Category: Criminal Justice System

Causing Death of Tresspasser by Rash & Negligent Act

Supreme Court of India Cherubin Gregory vs The State Of Bihar on 31 July, 1963 Equivalent citations: 1964 AIR 205, 1964 SCR (4) 199 Bench: Ayyangar, N Rajagopala PETITIONER: CHERUBIN GREGORY Vs. RESPONDENT: THE STATE […]

Perusal of Defence testimony

Comment :  defence witnessess cannot always be termed to be tainted one. defences witnesses are entitled to equal treatment and equal respect as that of the prosecution. The issue of credibility and the trustworthiness ought […]

Appraisal of Testimony of Child Witness

Comment :  Allahabad High Court Panchhi And Ors. vs State Of U.P. on 17 February, 1998 Equivalent citations: 1998 CriLJ 3305 Author: K Shahi Bench: G Mathur, K Shahi JUDGMENT K.D. Shahi, J. 1. Appellants […]

SC Upholds Bail and not jail

In a landmark decision that has turned the scales of justice in favour of personal liberty and freedom, The Hon’ble Supreme Court has reiterated the philosphy of Bail not Jail as the dominant view that is […]