Criminal Law in India is regulated by three acts i.e. The Indian Penal code (IPC), 1960, the Code of Criminal procedure or the Cr.P.C, 1973 and the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. All crimes caused by the infliction of injuries caused by human conduct on individuals and establishments are strictly dealt under the provisions of these statutes under Criminal Law. The purpose of this branch of law is not only to safeguard the life and liberty of the people, but also to maintain harmony within the society at large.
A Criminal Lawyer deals with cases involving bailable offenses, non bailable offenses, cognizable offenses, non cognizable offenses, cyber crimes, murder, domestic violence, sexual abuse, rash and negligent driving, theft, kidnapping and abduction, criminal trials, anti national activities, terrorist activities, forensic science and causes related to the commissions of criminal offenses.