Legal Methodology

Law is not Science -it is Arts, and the best law is Esthetics 

 Legal System 

a) Indian Court Structure
b) Supreme Court of India (Jurisdiction)

c) Meaning and Definition of Law
d) Function and Purpose of Law

e) Classification of Law

i) Public and Private Law
ii) Criminal and Civil Law
iii) Substantive and Procedural Law
iv) Municipal and International Law

f)The difference between Court and tribunal

g) Conflict of law

h) Relevancy of Evidence and Witness management

i)The Concept of Null and Void

J) The principle of affirmative action

Sources of Law

i) Custom
ii) Precedent
iii) Legislation

Fundamentals of Statutory Interpretation 
a) What is Statute Law?
b) Rules of Interpretation
c) Aid to Interpretation of Statutes

Judgment Analysis and Precedent 

a) Case Law in the study of Legal Method
b) Studying Law under the Case Method
c) What is Precedent?
d) Determining the Ratio-decidendi of a Case
e) Understanding Law Reports

Legal  Process

a) Parliamentary Procedure
b) The concept of Rule of Law
c) The doctrine of Separation of Power
d) Classification of Administrative Action
e) Rule Making Power of Administration (Delegated Legislation)

Judicial process

a) Judicial Activism
b) The legitimacy of Judicial Activism
c) Writ Jurisdiction (Supreme Court)
d) Judicial Review of Administrative Action
e) Social Action Litigation or Social Interest Litigation.
i) Locus Standi
g) Prospective Overruling and Judicial Restraint

 

Filing a case

Awarding Policy

Cost of litigation

Legal Research
a) Importance of Legal Research
b) Legal Research – Techniques and tips
c) Legal Citations

Critical topics

  1. Bharatiya Sanskriti vs Western Legalism
  2. Dharma vs Law
  3. Sanskriti vs Constitutional Morality
  4. A Just society without Lawyers
  5. Religion vs Law
  6. Judgment vs Justice
  7. Masters are making Laws for Slaves vs Slaves are making laws for themselves.

Using Law Library

Vocabulary Study

  1. Advocacy
  2. Cause of action
  3. Continuing offence
  4. Inquiry and Trial
  5. Judicial Proceeding and process
  6. Prosecution
  7. Legislative judgment
  8. Justifiable doubt