Clinical Records and res ipsa loquitur - By Anoop K. Kaushal
Jai Prakash Mehta v. Dr. B. N. Rai
Revision Petition No. 2347 of 2008 decided by the Hon'ble National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi.
Facts: Petitioner Jai Prakash Mehta on 26 th June, 1998 while he was employed as a contract labourer by Respondent No. 2 and working on electrification of a railway line sustained serious injuries due to electric shock, which included serious burn injuries on his right arm, and he became unconscious. Respondent No. 2 (employer) first took him to one Dr. Sanjay Singh, who stated that it was a medico-legal case. Without informing the police, Respondent No. 2 thereafter took him to Respondent No.1/Doctor, who was an ENT Specialist and who advised x-ray of chest and right arm on the same day and prescribed some ointments and medicines..Read More....
School of Law Villanova University
Founded in 1953 as part of Villanova University, Villanova Law has educated more than 10,000 lawyers who have taken their place in the profession. Villanova has earned the reputation as a top-notch law school by refusing to compromise on excellence. Villanova is committed to academic freedom as a fundamental principle, and emphasizes the value of critical, searching inquiry and open debate. . Read More.....
Editorial - Mr. Manish Arora
Media and the courts are the only viable defense against excesses at the hands of both the government as well as influential individuals who might want to bend the rules or exploit or do both in order to gain impermissible advantage of some sort. In a democracy like ours, a vigilant media is a boon. Fortunately, our media and our courts have not let us down for the most part. However, every now and then we do hear of deviant conduct, which needs to be adequately addressed .Read More.....
Cyber Crime Offenders of Younger Age Group Rising National Crime Records Bureau - Hemant Gade
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Data between 2008 and 2011 depicted that around 60 percent of the people arrested for cyber crimes belonged to the age group of 18 to 30 years. The cyber crimes include activities such as forgery, obscene publications as well as hacking.
The NCRB data revealed that from 2008 to 2011, 1184 people were arrested in context with the cyber crimes and that this number was on the rise. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Economic Offences Wing) SD Mishra explained that most of the offenders came from the younger generation age group and that these people were aware of various means and methods which can be used for exploiting the cyber space. .Read More.....
Supreme Court Judgements
PATERNITY OF CHILD: DNA Test
Nandlal Wasudeo Badwaik v. Lata Nandlal Badwaik , 2014 (1) SCALE 99 (SC): Crl. A. No. 24 of 2014;
Decided on 6-1-2014 [Chandramauli Kr. Prasad and Jagdish Singh Khehar, JJ.]
Public Interest Foundation v. Union of India , W.P. (C) No. 536 of 2011;
Decided on 16-12-2013 (SC): 2013 (15) SCALE 482 Read More.....