Criminal Law

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    Need of identification parade in rape cases

    Where in a rape case from the evidence on record, it is clear that the accused is not named in…

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    Burden and standard of proof in murder cases

    To prove that the accused is the murderer is one of the most difficult tasks faced by a criminal lawyer.…

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    Examining rarest of the rare case in imposing death penalty

    Rarest of the rare case is the principle enshrined in Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab[1]which limits the vast discretion…

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    A brief analysis of 262nd Report of Law Commission of India on Death Penalty

    The Law Commission of India in its 262nd Report, 2015 recommended that the death penalty may be abolished for all…

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    Who are the men whom the gallows shallow?

    “The white-collar criminals and the corporate criminals whose wilful economic and environmental crimes inflict mass deaths or who hire assassins…

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    Constitutionality of Death Sentence for Non-Homicidal Offence

    It is rare but death penalty can also be imposed for non-homicidal offence such as in case of conviction under…

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    Offences where death penalty as a highest punishment is imposed

    There are 59 sections in 18 central legislations in India where death as the highest punishment is imposed. Out of…

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    The Mandatory Death Penalty

    The mandatory death penalty continues to remain on the statute books in India though it has been held to be…

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