Author: Somesh Vaidya

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Punishment for Court Disrespect: Contempt of Court by Somesh Vaidya @LexCLiq

Begin with the definition of contempt, which implies shame or dishonor. Contempt of Parliament or contempt of congress refers to a contemptuous attitude toward parliament or a legislative body. The same coin applies to the courts in general, where disrespect or disobedience towards the court of law and meddling with the authority of judicial officials […]

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Cyber Pornography by Somesh Vaidya @LexCliq

Pornography literally translates to “sexually stimulating writings, images, or videos.” Cyber Pornography is defined as the creation, distribution, and propagation of pornographic content via the Internet. This would include pornographic Web sites, pornographic periodicals published and printed on computers, and pornographic images, photos, texts, and other materials downloaded and sent over the Internet. There have […]

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‘Men’s Lives Matter’: Law Students File a Petition with the Supreme Court Seeking ‘Gender Neutral’ Sexual Offense Provisions by Somesh Vaidya @LexCliq

Two law students have petitioned the Supreme Court for instructions to review and modify sections of the Indian Penal Code pertaining to sexual offenses against women in order to make them ‘gender-neutral.’ With the slogan “Men’s Lives Matter,” the petitioners have asked the court to reconsider the laws for crimes against women under the IPC, […]

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Female Criminology: Androcentricity, its effects, and the need for reform in criminology by Somesh Vaidya @LexCliq

History of Feminist Criminology: Feminist criminology is a subset of critical criminology that focuses on deconstructing mainstream/traditional ideas of crime to their core. For a long time, feminist criminology was not recognized because it lacked definition and defined limits, and it, like many other ideas, had flaws. Rather than putting feminist criminology in a box, […]

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Murder And Culpable Homicide: A Comparative Analysis by Somesh Vaidya @LexCliq

Sections 299 and 300 of the IPC address the notion of responsible homicide that does not amount to murder. Both intend to hurt someone, however, there are certain distinctions that distinguish Murder from Culpable Homicide. As a result, the issue arises here in the fact that both Murder and Culpable Homicide are notions that pertain […]

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