DAY 4 : TOPIC : Kinds of punishment and emerging trends as to abolition of capital punishment



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.

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