Editorial Note

Editorial Note

Volume 8 Issue 3-4 ()

The response of the Indian State to address an increasing variety of problems appears to be ‘the more the better’. New categories of crimes are being created, conduct which earlier fell under civil or administrative law is being criminalised through state and judicial complicity, and new institutions are being formed where existing ones are ailing. The vehicle of criminal law is being used to enforce majoritarian morals, regulate dietary preferences and adjudicate private disputes. The insidious trend not only overlooks the unsuit- ability of criminal law to address many of these matters, but also contributes to the decay of our already overburdened criminal justice system…

Cite as: NUJS Law Review, Editorial Note, 8 NUJS L. Rev. 1 (2015)