Significance and purpose of Research Methodology

What is Research? Research is the systematic investigation and study of materials and sources to establish facts and reach new conclusions, so it shapes people’s understanding of the world around them. Research comprises “creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock...

Death of a person and actionable injury in civil court

Can we claim damages in case of death of a person arising out of a tort? This was answered by the King’s Bench Division of England and Wales High Court in the famous case of Baker v. Bolton ([1808] EWHC KB J92; (1808) 1 Camp 493; 170 ER 1033). It was a case where, the wife of the plaintiff suffered an injury while travelling in a train and subsequently resulted in her death. The major issue came...

Study & Practice law in UK: How to choose the right law degree?

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In most of the countries law degrees are awarded in the form of LL.B, which is generally a three year course after graduation. However, in India in addition to the three year law degree program, there is a Five Year integrated law degree offered generally at National Law Schools. In order to get enrolled for Five Year integrated law degree program one has to complete his twelfth standard and has to...

How to plan and pursue law degree in US?

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Legal profession is the noblest and highly paid profession in the United States of America. Most of the top paying lawyers are from US. Law schools are the institutions in the United States of America, from where the students pursue their professional degree in law.   What is a Law degree in US called? A law degree in US is generally called JD, i.e., Juris Doctor Degree. Juris Doctor Degree offered...

Section 188 Cr.PC and jurisdiction of Courts

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It was held by the Honourable High Court of Delhi that, if an Indian citizen commits a crime in a foreign territory and was arrested in any part of Indian Territory, then more than one courts in India has got the jurisdiction to try such cases. Such an observation was made by the Delhi High Court while dealing with a case of the accused who got arrested in Delhi for making fake passport in Sydney and...

Graham v. Connor and Objective Reasonableness standard

Graham v. Connor1, was a United States Supreme Court case where the Court determined that an objective reasonableness standard should apply to a civilian’s claim that law enforcement officials used excessive force in the course of making an arrest, investigatory stop, or other “seizure” of his person. Graham v. Connor determine the legality of every use-of-force decision an officer...