History has witnessed that women have always been treated as second-class citizen. In the middle ages, the Doctrine of Coverture was developed in England as…View More Adultery? How section 497 was violative of the rights of women?
Citation: 2018 SC 1676 Bench : CJI Deepak Mishra, Justice A.M khanwilkar, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice D.Y Chandrachud, Justice R.F Nariman. In India, there are…View More Joseph Shine vs. Union of India Case Analysis(Adultery no longer a criminal offence)
The word adultery finds its roots in the Latin term ‘adulterium’ which is the combination of ‘ad’ meaning towards, and ‘alter’ meaning other. For the purpose of relief in matrimonial jurisdiction, Halsbury Laws of England defines adultery to mean consensual sexual intercourse during the subsistence of a marriage between one spouse and a person of the opposite sex not being the other spouse.View More Section 497 ‘Adultery’: Not in sync with the times anymore
INTRODUCTION Adultery is defined as voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and some other than his or her lawful spouse. Until 2018 Adultery was…View More Adultery under Criminal Law and Feminist Jurisprudence