Mens Rea: An Explanation
Mens rea is a Latin term which means ‘guilty mind’. It is the mental element of a person’s intention to commit a crime, or it is the knowledge that one’s action or lack of action that would result in a crime.
Rights of The Accused in India
In India, the rights of the accused are provided only in cases where a warrant is issued. An accused has certain rights during any investigation; enquiry or trial of offence with which he is charged till the time the crime is not proven.
Probation of Offenders Act 1958: An Overview
An accused person should be given a chance of reformation that he would lose if he is incarcerated in prison and associates with hardened criminals.
Difference between Investigation and Inquiry under Criminal Procedure Code 1973
The criminal procedure in India is governed by the CrPC 1973.
COVID-19: Penal provisions for enforcing social distancing
On 11 March 2020 WHO declared the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak as a pandemic (an epidemic that has spread worldwide, affecting a large number of people). The Union Government has invoked the powers under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to enhance preparedness and containment of the virus and declared COVID-19 a 'notified disaster' under the Disaster Management Act 2005.
Introduction to Tort
The 'Law of Torts‘ is originated by the Common Law of England, which is generally civil in nature. It is well developed in the UK, USA, and other advanced countries.
Difference between Detention, Arrest and Custody
There are certain terms in the Criminal justice system which are ambiguous in nature.