Bail as a Tool for Speedy Justice

This course provides an insight to the provisions related to bail. It further discusses the types and conditions related to bail.

Bail as a Tool for Speedy Justice

Course Description

There are as many types of bail in our system as there are nature of offences. The guidelines governing them also differ based on the facts and circumstances of each case. This LawSkills course aims at bypassing the system of trial and error and the need for years of experience to be a skilled defence lawyer. It highlights practical problems in the application of the law on Bail and provides solutions by way of case studies. It is structured to enable the course taker to effectively use bail as a tool to obtain speedy relief for a client and, consequently, further his career as a criminal defence attorney by leaps and bounds.

Course Outcomes:
  • Understand how the criminal prosecution mechanism begins and the procedures involved in it
  • Identify the usability of Bail and the type of bail to be obtained depending upon the facts and circumstances of the cases brought before you
  • Prepare bail applications to be presented before adjudicating authorities depending upon the nature and stage of proceedings
  • Effectively use Bail to assist in the larger goal of getting your client acquitted
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Criminal Defence Lawyers

  • Legal Advisors and Counsel

  • Law Students and Scholars

  • Research Students

  • Common people interested in learning about the criminal justice delivery system

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to bail
  • Provisions of bail
  • Steps to apply for bail
  • Types of bail
  • Anticipatory bail
  • Bail and judicial discretion
  • Factors and ground for grant and rejection of bail
  • Cancellation of bail
  • Process to obtain bail
  • Bail by High Court and Supreme Court
  • Bail of foreign nationals


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