Articles, Criminal Jurisprudence

RE-THINKING SIMILAR FACT EVIDENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF INDIA

-By Shailendra Shukla* INTRODUCTION Section 14 of the Indian Evidence Act encompasses within its confines a rule known as ‘similar fact evidence’, understood to come within the facet of “character evidence”. As a concept, it states that evidence of facts similar to the fact directly in issue is admissible if it is logically probative, subject… Continue reading RE-THINKING SIMILAR FACT EVIDENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF INDIA

Articles, Criminal Jurisprudence

HARMONIZING THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND ALTERNATIVES TO DECRIMINALIZATION: SECTION 138 OF NI ACT, 1881.

 -By Gunjan Bahety* and Tanmay Joshi** INTRODUCTION The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Indian economy drastically which has triggered the decline of the employment rate and business losses. To boost the downturn in the business market, lure the domestic and foreign investors, enhance the ease of doing business and to clear the clogged court system… Continue reading HARMONIZING THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND ALTERNATIVES TO DECRIMINALIZATION: SECTION 138 OF NI ACT, 1881.

Contemporary, Criminal Jurisprudence

THE NOTION OF CUSTODIAL TORTURE: WHY INDIA NEEDS TO INTROSPECT

-By Ritik Kanoujia* and Deeptam Bhadauria** INTRODUCTION While the world continues to tackle the global Covid-19 pandemic, a new social movement has seen sharp upsurge when two horrific cases of police brutality stunned the whole world, while the George Floyd case got ample media attention throughout the world and started a major movement related to… Continue reading THE NOTION OF CUSTODIAL TORTURE: WHY INDIA NEEDS TO INTROSPECT

Articles, Criminal Jurisprudence

Analysis of The Andhra Pradesh Disha Act from The Perspective of Criminal Jurisprudence

-By Srishty Satwat* Prelude After the brutal gang rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, that shook the conscience of the entire country, the activists raised their demand for stringent measures to deal with such brutal cases of rape and murder. Consequently, The Disha Act 2019 of Andhra Pradesh, was  passed by the… Continue reading Analysis of The Andhra Pradesh Disha Act from The Perspective of Criminal Jurisprudence