Evolution of criminal justice system in ancient India
Dr. Rahul Tripathi
Like in every civilized society, in India too, a criminal justice system evolved. Socio-economic and political conditions prevailing during different phases of the history of India influenced its evolution. Accordingly, the objectives of the criminal justice and methods of its administration changed from time to time and from one period of history to another. To suit the changing circumstances the rulers introduced new methods and techniques to enforce law and administer justice. The paper highlights the evolution of Criminal Justice system especially in Ancient India.