Day: November 29, 2012

Asia is short of respect for law

Source: Asia Times: By – Jim Lobe Northern European countries lead the world in fairly applying laws, according to an annual index. East Asia also ranks highly, while South Asia trails the regional field and Cambodia ranks as the worst in Asia gauged by a number of categories. A predicate […]

Politics of punishment

Source: TOI  The higher the penalty, the greater the rigor that the courts are expected to display in arriving at the decision. It is however hard to apply this principle, ironically enough, to the highest possible penalty: namely, death. This has been admitted by the highest court of the land […]