Delhi gangrape: Convicts invoke Mahatma to oppose death penalty

Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, two of the convicts on death row for the brutal torture and gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student on December 16 contested the trial court’s sentence today, telling the Delhi High Court even the father of the nation was against capital punishment. Commencing the arguments for convicts Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur […]

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Moot court competition won by Jodhpur National Law University

Moot competition which was organised by in the DU’s Campus Law Center has been won by The National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur today. The three-day-long competition saw participation from as many as 54 different universities and institutions of India as well as of the UK, the US, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The NLU, Jodhpur bagged the first […]

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India’s first child witness court room inaugurated

India’s first child witness court room (CWCR), designed to present a friendly image of courts for child witnesses, was today inaugurated at the Karkardooma courts complex. The CWCR has been opened to help children, who are sometimes witnesses in cases pertaining to sexual offences, to depose freely in the court. The inauguration was done in […]

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