Law & Emotions
Volume I, Issue III, 2018
The paper explores the idea of emotions in the legal realm. The shared relationship between the law and emotions and how they influence each other back and forth. The paper also focuses on role of collective and individual emotions in shaping the law and the reducing the punishment when it is done in the heat of some emotion. This paper evaluates with the help of certain Inidian cases and draws the relationship between law and emotion.The role of collective and individual emotions in shaping the law also reflects in the evolution of law. The role of stakeholders, the position they hold in the society and many other factors. Lastly, how the shared emotions spurred in the private realm, forces individuals to come together for a legal discourse also further intertwines the subject of law and emotion stronger.