Call for Papers: National Seminar on Water Law and Policy in India

Submit by October 6, 2014 The Centre for Environment and Law, under the auspices of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, proposes to organize a National seminar on Water Law and Policy in India, on 9th October 2014, for disseminating knowledge and awareness among various sections of the society. The importance of water in sustaining life and...

National Workshop on Public Opinion as a Factor in Sentencing Policy

The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Law Reforms proposes to hold a one day National Workshop on Public Opinion as a Factor in Sentencing Policy on Friday, 10th October 2014 at NUALS Campus, Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala. Public opinion sometimes plays a difficult to define role in the sentencing policy of Courts. Judges are not impermeable inanimate membranes....

Inherent Powers of High Court in Quashing Criminal Proceedings against Companies

Rohit Nandakumar, Student of Law, NUALS, Kochi A criminal proceeding, according to the law Lexicon, refers to a proceeding instituted and conducted for the purpose either of preventing the commission of a crime or for fixing the guilt of a crime already committed and punishing the offender. In L. Choraria v. State of Maharashtra1, the term has been pointed...