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A Committed Judiciary: Indira Gandhi and Judicial Appointments

T.R. Andhyarujina

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The tipping point in the history of judicial appointments in India was the judgment of the Supreme Court in Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala ((1973) 4 SCC 225). In this essay that spans the ... More


Recovering Lost Ground: The Case of the Curious Eighties

A.K. Ganguli

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The impact of the excesses of the Emergency was felt long after it was officially terminated. This essay uncovers how the Emergency impacted judicial appointments. The author discusses how the 1980s ... More


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