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What is Law?

The term Law has various definitions. Many lawmakers and scholars have defined Law in various ways. So, as such, there is no single definition on what law means. In its simplest form, "Law is a system of rules which are enforced through a set of institutions".

Check the various Definitions of Law.

In the words of W.S. Gilbert,

The Law is the true embodiment, Of everything that's excellent, It has no kind of fault or flaw, And I, my Lords, embody the Law.

State Law is dividend into Private Law and Public Law.

Law can also be classified into Substantive Law and Procedural Law.

Latest Updates

Recent Judgements

Indian Legal News

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International Law and Legal Systems

International Law

Legal systems around the world

International Observations

Law and International Observations

Criminal Law

Tax Law

Intellectual Property Law

Land Law

Industrial Law

Law of Evidence

Civil Procedure

Family Law

  • A major portion is related to Hindu Law (Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and Hindu Marriage Act, 1955) and Muslim Law
  • Study of family law is broadly divided into Comparative Family Institutions and Testamentary and Intestate Succession
  • Comparative Family Institutions deals with the Concept of Family, Marriage And Kinship, Applicability & Sources of Law, Essential conditions for marriage, State intervention, Matrimonial Remedies, Maintenance, Child and the family, Customary practices and the law, family court
  • Testamentary and Intestate Succession deals with Concept of property, Inheritance, Devolution of interest, Succession to property, Disqualifications, Muslim Law of Inheritance and Succession and laws and acts

Contract Law

A contract needs three essential elements in order for it to be valid and enforceable - offer and acceptance, consideration and the intention to create legal relations. The Contract Law deals with the study of various types of contracts, enforceability, breach and remedies.

Law of Torts

Banking & Investment Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Juvenile Justice


Legal Ethics & Advocacy

Constitutional Law

  • The Preamble
  • The Union and its territories
  • Deals with the relationship between the executive, the legislature and the judiciary
  • Concept of Citizenship and Domicile
  • Center (Federal / Union) and State Government Relationships
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Directive Principles of State policy
  • Role and Functions of the Parliament
  • The Union Judiciary (Supreme Court)
  • State Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
  • Union Territories and tribal areas
  • Local Governing Bodies - Panchayats, Municipalities etc.
  • Elections and the Election Governing Body
  • Official Language
  • Provisions related to Emergency
  • Amendments and amending process
  • Constitutions of the World - Provides list of Chapters, Parts and Articles of constitutions of various countries.

Other legal topics

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