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Witness anonymity & protection: balancing under criminal law

Shukla, Mamta and Shukla, Gaurav (2014) Witness anonymity & protection: balancing under criminal law. Journal of Education and Social Policy, 1 (2). pp. 97-108. ISSN 2375-0782

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This article is broadly divided in different sections, as concept of Hostile Witness, legal frame work of taking evidences and judicial pronouncement on witness anonymity and protection. Article highlights the problem faced by the witnesses during investigation and trial. It also discusses the problem faced by prosecution due to hostility of witnesses. Law commission recommendation through different reports is used by the author to balance the rights of witness against the right of accused to fair trial. Lastly, article led emphasis on the importance of witness anonymity & protection.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: School of Law and Social Sciences (SoLaSS)
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2022 00:28
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2022 00:28

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