capital punishment

capital punishment

´╗┐Index
Glossary - Page 3
Table of Cases/Statutes - Page 4
Bibliography/References - Page 5
Research Methodology - Page 6
Introduction - Page 7
Jurisprudential Study - Page 8
Legal Analysis - Page 10
Comparative Study - Page 13
Conclusion - Page 15
Recommendations/Suggestions - Page 17
Glossary
Capital Punishment - The legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime.
Capital Offence/Crime - A crime, such as murder or betrayal of one's country, that is treated so seriously that death may be considered an appropriate punishment.
State - The Federal or state government and any of its departments, agencies or components (such as a city, county, or board).
Execution - The carrying out of a sentence of death on a condemned person.
Jurisprudence - It is the study and theory of law. Scholars in jurisprudence, also known as legal theorists (including legal philosophers and social theorists of law), hope to obtain a deeper understanding of the nature of law, of legal reasoning, legal systems and of legal institutions.
Jurists - An expert in or writer on law.
Renunciation - Express or tacit abandonment of a right or position, usually without assignment to another person.
Offence - A breach of a law or rule; an illegal act.
Trafficking - Dealing or trading in something illegal.
Clemency - Leniency or mercy. A power given to a public official, such as a governor or the president, to in some way lower or moderate the harshness of punishment imposed upon a prisoner.
Court-Martial - A judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of offences against military law.
Table of Cases/Statutes
Cases:
Mithu Etc. Vs. State Of Punjab on 7 April, 1983.
Jagmohan Singh Vs. The State Of U.P on 3 October, 1972.
Mahesh & ANR. Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh on 16 November 2011.
State Of Punjab Vs. Dalbir Singh on 1 February, 2012.
Ajmal Amir Kasab Vs. State Of Maharashtra on 29 August, 2012.

Statutes:
Section 303 of Indian...

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