About High Court Bar Association of Manipur

A complete judicial system is the corner stone of a civilized society. The judiciary and the Courts in any society are in a continuous process of change and transition. Manipur was an Independent State before the advent of British in Manipur. The Ruler i.e. the King of Manipur was the head of both judiciary and executive. The king, under the monarchy system, looked into the matter of administration of justice by establishing different Courts and empowering some wise and noble persons under him to take up judicial works for deciding disputes and cases according to uncodified customary laws, usages and the principle of natural justice. ...READ MORE


FAITH OF PUBLIC ON JUSTICE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Salam Rupachandra Singh, Advocate, Assistant Solicitor General of India, High Court of Manipur

Rule of Law is to be maintained by all the sections of people. However, if whenever, the terminology comes up, the Rule of Law revolves round the law making agencies, enforcing agencies, justice delivering agencies and judicial systems. Rule of Law is one of the fundamental principles of any civilized legal system as defined by Dicey. He attributed the three meanings to the Doctrine of Rule of Law as (i) Supremacy of Law, (ii) Equality before Law & (iii) Judicial Independence, Judge made constitution and pre dominance of legal spirit. There has been wide and elaborate discussion on the rights and duties of Indian citizens as provided under the Constitution of India. Though right and duties of citizens are unseperable from each other, there is tendency of demanding rights by people rather than looking into the duties cast upon the citizens. India may not rank in the top level about the citizen’s honesty, sincerity and duties to be shown towards their nation in the world. Even in ...READ MORE


CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND ITS PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Justice T. Nandakumar Singh, Senior Judge, High Court of Meghalaya

In India, women have been held in high esteem at all times, of women, the ancient law-giver, spoke in the most eloquent and reverential tones: “A father excels ten Upadhayas in glory But a mother excels a thousand fathers.” Taking blessings and inspiration from her, whatever works a man undertakes, succeeds. I myself following this principle I never go for important assignment without taking blessings of my mother by touching her feet. In Mahabharata, “The wife is half the man, The best of friends, The root of the three ends of life, And of all that will help in the other world.” Hillary Clinton observed that “It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided. WOMEN IN VEDIC PERIOD: During Vedic period women had exalted position and they enjoyed a fair amount of personal freedom and equality with men. Women studied in Guruku ...READ MORE


STATUS AND ROLE OF ASSISTANT PUBLIC PROSECUTORS OF MANIPUR IN OBLIVION

R.S. Reisang, Senior Advocate.

The role of Public Prosecutor in a criminal justice system has been very aptly put in the following words : “The Prosecutor has a duty to the State, to the accused and to the court. The Prosecutor is at all times a minister of justice, though seldom so described. It is not the duty of the prosecuting counsel to secure a conviction, nor should any prosecutor even feel pride or satisfaction by the mere fact of success.” [Centre for Public Interest Litigation and others Vs. Union of India and others, reported in (2012) 3 SCC 117].  Therefore, the Public Prosecutors enjoy a special status and a unique place in dispensing criminal justice system/administration by the criminal courts in India inasmuch as he is a holder of “public office’ and hold a “statutory post”. Needless to say that the police investigates the cases on their own and submits report (Charge Sheet) in the courts and on such reports and materials provided by the police, the Public Prosecutors are to conduct the ...READ MORE


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