Criminal Law

JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA (2018)

JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA (2018)

Citation: 2018 SCC Online SC 1676 Petitioner: Joseph Shine Respondent: Union of India Honorable Bench: Then CJI Deepak Mishra, Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice RF Nariman Date of Judgement: September 27, 2018 The term “Adultery” is defined u/s 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, (hereinafter referred to as IPC) which …

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Cyber Crime Online Complaint

Cyber Crime Online Complaint

In a very layman’s term, Cybercrime refers to those crimes that involve a computer, a network or a network device. In a nutshell, Cyber Law deals with the internet, computers, computer system, cyberspace, and everything related to cyberspace or information technology. While most Cyber Crimes are performed to generate financial profits for the criminals, some …

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Arrest under the Code of Criminal Procedure CRPC

Arrest under the Code of Criminal Procedure CRPC

In this blog, we will deal with arrest and its procedure under crpc (Code of Criminal procedure, 1973) and answer popular questions that are asked in LLB and other legal exams relating to arrest and rights of arrested person under crpc. The answers have been supported by Bare Acts and Case laws as far as …

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Capital Punishment: A breach of Human rights?

Capital Punishment: A breach of Human rights?

In this article, the authors have discussed capital punishment and how it conflicts with the basic human rights and the right to life and liberty guaranteed under part III of the constitution of India. This article has been co-authored by Priyanka Chauhan Introduction Capital Punishment is a widely debated topic keeping in mind the situation …

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Wrongful Confinement and Its Punishment under IPC

Wrongful Confinement and Its Punishment under IPC

In this article, we will discuss the meaning of Wrongful Confinement, its punishment under the Indian Penal Code, with relevant case laws and illustrations. Introduction Wrongful Confinement is dealt with in chapter 16 of IPC and as the name suggests means confining or limiting a person from accessing boundaries that he otherwise is free to …

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