Legal Maxims for CLAT Judiciary Law Exams

1. Ab Initio – From the beginning.

2. Actionable per se – The very act is punishable and no proof of damage is required.

3. Actio personalis moritur cum persona – A personal right of action dies with the person. In other sense, if he dies the right to sue is gone.

4. Actori incumbit onus probandi – The burden of proof is on the plaintiff.KEEP READING

Public Interest Litigation

If the victim is unable to approach the court due to illiteracy or is economically backward or due to any other reason, then any person on behalf of such a victim may approach the court for the protection of his fundamental rights.

This is called Public Interest Litigation (PIL).KEEP READING

Live-in Relationship in India

“Live in relationship like marriage is neither a crime nor a sin, though socially unacceptable in this country”.

The decision to marry or not to marry or to have a heterosexual relationship is intensely personal. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, is considered to be the first piece of legislation that covered relations “in the nature of marriage”, and has provided a legal recognition to relations outside marriage.KEEP READING

Digital Transformation in Indian Legal Sector

The world is going online. And so are our courts. Most of the aspects of our life now depend on the internet, cloud, and computers.

The legal sector is also inculcating these advanced and much-needed reforms/initiatives.

New initiatives like filing cases online and seeing the dates and other case details online are a thing now.KEEP READING

Right to Live with Dignity

Right to live with Dignity The honourable Supreme Court today in Nambi Narayanan’s case observed that Reputation of an individual is an insegregable (inseparable) facet of his right to life with dignity, and in this case fundamental right under Article 21 has been gravely affected. There can be no scintillaKEEP READING

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Sedition is an offence defined in Section 124 A of the IPC.

As per this definition anyone who brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government by words spoken or written or by signs or by visible representation or otherwise is guilty of the offence of sedition.KEEP READING