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Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice System – A Study in the Context of the Constitution of India - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice System: A Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Bellary Uma Devi


The right to life and personal liberty is the most cherished one of all the human rights. The enjoyment of all other rights depends upon this basic right. This book is a significant contribution to the literature on the right to personal liberty. This book covers the provisions of criminal law, particularly those dealing with powers of arrest and detention and the safeguards against arbitrary exercise of those powers. It deals with preventive detention, detention pending investigation and trial, and punitive detention following conviction. It makes a strong case for further safeguards to reinf ... More

Keywords: imprisonment, punishment, right to life, personal liberty, preventive detention, crime prevention, punitive detention

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198075998
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075998.001.0001


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Bellary Uma Devi, author

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