Honour Killing and Indian Criminal Law

Author: Merry Bernard Ollukaran, 4th year, BBA LL.B(H), AIM Law College, Thrissur ABSTRACT Honour killings and honour crimes have been rapidly increasing even in this developing era of India. This offense is presumed to be done on the restoration of one’s family pride and honour. Even though there are sufficient laws in India to curb these honour crimes due to lack of proper execution of the said laws, such brutish crimes still occur in India. The preliminary step to wipe out these honour crimes is to clear false beliefs of…

IS GAS TRAGEDY AN UPCOMING DISASTER?

Author: Akshara KV, 4th Year, SDM Law College, Mangalore. The author has written the research article while pursuing the internship programme with us. ABSTRACT Nowadays in India, gas tragedy is one of the major disasters. The Bhopal gas tragedy is the worst industrial disaster in the history of mankind. After the Bhopal gas tragedy in 1984, the Visakhapatnam gas tragedy was deemed to be the second worst industrial accident occurred in 2020. In many parts of India gas tragedy had occurred. These killed thousands of people immediately. Many are suffering…

THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRENDS OF PROTECTING THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

Author: B. Lekshmi, 2nd Year, BBA LL.B, Government Law College, Thrissur. INTRODUCTION Geographical Indication is an identification mark that is given to the goods and products which are produced in a specific area or a territory. This Geographical Indication helps a person to identify and associate the product with its area of origin. This area of origin contains certain reputation, characteristics or qualities which make them unique. Geographical Indication can be given to any kind of goods such as natural goods, agricultural goods and even for artificial goods. The Geographical…

Witnesses and Privileged Communications

Author: Harshita Joshi, 3rd Year, B.A. LLB (H), School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal Witness A witness is a person who was present during the happening of an event or an incident. This incident can be an accident, or a crime committed by a person. The Indian Evidence Act, has incorporated those statements which can be considered to be a testimony within the meaning of sections from 118-134. It also states how one can be testified and about who can be a witness. Competency of the Witness– A person…

EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES: AN OVERVIEW

Author: Kavya H, 4th Year, B.A. LL.B (H), SDM Law College, Mangalore “Witnesses are the eyes and the ears of Justice”-Jeremy Bentham[1] INTRODUCTION The Criminal Justice System consists of three important components, that is, the law enforcers, judiciary and correctional institutions. In this regard, the witnesses play an important role in assisting the court in dispensing justice. The substance of a criminal case is the evidence and a witness helps in unfolding the intricacies involved in a particular case. Hence, a systematic approach towards the examination of witnesses is an…

3rd National Legal Essay Writing Competition with Jus Corpus as Knowledge Partner.

The Constitutional Law Society, Faculty of Law, Integral University is organizing the 3rd National Legal Essay Writing Competition with Jus Corpus as Knowledge Partner. TOPICS Invasion of Privacy and TRP: Demolishing the fourth pillar of Democracy Suicide as a measure of reducing or aggravating Suffering: A Right to Life with Human Dignity Lockdown and Citizens Rights at Loggerheads ELIGIBILITY The competition is open for Research Scholars and Students (studying in any of the recognized Schools/ Colleges/ Departments of the Universities) REGISTRATION The participation fee (non-refundable) is Rs. 300/- for single author and 400/- for two…

Call for Blogs: All India Legal Forum: No submission fees; Submissions on Rolling Basis

About the Blog All India legal Forum (AILF) is a platform to provide valuable contemporary assessment of issues and developments in the legal field and also put forward quality legal content for the masses. The initiative aims to generate diverse social, political, legal and constitutional discourse on law related topics for the ever-growing legal fraternity. The platform distinguishes itself by promoting quality legal education and aims to tackle basic problems which a legal researcher faces in day to day life from basic research to drafting. With the assistance and guidance…

MODES OF TAKING AND RECORDING EVIDENCES IN A CRIMINAL TRIAL

Author: Yashvee Singhal,  BBA LLB (H), 5th Semester, Amity Law School, Amity University Rajasthan INTRODUCTION Evidence is the main aspect of a criminal trial as it helps to prove the guilt of an accused in the court. Whenever the charges are framed against the accused the public prosecutor need to prove those charges with the help of evidence beyond a reasonable doubt while the defendant has to challenge the evidences presented by the state, thereby evidence playing an important role for the attainment of the object of the criminal trial:…

CALL FOR CONTENT CREATORS BY JUS CORPUS: APPLCATIONS ON ROLLING BASIS

ABOUT JUS CORPUS Jus Corpus is an E-Journal which provides a platform to students, academicians, scholars, professors & professionals in the fields of law as well as management and also provides opportunity to publish their papers on our Journal in different volumes. The aim of Jus Corpus is to bring various aspects and chains of Law under a single umbrella and provide services to the Law students. The inspiration was derived from the ever-growing need of the Law Students. We offer Online Internship opportunities to the Law Students as Law…

Anticipatory Bail

Author: Ms. Yuvanshi Kulshreshtha, 4th Year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal I. Introduction The word ‘bail’ has not been defined anywhere in The Code of Criminal Procedure. The meaning of ‘Bail’ is freedom from the restrictions imposed on a person’s freedom. The law relating to Bail in India derives its essence from the principle that an accused shall be presumed innocent till proven guilty. Thus, the Code on Criminal Procedure provides for Right of Bail in following circumstances: In what cases bail to be taken (Section 436):- Under…