Legal Shorts

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    Legal Shorts: SC: High Court rightly altered conviction from Section 304/34 to 302/34, IPC.

    Where the trial Court convicted the accused under Section 304/34, IPC, the High Court was of the view, that since…

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    Legal Shorts: SC: Misconduct explained, Advocates Act 1961:

    Misconduct itself is a sufficiently wide expression; it is not necessary for instance that it should involve moral turpitude.The court…

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    Legal Shorts: SC:Acquittal of two out of three is no bar to convict third under Section 302 read with Section 34, IPC.

    The conviction of the appellant under Section 302/34, IPC, was affirmed  even though the acquittal of the other two named…

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    Legal Shorts: SC: Speedy trial is a fundamental right.

    Speedy trial is fundamental right implicit in the guarantee of life and personal liberty enshrined in Article 21 of the…

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    Legal Shorts: SC:Advocate community to maintain might and dignity of the institution administrating justice.

    The central function of the legal profession is to promote the administration of justice. For this purpose Bar council of…

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    Legal Shorts: SC:Life imprisonment means full life, no commutation or remission.

    In the particular  circumstances of the  case, apprehending imminent danger to the life of Subhash Chander and his Family in…

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    Legal Shorts: SC: Misconduct explained, Advocates Act 1961

    Misconduct itself is a sufficiently wide expression; it is not necessary for instance that it should involve moral turpitude.The court…

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    SC: “Per incuriam” and “incuria”.

    Incuria literally means “carelessness”. In practice per incuriam appears to mean per ignoratium. The “quotable in law” is avoided and…

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