Judicial Response to Sentencing in Rape Cases

JUDICIAL RESPONSE TO SENTENCING IN RAPE CASES *Dr. Sonia Aneja   As an institution, the Indian judiciary has always commanded considerable respect from the people of this country. The roots of this high regard lie in the impartiality, independence and integrity of the members of the judiciary. Respect for the judiciary was part of the common man’s aspirations for maintaining Rule of Law and building a just society. The deeper aim of the law was creation of a good society.[1]

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