act introduced in Andhra Pradesh assembly soon after the Hyderabad encounter case, was touted by the CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy in an emotional tone as the ultimate deterrent for rapists. The Act provides for an expeditious disposal of rape with even more stricter punishments. The Act with various amendments in the Indian …

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Summons

Introduction In literal terms, summons is a document which is issued by the court that orders the person upon whom it is served to appear before the court and answer the questions or allegations made against him. It will include a brief explanation of facts and the role of the person in the case. The …

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Criminal Courts- An Overview 

The various laws in existence can be broadly classified as Substantive and Procedural laws. The Indian Penal Code [1] is an example of a substantive law that provides with the definitions of various crimes, the elements of such crimes and their punishments whereas the Code of Criminal Procedure [2] can be placed in the purview …

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