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Will: The Testament of Property

A will or a testament is a legal declaration made by the owner (testator) in which he names one or more than one person to manage his/her estate. Will preparation is a very simple process because there is no fixed… Continue Reading →

Right to Education

Introduction Education is one of the basic elements for the success of democratic system of any Government. An educated citizen may choose better representatives to form the Government. Education provides human dignity to a person, to develop himself as well… Continue Reading →

Prenuptial Agreements and the Indian Scenario

A marriage is a match made in heaven, it is said. This can’t be more apparent when seen through the lens of an ‘Indian Wedding’ photographer who captures the years old tradition that goes into the making of such a… Continue Reading →

Potential Impasse in Mediation – Myth or Mislabeled? The Perspective Approach

Impasse during mediation is an expectation, if one considers the number of times mediations fail to result in durable agreements between parties. Confidentiality precludes exacting answers, but the track record for reaching successful outcomes hovers around 65 – 70 percent… Continue Reading →

Case Comment: State of Madhya Pradesh vs Madan Lal

Dilution or outright waiver of punishment if a rapist offers to marry his victim is an extra-legal step, one that is not written into law anywhere. But it continues to be entertained because the internalization of stigmatization is wide-spread, and… Continue Reading →

Mediation based on Type and Style – Ultimate Flexibility for Professional Results

When asked to speak on types or styles of mediation, my first thought is always “flexible.” In training to become a mediator, the main types of mediation taught are Facilitative, Evaluative, Narrative, and Transformative. Most schools (and practitioners) have one… Continue Reading →

Human Rights And Gender Equaltiy: A Concept Or A Goal

Every human being is considered as a rational being pursuing certain amount of intellectuality. He has to survive through the society by performing certain duties he is supposed to perform. But the duties alone are not what he gets. He… Continue Reading →

Difference Between Hearings and Trials

While speaking in the law jargon, a trial and a hearing have very different meanings. A hearing is a procedure before a court or any higher authority whereas a trial happens when the opposite parties come together to present all… Continue Reading →

Should Mediation Exist as an Option for Criminal Law Cases?

Mediation should be the primary approach in civil or non-criminal cases. This seems to be an emerging theme globally, and not just in India, as potential litigants become more educated about the benefits of “mediation first” and seek out competent… Continue Reading →

7 Landmark Court Cases That Changed The Laws In India

Indian legal system is often under great scrutiny by media and public, in general. The judges and courts are often blamed for things like wrong, biased judgements and verdicts, corruptions etc. The legal system in any country has many loopholes,… Continue Reading →

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