First Information Report (FIR): An Overview
Crime and its reporting happen in relays, a country for its good governance & maintenance of tranquility requires complaints to be registered, these then need to be taken in cognizance and resolved in an established manner. A proper administration of the criminal justice system, therefore, requires balancing the rights of the victim and the accused. In India, the distribution of power takes place among its departments and thus reporting of crime, and its settlement happens by involving various branches of government. Reporting of crime is the initial step in the criminal justice system. The ‘First Information Report’ is an essential process in the investigation of a criminal case, in common parlance and in media reporting.
Mistake of fact
clarity over one of the prime general exceptions in the code with relevant case overviews and illustrations.
ABORTION AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
The abortion decision involves several parties, all with their own legally protected interests, civil liberties or fundamental human rights. These parties are the fetus, the pregnant woman, the doctor, the father of the fetus and the parents of the pregnant minor.
Palghar and the Story of Selective Silence
COVID-19 uplifted certain unpropitious footprints on the entire nation affecting the global economy, educational systems, religious ceremonies, civil rights and democracy.
Biological Age cannot be inclusive of Mental Age
The judiciary is racing towards the liberal interpretation from the strict interpretation of the laws, statutes, and provisions and so on.
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.
Difference between Gang, Racketeering and Crime Syndicate
An organised crime group is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who attempt to regulate and control the production and distribution of a given commodity or service unlawfully.
Theories of Punishment
With the change in the social structure, society has witnessed various punishment theories and the radical changes that they have undergone from the traditional to the modern level and the crucial problems relating to them.
Introduction to Socio-Economic Offences
In India, socio-economic offences can be outlined, after the World War.
Difference between Detention, Arrest and Custody
There are certain terms in the Criminal justice system which are ambiguous in nature.
Elements of Crime
To establish criminal liability it is necessary to understand elements of a crime. Crimes can be broken down into elements, which the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt. Criminal elements are set forth in criminal statutes or cases in jurisdictions that allow for common-law crimes.