Criminal law: Concept of Criminal Conspiracy

Authors: Disha Tulsyan from Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Salonee Nayak from School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy studies, Dehradun.

While crime is bent on the idea of actus reus and mens rea, which is, a physical act and an ill intention, the conspiracy takes in a stance to correct the abuses acted out by the society that we live…

Sedition law in India

Authors: Tanishka Jangid from Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida and Minnah Elizabeth Abraham from Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

n the renowned case of A.K Gopalan vs. the State of Madras, it was observed, “Man, as a rational being, desires to do many things, but in civil – society his desires have…

Criminal law: Culpable Homicide v. Murder

Authors: Shelal Lodhi Rajput from Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Kessia E. Kuriakose from NALSAR University of Law.

All crimes comprise of two components mens rea and actus reus, if any of them is missing then the committed act did not fall under the ambit of crime. In committing an act of actual body harm, the ‘means rea’ may be one of recklessness rather than intention. When we…

Cyber security infrastructure in India

Author: Abhinav Rana from University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU.

Recently on 12th April 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs advised that the video conferencing application i.e. Zoom is not a safe platform. Due to the pandemic, the country is undergoing a lockdown since 24th March 2020 and all the movements have been stopped…

Defamation law in India

Author: Shourya Shubham from Chanakya National Law University, Patna.

A web-series released on Netflix named “Hasmukh” starring Vir Das and Ranvir Shorey has landed in trouble. Some lawyers of New Delhi have sent a legal notice to Netflix against the streaming of the comedy series as it portrays advocates in poor light. The plea…

Death penalty debate in India

Author: Neha .M. George from ITM University, Raipur.

The International Court of Jurists condemn the execution of four men who were convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old student in December 2012 while stating that the execution of the perpetrators was an “affront to rule of law and does not improve access to…