Judiciary should not show undue sympathy towards criminals

Supreme Court of India
Balakumar Rajendran Supreme Court has held that the judiciary must not show undue sympathy towards the criminals while awarding the sentence as this would ruin the public trust on laws and judiciary. If the courts lose the basic trust of the society there would be no tranquillity and faith in the Indian legal system. There would be pandemonium proliferating throughout the society. The law of nature...

Courting Injustice the Nirbhaya Case and its Aftermath, Rajesh Talwar

Anisha D’Cruz, II year LLM student, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT In a society where a rape victim is raped hundred times by the ephemeral social stigma and media Nirbhaya like Mathura was fortunate enough at least to create her martyrdom into A Box news and a substantive relief at least to her aftermaths. Rajesh Talwar through his book reminds us the very fact that a victim of sexual cannibalism...