Both, Parole & Furlough lead to the convict being released out of the prison for a certain period. However, the aims, objectives and the procedure are different.
Author: Shreya Sahoo Who is a Hostile Witness? The terms “hostile witness”, “adverse witness, “unfavourable witness”, “unwilling witness” have originated from the common law and was primarily introduced to provide proper security against the contrivance of an artful witness, who after promising a party to provide evidence in their favour might afterwards destroy their case … Continue reading Hostile Witness | What does the law say?
The no. of cases of sexual harassment at the workplace has increased at a rate of 30% in recent years. Nevertheless, there's been a growth of 33% in the representation of women
The POCSO Amendment Bill 2019 posits death penalty for raping a child below 12 years of age. But will this create a deterrent effect??
“In the case of medical man, negligence means failure to act by the standards of reasonably competent medical men at the time. There may be one or more perfectly proper standards, and if he conforms to one of these proper standards, then he is not negligent.”
"Social exclusion, identity seclusion and isolation from the social mainstream are still the stark realities faced by individuals today and it is only when each and every individual is liberated from the shackles of such bondage and is able to work towards full development of his/her personality that we can call ourselves a truly free society"
Attempt to suicide is more a manifestation of a diseased condition of mind deserving of treatment and care rather than punishment. It would not be just and fair to inflict additional legal punishment on a person who has already suffered agony and ignominy in his failure to commit suicide
Author: Kunal Khare Introduction It was Oscar Wilde who said, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery . . .”. Forgery is a fraudulent act of creating a copy of a document, signature, a bank note or work of authorship that is intended to be passed off as genuine when it is not. Forgery in simple … Continue reading Forgery | Indian Penal Code
To justify a conviction under Section 307, it is not essential that bodily injury capable of causing death should have been inflicted. Although the nature of injury actually caused may often give considerable assistance in coming to a finding as to the intention of the accused, such intention may also be deduced from other circumstances, and may even, in some cases, be ascertained without any reference at all to actual wounds.
Author: Abhishek Wadhwan Introduction Extortion has been defined in Section 383 of the Indian Penal Code as, “Whoever intentionally puts any person in fear of any injury to that person, or to any other, and thereby dishonestly induces the person so put in fear to deliver to any person any property or valuable security, or … Continue reading Extortion | Indian Penal Code