Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
This standard work incorporates all important developments in the subject. Prof. Pillai has elicited from amidst the explosive volume of case-law available today, the basic jurisprudential principles and presented them in a precise form. This comprehensive book covers the complete syllabus of jurisprudence and Legal Theory of the different Indian Universities and every possible aspect of present-day jurisprudence and the diverse and varied theories of the great ancient and modern jurists have been covered.
In the jurisprudential part, the chapter on precedents has been exhaustively revised incorporating the modern doctrines of prospective overruling, etc.
V. D. Mahajan's Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
This new edition of V.D. Mahajan's Jurisprudence dr Legal Theory has been accordingly revised, updated, and enlarged with a lot of Indian case law in order to offer the readers a broad perspective on the subject. This book is an excellent attempt to explain the legal concepts and the theories of law, including its sources, in a simple and understandable language. The author has devoted separate chapters to all important topics, viz., nature & scope of jurisprudence, legislation, precedent, custom, legal rights and duties, ownership and possession, persons and liability, etc, and a new chapter on Feminist Movements. An in-depth study has been made on the nature, scope, classification, and sources of law, including the concept of sovereignty and the administration of justice. An exhaustive index and suggested readings, given separately at the end of each chapter add to the utility of the book.