Jeremy Bentham

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PART-I
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GENERAL INTRODUCTION:
Through the course of this research the researcher hopes to give the reader an insight of nature and scope of “The Doctrine of Precedent”. The researcher in her efforts to understand the Doctrine and its implication divided the research paper in the three parts.
In the first part the researcher will look at the meaning and scope of the Doctrine of Precedent.
In the second part the researcher looks at the types of Doctrine of Precedent.
And in the third part the researcher studies the application of Doctrine of Precedent in India.
Thus, by the end of the research paper the researcher hopes to give the reader a better understanding of Doctrine of Precedent.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:
Through the course of this research paper the researcher hopes to give the reader an in depth analysis of Doctrine of Precedent.

SCOPE AND LIMITATION:
The research paper offers a comprehensive study of the Doctrine of Precedent and also the application of Doctrine of Precedent in the legal system of India. The paper also gives a brief overview of the short comings and advantages of Doctrine of Precedent.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND RESEARCH TECHNIQUES:

1. Research Methodology:
Doctrinal Research

2. Research Techniques:
Historical Research Approach
Analytical Research Approach
Critical Research Approach

3. Research Tools:
Secondary sources are used viz. Books, Case Reporters, Journals, Websites.

STATEMENT OF HYPOTHESIS: * Relevancy of Doctrine Precedent in present Indian Legal system.

PART-II
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CHAPTERISATION

1. Introduction………………………………………………………………………5

2. Doctrine of Precedent……………………………………………………………8

i. Introduction

ii. Nature and Scope

iii. Advantages and Disadvantages

3. Types of Doctrine of Precedent…………………………………………………15

i. Introduction

ii. Original Precedent



Bibliography: 2) Dr. Vijay Gormade “Jurisprudence and legal theory”, 2008 print.

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