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    Nuisance and Negligence

    The word ‘Tort’ is derived from the Latin word ‘Tortum’ which means something twisted, crooked or wrung. A tort is simply a civil wrong. In India, Law of torts is an uncodified law which works on the…

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    Abduction and Kidnapping

    The word ‘Crime’ in simple terms refers to an action or omission which is punishable by law. In India, The Indian Penal Code is the official criminal code of India. The First Law Commission chaired by Thomas Babington…

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    Marriage under Family Law

    Family laws cover a wide variety of principles that relate in nature to family affairs, such as marriage, divorce, succession, etc. There are certain legally enforceable rights that occur when the status of interpersonal relationships is recognized…

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    Offences against Property

    There are different types of offences one of them is against the property. Any offence which is committed in regard to any property whether it is movable or immovable is punishable under the provisions of the Law of…

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    Culpable Homicide and Murder

    Homicide is an important legal term which is coined from the Latin word Homicida. ‘Homo’ means human and ‘cida’ means killing. Homicide is one of the most heinous act an individual can carry out as it is…

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    Elements of Crime

    Of all the branches of law, the branch that closely relates, touches and concerns a man is that of the criminal law. There have been numerous attempts so as to define crime, but all failed to identify…

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    Legal Maxims!

    Legal maxims may be defined as established principles or idea of law or legal policy. These principles guide Courts all over the world in applying the existing laws in a fair and just manner to enable the Courts…

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    General Defences under Tort Law

    Defence conventionally means those arguments which when used persuades the Court to conclude that the defendant in a case is not guilty. General defence under torts can be used in three ways: Absent Element Defences it is…

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    Essential Elements of Tort

    The word ‘tort‘ has been derived from the Latin term ‘tortum‘, which means ‘to twist’. It basically refers to the conduct, which is not upright or lawful. Tort is a Civil Wrong. In short, tort consists of wrongful acts…

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    Law of Contract

    Law means a set of rules which regulates our behaviour and are important to a civilized society. And thus, there is no space for legislation in an uncivilized society. According to John Austin, ‘Law is the aggregate…

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    How to fill a CLAT form?

    The term CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. It is an all India entrance test which is conducted by National Law schools and universities. This exam on rotation is conducted by 22 National Universities that offer…

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    Why CLAT?

    CLAT stands for Common Law Admission Test. It is basically an admission test that one has to appear for in order to get admission in National law universities across India. Law is becoming common these days. A…