Old Doctrine of Equality v/s New Doctrine of Equality

The Constitution of India Guarantees the Right to Equality under Article 14 to 18. It is one of the most important features for a democratic country to function. Article 14 provides for two important aspects in the Justice System of India i.e. Equality before the law and the Equal Protection of the law and also … Continue reading Old Doctrine of Equality v/s New Doctrine of Equality

DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION

Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation revolves around the relationship between a public authority and an individual.  This principle attained momentum with the rapid evolution of the freedom of an individual and the state.  This principle is a method to keep a balance between the two basic pillars of the society i.e. the public and the administration. … Continue reading DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION

Default Bail

“A man of courage never needs weapon, but he may need bail.”- Lewis Munford One of the most fundamental principles of criminal law is that a person is “innocent until he is proven guilty.” Under Section 167(2) of the 1973 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the maximum period for which the Judicial Magistrate can grant custody of … Continue reading Default Bail