The Harsh Reality Of Crime Victims In India

by Ankitesh Ojha

The Judicial System right from the very beginning is aimed at discovering the truth and then to vindicate the truth. Two of the most striking things ensured by the legal system are reasonable trial and equity to both the Crime Victim and the accused. When an offence is committed, the State catches or arrests the accused, after this he is brought to trial. If found guilty, the offender is convicted and punished. Is this the completion of the whole process of criminal justice? No, after this the main task of Criminal Justice System is to compensate the victims and ensure them fair treatment, but, unfortunately, our Criminal Justice System has failed to deliver the same. Continue reading The Harsh Reality Of Crime Victims In India

A brief review of the Supreme Courts jurisprudence on the death penalty

by Akhil Deo

The trial of Yakub Memon, who was convicted for the 1993 blasts in Mumbai, and his subsequent execution has again re-invigorated the debate that surrounds the death penalty, raising interesting questions regarding the constitutional and criminal procedure that attempts to safeguard the interests of those on ‘death row.’

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