Category Archives: Criminology

Compensatory Justice- Efficacy of Victim Compensation Scheme

Compensatory Justice- Efficacy of Victim Compensation Scheme | Overview Introduction Victim in Criminal Justice System: A Forgotten Actor The Notion of Victim Compensatory rights Current Scenario of Indian Law Victim and The Constitution of India Victim and the Criminal Justice System Statutory Scheme for Compensation Critical Analysis of Section 357A Position Prior To The Amendment Position Post Amendment… Read More »

Victim Compensation in India: All you need to Know

Victim Compensation in India | Overview Introduction The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Section 357: Order to Pay Compensation Section 357A: Victim Compensation Scheme Central Victim Compensation Scheme Section 358: Compensation to persons groundlessly arrested Section 359: Order to pay costs in non-cognizable cases. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Prevention of Caste-Based Victimization and… Read More »

Concept of Restorative Justice & Legal Position in India

Overview : Concept of Restorative Justice & Legal Position in India Introduction Principles of Restorative Justice Restorative Justice and Indian Laws Panchayats Customary Laws Civil Cases Criminal Cases Section 320 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 Plea Bargaining (Sections 265A-L of the CrPC) International Approach on Restorative Justice Conclusion Restorative justice is a procedure which can be applied to… Read More »

Models of Criminal Justice System: Crime Control and Due Process

This article ‘Models of Criminal Justice System: Crime Control and Due Process’ examines the framework which Herbert Packer devised for analysing the criminal justice process. The most successful attempt at criminal process understanding was achieved by the American legal scholar Herbert Packer. In Packer’s original thesis, the crime control model emphasizes individual responsibility and is designed to protect… Read More »

Criminology and Criminal Justice

The article ‘Criminology and Criminal Justice’ seeks to review and analyze the attempts to strategize the mechanism that can address crime occurrence, deals with offenders, and be equally responsive towards victims. The concept of the legal system suggests that it constitutes of procedures that are regulated thoroughly with extreme rationale, conduct and coordinated plan. If the functioning of… Read More »