The Ninth Edition of V.D. Kulshreshtha's Landmarks in Indian Legal & Constitutional History provides a very simple and lucid introduction to the concepts and sources of Indian law, our legal and constitutional history, the constitution of courts, administration of justice under the British, application of English Law to India, challenges after Independence, landmark decisions from the Supreme Court that have helped shape the Indian Constitution and the concept of rule of law, developments in the legal profession and the judiciary, and the new legal challenges faced by the country.
This popular work has been thoroughly revised and updated. The author has systematically arranged and rewritten many parts of this book expanding on pre-existing topics, and introducing the new developments and challenges faced by our country.
New features of this edition include:
- Clear and systematic reorganisation of content
- Several parts of the book have been rewritten keeping in mind the latest developments
- Latest Landmark decisions have been discussed, including new cases, such as I.R. Coelho (2007); the Dayanand Law College case (2007), the Central Board of Dawoodi Bohra Community case (2005), and the Martin F. D'souza case (2009)
- Latest developments in law reporting, legal profession and legal education including emerging field of legal process outsourcing have been included
- Law Commission reports have been updated
- New challenges facing the country, such as resolving the backlog of cases, and improving standards of legal educ ation, have been introduced
Anyone interested in understanding the legal and constitutional history of Indian democracy should read this book. The book will help students of law, those preparing for competitive examinations like Civil Services, Judicial Services, or others interested in understanding the modern challenges that India faces in the backdrop of its legal and constitutional history.