LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 35

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 35 ARCHIVES “Due to increasing penetration of international legal rules within the domestic systems, the distinction maintained between two autonomous zones of international and municipal law has been somewhat blurred.” Explain with special reference to Indian practice. How international legal rules emanating from customs and treaties, influence the actions …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32 ARCHIVES Discuss the law relating to criminal intimidation. Refer to case law. In what way is extortion different from criminal intimidation? What test has the SC prescribed to understand the “rarest of the rare cases theory” while inflicting capital punishment? Can one argue that capital punishment in any …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30 ARCHIVES Distinguish between common intention from abetment and criminal conspiracy. “Right of private defence is available only against offences.” Discuss. “Defence of volenti non fit injuria is not available when the rescuer is injured in an act of rescuing.” Discuss.

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28 ARCHIVES “The Indian Penal Code gives protection to one who does an act in good faith for the benefit of another.” Discuss.  “The Indian Penal Code extends protection to acts done by misfortune under certain circumstances.” Discuss. “Merely doing certain acts that would bring the Government established by …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26 ARCHIVES “The recent Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011 seeks to replace ‘rape’ by the term ‘sexual assault’ in the IPC and intends to make rape a gender neutral offence in the country.” Examine whether this is appropriate. “The expression ‘good faith’ has a definite identity in the Indian …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES “Plea bargaining, which was considered unconstitutional, illegal and tending to encourage complaint, collusion and pollution of the pure punt of justice, is now a part of sentencing under the Indian Criminal Law.” Comment Q refused to marry her boyfriend P, resulting into Ps depression. Mr. R, a …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES “Involuntary drunkenness is a defence.” Critically examine the law relating to intoxication as defence.  Mr.X, the producer of a film showing life of ‘homosexuals’, is prosecuted under Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code, alleging that the film was obscene and indecent. The film 2013 25/? was …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 ARCHIVES “By evolving the concept of jurisdictional facts, the Courts have broadened the power of judicial review of administrative action.” Discuss this statement and compare the extent of judicial review for administrative action over jurisdictional facts and ordinary facts. 2. “The word ‘Voluntary’ as used in the Indian Penal …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 ARCHIVES Write a short note on: Indian ombudsman – unfulfilled dream 2. “By evolving the concept of jurisdictional facts, the courts have broadened the power of judicial review of administrative action.” Discuss this statement and compare the extent of judicial review of administrative action over jurisdictional facts and ordinary …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21 ARCHIVES “The Directive Principles which have been declared to be fundamental in the governance of the country cannot be isolated from Fundamental Rights.” Explain critically. Also throw some reference to recent judgments on the Supreme Court’s view as regards the interplay of Directive Principles and Fundamental Rights. Spell …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20 ARCHIVES Define and distinguish between ‘formal equality’ and ‘substantive equality’ as interpreted by the Apex Court of the country. How would you judge the constitutional validity of an Amendment giving primacy to the executive in the matter of appointment of the judges of the Supreme Court and High …