Child Pornography: A Serious Menace amid Pandemic

Authored by:- Yamya Pandey, Associate Editor, Lex Auxilium.Com Kavya H., Associate Editor, Lex Auxilium.Com Deyashini Mondal, Research Associate, Lex Auxilium.Com INTRODUCTION One of the most alarming social evil prevailing in the society is child pornography. It has created a havoc in society as it possesses a great threat to morality and the future of children. The concerns regarding child sexual abuse and exploitation have been prevailing in the society in the past also. However, due to various factors, the gravity and impact of the offense of child pornography is increasing…

STUDY ON CUSTODIAL DEATHS IN INDIA

Author: Simran, 4th Year, BA LLB, SDM Law College, Mangalore ABSTRACT 2019 has witnessed 1,731 Custodial deaths. In India everyday around 5 people die in custody. These deaths create controversy and severe public criticism on the authorities. In this research paper an attempt has been made by the researcher to get a clear perspective of what is Custodial death with respect to Indian laws and how it violates basic human rights. Most of the victims are from poor and weak backgrounds therefore judicial inquiries have to be done. There must…

Medical Negligence: Ignorance of Duty Costing Innocent Lives

Author: Manjima, 4th Year, B.A. LL.B, SDM Law College, Mangalore ABSTRACT Medicine is of all the arts the most noble, but owing to the ignorance of those who practice it, and of those who, inconsiderately, form a judgment of them; it is at present far behind all the other arts.[1] Medical practitioners have responsibility to provide care to the patients. There’s no profession nobler than the medical. When the medical practitioner negligently commits an act or omits an act which should have been done which in turn causes injury to…

The Plight of Witnesses – Witness Protection Laws and its Enforcement in India

Author: Nikhil S. Nair, 3rd Year, LL.B, Government Law College, Ernakulam ABSTRACT: The value of a witness in the judicial environment is as good as a gold bar to a poor man. Witnesses play a vital role in the administration of justice. But their protection has always been an area that needs to be focused on immensely to ensure that law and justice prevails. It is well known how witnesses are threatened and attacked, to coerce them to depose, or to depose falsely, or irrelevantly (witnesses turning hostile). These are…

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…