Public Law

Whether you are a past offender, currently facing criminal charges, or have a clean record, these criminal law tips are facts that everyone needs to know. India may never formally be declared a Hindu Rashtra. It would be unnecessary, for the second republic is likely to be a non-theocratic majoritarian state with a de facto hierarchy of religious communities. An American style melting pot” model could be tried in India, with the pot bearing a distinct Hindutva stamp. We are unlikely – or so I hope despite the Delhi riots of February 2020 – to witness large-scale anti-minority pogroms, in part because the regime would like to avoid the international outcry that is bound to follow such violence. In any case, since the need of the day in our second republic would be to reduce the minorities, mainly Muslims and Christians, to the status of second-rung citizens, quotidian put-downs and … Read the rest

Public Defenders

India is a democratic country with sovereign socialist secular parliamentary form of government. As said by Mary Church Terrell, the only group in this country that has two such huge obstacles to surmount …both sex and race.” During a time of little tolerance for race and gender, African American women fought for women’s rights through the pretenses of the Civil Rights Movement. The argument that democracy exacerbates ethnic tensions also is unpersuasive. Managing ethnic tensions in multiethnic societies isn’t easy, but democratic approaches may be at least as successful as authoritarian ones. Authoritarian states that appeared to control ethnic tensions often did so at a high price in human life. The Soviet Union avoided ethnic civil war, but under Stalin it decimated or deported many ethnic minorities. Tito’s Yugoslavia avoided violent disintegration, but hundreds of thousands of suspected separatists were killed on Tito’s orders, particularly in the late 1940s. Considerable … Read the rest

Public Defenders

Common Legal Words Notice: This list of common legal words was compiled by the Connecticut Judicial Branch solely as a public service. Lenin and his circle of Socialist intellectuals imposed Communism on Russia while spouting democratic slogans. Their untruths then enabled them to take control of the world’s largest country and fifth-largest economy without having any business experience at all. None of these men had ever administered anything. This is why only a true democracy can correct the ills of capitalism, such as lack of competition and a skewed distribution of its rewards, through the use of state power. Strong democracies have checks and balances that can put a limit to what capitalism can do: courts where cases of uncompetitive markets, corruption, and subversion of democracy can be tried and punished. In fact, the maximum benefits of capitalism can be fully reaped only in a democratic society. And so the … Read the rest

Public Legal Education And Information Service Of New Brunswick

There are several key aspects that remain standard to almost every office, no matter what type of business is conducted in that office. A felony involves serious misconduct that is punishable by death or by imprisonment for more than one year. Most state criminal laws subdivide felonies into different classes with varying degrees of punishment. Crimes that do not amount to felonies are typically called misdemeanors. A misdemeanor is misconduct for which the law prescribes punishment of no more than one year in prison. Lesser offenses, such as traffic and parking tickets, are often called infractions. For instance, criminal cases are tried differently than civil cases. In a criminal case, it is the prosecutor or the state that is responsible for bringing the charges against the defendant. This is because the defendant’s conduct is considered to be sufficiently disruptive or damaging enough that it justifies receiving a punishment from the … Read the rest