Law of Contract: Doctrine of Consideration

Authors: Nishtha Sinha from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad and Prachi Grover from Department of Law, Panjab University.

The doctrine of consideration is one of the established doctrines within the common law of contract. It began its development in the early stages of the English contract law and has long been a part of the English legal system. Consideration is a benefit that is bargained…

Law of Contract: Doctrine of Executive Necessity

Author: Leelavathi P from The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, School of Excellence in Law, Chennai.

Through years, the role of government has significantly increased even in those systems that claim to follow ‘laissez faire’ policy. As a result, governments have either voluntarily or for the need of exigencies have taken up multitudinous activities, compelling them to enter…

Constitutional Law: Doctrine of Eclipse

Author: Preethi Sivaraman from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad.

Judiciary is recognized as the ‘Watchdog of Democracy’, and the Judicial Review is demarcated as the interposition of judicial restraint on Legislative and Executive organs of the Government. On 26th January 1950, with the adoption of the written Constitution and the incorporation…