Category: Criminal

This category collects the criminal laws of India and abroad. Multiple statutes have been analysed and several laws have ben explained.

Bail Granting Policy

PRINCIPLES FOR GRANTING BAIL A balance is required to be maintained between the personal liberty of the accused and the investigation rights of the agency. It must result in minimum interference with the personal liberty […]

Investigation Officer – Non-examination

The appellant has not been able to shake the credibility of the eye-witness. No material contradiction in the case of the prosecution has been shown. Under facts and circumstances, non-examination of  Investigating Officer is of no consequence. Accused failed to show prejudice by such non-examination

Sentencing Policy set by Supreme Court

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA JUDGMENTS

Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyar vs. the State of Maharashtra (2009) 6 SCC 498, Apex Court held the nature, motive, and impact of crime, culpability, quality of evidence, socioeconomic circumstances, impossibility of rehabilitation and some of the factors, the Court may take into consideration while dealing with such cases.

Victimology

Whether Courts have a duty to advert to the question of awarding compensation to the victim and record reasons while granting or refusing relief to them? The 154th Law Commission Report on […]