Criminal Law

First Information Report- FIR

First Information Report- FIR

FIR (First Information Report) is a report which comes under criminal procedure code (C.r.pc) section 154 in 1973. An FIR can be registered only for cognizable offenses. Cognizable offenses are those offenses in which the officer-in-charge of a police station can arrest a person without a warrant. It is recorded in the manner under section […]

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Theories of Punishment

Theories of Punishment

The importance of theories of punishment has been recognized even in ancient times for the protection and welfare of the State and its people. In ancient India, the King was duty-bound to punish the offender. The purpose of the administration of criminal justice is to punish the offender. The state is the main body that

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Dying declaration-Case Laws

Dying declaration-Case Laws

The legal maxim “Leterm Mortem” which means “the words said by the person before death” is deals with the dying declaration. A dying declaration is derived from the Latin maxim “Nemo moriturus praesumitur mentire”, the meaning of the maxim is that “a man will not meet his maker with a lie in his mouth.”It is

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