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Contents of this category are provided by Association for Judicial Reforms (India) for in the Interest of Justice for all.

Know About Judicial Impact Assessment & India

New Delhi (ABC Live): Judicial Impact Assessment : Legislative proposals typically affect court workload either operationally, or through substantively. A third effect can happen through judicial interpretation, but that is clubbed with the second – in substantive law change. The former involves legislation that would directly affect court procedures (e.g., adding or modifying procedures for bringing a person to trial, …

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ILO Bats for Access to justice for Migrant Workers

New York (ABC Live): Migrant Workers : Access to justice is often out of reach for migrant workers in South-east Asia, the United Nations labour agency reported today in a study that shows non-governmental organizations assisting more often than Government officials or trade unions. “Barriers to accessing formal assistance are one of the key reasons why migrant workers are vulnerable …

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First Judicial Reforms India Needs Strict Compliance of Procedural Laws

New Delhi (ABC Live) :Judicial Reforms India :The parliament of India has enacted a series of provisions to introduced in procedural laws to enable the expeditious disposal of criminal and civil cases. The First Judicial Reforms  India which India needs is the Strict Compliance of Procedural Laws, these include, amendment of Section 309, CrPC to discourage unnecessary adjournments which says, …

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CIC Holds Seminar on Land Records and RTI Act, 2005

New Delhi(ABCLive): RTI Act :  The Central Information Commission (CIC) organised a seminar on “Land Records and Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005”, here today. Addressing the seminar, Chief Information Commissioner Shri Radha Krishna Mathur said that almost half of the RTI queries received by the State Information Commissions relate to Land Records. He said Land Resources primarily being a …

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Know Customary International Law

New Delhi (ABC Live): Like many concepts of international law, there is unfortunately no comprehensive definition of customary international law to which there is total agreement. The closest we have to a universal definition is “international custom, as evidence of general practice of law” found in Article 38 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and adopted by nearly every …

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Department of Justice Launches Nyaya Mitra Scheme

New Delhi (ABC Live): Nyaya Mitra:  Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad today appealed to all those involved in the delivery of justice to join hands in improving the system to ensure that assistance is available to every citizen irrespective of his socio-economic position. He said this after the launch of three key …

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Know the Definition of Law and the Governance

New Delhi (ABC Live):Countless theorists have attempted to define law. The definitions generally fall into one of three categories, which were initially set forth two millennia ago in the Platonic dialogue Minos: (1) law involves principles of justice and right; (2) law is an institutionalized rule system established by governments; and (3) law consists of fundamental customs and usages that …

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Law Commission Submits Report on Advocate Act

New Delhi (ABC Live): Advocate Act : The recent judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Mahipal Singh Rana v. State of UP, AIR 2016 SC 3302, directed the Law Commission of India to revisit the provisions relating to regulation of disciplinary control over lawyers under the Advocates Act and to recommend appropriate amendments so as to make …

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Transitions to the Rule of Law via Constitutionalism

New Delhi (ABC Live):Constitutionalism : Compared with the extensive literature on transitions to democracy, a surprisingly small amount of systematic work has been done on transitions to a modern rule of law. History reveals three separate types of transitions which one can learn from, while other paths might be possible: (1) The shift from a customary, informal, and often highly …

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Russia,Turkey for Syria Support Earns UNSC Salute

New York (ABC Live):Syria Support : The United Nations Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming and supporting the efforts by Russia and Turkey to end violence in Syria and jump start a political process for the war-torn Middle Eastern country. Also in the Russian-drafted resolution, the 15-member Council “takes note of” the documents issued by Russia and Turkey about the agreements the …

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