Category: Law

Arbitration law and its implications within Industries

By Pamkhuila Shaiza on November 4, 2015 No Comments

Richard C. Reuben defined arbitration as a “less formal means of dispute resolution, undertaken largely outside the sphere of public law, in which two or more parties authorize a neutral third party (or panel) to decide their dispute”.

Economics of plea bargaining

By Indra Giri on August 21, 2015 No Comments

Plea bargaining is an agreement between the prosecutor and the defendant where the defendant agrees to confess to a crime in return of a benefit. The Black’s Law Dictionary defines plea bargaining as “The process whereby the accused and the prosecutor in a criminal case, work out a mutually satisfactory disposition of the case Subject to the Court approval. It usually involves the accused pleading the guilty to a lesser offence or to only one or some of the courts of multi-count indictment in return for a lighter than that possible for the graver charge”.