What is Cooperative and Competitive Federalism

Cooperative federalism means that there should be a mechanism for coordination between the union and the states. Institutions like the national development council, finance commission, and zonal councils have promoted cooperative federalism.

Competitive federalism is a philosophy that promotes competition between the states and the union and between the state governments.KEEP READING

What is the meaning of Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence is ‘the Eyes of Law.’ In the human body, the eyes are one of its most essential parts. Most of the human activities and movements of a man’s body are possible only through them. Unless a man can see anything correctly, he can’t do any work properly.

Jurisprudence is called the ‘the eye of law’ because jurisprudence functions for law like eyes do for the human body.KEEP READING

Enforcement of Foreign Judgment in India

A foreign judgment is a judgment that is adjudicated by a court not situated in the territory of India.

The judgment of a foreign court is equally enforceable like that of a judgment delivered by Indian courts. The foreign judgment binds the party in the same manner Indian court judgment does.KEEP READING

Role, Significance, and Functions of Governor

The governor is the head of the state. He is elected by the President of India and holds office at the pleasure of the President.

Governor acts as a bridge between union and state. He has to communicate the state’s aspiration to the union as an elder brother and brings issues of national significance at the state level like a postman.

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Glossary of the Civil Procedure Code

The Civil Procedure Code, 1908, is a procedural law. Whenever there is a violation of a person’s civil rights, then the procedure file case in the court and proceedings are regulated by the Civil Procedure Code. There are a total of 158 sections and 51 orders in this code.

Key Words of the Civil Procedure Code

1. Adjudication- To adjudicate means to decide on a matter or issue in controversy by a competent authority.KEEP READING

Glossary of the Indian Penal Code, 1860

The terms mentioned below are the legal glossary of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. All these words and phrases have to be understood in concern to the provisions mentioned in the IPC. These are essential for all law exams and legal life in general.

1. Intra Territorial- Any offence for which a person is liable within India.

2. Extra Territorial- Any offence for which a person is subject to Indian law, tried outside India.KEEP READING

Nature and Scope of CRPC

1. For administering criminal law in India.
2. Machinery for the investigation of crime, apprehension of suspected criminals, collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused person, and the determination of punishment of the guilty.
3. Public nuisance.
4. Prevention of offenses.
5. Maintenance of wife and children.KEEP READING

Important Terms in Muslim Law

Muslim law is a part of personal laws or family laws. It is not a codified law. People belonging to Islam are governed through shariyat. While studying, there are many terminologies and terms which are difficult to be understood. Most of the terms are in Arab, but it is not that difficult.

Important Terms in Muslim Law

1. Ayyam-e-jahiliya- It refers to the pre-Islamic era.KEEP READING