OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings

ISBN : 9780199472161

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¥3,102
著者: 
George H Gadbois Jr
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312 ページ
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Hardcover
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156 x 234 mm
刊行日
2017年02月
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This work seeks to determine the roles played by the paramount judiciary in the Indian polity between 1937 and 1964. The discussion starts with an examination of the Federal Court, the establishment of which in 1937 brought into existence Indias first central judicial institution. After a consideration of events leading to the creation of the Federal Court, the nature of its jurisdiction and representative decisions are analysed. Other matters considered include the relationship of the Federal Court with the Privy Council, and the unsuccessful efforts made to empower the Federal Court with a jurisdiction to hear civil appeals. In addition, the major part of this work is devoted to the present Supreme Court of India, which replaced the Federal Court in 1950. After discussing the general features of the new judicial establishment, attention is focused upon the nature of its review powers and the manner in which the Court can exercise these powers. Against the background of debates in the Constituent Assembly that reflect the attitudes of the Constitution-makers towards judicial review, the important decisions which provoked clashes between the judges and politicians have been analysed.

目次: 

Preface
Introduction by Vikram Raghavan
Chapter 1: Evolution of the Federal Court of India
Chapter 2: The Federal Court of India: 19371950
Chapter 3: The New Judicial Establishment
Chapter 4: Jurisdiction and Powers of the Supreme Court
Chapter 5: The Supreme Court in the Indian System of Government
Chapter 6: Judicial Review in a Modern Democratic Welfare State
Chapter 7: Summary and Conclusions
Select Bibliography
Index
About the Author

著者について: 

George H. Gadbois, Jr. is a retired political scientist at the University of Kentucky, USA.

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