The Enduring Gaps and Errors in Capital Sentencing in India

In this post, the authors introduce their paper “The Enduring Gaps and Errors in Capital Sentencing in India” published in the latest volume of the National Law School of India Review. They identify the gaps in the Bachan Singh ‘rarest of rare’ framework and Macchi Singh’s distortion of the Bachan Singh position.

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Life without Remission: An Irreviewable and Unconstitutional Punishment

In this piece, the authors look at the new trend in the Indian judicial system, of remitting death sentences to life sentences, but without the option of further remission under any circumstances.

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