Published by: Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi - India
This book focuses on the rights of the accused under Cr. P.C., Prisioners Rights, Constitutional Rights, Human Rights and enforcement of Accused's Rights through social legislation. The contents of the book are divided into nine chapters. In the first chapter, the author introduces the topic and also gives the details of primary and secondary sources relied upon. In the next chapter every aspect of the rights of the accused under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 are covered in details covering topics like protection against arbitrary or illegal arrest. In chapter three, the author has rights of accused in jail and the concept and philosophy of punishment. Topics like the object of punishment, the legislative outlook of Indian Criminal Justice System, the legislative outlook of Criminal Justice System, etc. are also discussed. The Constitutional guarantee of the rights of the accused are explained in the chapter four. The topic of judicial activism in relation to rights of accused is discussed in chapter five. The concept and meaning of human rights is explained in chapter six. In the next two chapters, application of rule of law to the poverty class and enforcement of accused's rights through social litigation is discussed. In the last chapter, the author has suggested some changes in criminal justice administration.