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Petition against the BCI Press Release dated 09.06.2020

Petition against the BCI Press Release dated 09.06.2020

The Press release dated 09.06.2020 with regard to conduct of examination after reopening of the colleges/Institutions is unaccommodating. As per the press release, point no. 4, the students have to appear in the examination to clear the previous semester subjects while studying the subjects of the semester to which they have been promoted, both at…

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

A special bench comprising of  Justices M Sathyanarayanan and M Nirmal Kumar of the Madras High Court on April 20 on its own took into cognizance of the barbaric incidents  that took place while the body of doctor who served the people suffering from Coronavirus was taken for burial at Velangadu on Sunday. The bench…

Money laundering case registered against the Chief of Tablighi Jamat, Maulana Saad

Money laundering case registered against the Chief of Tablighi Jamat, Maulana Saad

A  criminal case has been registered against the Chief of Tablighi Jamat, Maulana Saad Kandhvi and other trusts linked to him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act(PMLA). The Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) has been filed by the ED on the basis of the first information report registered by the Delhi police. The police…

Law has to evolve to address the issues like poaching of legislators: SC

Law has to evolve to address the issues like poaching of legislators: SC

Supreme Court approved the decision of the Madhya Pradesh Governor of floor test in the State legislative assembly. While doing so, the Court observed that law has to evolve to address the issue like poaching of legislators. SC in its 68-page judgment, defended the governor.  Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta said, “The spectacle…

Psychology and Law

Psychology and Law

Every dimension of the legal world depends on notions and expectations about human psychology; the thoughts, reactions, feelings and the ability to make appropriate decisions. Psychology revolves around human behaviour and interaction, primarily focusing on the influence of one’s mental state as a result of societal processes or other such factors. The law in some…

Converting civil nature dispute into a criminal is not acceptable, it is an abuse of ‘process of law’: SC

Converting civil nature dispute into a criminal is not acceptable, it is an abuse of ‘process of law’: SC

In case of Govind Prasad Kejriwal vs. the State of Bihar, the SC set aside the High Court order by remarking, that it is an abuse of process of law. The bench consisting of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice MR Shah gave direction to magistrate that when any inquiry is made under section 202 of…

Nexus between Law and Morality

Nexus between Law and Morality

In this article, the author examines whether there occurs a role for law in moral matters and traces the interrelation of law and morality through ancient times. The popular concept of the connection between law and morality is that in some way the law exists to promote morality, to preserve those conditions which make the…

Civil and Criminal law

Civil and Criminal law

Our legal system consists of various rules, regulations, laws and punishments. Remembering all of them for a layman can be very difficult. This is the reason most of us don’t know about the broad distinction between the laws and reasons for distinction between their punishments. Many of the citizens of our country tend to believe…

Women and Law

Women and Law

Change is something that has always remained constant in the position of women in our society. From getting equal rights in the Vedic age to deterioration in the medieval era because of the various invasions. The introduction of purdah and sati to again trying to return them the same prestige and honor in the present….

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

A crime is defined by various authors in different ways. In the most simple language, it can be said that a crime is an act forbidden under the law. Any act which the law considers harmful for the society is a crime, accompanied by a guilty mind. Actus reus non facit reum nisi mens sit…