Understanding civil and criminal law, and identifying the actual differences between both of them is very important for citizens, lawyers, and Civil aspirants preparing for IAS. Civil law identifies behavior that has an injury to an individual or other private party like a corporation.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan has filed his supplementary statement before the Supreme Court in the suo motu criminal contempt proceedings initiated against him, refusing to tender an unconditional apology.
A bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and V.M. Velumani made these observations while hearing a plea seeking directions to call for the records relating to the detention order passed by the district magistrate under the Puducherry Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act.