Bail: An Enigma in Uttar Pradesh

[Gaurav Pathak is associated with VAS Global and practices law at New Delhi.] The Allahabad High Court in September 2018 amended its 10-days bail notice period rule and changed it to 2 days. This notice period means that no bail application will be placed before the High Court until two days have elapsed from the date of…

Legality of Internet Shutdown Under Section 144

[Radhika Malpani is a third year law student at National Law University, Jodhpur.] Introduction With the increase in the reliance on internet for every single detail, its significance in today’s world is not less than a necessity. It helps in imparting information and knowledge to masses and has become an indispensable way of communicating opinions…

Mandatory Minimum Sentences: Over Criminalization?

[Jayesh Karnawat is a third-year law student at National Law, University, Jodhpur.] “Is justice best served by having legislatures assigning fixed penalties to each crime? Or should legislatures leave judges more or less free to tailor sentences to the aggravating and mitigating facts of each criminal case?[1]” Indian scenario Currently in India, there are no structured…