The present legal classic is a compilation of lectures by eminent personalities delivered during the symposium organised under the auspices of Justice K.T. Desai Centenary Memorial committee to commemorate the birth cenetary of the legendary judge, Kantilal Thakurdas Desai, fondly known as Justice P.K Desai. This programme was held to mark the occassion of "Hundred Years of Judging at the Bombay High Court" and it was addressed by internationally famous lawyers and former chief justices of the Supreme Court of India.
The objective of organising such series of lectures was to convey his values and his concepts of law and justice to the present and upcoming generations of lawyers and judges.
The work provides a glimpse of how eminent men and women in the field of law look at their professional responsibilities or evaluate the questions before them.
The book gives an insight of his views on the quality of justice, independence of judiciary and the training of young lawyers.
These lectures will help to inspire and guide judges and lawyers, both young and old.
A must-have book for any library
Table Of Contents:
Table of Content
1. Justice K.T Desai
2.Hundred years of Judging at Bombay High Court
3.Actualising Human Rights
4. Judiciary and the Media
5.Rule of Law: Its Dimensions and Facets
6.The Indian Constitutions and the Challenges to India's Unity
7.The Human Rights Law Confronts National Security Laws: The Battle for Procedural Norms
8.What is Left of Democracy
9.The Persuit of Justice
10.Judicial Overreach-A Critique
11.Fundamental Duties: A Forgotten Chapter of the Constitution
12.Time for a Penal Code Fit for India
13.The Inability to Agree: The 50's and 60's Dissents of the Supreme Court
14.Law of Medicines and the Individual: Current Issues- What does Patient Autonomy Mean for a Courts?