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 on a point of law of some other aspect of the case to assist the court in deciding the judgment. The figure of Amicus Curiae originated from Roman law. Then it was incorporated into English law and it was later...

Law Relating to Electronic Contracts by Dr. R.K Singh

Vishnu Chandran, II year LLM Student, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT The technological changes are boon for mankind and the internet has changed the life of people altogether. Almost everyone is accustomed to the virtual world and accesses the same. The new communication systems have replaced the traditional snail – pace systems of communication. Business communities and consumers are all the time...