SCOPE OF INDIVIDUALS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

INTRODUCTION The contribution of Individuals plays an important role in the understanding and development of International law.  Considering the background of the individuals in International law is that, in the twentieth-century international law regained its importance concerning individuals. The Hague Conventions in 1907 established a concern regarding the prisoners of war. The teachings of Individuals … More SCOPE OF INDIVIDUALS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

How does SEBI exercise control over stock brokers under section 11 of the Act?

INTRODUCTION For trading with all affairs of the development and order of the securities markets and preservation of the investors, the SEBI (Securities Exchange Board Of India)  was instituted on 12th April 1988 as non- sanctioned body by the Administrative Resolution of the Government. SEBI was constituted as a statutory body on 21st February 1992. … More How does SEBI exercise control over stock brokers under section 11 of the Act?

The Need for Prison Reforms

Introduction All civic societies’ principal role is to punish violators. Throughout history, prisons have been documented. Prisons have been around since the beginning of time. The perpetrators were thought to be reformable with strict isolation and prison conditions. Experience, on the other hand, contradicted this notion, and imprisonment frequently had the opposite effect. With the … More The Need for Prison Reforms

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A WAY FORWARD

“ODR is a branch of dispute resolution which uses technology to facilitate the resolution of disputes between parties. It primarily involves negotiation, mediation or arbitration, or combination of all three. In this respect it is often seen as being the online equivalent of ADR.” Hon. Arthur M. Monty Ahalt Introduction ODR i.e. online dispute resolution … More ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A WAY FORWARD

JUDICIAL STEREOTYPING- A DETRIMENT TO A FAIR TRIAL

Introduction Observing that India is a conservative society, the Madhya Pradesh high court observed in a case of sexual assault involving the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act, 2012 that unmarried girls do not engage in carnal activities for fun unless they are assured of marriage. Aparna Bhat v. State of Madhya Pradesh (Aparna … More JUDICIAL STEREOTYPING- A DETRIMENT TO A FAIR TRIAL

CAN IPC, 1860 AND IT ACT, 2000 BE APPLIED SIMULTANEOUSLY?

INTRODUCTION For a long time, the law on simultaneous applicability of the Indian Penal Code (hereinafter called ‘IPC’) and Information Technology Act, 2000 (hereinafter called ‘IT Act, 2000’) was unclear as after the IT Act came into force in 2000 the debates in this regard revolved around whether these two statutes can be invoked simultaneously, … More CAN IPC, 1860 AND IT ACT, 2000 BE APPLIED SIMULTANEOUSLY?

WOMEN IN INDIAN JUDICIARY: CHALLENGES OF WOMEN LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

For the first time in India’s history, three women have taken oaths at the Supreme Court. In his remarks, the Chief Justice observed that women should comprise 50% of the judiciary at all levels. Bench progress has been slow yet definite, but how about bar progress? It is true that women graduate from the top … More WOMEN IN INDIAN JUDICIARY: CHALLENGES OF WOMEN LEGAL PROFESSIONALS