Inadmissible Evidence

– Tanishka Khokhar, Salwan Public School In simpler terms, evidence that cannot be considered or presented to the jury or the judge is defined as ‘inadmissible evidence’. Largely, the evidence must be relevant to the case to be considered admissible. As per the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Admissibility and receivability are not clearly distinguished. ItContinue reading “Inadmissible Evidence”

Artificial Intelligence in Indian Legal Framework

Numerous law companies and legal departments have already used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The remarkable advancements in legal AI technology have some attorneys fearful that their profession may soon succumb to Silicon Valley. Artificial intelligence and legal technology will not eliminate the legal profession. By improving precision and efficiency, technology will enable growth and production. AI algorithms that have been cleverly incorporated are already changing results in corporate compliance, due diligence, contract management, and electronic discovery. Artificial intelligence has been used successfully on a limited scale in a number of sectors recently, ranging from robotic concierges in hotels to automated entertainment and mobile phones.

Doctrine of Caveat Emptor

Caveat Emptor – derived from word ‘caveat’ (i.e. may he beware) + ‘emptor’ (i.e. buyer). It is a Latin term which means ‘‘let the buyer beware’’.  According to this rule, the buyer himself should be careful while purchasing the goods and he should himself ascertain those goods suit his purpose.

Case Comment: Gary Kremen v. Stephen Michael Cohen

The analysis of this judgment deals with the question as to whether a registrant of an internet domain name has an intangible property right in that domain name such that wrongful disposition of that property can constitute the tort of conversion?

Lvb-Dbs Amalgamation: A Stratergy to Enhance ‘Phygital’ Presence of Foreign Banks In India

Avantika BanerjeeSchool of Law, Pondicherry University  Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited was an Indian private sector bank established in 1926 in Karur, Tamil Nadu. It is founded in 1926 by a group of seven businessmen in Karur under the leadership of VSN Ramalinga Chettiar. As of November 2020, the bank has 566 branches in 19 states and 1 union territory. On 27thContinue reading “Lvb-Dbs Amalgamation: A Stratergy to Enhance ‘Phygital’ Presence of Foreign Banks In India”

Education & Guidelines for LGBTQA+

LGBTQA rights have been a topic of discussion for a long time around the world and has gained a lot of importance in India recently. It was only in 2017, when people of the LGBT community were allowed to express their sexual orientation under the Right to Privacy under the Indian Constitution. The Right to Privacy was declared a fundamental right in the same year in the historic KS Puttaswamy versus Union of India (SC, 2017) case.

Impact of Indian pharma laws on the essential improvement of the drug development

It has been seen that understanding and modifying the polymorphism of an already existing drug creates a scope for the better functioning of that particular drug and plays a crucial role in drug development. The best exhibit of this phenomenon is the HIV drug Ritonavir. The original component used in this drug was less soluble, but the polymorphic form of this drug proved to be less bioavailable. Countries like America, Japan, and the EU Member states generally grant the patent to the pharmaceutical companies even the drug exhibits change in minimal qualities such as stability, solubility, hygroscopicity, etc.

Climate change, agriculture, and sustainable development

Climate change has always been a prevalent phenomenon. Ice Ages testify for the existence of cyclic climate change. These climatic variations have steered extreme weather conditions globally. Climate change has a drastic effect on agriculture through increasing temperatures, varying precipitation patterns, loss of diversity, etc. The pressing need for sustainable agricultural developments is being recognized and its foundations have been laid down in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Human body material trafficking or illegal organ trading

In 2016, a case of Sundar Singh Jadhav got viral because of he had disclosed about a famous kidney racket at Mumbai’s Hiranandani hospital. He had been the key witness to the trafficking happening there. His death in January 2019 made it to the news because no suicide note was found at his place but according to the police financial stress and domestic problems had been the reason behind his death

Time to deactivate and move on to more compliant pastures?

Closer home, the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (hereinafter “the Rules”) were notified which aim at regulating content on social media platforms by increasing accountability from intermediaries and companies by appointing nodal grievance officers, removing content swiftly and then some. These were framed under Section 87 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (hereinafter “the Act”) which empowers the Union Government to make subsidiary rules without Parliamentary assent.