A Comparative Study of Vigilantism in India, UK and Canadian Criminal Justice System

  • Harsh Kalra and Priyadarshini Tiwari
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  • Harsh Kalra

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Uttarakhand, India

  • Priyadarshini Tiwari

    Assistant Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Uttarakhand, India

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The article examines How history culture and the law affect vigilantism incidents and reaction in India, Uk and Canada. Vigilantism is the taking the law enforcement into one’s own head . It is diverse phenomena with many forms in various legal and socio culture context. This is done by making comparison between the various criminal justice system by looking at case studies, legal framework and public opinions. This paper aims to improve our knowledge of vigilance by highlighting important issues and effectiveness strategies. It also offers recommendations for policy discussion that would lower the vigilance negative impact on society The ultimate objective is to educate academics, policy makers and attorneys on practical tactics for reducing vigilantism while providing the authority on and effectiveness of the criminal justice system.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 3318 - 3328

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117789

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