WHAT TO READ :
DIFFERENT TYPES OF PUNISHMENT UNDER SECTION 53 :
1)Death Sentence (DS):
a)Offences for which death sentence has been awarded under IPC – What are all the Sections?
b)Procedure to be followed – when DS is awarded.
c)Constitutional Validity of DS – Cases to be referred :
Bachan Singh V. State of Punjab
Macchi Singh V. State of Punjab
d)Parameters so far evolved by SC for Imposition of DS Including “ Rarest of the rare” doctrine.
e)Argue for & Against - DS
f)Current Affairs : Alternative to Hanging.
2) Imprisonment of Life (IOL)
a) Differentiate between IOL V. Rigorous imprisonment V. Simple Imprisonment.
b) Scope of Second Clause - Section 53
c) Is IOL equivalent to 20 years imprisonment ? Section 57 & Godse Case.
d)Commutation of IOL by Appropriate Government. Section 55 of IPC & Sec.433 of CrPC.