Legal Concept “Right”

Introduction:- In the intricate landscape of law, the term “Right” stands as a cornerstone concept, weaving through the fabric of justice and societal order. In its legal context, a “Right” is more than just a word; it encapsulates a powerful idea with profound implications. In the simplest sense, a legal right represents an entitlement or … Read more

Legal Concepts “Law”

Introduction:- In the tapestry of human civilization, the concept of “Law” weaves a thread that binds societies together. Imagine a set of rules that everyone agrees upon, like a giant instruction manual for how we interact with one another. That manual is what we call “Law.” At its core, “Law” is the invisible force that … Read more

“Actio Personalis moritur cum persona,” (“A personal right of action dies with the person.”)

Introduction: The legal maxim “Actio Personalis moritur cum persona,” originating from Latin, translates to “A personal right of action dies with the person.” This principle holds a profound significance in the realm of law, shaping how certain legal rights are treated upon an individual’s demise. In simpler terms, it signifies that certain legal actions tied … Read more

Breeknock Co. vs. Pritchard (6 TR 750)

Case Name: Breeknock Co. vs. Pritchard Citation: 6 Term Reports 750 (6 TR 750) Jurisdiction: English courts Judgment:-The case involved a contract for building and maintaining a bridge over a river for a fixed term. A severe flood, considered an “act of God,” destroyed the bridge within the specified timeframe. The court ruled that despite … 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

Vishaka & Others vs. State of Rajasthan AIR 1997 SC 3011 (1997) 6 SCC 241

Case Name: Vishaka & Others vs. State of Rajasthan Citation: Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of India Judgement: In the Vishaka & Others vs. State of Rajasthan case, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the incident in question violated the fundamental right to life and personal liberty (Article 21) of the Constitution). The Court emphasized the … Read more

M.C. Mehta vs. Union of India & Ors. (1987) 1 SCC 395

Case Name: M.C. Mehta v. Union of India & Ors. Citation: (1987) 1 SCC 395 Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of India Judgement: The Supreme Court held that the right to a clean environment is a fundamental right encompassed within the broader ambit of the right to life and personal liberty guaranteed under Article 21 of the … Read more