Day: July 3, 2021

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Equity as a source of Law

The word “equity” is derived from the Latin word “acquitas” which means ‘leveling’. Equity is the name that we give to the set of rules that traditionally supplemented the common law where the application of the common law would have operated too harshly. This was done to achieve what is sometimes referred to as natural […]

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IS JUDICIARY A STATE? by Anju Esther Balakrishnan at LEXCLIQ.

Article 12 of the Indian Constitution mentions that the term State includes the Governments and Parliaments of the country, the Governments and legislatures of each State, and all local and other authorities within the territory or control of the country. It is important to understand the key terms of the above-mentioned article. The Parliament consists […]

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BRIEF STUDY ON VESTED AND CONTINGENT INTEREST OF TPA – BY SOHINI BISWAS

S.19 defines a vested interest as an interest created in favour of a person, unless there is a contrary intention- (a) Without specifying the time within which it has to take effect or (b) Specifying that it has to take effect forthwith or (c) On the happening of an event which must happen. It is […]

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RELIABILITY OF CIRCUMSTANCIAL EVIDENCE- BY SOHINI BISWAS

Circumstantial evidence is used in criminal courts to decide the fate of accused by establishing guilt or innocence through reasoning. According to Benthem witnesses are the “eyes and ears of justice”. But testimony of witnesses is not always credible; therefore, facts are provable not only by witnesses but also by circumstances. Analysis of the Term […]

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CLASS-I HEIRS IN A JOINT HINDU FAMILY

CLASS-I HEIRS IN A JOINT HINDU FAMILY Ninaad Deshmukh Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai   A person in a Joint Hindu Family dying intestate leaves behind the important question of the distribution of their property among their family. Fortunately, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (amended in 2005) provides us with a proper mechanism for distribution […]

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