Death Penalty

A total of 141, constituting over two-thirds of the countries in the world, are abolitionist in law or practice. India came perilously close to sullying its record last year with the execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana. Some links to articles and relevant judgments

Why Balwant Singh Rajoana Didn’t Appeal His Death Sentence

Framing the Debate on Death Penalty

Frontline Magazine (Aug 25- Sep 7, 2012) has a range of stories

Bachan Singh Judgment which propounded the “rarest of rare” doctrine

Bariyar Judgment

Balwant Singh and Hawara – High Court Judgement

Ex-Judges’ Letter to the President on Ravji Rao and Explanatory Note


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