Classical School of Criminology

The classical school of criminology and criminal law developed in England and Italy after Beccaria published his popular essay on crimes and punishments. This school has been called the “classical school of criminology” because it advanced the first systematic approach to thinking in the field of criminology. Hebrew, Greek, and Latin are called classical languages …

Open Jail

Modern prison policy and methods of dealing with criminals are no means new to Indian penology. In ancient India, the emphasis was on correcting the offender rather than punishing him indiscriminately. Manu, in his famous writings, made it clear that unjust and severe punishment makes the criminal more dangerous to society, and also brings …

Know About Judge Elizabeth Scherer

Elizabeth Scherer, Florida Circuit Judge watches the court trial of Parkland High School shooter Nicholas Cruz, who was accused of killing seventeen people at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day in 2014. She went viral in end of March 2022 after a bizarre exchange during the selection process, when a woman told her …

Causation of White Collar Crimes

The problem of white-collar crime is rooted in the competitive attitude of the business community to oust its rival rivals in order to make huge profits. However, it can be assumed that such crimes are sometimes committed simply out of necessity. Thus, most of the private educational institutions in India, recipients of public assistance, provide …

Important Things to know about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

The most significant things that one shall never forget about Ketanji Brown Jackson, Justice-designate of Supreme Court of United States of America are as follows:- The birth of Jackson was in Washington, D.C. and growth in Miami. Her parents had a residence in South Florida and were were school teachers profession. The had a …

Australia passed Facebook and Google News Law in February 2021

Australia passed the world’s first law requiring Google and Facebook to pay for news content on their platforms. The law was opposed US tech giants, and Facebook blocked all news content for Australians. Facebook agreed to counter their decision after far-reaching negotiations with the government that has effect of making alterations to the law …

Golden Rule Of Interpretation

The principle of grammatical interpretation has been modified to the golden rule of interpretation. In general, courts must determine the intent of the legislator giving the natural meaning of the words they use in the law, but if this leads to repugnance,  absurdity, hardship,evasion or injustice, the court must modify the meaning  to the …

Is Article 21 of the Constitution of India an Obligation for the Lifesaving Environment?

The broad interpretation of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution the Apex Court has served as a basis for environmental law over the years, contributing to the cause of protecting the Indian environment and sustaining livelihoods based on the natural environment. Moreover, this is a number of environmental laws that have been enacted in …