BAPOO M. MALCOLM

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15 June 2015 at 12:50

Is fixing blame, a game?

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If there is a malady, there must be a remedy. So who pays? The European nations have a rich history of ships and sea-faring. The Vikings, the Norsemen, the Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Columbus and the English; boats are an integral part of life. So w

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21 May 2015 at 16:59

Bail, not Jail

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The Supreme Court had reiterated that bail is a matter of right In legal matters, courts have a right to detain a person. This can be due to non-compliance of court orders, possibility of escape and disappearance, or the chance that a person will tam

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17 April 2015 at 18:41

Peeping Tom (Pvt.) Ltd.- Very Private, indeed

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A mild inconvenience that can be overcome as soon as one wants to Almost everybody must be guilty of this offence. Copping out. Opting out of work, or an engagement, or an appointment, or attending court. And the usual excuse? ‘Not well&rsqu

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06 April 2015 at 16:23

The Right To Bear Arms

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In some countries, especially in the USA, every man has a constitutional right to carry a gun. A firearm, as it is called. The Second Amendment to their Constitution allows it. So, does one have the right to bare arms? Especially a child? The righ

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25 March 2015 at 11:22

Mortgage similar to pawning?

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A couple obtained multiple mortgages. How long did the fiddle continue? Everyone needs money. But there are ways—good and bad ways—to earn it. This time, we travel with people who take the unbeaten path. A couple had property. They

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20 March 2015 at 16:29

The Doctor: Did he, or didn’t he?

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The cases of a Delhi doctor facing rape charges and a shrink who faces up to five years in jail as per German law These are two cases involving two doctors, one in India and the other in Germany. One a sad episode in everyday life, the other woul

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26 February 2015 at 10:55

What's in a name?

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WHAT’S IN A NAME? A lot, Mr. Shakespeare. Especially if your company is named Taylor & Sons Ltd. Taylor & Son Ltd. was a company in Cardiff. Did readers get that right? Did they notice the difference? Therein lies the rub. How ofte

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11 February 2015 at 10:21

Reasonableness, again

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How to establish 'reasonable care' against an insurer refusing to pay your claims The word has been cropping up in this discourse with increasing regularity. Reasonable care, reasonable man, reasonable woman, etc.

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14 January 2015 at 15:29

Legal Delays: Who is to be blamed?

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Legal Delays: Who Is To Be Blamed? Advocates, Judiciary or the Public? An advocate friend is defending a case in a suburban court in Mumbai. As usual, it is a property-related litigation. These days, 70% of cases filed relate

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09 January 2015 at 12:03

Can a child’s life be compensated?

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Cases in the grey area between negligence and manslaughter need more attention On a day when one reads about the humanity

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