21. In Manak Lal (Supra), Supreme court Court held that alleged bias of a Judge/official/Tribunal does not render the proceedings invalid if it is shown that the objection in that regard and particularly against the presence of the said official in question, had not been taken by the party even though the party knew about… Read More DOCTRINE OF WAIVER
It is one of the fundamental principles of criminal jurisprudence that an accused is presumed to be innocent till he is proved to be guilty. It is equally well settled that suspicion howsoever strong can never take the place of proof. There is indeed a long distance between accused ?may have committed the offence? and… Read More Presumption of innocence has been recognised as a human right -SC
It is evident that inherent powers can be exercised only to prevent the abuse of the process of the court and to secure the ends of justice. However, powers can be used provided there is no prohibition for passing such an order under the provisions of Code of criminal Procedure. and there is no provision… Read More Meaning of Inherent power of High Court applying criminal Jurisdiction
Every accused is presumed to be innocent unless his guilt is proved. The Presumption of innocence is human right.
… Read More The fundamental principles of criminal jurisprudence that an accused is presumed to be innocent till he is proved to be guilty.
The issue estoppel which is comparatively a recent development in the arena of administration of criminal Justice the matter has been considered by the Supreme Court in several decisions, such as, Pritam Singh v. State of Punjab, Manipur Administration v. Thokchom , Piara Singh v. State of Punjab, , Ravinder Singh v. State of Haryana,… Read More Application of Issue estoppel in the administration of Criminal Justice
It is trite that every criminal case has its own peculiar facts and circumstances. Undoubtedly, the jurisprudential evolution has brought out certain well accepted principles on the touchstone of which the evidence adduced at the criminal trial is tested or appreciated for its intrinsic worth and, for such purposes, precedents or the past decisions, particularly… Read More Criminal Jurisprudence- Stare decisis