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CRIMINALIZATION OF MARITAL RAPE IN INDIA: NEED OF THE HOUR

By Divay Kakkar, Bba.Llb (H) Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VSLLS)   “Truth: Rape does indeed happen between girlfriend and boyfriend, husband and wife. Men who force their girlfriends or wives into having sex are committing rape, period. The laws are blurry, and in some countries marital rape is legal. But it still is rape.” …

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What is crime?

“The purpose of criminal law is to express a formal social condemnation of forbidden conduct, buttressed by sanctions calculated to prevent it.” W Friedman. What is crime? When one has to talk about criminal law, the discussion on what is crime is inevitable. In a society where all kinds of humans are co-existing, every human …

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