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A study on the derivative responsibility principle in India

Introduction Through the judicial system or legal framework, the law is tasked with punishing those who facilitate the commission of a crime and those who commit the crime. The entire process involves several procedures, from filing a complaint to passing a judgement in a court of law. Each of these procedures involves a myriad ofRead More

A study on the recent Crime Report of 2021 by the NCRB

Introduction Recording events during a nation’s history is crucial in analyzing the circumstances and enforcing appropriate legislation. It enables lawmakers to grasp the current needs of society, based on which they can draft applicable laws and rules. Crime is a result of a complex combination of many volatile variables. By using the sciences of criminologyRead More

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INTRODUCTION Consent is a nuanced concept, especially when viewed in the context of adolescents, and when the question arises: at what age can one be entirely in the hold of their faculties to be capable of consenting to sexual relations? According to Explanation 2 of Section 375, Indian Penal Code, consent regarding sexual relations hasRead More

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When discussing the idea of plea bargaining, the adage “Justice delayed is justice denied” has the utmost weight. Although the quantity of court cases pending is astounding, people have come to accept it as routine. Because individuals have begun to accept this as their fate, these startling statistics are no longer shocking. Since the startRead More

The Criminology Of The Future: How Science Helps In Crime Investigation

“Time is what you lack in any study. Evidence disappears one hour at a time. People and the environment can damage crime scenes. Things are shuffled, relocated, changed, and smeared. Organisms decay. Contaminants and dust are blown by the wind. Memories deteriorate with time. You go further from the problem as you get away fromRead More

The theory of broken windows

Theory of Broken Windows  Article 38 of the Constitution of India makes provisions for making India a welfare state. The social and economic development of the country is the basic function of the welfare state. The social structure and economy will collapse if the crime rate is not checked. Hence, the welfare state becomes aRead More