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rape laws

An Overview of Rape Laws in India

Abstract Rape is clearly a defined offence under the Indian Penal Code, 1860. According to the changing structure of the commission of crimes, it is...
insanity defense

The Insanity Defense: Loophole for criminals

Introduction Insanity has been used as a defence since the time of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Its existence is from centuries and one of...
religious laws

Religious Laws and Crimes in developing and developed nations

INTRODUCTION India is a diverse nation which has its citizen practicing different religion and belonging to a variety of caste and class. Secularism which means...
bigamy

Bigamy

"Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong."- Bob Hope Introduction Marital relationship means the relationship which includes couples living under the same...
marital rape

Marital Rape: All about consent

ABSTRACT Rape under the Indian penal code is defined under section 375 which says any sort of unlawful sex with a woman against her will...
fir

F.I.R: The Bedrock of Criminal Trials

Introduction: The Criminal Justice System is a vital part of the democratic setup. Likewise, Police personnel being part and parcel of the society can’t be...
police brutality

Police Brutality

Introduction Police brutality covers the full range of practices of the police, which do not adhere to the rule of law and the spirit of...
custody

Custodial Violence: A harsh truth & unrighteous act of some inhumane policemen   

Introduction: Let my voice be heard about the statistics of police brutality to date. So everyone is certainly aware of George Floyd's death due to...
insanity defence

The Insanity Defense: A Loophole for criminals

INTRODUCTION Insanity Defense or Plea is a tool that saves an insane person in a criminal trial after a commission of a crime. It is...
animal abuse

Animal Welfare in India: A Dormant Cause

INTRODUCTION The intention of the legislature plays a major role in interpreting a statute. This intention is generally driven by the societal conditions, morals of...