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Maritime dispute Peru v. Chile judgement Rendered By ICJ

On 16 January 2008, the Republic of Peru filed an Application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Chile in respect of a dispute concerning, on the one hand, “the delimitation of the boundary between the maritime zones of the two States in the Pacific Ocean,

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Keshavanand Bharti Versus State Of Kerala (1973) 4 Scc 225

This case, popularly known as the ‘Fundamental Rights case’, involved the interpretation of the amending power conferred by Article 368. Article 368 provides that Parliament may, in exercise of its constituent power, amend by way of addition, variation or repeal any provision of the Constitution

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Quick Lean And Fit But Is It Safe

We all dream of the good life and then go for luxurious living if and when we are able to achieve our dreams. The first casualty in this pursuit is the lack of all movement except for brushing our teeth and starting the car. Walking

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HLA Hart (1907-1992)

Herbert Lionel Adolphus Hart was a British philosopher & professor of jurisprudence at University of Oxford. His writings included Causation in the Law, The Concept of Law (1961), Law, Liberty and Morality (1963), Laws in General (1970), and Essays on Bentham (1982). The Concept of

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Yoga, its Effect on Lawyers

The nature of the legal profession is to put the logic according to the nature of law and to get justice and success for their clients. To win the case, the prompt action of mind is necessary. Lawyers are the officers of the court, therefore

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Compensation To The Victim Of Crime

Social justice has always remained as a golden thread under Indian legislative framework. As social justice is goal of law in action and justice itself is a truth. Any ignorance to this truth should be considered as an enemy of truth. Present law seems to

Law And William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare and his character of “Portia” in his famous play “Merchant of Venice” gave to the world the much often cited phrase “extracting his pound of flesh in Shylock manner”.  One Would Invariably hear this phrase being used  in Debt Recovery Tribunal case proceedings

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E-Rickshaw: A Boon For The Lower Rungs

Even after 65 years of independence, India is still flooded with large number of unemployed mass barely having any means of livelihood. To overcome this problem, the legislators have inserted a new Section 2A in THE MOTOR VEHICLES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 which has brought e-carts

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Tomorrow Never Comes

There was a song in the movie Yellow Rolls Royce, which affected me deeply. It says, “Let’s forget about domani, for domani never comes.” It should be made the theme song for procrastinators. Specially for lawyers who leave everything for the last moment if not