Criminal Justice

The Padmanabhaiah Committee on Police Reforms

The great poet P.B. Shelley in his major prose work ‘A Philosophical View of Reform’ published in 1920 advocated non-violence and opposed repressive measures adopted by the British government. He argued that individual as well as institutional reform went hand in hand. Indian police is also an example of repressive measures adopted by British government in our country to have total control and to oppose revolution. The Welfare state as envisaged in the Constitution of Read more…

By Abhinav Dwivedi, ago
Criminal Justice

Age of Criminal Responsibility in India

“Responsibility comes with age and social responsibility comes with tender age” In the context of Age of Criminal Responsibility in India there were two contrasting senses of criminal responsibility. The first sense concerned the capacity of a person to engage in criminal conduct. The second related to the process whereby a person was held answerable for such conduct. The distinction between responsibility as capacity and as answerability was important for the more pragmatic outcomes. Today, Read more…

By Lexpress Admin, ago
Criminal Justice

Police System in India: Where the problem lies

Reports on police system has been written during the time when the police system and the judicial system have been substantially criticized in the media. Reforms in these areas are required. Normative and ideological changes are crucial, but the immediate and most pressing need is to create a comprehensive police reform. As the Indian society advances rapidly and the nation itself becomes a major political power in the international arena, domestic institutions are lagging behind Read more…

By Lexpress Admin, ago
Criminal Justice

POLICE REFORMS in India after Prakash Singh v. Union of India Case

“The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house” Audre Lorde Police reforms in India  has always been a subject of debate , even the Supreme court of India has to come into picture and has issued directives to initiate police reforms in a PIL filed by former DIG of Police Prakash Singh. The aspects explored are the reluctance of states in implementation of those issued directives by Apex court in Prakash Singh’s Case. This Read more…

By Divyesh Pratap, ago
Society

Must Read- BEFORE MEMORY FADES: FALI S. NARIMAN- An Autobiography

Before Memory Fades is an autobiography of one of the most eminent legal personality of India. A must read for every person who is attached to the field of law. in his book Starting with his formative years, when he had the good fortune to interact with many eminent judges and advocates, Fali S. Nariman moves on to deal with a wide variety of important subjects, such as: The sanctity of the Indian Constitution and Read more…

By Lexpress Admin, ago
Commerce and Economy

Consumer Protection and Medical Profession

Last century was epoch of commercialization and liberalization leading to synthesis of consumerism followed by the fad of superfluous products, iniquitous trade practices and misleading advertisements. This phenomenon set the stage for legislative amulet of Consumer protection. This legislation basically focuses on products in our country but for past two decades epic debate of appliance of Consumer Protection Act in medical services was also alive. The amendment made in the Consumer Protection Act in 1992 Read more…

By Abhinav Dwivedi, ago
Commerce and Economy

COMPANIES ACT, 2013 : A FRESH BREEZE

The new Companies Act, 2013 which was long awaited finally replaced old Companies Act, 1956 last year. With the emergence of new thing the centuries old paradigm of comparison also started with this. This act includes fixing corporate responsibility, more members, strengthening position of women and one person company etc. Some of the basic points of comparison between new and old Companies Act, 2013 are as follows: 1. Composition: Old companies act included 658 sections Read more…

By Abhinav Dwivedi, ago
Gender Justice

Women Reservation Bill in India: An analysis

The Women Reservation Bill, a much long awaited and controversial Bill allocating 33% of seats in LokSabha and Legislative Assemblies to women, finally fizzled out. Looking back on it we can now discuss whether the Bill was really significant politically and socially or was it just another ornamental gesture designed to please the women’s organizations and MP’s? I personally agree the later view. It is not that I do not believe in female empowerment. Being Read more…

By Lexpress Admin, ago
Word of the day

BAIL guarantee or surety grant by a person with the aim to support or aid another person in trouble.

From latin “baiulare ” = to bring over own shoulders. In figurative sense, is the assumption of a duty , of a load of another person.

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