A Study on the Transfer of Property by an Ostensible Owner
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by KnowLaw
5d ago
Image Credits – AZ Big Media The researcher in the present study has broadly dwelled into the provision of Section 41 (Transfer of Property by Ostensible Owner) of the Transfer of Property Act by examining its applicability with the aid of various landmark cases laws such as Ramkoomar Koondoo v. John and Mari Mcqueen and Jaya Dayal Poddar v. Bibi Hazra etc. It is aimed to understand the relevance of the topic by reaching out to the objectives of the present manuscript.  Review of Literature Yuvraj Dilip Patil, his research article titled “Ostensible Own ..read more
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Advanced Certificate Course on Enforcement of Fundamental Rights
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by KnowLaw
1w ago
It is with profound pleasure, humility, and anticipation that we launch our Advanced Certificate Course on Enforcement of Fundamental Rights. In order to assure a well-designed framework and comprehensive knowledge, our Content Board collaborated with renowned scholars in the field of Constitutional Law to design the course. Enforcing fundamental rights is one of the legal battles that the Indian judiciary has seen the most of. The responsibility of ensuring that all legal requirements are in accordance with people’s fundamental rights falls on the Supreme Court, which serves as the Constitut ..read more
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Excessive Litigation in South Africa for Medical Malpractice
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by Ekundayo Ifedayo
1w ago
An article stated that  “South Africa is witnessing a sharp increase in medical malpractice litigation as patients increasingly become aware of their rights in a setting of an overburdened health system with limited resources.” This view is contrary to the view helped by the 19th century. In the early nineteenth century, it was an indeed unusual act for patients to sue their doctors in a court of law. Doctors are considered to be visible gods who can renew the life of persons who are languishing from diseases, injuries, and defects. They are trustworthy people. A patient who consult ..read more
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The Theory of Broken Window and Crimes in India – A Socio-Legal Analysis
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by Diya Banerjee
2w ago
The human psyche influences every aspect of an individual, from physical to mental attributes, and the psychology of every person is a result of the environment they grow up in and spend a considerable time inhabiting. Hence one frequently hears that they would probably grow up to become a doctor or a lawyer if any one of their parents (or both) excels in that field or any other particular subject. This is because that child grows up in such an environment where they subconsciously get familiar with some particular aspects of their parent’s occupation. Similarly, society largely agrees upon t ..read more
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Equal Pay for Equal Work – A Pipe Dream for the time being
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by Divyansha Prakhar Singh
1M ago
India being a developing nation is home to millions of people. It is the second-most populous country in the whole world and has the second-largest labor force around the globe. Having such a huge labor force makes the labor price cheap in India. They are paid according to the hours of laboring or according to the work allotted to them or done by them. But as easy and simple as it sounds the ground reality of labor remuneration in India is a lot different. The laborers have to face many difficulties including discrimination based on caste, creed, place, sex, etc. The discrimination or the wid ..read more
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Blue Water Economy in India – Is there a need for a revolution?
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by Divyansha Prakhar Singh
1M ago
Concerning economics, a blue economy means the preservation of marine resources in a country. It involves those economic activities that are engaged with the various mechanisms of the oceans. As the world is made up of more than 70% of water bodies and oceans, it’s not a surprising fact that the state actors, the big corporations, and policy think-tankers will seize the opportunity of the blue economy. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) point out that the blue economy contributes to the overall economic development of ..read more
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Human Trafficking to Human Rights – A Long Path to Cover
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by Sneha Muthukumar
1M ago
Image Courtesy – Alex Tsai The soothing comfort of our beds with dimmed lights and a peaceful sleep taking over. The feeling of being safe where nobody can harm you is a great gift or one might say actually, is a right. But, imagine waking up to some strangers forcing you to do strenuous work, with no regard for your tired body, with no signs of humanity in them. The will to live is lost and the hope for a better, if not a bright future is dim. According to the report of UNODC on human trafficking in 155 countries, two out of every five countries covered by the UNODC Report had not recorded a ..read more
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The Jurisprudence of John Doe Orders in the Indian and Western Context
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by Arathi S Nath
1M ago
Image Courtesy – Dan Graf John doe is a sham name used in English cases to indicate the plaintiff in any legal action to regain a property in civil courts. Richard roe was the name used for the defendants in such cases. Similarly, in India Ashok Kumar was the assumed name given to an anonymous person in cases where the said unknown person infringes the intellectual property rights of the owner. These orders are at times passed prior to the infringement itself, as an injunction remedy to avoid violation of and to protect the intellectual property rights of the creator of artistic works. The con ..read more
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Right to Die – A Socio-Legal take with special reference to Common Cause v. Union of India
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by Jahnvee Gautam
1M ago
Image Courtesy – CT John Dryden, an illustrious English author, considers life a cheat and says that men favor deceit. No one considers that the goal of life is the grave. Many philosophers, writers, and physicians have attempted to define or characterize life and death as ideas. Attempts or efforts have been attempted or performed on occasion to brilliantly paint the pictures of both in a variety of colors and shades. There comes a point in life when the spring of life is frozen, the rain of circulation becomes dry, the movement of the body becomes immobile, the rainbow of life becomes colorl ..read more
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The Curious Case of Kulbhushan Jadhav – The Enforceability Conundrum
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by Aleena Maria Moncy
1M ago
The Kulbhushan Jadhav Case is an example of international arbitration regarding a dispute which involves human life. The beginning of this case was with the arrest and detention of Jadhav, an Indian national by Pakistan in 2016. The main issue which came up in this particular case is the denial of consular access based on the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR) of 1963. VCCR is a treaty and the rules of the treaty interpretations are codified in the Vienna Convention on the law of treaties. The case brought the disputed facts regarding this treaty to light where the contentions or ..read more
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