Third Party Funding in Arbitration

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Originally arbitration was designed as a more cost effective method of dispute resolution to litigation. Unfortunately high-value arbitration proceedings have ended up being quite expensive as they are often managed like a court case. A Claimant is at a disadvantage if he or she does not have the financial resources to instruct a team of… Read more »

The Role of Technology for Lawyers

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Pavani Reddy The world has undergone immense technological change in the last decade. It is easy to appreciate the significance of Information Technology to the Legal world of lawyers. As the way people work, live, and play changes this no doubt affects the administration of justice, as it is part of this changing world. Legal… Read more »

BALOCHISTAN UNDER SEIGE: A NEED FOR UNITED NATIONS INTERVENTION

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Kartikey Vipul Misra ABSTRACT Balochistan is one of the four provinces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, situated in the southern-western region of the country. The location of Balochistan makes it special as it serves as the channel to the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian Ocean. Recent discovery of vast fields of natural… Read more »

Will Lawyers and Judges be replaced by Artificial Intelligence ( AI )

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Adv( Dr) Santosh Shah Background : Advancement in technology and science is growing at such a pace that questions like the above of replacement of human skills by machines through AI are being debated at present. Traditionally Lawyers and Judges are thought to be dealing with problems of human beings demanding special skills and emotions… Read more »

No Getting Away with Crime

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By Amba Charan Vashishth A teenager of 15 from West Midnapore district of West Bengal, a 14-year old student  from Andheri in Mumbai and a boy of 15 from Jalgaon in Maharashtra have one thing in common: they all logged on to the “Blue Whale challenge” game online and ended up in committing  suicide. According… Read more »

Aerial Hijacking and the International Law

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INTRODUCTION International terrorism has become a topic of international significance over the years since it affects, directly or indirectly the other States or their affairs. International terrorism can be defined as terror inspiring violence containing an international element that is against non-combatant civilians, States or internationally pro-tested persons or entities in order to achieve political… Read more »

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

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INTRODUCTION The use of capital punishment has long been a controversial subject. There are many who favour its use, while there are others who strongly oppose it. Capital punishment is the ultimate punishment one can receive from a court of law. This type of punishment has existed for centuries. Historically, governments have sentenced criminals to… Read more »

To wed or not to wed :  Cohabitation law reform

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Ritika Bharti COHABITATION LAW REFORM A marriage is a legally recognized union of a man and a woman, which thereto raises rights and obligations between them. The ritual of marriage is not merely a social contract but also establishes a bond of fate which binds a family together and lays down grounds for the future… Read more »

The Curious Case of Damages

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Definition of Damages in paragraph 383 at page 216, Halsbury’s Laws of England, Third Edition, Volume II, which reads as follows: Damages may be defined as the pecuniary compensation which the law awards to a person for the injury he has sustained by reason of the act or default of another, whether that act or… Read more »