Chisholm v. Doulton [1890] 22 QBD 736.

Case Name:- Chisholm v. Doulton Citation:- [1890] 22 QBD 736. Jurisdiction:- United Kingdom (UK) Judgment:- The judgment found that a master cannot be held criminally responsible for acts committed by a servant without the master’s knowledge or authorization, in accordance with the principle “Actus non facit reum, Nisi mens sit rea” (An act does not … Read more

R Vs. Scofield P.C. 1028

Case Name:- R vs. Scofield Citation:– P.C. 1028 Jurisdiction:- This case falls under the jurisdiction of the Privy Council. Judgment:- Nature of the Case: The case involved allegations against Mr. Scofield for a criminal offense where intent played a crucial role. Key Issue: The central contention was whether mere intent, without the actual commission of … Read more

Ashby vs. White (1730) 2 Ld Raym 938

Case Name: Ashby v. White Citation: (1730) 2 Ld Raym 938 Jurisdiction: England (United Kingdom) Judgement: The court held that Matthew Ashby had a legal right to vote according to the laws at that time. However, James White, a constable, unfairly denied him this right by preventing him from voting. The court emphasized the principle … Read more

D.K. Basu vs. State of West Bengal (1997) 1 SCC 416: 1997 SCC (Cri) 92

Case Name: D.K. Basu vs State of West Bengal Citation: (1997) 1 SCC 416: 1997 SCC (Cri) 92 Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of India Judgement: The Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark judgement in the case of D.K. Basu vs State of West Bengal (1997) 1 SCC 416: 1997 SCC (Cri) 92. The judgement laid … Read more