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.
The author has done a clear and systematic reorganization of the content and successfully expanded the pre-existing topics, also introduced new topics as necessitated.
Some of the salient features of this brilliant work are:
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 education, have been also introduced.
The book will help students of law, preparation of competitive examinations like Civil Services, Judicial Services, etc or for those who wish to study the legal and constitutional history of Indian democracy.