ignorantia facti excusat : Ignorance of fact excuses ignorantia legis neminem excusat : Ignorance of law excuses nobody impossibilium nulla obligatio est : Impossibility is an excuse for the non-performance of an obligation in absentia : In absence In propri cuus nemo judex. No one can be judge in his own cause.
en bloc : As one unit, piece, lump en masse : In a crowd, body, heap en route : On the road : let us go; march equi aliquid statuerit parte inaudita altera, aequum, licet dixerit, haud aequum fecerit : He who shall decide anything without the other side having been heard, although he may have said what is right, will not have done what is rig
A. a posteriori : (From the effect to the cause) Inductive reasoning; pertaining to the process of reasoning whereby principles or other propositions are derived from observations of facts. a priori : From cause to effect; deductive reasoning; pertaining to the line of reasoning based on specific assumptions, rather than experience. ab initio : From the begin
Supreme Court allows live streaming of court proceedings The Supreme Court of India has allowed live streaming and video recording of court proceedings across the country. The bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud asked the government to frame rules in this regard under Article 145 of the Constitution. Aadhaar Verdict: Supreme Court upholds
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Legal Reasoning Problems form a greater part of the legal section in the CLAT paper. In 2017 there were 40 such questions and the rest (10) were latin maxims ; in 2016 and 2015 , all 50 questions were reasoning questions. Hence students should make an effort to cover many legal reasoning questions during their clat exam preparation sessions. Legal section is also the tie breaker section i
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MAXIMS - WHAT ARE MAXIMS? An established principle or proposition. A principle of law universally admitted, as being just and consonant. They are principles and authorities, and part of the general customs or common law of the land; and are of the same strength as acts of parliament. The following are some of the more im
The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 came into force from January 15, 2016.
The Act replaces the earlier Juvenile Justice Act of 2000.
Under the new JJ Act 2015, juveniles between 16 and 18 years of age, who are found guilty of committing heinous offences through a preliminary inquiry by the Juvenile Justice Board, will be sent to a children’s court that