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A Case on Right to Private Defense

State of  U.P.  -versus-  Ram Swarup and ors. AIR 1974 Supreme court 1570 The above titled case is a classic case on the issue of right of private defense as provided to a person under sections 99 and 100 of Indian Penal Code. The Supreme

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Trivial Issues Covered by Media

There was a time when people used to believe that there are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe… the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here. However, today it seems that the forces still

John Borden Rawls

John Borden Rawls was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the second of five sons to William Lee Rawls and Anna Abell Stump.  Rawls only attended school in Baltimore for a short time before transferring to a renowned Episcopalian preparatory school in Connecticut called Kent.


The essence of the offence of defamation is consisted in its tendency to cause distress and damage to a person who knows himself to be the object of the unfavorable sentiments of his fellows, and those inconveniences to which a person who is the object

Origin Of ‘Bar’

The word “Bar,” in relation to the legal profession, is nowhere defined by law. In common parlance, it refers to the members of legal profession who are collectively called the “Bar,” as distinguished from the “Bench,” which term denotes the whole body of Judges. In

Karl Renner

Karl Renner was born on 14 December 1870, at Unter-Tannowitz in Bohemia. He was of peasant stock, but studied law at the University of Vienna. Renner was elected a deputy to the parliament in 1907.  Following the November revolution that ousted the Habsburg monarchy, Renner

Moot Court- Significance in the Legal Education

“A man has but one youth, and considering the consequences of employing that well, he has reason to think himself very rich, for that gone, all the wealth in the world will not purchase another.”-Sir. R. North, The term ‘moot’, according to Oxford and Chambers

Adam’s Bridge

Adam’s Bridge also known as Rama Setu is a chain of limestone shoals, between Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu and Mannar Island, off northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. It is 18 miles long and separates Gulf of Mannar from Palk Strait. Geological evidence suggests that it was a

Four Pillars Of International Maritime Law

Executive summary International maritime law stands on four strong pillars, namely Law of Sovereignty of Nations, Law of Freedom of the High seas, Law of Freedom of Contract and Legal Personality of a Ship. Each country is sovereign within is own political boundries, in which