A Lawyers World

A Lawyers World

Chapter I Emergency

•Habeas Corpus Case
Inside story of the case and what has happened to the judges and lawyers who were connected with the case
•Liversidge Vs Anderson
A decision wrongly relied in the Habeas Corpus Case
•Log Book 109-111
The role of judges and lawyers of the Allahabd High Court during emergency
•Justice Kunwar Bahadur Asthana
•59th Constitutional Amendment Bill

Chapter II Case Study

•Kalyan Singh Reinstated
Reinstatement of the Uttar Pradesh government by the Allahabad High Court
•Uttranchal & Reservation
•The Rosenberg Saga
Passing off nuclear secrets to USSR
•But Is It Fair?
Miranda Vs Arizona; Rights of the Accused; Exclusionary rule
•Decisions Are From The Heart Rather Than The Head
Griswold Vs Connecticut; Family Planning; Right of Privacy

Chapter III Comparative Law –

India & Abroad
•The Monkey Trial-
Origin of Species; Creationism; TV serial Honi Anhonee
•Thalidomide Babies & Reliance Petro Chemicals
Right to information; right to fair trial

Chapter IV Law & History

•Pretty Ones
Struggle for women rights in the law courts
•Cornelia Sorabji
•In The Matter Of ‘A Judge’
Liability while acting judicially

Chapter V Law & Science

•The Morality Of Frankestein’s Clone
•In The Matter Of ‘Epimenides’
Decision making Process
•Gay Rights, Parity Conservation- Mirror Images ?

Chapter VI Comments

•For The Love Of Themis
Conditions of the law courts
•Off With His Head
Creation of High court benches
•Lawyers’ Creed
•Jefferson And The Defamation Law
•Advani’s Rath Yatra
Election At Amethi: Democracy in action
•Jaya’s Broken Promise
•Where The Clouds Come Home

Chapter VII Suggestions

•To Robe Or Not To Robe
Plea for change of lawyers’ dress
•Administrative Tribunals
•Computer And The Court Management

Chapter VIII Life Sketches

•Srinivas Ramanujan
•Rajju Bhaiya, As I Know Him
•Richard Feynman
•Stephen Hawking
•Isaac Asimov
•Otto Robert Frisch

Chapter IX Draft Bills

•The Uniform Marriage And Divorce Bill
•The Population Control Bill
•The Constitution (…Amendment) Bill

Collection of Articles from the legal profession. Rich with anecdotes. … India Today.

The book’s witty style makes these strings of anecdotes worth a read. A student of science who takes up the legal profession under his father’s persuasion, the author draws together interesting incidents from his career as also exemplary personalities he had come across in his years as a legal eagle. … The Statesman

Critical study of the working of the justice delivery system and some of its weaknesses … author casts his net wide, but what he catches is not only fish but shells, snails and other kinds of objects. …Hindu

Commendable job … refreshing work … attractive package … reasonable price…. The Book Review

A collection of articles in the realm of the relatively soft’ areas of legal culture … book will serve the purpose of emphasising that administration of justice is the people’s concern and not merely the exclusive preserve of lawyers and judges…. The Lawyer’s Collective

The author, presently a judge of the Allahabad High Court, has given us an eminently readable book … We have pleasure in commending this book to every one of our readers … attractive look. … The Law Weekly

Depicts a degree of versatility … an asset for lawyer … critical study of the working of the justice delivery system and exposes some of its weaknesses… thought provoking and delves into the niceties of legal problems. … Maharashtra Law Journal

This book purports to be a critical study of the working of the Justice delivery system and exposes some of its weaknesses. It covers some important cases and comments on them….A mixed…. Business India.

