Thunderous Thoughts on Tough Law Knots is a legal classic authored by Shri Koka Raghava Rao, an eminent jurist, whose contribution to the legal fraternity, both as a lawyer and as a writer is commendable. He is the founder Chief Editor of Andhra Pradesh Law Journal (APLJ) and has authored more than 50 books.
This book contains his 27 carefully selected articles, working papers and speeches made by him at the national and international conferences, seminars and other major events.
The book is divided into four parts: Part I contains articles on Legal Education; Part II on Legal Profession; Part III on Constitutional Law and Administration of Justice; and Part IV on Criminology, Police, Internal Security, etc. The last part contains Addresses and Speeches made by the author.
This book presents a rich number of different topics of interest relating to law making, interpretation of laws and their implementation by the courts and the Executive respectively, with a unique insight into the life of a successful practitioner and a pro-active thinker.
This book will prove to be immensely useful to the younger members of the bar, students and anyone interested in the Legal System and how it works.
The book will definitely be a prized collection for any library.
Table Of Contents:
Part I LEGAL EDUCATION
1. Legal Education
2. Legal Education with Particular Reference to National Law School of India
Part II LEGAL PROFESSION
3. New Entrants, their Professional Training and the Legal Profession
4. Problems of Young Lawyers
5. Role of Legal Profession
6. Right of Advocates to Practice — Is at Peril?
7. Image of the Legal Profession and Professional Ethics
8. The Profession of Law and its Problems
9. Legal Professional Ethics in India
10. Services of Advocates to Achieve Social Purposes
11. Legal Profession in India
Part III CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
12. Law’s Delays
13. The Centre and State Relations under the Constitution
14. Presidential Type of Government
15. The Court Fees Act — Access to Courts
16. Constitution of India — Diamond Jubilee
17. Challenges to the Administration of Justice
18. Delays in Disposal of Cases
19. Administration of Justice
Part IV OTHER AREAS
20. A Need for the Study of Criminology
21. The Law of Personal Damages
22. Police in Welfare State
23. Internal Security — Legislation
Part V ADDRESSES AND SPEECHES
24. Secretary’s Report at the First A.P. State Lawyers’ Conference
25. Inaugural Address at the Srikakulam District Bar Federation in Andhra Pradesh
26. Inauguration of the Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh Advocates Welfare Trust