Legal System in India

  • Lord Neuberger: No Judgment – No Justice

    Lord Neuberger, the former President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, discussed in the course of a lecture the importance of clearly written judgments: A second small change worth considering would be for more judges to give better guidance to the structure and contents of their longer Judgments. Some judges already provide a…

  • Separation of Powers – Montesquieu – The Spirit of Laws – Extract

    The theory of separation of powers was first propounded by the French thinker Montesquieu (in his book The Spirit of Laws). In Chapter XI of his book The Spirit of Laws Montesquieu writes: When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of Magistrates, there can be…

  • Abbreviations used in Courts

    1. Original Jurisdiction 1.1 Main Case Types Civil Suit – C.S. Insolvency Petition – I.P. Original Petition – O.P. Company Petition – C.P. Election Petition – ELEC. PETN. Testamentary Original Suit – T.O.S. Original Matrimonial Suit – O.M.S. Original Applications – O.A. 1.2 Miscellaneous Case Types Original Application – O.A. Application – APPLICATION Sub-Application –…

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