LEGAL MAXIMS AND PHRASES FOR CLAT, JUDICIARY AND LAW EXAMS A compilation of important legal maxims and foreign words to assist you in attaining a tight grasp over the aspects of Legal Aptitude. Legal maxims (mostly Latin word or words) are established principles of law which are universally admitted and
RULES ON ADVOCATE’S DUTIES.
RULES ON AN ADVOCATE’S DUTY TOWARDS THE COURT.
Advocates have the dual responsibility of upholding the interests of the client fearlessly while conducting themselves as officers of the court.
Accordingly, they are expected to adhere to the highest standards of probity and honour.
Adultery – No longer punishable in India “Any law which affects individual dignity, equity of women in a civilised society invites the wrath of the Constitution.” A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today struck down Section 497 of The Indian Penal Code which penalises Adultery. The judgment was delivered
WHAT IS TRIPLE TALAQ? Very simply put, Triple Talaq is (now was) a form of instant divorce by Muslims (especially in India) (none of the Muslim majority countries practised this). Using Triple Talaq Muslim men can divorce their wife just by saying the word ‘talaq‘, three times either orally, in
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 scintilla
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.
“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.