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Death Penalty – A Sign of Weakness
Death Penalty – A Sign of Weakness

A long-lasting and probably never-ending debate about the legitimacy of the “capital punishment” has pervaded through the history of independent India, and continues to persist even today, not just...

Beyond The Law : A Take On Two Recent Judicial Orders
Beyond The Law : A Take On Two Recent Judicial Orders

Jesus Christ was made to stand with thieves by a court of law. Socrates was sentenced by a court of law to drink a cup of poison for being the most truthful person in his country. Galileo was...

Indian Penal Code: Static Structure Of Fine
Indian Penal Code: Static Structure Of Fine

Supreme Court of India, a bench led by Justice Madan B. Lokur in a judgment on a suomoto PIL, (in RE - INHUMAN CONDITIONS IN  PRISONS (II), on 3rd Oct 2016  observed that prisons are crammed with...

India Death Penalty Report-2016
India Death Penalty Report-2016

In 2016, the Judgments of the Apex Court which considered the Criminal Appeals by Death row convicts, raised a suspicion whether it is becoming more and more reluctant to award/confirm death penalty....

Public Opinion Towards Death Penalty
Public Opinion Towards Death Penalty

While deciding the question of abolition of death penalty, will public opinion matter before Constitutional Courts or even a legislature? The question assumes significance, as public opinion in...

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