Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India: Boundaries and Breaches

Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India: Boundaries and Breaches

by Sudhanshu Ranjan


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This book is an innovative approach to studying ‘judicial activism’ in the Indian context. While discussing the varying roles of the judiciary, it delineates the boundaries of different organs of the State — judiciary, executive and legislature — and highlights the points where these boundaries have been breached.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415632874
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/26/2012
Pages: 406
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Sudhanshu Ranjan is a senior television journalist based in New Delhi, India.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations. Table of Cases. Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction 1. Judicial Activism: Making Justice Accessible or a Power Game? 2. Balance of Powers between the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary 3. Appointment of Judges to the Higher Judiciary 4. Truth is above Contempt: People’s Right to Criticise Judges 5. Legislature’s Privileges and the Power to Expel its Members. Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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