Public Interest Litigation

Justice Krishna Iyer and Justice PN Bhagwati developed the concept of PIL. Concept of PIL has been taken from USA. Upendra Bakshi has recognized it as Social Interest Litigation.
Rule of Locus Standi says,
“a person whose right is violated will approach to the court.” but in PIL…Keep Reading

Legal Services Authorities Bare Act

LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITIES ACT, 1987 An Act to constitute legal services authorities to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities, and to organise LokKeep Reading

Indian Bar Councils Act

Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 An Act to provide for the constitution of Bar Councils and for other purposes. Whereas it is expedient to provide for the constitution and incorporation of Bar Councils for certain Courts to confer powers and impose duties on such Bar Councils, and to consolidate andKeep Reading

Art of Cross Examination

ART OF CROSS EXAMINATION Chapter X of Evidence Act 1872, deals with examination and cross examination of witnesses before court of law. The relevant sections are Section 136 to Section 166 of the Evidence Act. Section 137 tells about examination-in-chief and cross-examination of a witnesses. EXAMINATION OF A WITNESS IN COURTKeep Reading

Advocates Act 1961

ADVOCATES ACT, 1961 An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to legal practitioners and to provide for the constitution of the Bar Councils and an All-India Bar. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows-   CHAPTER I – PRELIMINARYKeep Reading