Perusing the Doctrine of Res Judicata

Anmol Singh Khanuja
NMIMS School of Law, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Volume III, Issue VI, 2020

In our daily lives, ‘limitation’ is the word that always refrains a person from doing things that are not to be done, and when we analyze the origin of Law, it is always observed by some of the famous jurists that Law evolves from the society. Doctrine of Res Judicata is also a form of limitation that is based on the constructive idea that prohibits the re-adjudication of any matter i.e. to Bar re-litigation of a case which is decided in the most legitimate manner. The aim of this article to acquaint the reader with the idea of Res Judicata in toto and its application in Indian laws with special reference to the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

Keywords: Legal theory, Re-adjudication, CPC.