Carlisle Collins

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07 August 2015 at 10:42

Women using rape laws for vengeance - An opinion

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

For the third time in less than a week (May 2013), the Delhi High Court has decried that rape laws are often misused by women. Justice Kailash Gambhir, Justice G P Mittal and Justice Suresh Kait, in separate judgments, advised courts not to get swaye

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01 June 2015 at 10:09

A travesty of justice- Part II

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

This is a follow up to my article A TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE published on May 1st, 2015 (http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/articles/A-travesty-of-justice--6651.asp). Therein, I deliberately left numerous open-ended ��cliff hangers��

  7 comments |   2160 Views


11 May 2015 at 17:45

Judicial custody vs. Judicial responsibility

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

Here�s some food for thought:Are Remanding Judges and courts morally and legally responsible for the safety and well being of persons in Judicial Custody? Are they under any obligation to ensure the safety and well-being of persons held in thei

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01 May 2015 at 18:48

A travesty of justice?

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

The Right to privacy is guaranteed by the Constitution of India Article 21 (hereinafter referred to as the "Constitution"). The Supreme Court in the case of R. Rajagopal v. State of Tamil Nadu (1994 SCC (6) 632) directly linked the right

  13 comments |   2004 Views


03 November 2014 at 11:22

Evidence of prosecutrix in rape cases

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

I came across a 4-part dissertation on factors used by courts as a guide to evaluate evidence of the prosecutrix in rape cases. It is authored by the Honorable Justice U.L.Bhat, former Chief Justice of Gauhati and Madhya Pradesh High Courts. It is

  3 comments |   2455 Views


22 July 2009 at 12:55

WOULD “MORE SEVERE PUNISHMENT” ERADICATE PERJURY?

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

COMMENTARY – OPINION: IPC 193 provides punishment for perjury for up to 7 years along with other serious crimes, eg., Rape! Yet, there are our “learned Legal Experts” that believe “stricter provisions” would stop this pr

  0 comments |   1979 Views


06 June 2009 at 20:18

PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2005: Opinion

  POSTED BY Carlisle Collins

I was recently privileged by a fellow member who solicited my input on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, to help with research. Below is a brief text of my humble response. My thoughts hereunder should not be interpreted as adv

  1 comments |   3873 Views








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