Insights into Editorial: Changing the discourse on victim jurisprudence

    Introduction: With the state firmly planted in the driver’s seat, the engine of our criminal justice system runs full throttle in the name of justice; but on-boards only the accused and the functionaries. The primary victims’ mere witnesses in the eyes of the law are side-lined and left to their own resources. The …

Insights into Editorial: Reform with caution: On criminal laws reform

  Context: Committee on Criminal Law Reform: Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a national level committee for reform in criminal law. There have been several attempts in recent decades to overhaul the body of criminal law, comprising the Indian Penal Code of 1860 vintage, the Code of Criminal Procedure that was …