Can a non-lawyer person draft a contract?

To understand whether a non-lawyer person can draft a contract or not, we have to understand what is contract? Section 2(h) of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 defines a contract as “An agreement enforceable by law”. The word “agreement” has been defined in Section 2(e) of the Act as ‘every…

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Seven Lamps of Advocacy

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Advocacy is an honorable profession. Advocates are part and parcel of the judiciary system. Their endeavors solve the conflicts in the society. Advocates defend the rights and liabilities. They hold important and unique place in the society. Advocacy is not a craft but a calling; a profession wherein devotion to…

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What is Legal Ethics?

Ethics is a system of moral principles which govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity. Professional Ethics in Lawyer’s perspective Professional ethics means the code of rules which regulates the behaviour and conduct a practicing lawyer towards his client, opposite party, court and himself. The moral principles…

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Everything about NJAC

There had been a lot of hue and cry over the constitution of National Judicial Appointment Commission (hereinafter referred to as NJAC). Opponents argued that it will curtail the independence of the judiciary and the executive i.e. the government will decide the legal and judicial system in India. It was considered…

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Difference between tort and crime

Tort is Civil Wrong, in other word a tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfeasor. Tort is a civil wrong but all civil…

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Main features of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles and…

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