Stealing sweets of a child is not a crime: The judge acquitted the accused child and said – stealing Makhaan is a Baal leela, so how is it a crime to steal sweets?

A juvenile accused of stealing sweets from a neighbor’s fridge was acquitted by a juvenile court on Thursday.  Along with this, advice was given to the police and the complainant side.  The court said, ‘Theft of Makhaan is a Baal leela, so how is it a crime to steal sweets?’ Juvenile Chief Magistrate Manvendra Mishra

3rd Wildlife Protection National Online Moot Court Competition for law students- Government Law College, Mumbai-26th to 28th November, 2021

The National Online Moot Court Competition of the Wildlife Protection Government Law College is India’s first wildlife conservation-focused Moot Court Competition. This year’s event is the third in a series aimed at raising awareness among law students about the issues faced by animals. The competition will be held online from November 26th to November 28th,

Internship Opportunity at VC Law Chambers, 3 Seats: Applications Open

About the Firm Established by Mr Vivek Chopda, an acclaimed lawyer, VC Law Chambers is a first-generation law firm that has achieved an enviable reputation in quite a short span of time, being entirely driven by Determination and Hard-work, these were the two ingredients that predominantly added to the Firm’s prominent, one of its kind legal work, in

Healthcare for Prisoners in India

Author: Reny Chauhan INTRODUCTION Prisoners have the right to be non-transferable under international treaties and treaties, have the right to medical services, and most certainly have the right not to get sick from prison. Prison law recognizes that prisoners must not lose all rights due to detention. However, there is a loss of rights within

Local Jurisdictions of Court and Police

Author: Saksham Anand Sections 177 to 189 contained in Chapter XIII of Criminal Procedure Code 1973 (CrPC) defines the general principles for determining which shall be the proper court to inquire into or try an offence. The basic rule in the context of local Jurisdiction is contained in Section 177 which provides ordinarily ever offence

Access to Justice-Democracy and Constitutional Values Fellowship Program, by School for Democracy, Rajasthan [Stipend Rs 20K]

This fellowship opportunity is a call for applications for a lawyer/s from historically marginalised communities who are interested in the institutions of the delivery of justice, especially in rural India. The applicant will work in selected parts of rural Rajasthan at a trial court level, on a full-time basis. The cluster will aim to build