The Shortcoming of Rape Laws in India and a Need For Change

The Present article has been written by Gracy Singh, pursuing BA. LL.B.(Hons.)(2nd year) from Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan. INTRODUCTION India used to believe in the concepts like “Matri Devo Bhava” (the woman is revered to God), and “Yatra naryastu pujyante ramante tatra, Devata, yatraitaastu na pujyante sarvaastatrafalaah kriyaah” (Divinity blossom whereRead More

Speedy Trial In Rape Cases: Its Importance and Prevalent Loopholes

The present article has been written by Prateek Chandgothia, pursuing BA. LL.B. (1st year) from the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. India witnessed one of the gravest rape cases in December 2012 which shook the national capital and subsequently the whole of India. Wide-spread protests broke out through the country demanding the justiceRead More

Forensic Science: Scope and Different Kind of Methods

This article is written by Kalyani Gupta, a Master’s in Law student from Amity University, Noida. This article discusses the meaning and scope of Forensic Science along with different kinds of methods used. INTRODUCTION Forensic science can be described as a study and use of science to issues of law. This link of science andRead More

Impact of Forensic Science in the Law of Evidence

This is authored by Janaki Nair a 3rd year B.An LLB student in Symbiosis Law School Pune. The following article talks briefly about what Forensic Science is and the effect that it has left on the field of Evidence Law.  INTRODUCTION  Forensic science refers to the field in which science is applied in criminal (mostly)Read More

Doctrine of Estoppel

In this article T.Preethi, student from government law college, Tirunelveli, writes about what the doctrine of estoppel is, its types and scope. INTRODUCTION Estoppels in the legal sense, is a principle that prevents someone from giving false evidence by holding then back from not making any contradictory statement in the court of law. This doctrineRead More

Doctrine of Res Gestae

This article is written by Aanchal Rawat, a student of R.N.P.I.S.L. & J currently in Second year pursuing (Hons.). INTRODUCTION The word Res Gestae is a Latin word which means things done, transaction or circumstance surrounding the subject is complete. Section 6 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 is based on the doctrine ofRead More

Admissibility of Expert Evidence

This article is written by Joyita Mukhopadhyay from Amity university Kolkata. INTRODUCTION In today’s world, the law needs an opinion which requires some special assistance and some special skilled person. This specials skilled person is known as an expert. In today’s world, it is very necessary to have an expert for giving a proper recommendationRead More

Confession- An Aid to the Lawsuit

This article is written by Sambavi Marwah, a fourth-year law student, from Delhi Metropolitan Education, GGISPU. This article of mine talks about the aspect of ‘confession’ under The Indian Evidence Act, 1872. It states the definition, types of confession and its evidentiary value in the eyes of the Indian Judiciary. Admission and Confession The generalRead More