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Law is Not an Ass & Other Essays
Law is Not an Ass & Other Essays
Author: Bimal Kumar Chatterjee
Edition: 3rd
Year of publication: 2013
No. of pages: 359
ISBN: 9788171772704
Format: Paperback
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This book of thought provoking essays of an outstanding scholar is now 
stepping into its third edition. The varied range of legal issues covered in this work includes inter alia judicial activism, Supreme Court for Ãam  Ãdmi, secularism, refugee problem, office of profit. The burning issues of the day which deserves informed discussion, have got erudite treatment. An opportunity none can miss.

•  Secularism
•  Proselytisation
•  Art. 370 of the Constitution
•  Justice delayed is justice denied
•  Disclosure of assets of judges
•  Judicial activism
• Pre-Contract negotiation
• Land Acquisition at Singur
• Supreme Court for Aam Admi

An Excuse.................................................................................................     [7]
Part One
        1     A Miniscule Profile of a Lawyer and his Profession..................        3
        2     A Quest for Judicial Reforms.....................................................      14
        3     A Case for Treaty of Non-Proliferation......................................      23
        4     Law is Not an Ass......................................................................      28
        5     Whither Supreme Court..............................................................      33
        6     Judicial Activism—Is it a Boon or A Bane?...............................       41
        7     Supreme Court for ‘A¯am A¯dmi’? And Why Not?..................       49
        8     Silent Wisdom of the Supreme Court.........................................      57
        9     Justice Delayed is Justice Denied—Some of its Causes and Cures         67
      10     Article 370 of the Constitution—Its Past and Present.................      74
      11     Secularism under Indian Constitution.........................................      93
      12     Legal Fabric of Right to Free Legal Aid.....................................    117
      13     Judges Assets and their Disclosure............................................     128
      14     Whither Law Reporting..............................................................     135
      15     Whither the Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta...............................     146
 
Part Two
      16     Value Education and Career Oriented Education........................    163
      17     Proselytisation and Indian Constitution......................................    171
      18     Supreme Court on Autonomy in Education................................    189
      19     Death and Transplantation of Organs—A Note..........................    201
      20     Disinvestment Policy—An Alternative to Bankruptcy of Psus.    206
      21     A Contemporary Refugee Problem—Need for Redefinition......    215
      22     A Focus on Broad Contours for Bankruptcy Law in India.........     222
      23     Legitimate Expectation in Corporate Jurisprudence in India.......    240
      24     Elementary Mechanics of Dispute Management in Public Buying           248
      25     The Legal Status of Pre-Contract Negotiations...........................     257
      26     An Overview of ‘Office of Profit’ to ‘Office to Profit’..............    266
      27     Appointment of High Court Judges—Objections of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee                    282
      28     Ms. Jayaram Jayalalithaa’s Home Work and the Constitution....    287
      29     The Prudence of the President—Article 143(1) of the Constitution of India                            297
      30     Understanding Mrs. Worry versus Mr. Apprehension...............    305
      31     An Ode to the West Bengal Block Level Pre-Litigation Conciliation Board Bill 2004                             313
      32     The Prudence and Wisdom of Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, the President of India                   321
      33     Dismissal of Mr. V. Bhagwat, Chief of Naval Staff—its Legality           325
      34     Shree Biman Bose has no Case..................................................     328
      35     The Singur Land Acquisition and its Aftermath.........................     337
 

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