Criminal Trespass, Lurking House-Trespass and House Breaking

Criminal Trespass, Lurking House-Trespass and House Breaking

Trespass is an offence under both Civil law and Criminal law. According to Percy Henry Winfield, “Trespass to land is the name given to that form of trespass which is constituted by unjustifiable interference with the possession of land”.The term trespass is generally viewed as a civil wrong which simply means interference with another’s possession […]

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FIRST INFORMATION REPORT

FIRST INFORMATION REPORT UNDER CrPC

Introduction This article throws light upon what is meant by the First Information Report (FIR) as given under the Code of Criminal Procedure.The first information report implies any information which is recorded by a police authority or an officer on duty given either by the aggrieved individual or some other individual to the commission of […]

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CRUELTY BY HUSBAND

CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND

This article is written by Varsha Chauhan, B.com LLB(3rd year) from Banasthali University, Rajasthan INTRODUCTION Cruelty against woman after the wedding is unstoppable increasing as days rolling. Therefore, Section 498-A was added within the Indian legal Code by the criminal law (second amendment) Act, 1983, to stop torture to a women by her husband or […]

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Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Introduction – History is a witness to the fact that when the crime rate proliferates in society punishments are introduced to curb them. It has been clearly evident that punishments have always been instrumental to stop the crime rate and restore public order. Punishment can be defined as the hardships imposed on an individual in […]

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ATTEMPT TO COMMIT OFFENCES (SECTION 511 OF INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860)

ATTEMPT TO COMMIT OFFENCES (SECTION 511 OF INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860)

INTRODUCTION The crime rate is at increase in our society. To constitute an offence, there are various stages. These stages include intention, preparation, attempt and commission. The first stage is the intention. If there is only intention to commit an offence, then it is not punishable because, at any point in time, a person can […]

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Joseph Shine vs. Union of India

Joseph Shine vs Union of India (Case Summary)

TITLE: Joseph Shine vs Union of India CASE No. Writ petition (criminal) no. 194 of 2017 PETITIONER: Joseph Shine RESPONDENT:  Union of India EQUIVALENT CITATION: 2018 SC 1676 BENCH:  Deepak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y Chandrachud, Justice Indu Malhotra, and  Justice  R.F. Nariman. DATE OF JUDGMENT:  27 September 2018 PREFACE: In India, the law […]

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domestic violence Difference between statically and the real image

Domestic Violence: Difference between statically and the real image

Introduction Domestic violence is violence or other abuse in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation. Domestic violence is often used as a synonym for intimate partner violence, which is committed by a spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner, and can take place in heterosexual or same-sex relationships, or between former spouses or partners. In its broadest sense, domestic violence also involves violence […]

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