The Justice Dipak Misra Reader is the unique and comprehensive law and jurisprudence pronounced by Hon'ble Chief Justice Dipak Misra on certain key issues faced by our Nation and our People today.
The work is an anthology of his judgements in seven prolific/remarkable years at the Supreme Court. The priceless compilation has been crafted to retain the original headnotes, pagination and paragraphing of the judgments as published in SCC. By citing the cases included in the books directly in court aggrieved persons can seek relief in the appropriate court based on volumes of The Reader.
Table Of Contents:
VOL 1: CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES, REMEDIES AND COMPENSATION -The cases collated in Vol.1 relate to Constitutional Governance beyond the express words of the Constitution, in accordance with "Constitutional Morality" i.e. the Spirit that animates the Letter of the Constitution. This volumes contains cases on key issues like appointment of Ministers of the Union and the States, or even the Equitable Distribution of Water Resources between Peoples of different States, when Compensation can be claimed in Public Law for breach of Public Law Duties by State Actors, and the boundaries of Freedom of Speech and Expression laid down: on questions of obscenity, defamation and outraging of religious feeling.
VOL 2: HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIAL REFORM AND ANIMAL WELFARE: PRINCIPLES, REMEDIES AND COMPENSATION: In the area of Human Rights and Social Reform, the cases in Vol. 2 relate to the Empowerment of Women and Children and to the Protection of their Body, Soul and Spirit. His learned judgments reveal a deep compassion and a willingness to speak up and take the necessary stringent action to empower and protect the weak including animals. This volume collates judgments on cases such as the award of proportional punishment for rape or other sexual offences, including the death sentence when particularly gruesome rape is followed by murder; or actuating the law against Female Foeticide and Infanticide; or their Freedom to Marry whomsoever they choose, free from Honour Killing and Honour Crimes; or ensuring Gender Justice in the Family Court and at the Workplace.
VOL 3: The learned judgments in Vol. 3 clarify important issues in various areas of Criminal Law and Procedure, and Arbitration, Commercial and Civil Law in addition to crafting completely new judgements in these crucial areas of law. These cases have been collated in the two parts of Vol 3.
PART 1: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE: PRINCIPLES AND REMEDIES
PART 2: COMMERCIAL, ARBITRATION AND CIVIL LAW & PROCEDURE: PRINCIPLES AND REMEDIES