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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

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NDSO: ANOTHER FAILED ATTEMPT TO FIGHT SEXUAL VIOLENCE

-By Moksha Kothari* INTRODUCTION In the year, 1993, the United States of America enacted the Jason Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act which made it mandatory for a person convicted of certain types of sexual offences to be registered with the authorities under a registry which would contain personal information, employment… Continue reading NDSO: ANOTHER FAILED ATTEMPT TO FIGHT SEXUAL VIOLENCE