Spirituality and the Role of Judiciary under Criminal Justice System in India: A Special reference to the Element of Dharma

  • Poornima Singh
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  • Poornima Singh

    PHD Scholar at Faculty of Law, Delhi University, India

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In this Research Article, the researcher shall put forward her stand on the interlinkage between the holistic ideals of Spirituality which should be incorporated to understand the true meaning of delivering justice by the Judges under the Criminal Justice System in India. The researcher shall focus on the role and importance of dharma in a society and how can it influence the working of the Judges during the adjudication. Moreover, the key challenges of the adversarial system of trial in India has been mentioned which limits the role of Judges in seeking the truth while balancing the rights of accused and victims during pre and post-trial stages. Moreover, special mention has been put forward on the inquisitorial elements under the Indian Criminal Justice System which takes inspiration from the concept of dharma and karma in the Ancient scriptures and makes the justice delivery system more spiritual and holistic.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 502 - 510

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112272

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