Overview of the Course:
Study of procedural law especially principles of civil litigation is essential for every law student. It is a subject of daily use by the courts and lawyers. Without having enormous knowledge on civil procedure, one cannot do practice well in civil matters in the court. The Code of Civil Procedure 1908 lays down the details of procedure for civil rights and remedies for their violation.
There are many principles of civil litigation which the civil courts apply while hearing and passing judgments in civil suits. Some of them are: Judicial independence, Judicial impartiality, Publicity or Open justice, The Principle of due notice, Judicial duty to give reasons, Avoidance of undue delay, Access to justice for all people, Right to choose a lawyer, Procedural Equality, Simplicity of court procedure, Proportionality of punishment, Disclosure of documents, Procedural equity, Promoting settlement outside courts; Fair play between litigants; Protection of non-parties such as witnesses etc. Students will gather basic knowledge on the above principles of civil litigation after completing the course.
- Enrolled students: 9