Criminal Laws

Special category of life imprisonment
October 17 2016 By Aegis Jurist
Supreme Court in Tattu Lodhi vs state of Madhay Pradesh Civil Appeal No. 292-293 of 2014 by directing that the convict must spend 25 years behind the jail, has created new category of life imprisonment to help the convict getting rid of death penalty in appropriate cases, on the other hand which also take care of genuine concern of the victim including the society by ensuring that life imprisonment shall actually mean imprisonment for whole of natural life or to a lesser extent as indicated by the court.
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What Courts should do on Complaint u/s 138 of NI Act
September 20 2016 By Aegis Jurist
Supreme Court of India through its judgments has always tried to issue guidelines for trial under section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act so that judgment can be arrived at in minimum possible time. Most recent detailed direction came in Indian Bank Association and others vs. Union of India & others reported in AIR 2014 Supreme Court 2528.
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