Damnum Sine Injuria

Sai Manoj Reddy The Maxim Damnum Sine Injuria means ‘that no action will lie if there is actual loss or damage but there has been no infringement of legal right”. Where there has ... Continue Reading →

Amicus Curiae

Balakumar Rajendran Amicus Curiae is a Legal phrase derived from Latin which means “friend of the court”. It refers to someone, not a party to a case, who volunteers to offer information ... Continue Reading →

Actori Incumbit Onus Probandi

Balakumar Rajendran Actori Incumbit Onus Probandi is a legal phrase derived from Latin meaning ‘the burden of proof lies on the plaintiff”. It says that the claimant bears the burden ... Continue Reading →

Res Ipsa Loquitor

Mahima Gherani In the common law, “Res Ipsa Loquitor”, a Latin word which means the thing speaks for itself. Prima facie it appears to be a simple and easy maxim to understand and ... Continue Reading →

res ipsa loquitur

Lohitashwa Pratap Singh The thing itself speaks; or, the thing done, or the transaction, speaks for itself The basis of this principle is ... Continue Reading →

Volenti non fit injuria

Mahima Gherani Volenti non fit injuria is a Latin term which means “to one who is willing, no harm is done.” This doctrine holds that a person who knowingly and willingly puts himself ... Continue Reading →

Volenti non fit injuria

Adyasree Prakriti Sivakumar “Volenti non fit injuria“, is a Latin maxim, on literal translation, means To a willing person, injury is not done. This is a common law doctrine ... Continue Reading →
Law

Analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility under Companies Act

Ruchi Goel and Divya Gupta1. Abstract Corporate Social Responsibility has become a business agenda these days. Companies not only look at CSR from the traditional perspective of reputation ... Continue Reading →
Social Networking

Supreme Court strike down Section 66A of IT Act as unconstitutional

Bench of Supreme Court, while observing public’s right to know is directly affected by Section 66A and the Section clearly affects the right to freedom of speech and expression ... Continue Reading →
Arbitration - Vishnu S Warrier

Quick Reference Guide: Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation

Quick Reference Guide: Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation In pursuit of globalisation, India responded positively by opening up its economy. Along with the benefits promised it ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: CODING-DECODING Questions – Part II

26. How many such pairs are there in the word GUARDIAN each of which has as many letters between them in the word as In the English language? a. One   b. Two    c. Three    ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: CODING-DECODING Questions – Part I

1. In a code NATION is written as 583125, BROTHER is written as 4623790. How will be NATO RAIN be written? a. 5831 6599   b. 5832 5470    c. 5832 0815  d. 6732 1590 ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: Legal Reasoning Questions – Part I

1. Principle- Punishment can only be prescribed to the cause in law A intended to cause B’s death and therefore mixed poison in a glass of milk and offered it to B. However, the contents ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: Statement-Assumptions Questions – Part I

Mark the answers as (a) if only assumption I is implicit (b) if only assumption II is implicit (c ) if either I or II is implicit (d) if ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: Strong and Weak arguments – Part I

Mark the answer as (a) if only argument I is strong. (b) if only argument II is strong. (c) if either I or II is strong. (d) if neither I ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: Time and Distance Questions – Part II

1. A train travels at an average speed of 90 km/hr without any stoppages. However, its average speed decreases to 60km/hr on account of stoppages. On an average, how many minutes per ... Continue Reading →

CLAT Preparation: Time and Distance Questions – Part I

1. A train traveling at 72 kmph crosses a platform in 30 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 18 seconds. What is the length of the platform in meters? a.360 m       ... Continue Reading →
Flipkart online mega store

Standard Form of Contract: A Case Study of Flipkart

Sahil Jain & Pradyumna Kibe1. Standard Form Contracts are agreements that employ standardized, non-negotiated provisions, usually in pre-printed forms.  These are sometimes referred ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Krishnamoorthy v. Sivakumar – Emphasis on informed citizenry

Prachi Kumari The Supreme Court in the case of Krishnamoorthy V. Sivakumar & Ors1. held that non-disclosure of criminal antecedent by a candidate will make his election null and ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Classification of employees on the basis of date of retirement

Prachi Kumari The Supreme Court in the case of Manojbhai N. Shah & Ors. Vs UOI & Ors1. made a classification of employees retiring in normal course and employees taking VRS ... Continue Reading →