Criminal Attorney Hand Book

Index

Information

Inquiry

Investigation

Criminal Trial

Arrest 

Bail .

Jail

Remand

Detention

Condemnation

Extradition

Complaint

Prosecution

Magistrates

Appeal

Revision 

Acquittal

Encounter

Public Interest Causes 

Parole

Premature release

Military law and Court Marshal

Lawline

Prosecution Structure

Jurisdiction of Criminal Courts

Sanction for Prosecution

Cross-Examination under the Indian Evidence Act

Handy explanation of Indian Evidence Act 1872

Framework for timely detection, reporting, investigation, etc. relating to large value bank frauds

Court Police under Bengal Police Regulation

Lawline

Substantive Criminal Law

Actus Reus
Causation
Mens Rea
Inchoate Offenses
Complicity
Corporate Criminal Liability
Necessity and Duress
Self-Defense
Consent
Insanity and Intoxication

Specific Offences

Offenses Against the Person: Homicide
Offenses Against the Person: Assault
Offenses Against Sexual Autonomy
Offenses Against Property
Drug Offenses
Terrorism
‘White Collar’ Crimes
Lawline

UNDERSTANDING PENAL CODE  AND CONSTITUENT OF OFFENCE

Criminal Conduct
“Conduct”
Actus Reus
(A) Act
(B) Voluntariness
(C) Omission
(D) Possession

Mens Rea and Offense Elements
(A) Element Types
(B) The Mens Rea Requirement
(C) Rules of Interpretation
(D) Modes of Culpability
(E) Matching Conduct to Offense

Intoxication and Mistake
(A) Intoxication
(B) Mistake

Liability for Another’s Conduct

(A) Instruments
(B) Complicity
(C) Corporations
“That Inflicts or Threatens”
Causation

 Inchoate Offenses

(A) Attempt
(B) Conspiracy
(C) Solicitation
(D) Renunciation

“Substantial Harm to Individual or Public Interests”
Substantial Harm
Individual or Public Interests

The justification for criminal action

Defenses in General
Necessity
Defense of Persons (Self and Others) and of Property
Self-Defense
(A) Use of Force Upon or Toward Another Person
(B) Belief
(C) Necessity
(D) Unlawfulness
(E) Immediacy and Protection

(F) Self- and Other-Defense
Defense of Property
Deadly Force
Law Enforcement
Consent

Excuse and Mitigating factors

Excuses in the Model Penal Code
Duress
Entrapment
Ignorance of Law
Provocation and Diminished Capacity
Insanity and Infancy

Analysis of Criminal Negligence

Lawline

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