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Should sex behind bars be allowed?

March 8, 2013

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Should sex behind bars be allowed?

If a person commits any crime, it does not mean that by committing a crime, he/she ceases to be a human being and that he/she can be deprived of those aspects of life which constitutes human dignity  Introduction Man is a social animal and he needs a family and society to live his life. Every […]

Open Prison System: Origin and Relevance

March 6, 2013

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“People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.” –          David Millar Every person who commits a crime is deemed to punishment but this does not mean that he needs to repay it with his life. And […]

Legal Aid: My Liberating Experiences

June 6, 2012

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The concept of legal aid encompasses a broad range of activities that aim at social advancement by creatively utilizing the instrument of law. Legal profession, the way it is currently practiced and organized, is primarily concerned with the improvement of the quality of legal services rather than ensuring equitable and even distribution of legal services. […]

Justice for Victims: A tussle between Classes

May 25, 2012

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Justice for Victims: A tussle between Classes

Yes, ‘n’ how many years can some people exist before they’re allowed to be free? Yes. ‘n’ how many times can a man turn his head pretending he just doesn’t see? The answer, my friend is blowing in the wind. – Bob Dylan In our society today the term Human Rights is widely acknowledged and most […]

Compensation to Victims of Crime Under Criminal Law

May 10, 2011

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Victim means a person who has suffered any loss or injury caused by reason of the act or omission for which the accused person has been charged and the expression “victim” includes his or her guardian or legal heir.[1] Crime takes an enormous physical, financial and emotional hardship on its victims. The status of the […]

Blanket Cover of Disciplined Forces: Misuse of Khaki Collar

April 28, 2011

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“Whenever human dignity is wounded, civilization takes a step backward. The flag of humanity on each occasion must fly half mast.”[1] Introduction The police has a very important role to play in a democratic set up of Government. They must win the confidence of people as it is the base on which the administration of […]

Rights of the Accused

April 26, 2011

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One of the basic tenets of our legal system is the benefit of the presumption of innocence of the accused till he is found guilty at the end of a trial on legal evidence. In the battle against crime and delinquency, state and its officers cannot on any account forsake the decency of state behaviour […]

Protection to the Alleged in Indian Criminal Justice System

April 26, 2011

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The soul of criminal justice system is Adverserial system which provides with a prospect for the parties to case, advance and present their arguments, gather and submit evidence, call and question witness and control the information presented conferring to the law and legal procedure. “It is better that several guilty person should escape punishment than […]

Lives of Prison Officers in Peril!

September 22, 2010

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Lives of Prison Officers in Peril!

This article has been authored by Mr.K.V.Reddy, President of All India Prison Officers Association. He is also the Vice Principal at State Institute of Correctional Administration, Hyderabad. We usually come across writings which call for the rights of the prisoners. But here Mr. Reddy presents a totally different picture depicting how prison officers are being terrorized. Read on.. Sri […]

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