Acclaimed as a classic, this celebrated work by the well-known author has now been thoroughly revised and updated.
A treatise on the art of writing judgments, the work has been suitably edited to incorporate and reflect the changes in the statute law and also the case-law references in the book have been updated. However, the basic nature and fabric of the work which has been much appreciated by the readers, has been deliberately left untouched.
Contains articles and addresses on judgment writing, role of judges and tips on how to become a good judge by Justice R.V. Raveendran, H.R. Khanna, Justice Sunil Ambwani, Kalyani Ramnath and Justice M. Jagannadha Rao.
Discusses the important observations of the Supreme Court on judgment writing like the Saheli Leasing Case, (2010) 6 SCC 384.
Coherent and concise presentation of ideas in simple language for easy understanding.
Model judgments in civil and criminal cases gives an insight to various parts of a judgment.
Contains a note for candidates appearing for judicial services.
All India Reporter : The book shows the very commendable quality of conciseness without being scrappy. The matter also, is presented in a clear form. The propositions in the book are supported by a fairly full citation of judicial decisions and also statutory provisions.
Pioneer, Lucknow : The learned author has indeed succeeded very well in putting forth his views in a forceful and forthright manner, leaving no aspect of the subject untouched.
Gujarat Law Reporter : The book is sure to be well received by the members of the judiciary as well as the members of the Bar.
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TABLE OF CASES XXIII
Judgments in general 6
Judgment of trial courts in civil cases 26
Grant of relief in civil cases 48
Judgment in miscellaneous cases 61
Judgment in criminal cases 63
Punishment in criminal cases 82
Discussion of evidence 96
Judgments in appeals 114
Assessment orders 128
APPENDIX I 144
APPENDIX II 147
APPENDIX III 163
SUBJECT INDEX 169