A financial crisis is often followed by a rise in financial crimes. A crisis, such as the one we now face, not only presents an opportunity (and greater motivation) for all sorts of financial shenanigans but also lays bare – the true financial position of a lot of corporations.
I’ve known what it means to be really passionate about the law, but not being able to, or having to think twice before buying books. I’m going to be contributing … Continue reading Law books for those in need
There’s hardly any webinar on the effects of the pandemic that gets concluded without the wise panelists exhorting us – in Churchill’s words not to “let a perfectly good crisis go to waste..”; … Continue reading COVID and White Collar Crime
A lot of you have written to me – the past few weeks, seeking guidance on answer writing. The importance of writing better and more clearly cannot be emphasised enough. … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Answer Writing and a Model Answer (DJS)…
This is the first in a series of posts titled ‘Judgments without tears’ where we try to make complex judgments accessible and fun. Let me try unpacking Vineeta Sharma v. … Continue reading Judgments without Tears | Part 1 | ‘Vineeta Sharma v. Rakesh Sharma’ | Supreme Court on Daughter’s Coparcenary Rights.
Nothing affects our lives and our liberty more directly than criminal law, and yet, nothing has been treated with greater disdain as far as law reform is concerned. We’ve talked … Continue reading A Charter For Reform in Procedural Criminal Laws | Ensuring ‘Justice’ in the Criminal Justice System
This is a guest post by the very talented young judge – Pratik Sagar, (Civil Judge, 30th batch, Bihar). This is how it goes: Hello, hope you are doing fine! If … Continue reading Tips for Judicial Service examination preparation; A Guest Post by Mr. Pratik Sagar (Civil Judge, 30th Batch, Bihar)
This column is based on talk delivered by Bharat at the National Police Academy to a batch of 132 IPS officers/probationers, currently on training, with the very able assistance of … Continue reading Issues relating to Multiple FIRs/Chargesheets, Joinder of Charges/Accused and Splitting of Trials
This is a guest post by Shantanu Pachauri[I]. First published on The Criminal Law Blog on 7 June, 2020 at thttps://criminallawstudiesnluj.wordpress.com/2020/06/07/anticipatory-bail-and-children-in-conflict-with-law/ A constitutional bench of the Supreme Court in Gurubakash Singh … Continue reading Anticipatory Bail and Children in Conflict with Law
First published on LiveLaw at : https://www.livelaw.in/phone-tapping-and-recording-of-a-phone-conversation-by-a-private-party-issues-relating-to-legality-and-admissibility/ “Who are you? Why do you hide in the darkness and listen to my private thoughts?” William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Is Privacy … Continue reading Phone-tapping and Recording of a Phone conversation: Is it legal and admissible?
First appeared at https://www.mondaq.com/india/court-procedure/680992/the-shifting-judicial-sands-on-accused39s-right-to-rely-on-exculpatory-material-at-the-stage-of-discharge A preliminary hearing in a criminal trial is one of great importance, and the right to seek a discharge (threshold dismissal) is an extremely valuable right … Continue reading Can the accused rely on material beyond the chargesheet – at the stage of discharge?
This is a guest post by the very talented lawyer Ambanshu Sahni. This is how it goes: The Jasmine Revolution in 2010-2011 in the Middle East showed us the power of social … Continue reading How the Social Media failed us and How we failed it – in turn. (Guest Post)
This is a guest post by the very talented Siddhant Bajaj. First published on Livelaw at : https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/can-an-arbitral-tribunal-pierce-the-corporate-veil-159015 The concept of legal personality is a classic innovation of the law, … Continue reading Can An Arbitral Tribunal Pierce Corporate Veil & pass an award against promoters/directors