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Legal Quiz Olympiad 2.0 competition on Indian Penal Code & IPR on 11th July 2021 (Sunday), Register by 8th July 2021 by Legal Advisory in collaboration with LawEscort with Cash Prizes

Legal Quiz Olympiad 2.0 competition on Indian Penal Code & IPR on 11th July 2021 (Sunday), Register by 8th July 2021 by Legal Advisory in collaboration with LawEscort with Cash Prizes

The Legal Advisory in collaboration with LawEscort is pleased to announce Legal Quiz Olympiad 2.0 Competition on Indian Penal Code 1860 & Intellectual Property Rights. ABOUT IPC & IPR The first draft of the Indian Penal Code was prepared by the First Law Commission, chaired by Thomas Babington Macaulay. The code came into force on…

Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860

Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860

Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860 with speaker Twinkle Tyagi, 11th Ranker in Rajasthan Judiciary, LLB LLM from Delhi University. CLICK HERE TO ENROLL NOW The objective of the Lecture Series Every year approximately 3.73 lac law graduates join the legal profession in India….

The Right to Private Defence in India

The Right to Private Defence in India

No act is an offense if it is done in the exercise of the right of private defense. Making use of force for the purpose of protecting one’s person or property is what we call acting in private defense. This right to protect oneself from physical harm is one of the basic rights recognized by…

Defence of  Grave and Sudden provocation in Murder cases

Defence of Grave and Sudden provocation in Murder cases

The defence of crimes of passion challenges mens rea, suggesting that there was no premeditated malice and that the crime was committed as a result of the heat of passion. In certain jurisdictions, if the defence of grave and sudden provocation is established, it might call for a conviction for second-degree murder but not first-degree…

Government warns of action under IPC for violating quarantine

Government warns of action under IPC for violating quarantine

An action shall be taken under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (disobeying public servant’s lawful order) if mandatory quarantine is violated, a directive issued by the Maharashtra government said on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced a 21-day lockdown, this measure was absolutely necessary to stop the transmission of COVID-19. Restrictions were…

Custodial Torture: A naked violation of human dignity

Custodial Torture: A naked violation of human dignity

In this era of globalization, anything that violates human rights is of crucial importance to the world at large. Custodial torture is considered to be the harshest form of human rights violation. This is because; here crime is being committed by the police, the protectors of law themselves. India is the biggest democracy in the…

SC says long adjournment ‘not justified’, asks HC to hear plea on March 6

SC says long adjournment ‘not justified’, asks HC to hear plea on March 6

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the decision of the Delhi high court to adjourn a petition seeking registration of FIRs against politicians who made hate speeches that may have instigated the Delhi riots, cannot be justified and directed the High Court to list the matter for Friday, urging it to explore the possibility…

Defence of Insanity: Section 84 IPC

Defence of Insanity: Section 84 IPC

The responsibility that individuals take becomes a liability in law. This concept of responsibility forms the basis from where we derive our rights and duties to live life freely and with parallel accountability. It forms the basis for all the codes and statutes which define our rights and also giving the appropriate punishments for breach…

Adultery: No longer an offence under IPC

Adultery: No longer an offence under IPC

Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 provides punishment for Adultery. Until 2018, Adultery was treated as a punishable offence and only the male offender was liable to be punished with imprisonment extending up to five years, with or without fine, or both. The section did not prescribe any punishment to the wife of…

Why SC held that a Juvenile aged between 16-18 years cannot be tried as an adult for committing offence U/S 304 IPC?

Why SC held that a Juvenile aged between 16-18 years cannot be tried as an adult for committing offence U/S 304 IPC?

A juvenile ‘X’ ran down a young man with his over speeding Mercedes Benz. Also before this incident thrice traffic violations were reported against his father’s car which was driven by him. The juvenile at the time of accident was above 16 years but below 18 years. As per the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection…