138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court

Comment : In this case the Court held two basic points :- i) Civil and Criminal Proceedings can go on, on an acquittal u/s 138 would not automatically oust a civil … Continue reading 138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court

Issue Estoppel in a Criminal Trial !

Comment : In this case the Court applied the principles of issue estoppel. The accused was earlier acquitted in a 399/402/25 Arms Act Case because recovery was found as bogus and … Continue reading Issue Estoppel in a Criminal Trial !

Bar Council Decision res judicata on civil court

Comment  : The issue in this case was whether a cantankerous litigant having exhausted his remedies against an advocate in the Bar Council (State as well as National) Can sue … Continue reading Bar Council Decision res judicata on civil court