Legal Shorts

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    Legal Shorts; SC: All evidence of a witness can’t be discarded due to some inaccuracies or falsity in deposition.

    Inapplicability and effect of, if applied – Principles reiterated.   Held, maxim falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus has no…

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    Whether False Statement made by Junior Advocate on behalf of Advocate-on-Record may lead to Dismissal of Appeal?

    It is being stated on behalf of appellant’s advocate-on-record that he was “taking medicines and coming”, and it was only…

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    Legal Shorts; SC:Courts must look for evidence of struggle in rape cases.

    The courts should expect to find evidence of a struggle to avoid sexual contact or penetration , and may well…

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    Legal Shorts; Advocate, right to appearance and duty towards Court

    No party needs prior permission of the Court to appoint an advocate to represent him in Court. An advocate is…

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    Legal Shorts; Deficiencies in Investigation- Effect- CrPC, 157

    It was held that merely deficiencies in investigation cannot be ground to discard the prosecution version which is authentic, credible…

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    Legal Shorts; SC: S. 120-B & Ss. 120-B/302 & Ss. 302/34 – Conspiracy – One alleged conspirator cannot be convicted if all co-conspirators are acquitted!

    14 accused classified into three groups by prosecution: Group A, Group B & Group C – Only evidence available against…

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    Legal Shorts; Writ maintainable even if alternate remedy is available.

    Issuance of Process – Order of issuance of process – Challenge in writ petition.   Availability of alternate remedy of…

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    Legal Shorts; SC:Obligation on court while imposing punishment- How to be exercised- Principles summarized

    While imposing punishment, the courts have an obligation to award appropriate punishment. Question of awarding sentence is a matter of…

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