UNDERSTANDING EXHIBITION AND MARKING OF DOCUMENTS DURING EVIDENCE (GUEST POST)

[1] This is a guest post by Ms. Sonam Singh, an officer of the Delhi Judicial Services. This column was first published at Bar & Bench. It was the first day at work for a junior lawyer, at Tis Hazari Courts.  His senior had asked him to go to the Court for a matter:  His senior … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING EXHIBITION AND MARKING OF DOCUMENTS DURING EVIDENCE (GUEST POST)

Understanding white collar crime (webinar)

A great conversation with Beyond Law CLC team and young lawyers/law students from P&H, and across the country on issues relating to White Collar Crime (WCC) defence. The conversation ranged from : What really is ‘White Collar Crime’? and the criminology behind it, to a brief overview of principles of corporate criminal liability and salient features of … Continue reading Understanding white collar crime (webinar)

The Art of Justicing: The Story of Justice Gita Mittal

First published on Bar and Bench A call from the High Court is a big thing, whoever and wherever one is – in life. Especially when you are a 25-year-old Magistrate, and it is your parent High Court. It fills you with excitement and dread. One late afternoon, during my stint as a Magistrate at Dwarka Courts, … Continue reading The Art of Justicing: The Story of Justice Gita Mittal

A few words for the young litigator…

I distinctly remember. This was 2011. This was one of my first mandates, as a freshly minted 21 year old lawyer. I read and prepared for days. The research was reasonably good. I also had a proper speech in place. The speech had a beginning, a middle, and an end; it was also full of … Continue reading A few words for the young litigator…