In criminal cases, they say "What a person pleads is what the person is expected to get". Well-drafted pleadings lay the foundation of the judgment. It comes no surprise that successful criminal lawyers hold the key to drafting compelling pleadings. However, the skill does not find its way to young legal professionals so easily, owing to the paucity of time with the senior counsels. Hence, only a few rise to get enough of the skill.
This course attempts to give you a deeper understanding of the art of criminal pleadings. Apart from the conceptual clarity through theory, it focuses on the practical aspect required in the real world. Budding lawyers aspiring to work in criminal law will find it extremely useful to get hands-on on the skill.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand the development, need and procedure to file a criminal pleading
Draft requisite applications, petitions, appeals, etc., in accordance with the applicable Court rules
Familiarise yourself with the language and procedures related to the various aspects of criminal law
Module 1 – Criminal Pleadings and Trial Procedure in India
Module 2 – Complaints and Bail Provisions
Module 3 – Petitions, Appeals, Revisions and Miscellaneous Applications
Module 4 – Claims under Motor Vehicles Act
Module 5 – Applications under the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure Code
Certification Exam/ Assessment
Who Should Take This Course?
Legal Advisors and Counsel
Law Students and Researchers
Other stakeholders interested in learning the procedure to file a criminal pleading in Court, in India
Language : English
Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.
About the Author
Manish Shrivastava, Managing Partner - Tulika Law Associate, is a practicing lawyer based in Delhi since the year 1999. He is a law graduate from University of Delhi, providing general counsel, advisory and litigation services on varied areas of law.