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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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Study of the Theories of Punishment and their Justification

Since the beginning of time, the society of human beings has been moulded in a way that it enacts laws that serve as the yardstick for measuring human conduct. These laws also mention the sanctions along with them. These sanctions are in the form of punishments. The punishment imposed can be of several types depending …

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Human Trafficking in India

Human trafficking is defined as the trade of humans like a commodity. Human trafficking includes forced labour, drug trafficking, sexual slavery, bond labour and commercial exploitation, etc. Human trafficking comes under the gravest and heinous crimes which are intrusive in nature. Human trafficking crimes are presumed to be organized crimes which make it more elusive. …

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PUNISHMENT AND ITS THEORIES

Our society has been subjected to heinous crimes now and then.  Therefore to lessen the number of crimes in society or set an example in society, several social control methods have been framed in-laws backed by sanction. These sanctions are nothing but the punishment that act to reinforce those social values that have to be …

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