Edwin H. Sutherland gave a comprehensive definition of the term criminology – the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon..... It is important to understand and study criminology - to know why individuals commit crime, what are the social conditions out of which crime emerges, what provokes offenders, to improve the criminal justice system. Criminology is a science which deals with different aspects of human behavior that violate criminal law. Edwin
Victims and Prosecution: Bridging the Gap between Expectations and Justice
The article aims to analyze the position of victim advocacy in India. It further aims to analyze whether allowing for private prosecution in India, in these situations, is an efficient solution.
Non-release of Prisoners in Bihar on Interim Bail/Parole during the Pandemic: Violation of Article 21
It must be clarified that the order of the Hon’ble Apex Court is a directory and gives autonomy to the High Powered Committee of the States to determine the category of prisoners who shall be eligible to be released....
Insight | Amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act
Introduction With the introduction of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha by the Ministry of health and family welfare earlier in the month of March 2020 and passing of the same on March 17, 2020, the abortion laws in India have called attention to themselves. The bill presently awaits … Continue reading Insight | Amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act
Institutionalised Apathy towards Prisoners
A prisoner is a ‘person’ inside a prison andtherefore, all the fundamental rights shall apply to him (Except for the ones denied as deemed justifiable under the rule of law).
The Confines of the RTI-PM CARES Fund
The PMO Office had earlier refused to provide any information stating that the PM CARES Fund is not a pubic authority & therefore, does not fall under the RTI
The Theory of Broken Windows
the broken windows theory draws a connection between disorder and crime and attempts to contain criminal activities by maintaining order.
K M Nanavati & Sudden-Grave Provocation | An Analysis
This case changed the judicial perspective of holding a person guilty for the offence of murder under the Indian Penal Code and the scope of the first exception to the provision -‘grave and sudden provocation’.
Domestic Abuse amid the Pandemic
Being trapped in a space with violent or manipulative partners has led to an increase in the intensity of threats, sexual and psychological abuse, controlling behaviour and intimidation.
Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India & Feminist Bioethics
Author ~ Bhavyakirti Singh There is no freedom, no equality, no full human dignity and personhood possible for women until they assert and demand control over their own bodies and reproductive process...The right to have an abortion is a matter of individual conscience and conscious choice for the women concerned. ~ Betty Friedan Attention to areas … Continue reading Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India & Feminist Bioethics