Priyanka

Student at Government Law College Mumbai

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Mediation – As An Alternate Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a people friendly, effective, efficient, economical, time-saving, less stressful process to resolve the disputes. Mediation helps to build the relationship and serves in the best interests of the parties. Introduction The efficiency of judiciary plays a critical role in democratic societies. Indian judiciary has a huge backlog of cases. As per the information made available by… Read More »

Ambedkar and his idea of the Constitution

Ambedkar’s idea of the constitution was to have a society where there is harmony among its members and where everybody lives with dignity. And if the rights of an individual which are necessary for his survival or maintaining his dignity are violated he has every right to seek justice through the procedure established by the law. However good… Read More »

National Commission For Women – NCW Structure, Function and Recent Development

The National Commission for Women was constituted under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (NCW Act) on 31 January 1992 to exercise powers and perform functions assigned. INTRODUCTION Writers of Independent India recognized the gender disparity between a man and a woman and thus established constitutional mechanisms to promote equality. Article 14 of the Constitution prohibits gender discrimination.… Read More »

Provisions as to Offence Affecting The Administration Of Justice

INTRODUCTION It is a general rule in law that anybody can report an offence and Court takes cognizance of the offence. But due to the nature of certain offences under the Indian Penal Code, the legislature, has restricted this right in respect of certain offences, particularly in section 195 of Cr.p.c., 1973. The Public servants and Courts can……...

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Contingency Lawyering – A possible cure for delay in Justice

India has a huge backlog of cases. Cases remain pending for many years. It is not fair on the part of victims who await justice. Many times poor people cannot file their complaints due to lack of resources and due to their incapability to bear the expenses of litigation. Contingency lawyering could be a solution if implemented effectively.… Read More »

Transfer of Criminal Cases by the Courts

Transfer of Criminal Cases by the Courts | Overview Introduction Power of Supreme Court to transfer cases and appeals: Section 406 of Cr.P.C Powers of High Court to transfer cases and appeals: Section 407 of Cr.P.C Power of session’s judge to transfer cases and appeals: Section 408 of Cr.P.C Withdrawal of cases and appeals by Sessions Judge: Section 409……...

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Inherent Powers Of High Court

Introduction The object of the criminal law is to punish those who commit offence against society. Our country’s law of crimes is mainly maintained in Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 which came into force from April 1, 1974. It provides for the detection of crime, the collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused and……...

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What Do I Expect From My Law School?

There are so many misconceptions about doing law in India. The most common one is people who are not good at studies do law. This is not true in today’s world. Getting into a law school is no easy task. We do not have a plenitude of colleges. Out of the students who take exams only 2% secure… Read More »