The book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive and analytical inside view of
the Indian judiciary. Justice Katju traces the evolution of law and proceeds to analyse,
with incisive insight, matters of critical importance like the appointment of judges,
contempt of court, delays in justice and the challenges facing the Indian judiciary. The author draws upon his extensive tenure as a justice of the High Court and Supreme Court to draw examples and relate fascinating personal experiences. He addresses issues like judicial corruption and propagates novel proposals like
lawyers to be brought under the Consumer Protection Act.
Some memorable judgements which helped in shaping the Indian judiciary have been made by Justice Katju. The book covers these judgements in detail and also includes anecdotes, which bring out the captivating and complex world of the judiciary. A must read book for not just those in the legal field, but all those wanting a never before insight into the Indian judiciary.
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