THE NATURE OF WHITE-COLLAR CRIMINOLOGY

Authored By: Anmol Kapoor, Law Student, St. Xavier’s Law School, St. Xavier’s University Introduction “White-collar crime has been marketed – billions of dollars have been put in to have us be bored by it.”- Adam McKay[1] White-collar crimes refer to crimes that usually have occurred in the corporate sector or by other sorts of professionals which is non-violent in its nature. A crime of this category is in most cases to obtain financial gain as a result. Some common examples of the given crime can be said to be different…

Feminist Legal Theory: An Indian outlook

Authored By: Ankita Jha, Law Student, Xavier Law School The author has written this article while pursuing our 10 Days Workshop on Legal Research and Writing Introduction Michelle Obama in her memoir “Becoming” writes, “I tried not to feel intimidated when classroom conversation was dominated by male students, which it often was. Hearing them, I realized that they weren’t all smarter than the rest of us. They were simply emboldened, floating on an ancient tide of superiority, buoyed by the fact that history had never told them anything different”. A…

CONSUMING AND TRADING LIQUOR – A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT ?

Author: Waniya Javed, 1st Year BA.LLB, Aligarh Muslim University The author has written this article while pursuing our 10 Days Workshop on Legal Research and Writing INTRODUCTION  Right to Life, Liberty and Happiness are the universal rights of individuals recognized by each and every judicial authority. These rights also pave the way for the Right to Choose to every single individual. However, some authorities restrict our very right to choose as to whatever we want. Such as the total ban of Liquor in some states or the imposition of reasonable…

Medical Negligence in India

Authored By:- Vishruta, Law Student at Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies. The author has written this article while pursuing our 10 Days Workshop on Legal Research and Writing INTRODUCTION: Negligence is a civil tort when one breaches his duty of care to another causing any damage or loss. When such negligence is followed by any professionals such as doctors, lawyers, accountant, engineer, etc., it is said to be Professional Negligence. Medical negligence is one such negligence which comes under Professional Negligence. It has been a serious issue in recent years…

Will Artificial Intelligence supersede lawyers: Critical Analysis

Author: Pruthvi K., 4th Year Law Student pursuing BBA LLB at SDM Law college, Mangalore. The author has written this article while pursuing our 10 Days Workshop on Legal Research and Writing.  “It is unworthy of excellent men to lose hours like slaves in the labour of calculation which could safely be relegated to anyone else if machines were used.”- G. W. Leibniz Digitalization and automation has changed the course of man’s life. From setting an alarm in cuckoo clock to asking Siri to complete the task, we’ve all evolved.…

Extinguishment of the Additional Claim Out of Resolution Plan Post Its Approval

ABSTRACT The insertion of the Insolvency Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has opened floodgates for petitions raising their claims after the approval of the resolution plan. The amended Ordinance of 2018 provides rehabilitation of the corporate person by transforming into a new avatar. The statute enhances a very sceptical view of the vicious claim of debts even after the Resolution Plan has been approved by the Adjudicating Officers. The legislators thoroughly aim at interpreting a concrete understanding of the code by providing a satisfactory settlement of those outstanding claims.  In spite of…

POLICE REFORMS IN INDIA

INTRODUCTION Law enforcement institutions are entrusted with a various set of tasks requiring a high degree of integrity within police agencies and their oversight. Where this doesn’t function well, enforcement officers may become susceptible to acting unlawfully and out of doors their remit. The mechanisms established by States to guard people’s rights, establish and maintain order and guarantee stability and security are usually mentioned collectively because the security sector is a crucial actor within the security sector is that the police, whose functions, as a minimum, are Prevention and detection…

CRITICAL STUDY OF COMPETITION LAW WITH REFERENCE TO PATENTING AND TRADE SECRET IN PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS

Author: B. Lekshmi, 3rd Year, BBA LL.B (H), Government Law College, Thrissur INTRODUCTION Due to the introduction of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization, India changed its economic policies which included the opening of Indian market in the global market. This was largely influenced in the markets of India as well as legislation as new developments came with the new economic policies. India enacted the Patent (Amendment) Act in 2005 replacing the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) which could not fulfill the new requirements. These changes in the legislations were viewed…

TORTIOUS LIABILITY OF COMPANIES: JURISPRUDENTIAL ISSUES

Author: Vrinda Bhandarkar, 4th year SDM Law College, Mangalore INTRODUCTION Winfield opined that tortious liability arises from a breach of duty which is primarily fixed by law and is redressable by an action for unliquidated damages.[1] In the course of business, companies commit several forms of torts such as passing off, misrepresentation, fraud and negligence. Therefore, attaching liability for tortious acts becomes essential, but is made complicated due to the complex structural intricacies that are abundant in large corporations. In such cases, meticulous analysis of each case through a judicial…

ROLE OF IPR IN FASHION INDUSTRY

Author: Simran, 4th Year, B.A LL.B, SDM Law College, Mangalore INTRODUCTION The French Sociologist Pierre Bourdiew quotes  “ the latest fashion, the latest difference” in his Haute Couture & Haute Culture”(1993) work. The term Fashion is a popular artistic expression at the existing time. Fashion has always been a part of our life. Fashion Industry has been rapidly growing globally. This article discusses the connection of fashion and law, protection of fashion houses and designs under intellectual property rights and other acts, comparison between Indian intellectual property rights acts with…