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

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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Rule of Law Guarantees Sustainable Development

New Delhi (ABC Live): Rule of Law :  In the Declaration of the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law, Member States noted that “the rule of law and development are strongly interrelated and mutually reinforcing, that the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international levels is essential for sustained and inclusive economic growth, sustainable development, the …

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UNFPA Releases 10 Year Old Girls Dropout Data

New Delhi (ABC Live):If all of the ten-year-old girls living in developing countries that currently drop out of or do not attend school were to complete their secondary education, it would lead to an additional $21 billion per year, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) revealed today in its annual State of the World Population Report. But practices like forced marriage, …

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India Allots Judge Unique Identification for Mapping Performance

New Delhi (ABC Live): Judge Unique Identification : The government has decided to allocate a unique identification (UID) number to every judge in the country, including those in the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts. The Judge Unique Identification  would to help the Supreme Court track the performance of individual judges and make all judgments delivered through his or …

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Duty Of The Public Prosecutor In The Criminal Justice System

An ideal Prosecutor must consider herself/himself as an agent of justice. In India, we have a public prosecutor who acts in accordance with the directions of the judge. Normally, the control of entire trial is in the hands of the trial judge. Investigation is the prerogative of the police. However, it is generally believed that traditional right of nulle prosequi …

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