A critical study of the working of our judicial system and exposes the weaknesses … material is thought provoking … written in an easy style … highly recommended for bar, library and practitioners of law… Law Teller

Book is unique … author has to be commended for the effort. Study of Law blended with scientific temper teaches precision and sharpens the analytical skills essential in the equipment of a lawyer … interesting articles … thought provoking … good reading for lawyers & judges. … Gujarat Law Reporter

[It] comes as a whiff of fresh air, and indeed a ray of hope, lending a bit of colour if not punch to what would otherwise become rather staid and stereotyped … commendable job… Northern India Patrika

Unique … thought provoking … depicts versatility … instructive … fascinating reading for all … not merely for lawyers and judges. … Justice JS Verma Former Chief Justice of India

It provides a fascinating insight into some judicial and legal events served through the standards of high moral values… Justice RS Pathak Former Chief Justice of India.

An admirable introduction to thorny legal issues, written in a simple and interesting style … immediately accessible to the reader. … Justice Ram Manohar Sahai Retd. Judge, Supreme Court of India

A readable collection of articles by a scientific mind … in the legal profession. … Shanti Bhushan, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court & Former Minister for Law, Justice & Company Affairs

Incidences recorded … very interesting. … Soli J Sorabjee, Attorney General of India

The book is eloquent testimony of versatility deep sincerity and courage of conviction. Dr. LM Singhvi MP, Senior Advocate.

Set of articles on varied aspects of life and living in the world of law. Lawyers and lawmakers … a very interesting reading … thought provoking. … Justice Satish Chandra Former Chief Justice Allahabad & Calcutta High Court

Your interest … is really praise worthy. .. Justice Jitendra Vir Gupta Former Chief Justice Punjab & Haryana High Court

The author has very deftly dealt with myriad of events to weave a story that is not only interesting but educative too. … Justice Amitav Banerji , Former Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court & Ex-Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal

Book is special in character … full of author’s experiences … relating to the period of emergency, will go down in the history of the judiciary … written in a very nice style … author has put his heart into it. … Sure the book will be welcomed by the entire Bar and Judiciary. … Justice S D Agrawala, Former Chief Justice, Punjab & Haryana High Court

Valuable publication. …Justice KG Balakrishnan , Chief Justice, Gujarat High Court

Extremely interesting … the author has handled different topics with ease and giving many details…. Life sketches drawn are absorbing…. Suggestions made in Draft Bill are thought provoking. The Draft Bill of population control in India is absolutely necessary…. It is worth consideration by the political powers … will be a useful addition to the legal literature. …Justice PS Patankar, Bombay High Court

Subjects discussed are thought provoking and of keen interest not only for the lawyers and judges but also for the intelligentsia of the country as a whole.
Justice R K Mahajan … Chairman Backward Commission, HP

Book sharply reflects the practical aspects of the law. …Justice Mukul Mudgal, Delhi High Court.

I had expected the book to be choke-full of unintelligible legalese. Imagine my pleasant surprise when I found it to be readable and absorbing. It is in the form of short articles aspects and vignettes. Another aspect I liked about the article was that fundamental issues, some philosophical import, were clearly brought out and explained… Dr. Vijai A Singh, Prof. IIT, Kanpur

Come out very nicely … fine publication … very interesting reading. ..Prof. Raj M Manglik, Director, Thermal Fluids & Thermal Processing Lab University of Cincinnati, USA

In the recent past, I have not read a book with such interest as I read it… It not only makes an interesting reading but provides some true insight too. … Justice BC Patel, Judge High Court of Gujrat.

It is interesting as to be unputdownable. …. Justice KN Goyal, Chairman UP State Law commission, Lucknow.

The book is absorbing reading which merits, attention not only for its style but also its contents. A must for every one connected with the filed of law. Justice VK Mehrotra former Judge Allahabad and Himanchal High Court.

A treasure of information and knowledge…. Justice Jai Shankar Trivedi Former Judge Allahabad High Court

The book will be appreciated by everyone. … Justice Umesh Chandra Srivastava, Former Judge of Allahabad High Court.

The Book is fine composition… Justice DPS Chauhan former Judge of Allahabad and MP High Court.