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Outlines of Indian Legal and Constitutional History

Outlines of Indian Legal and Constitutional History

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  • Author(s): M.P. Jain
  • Brand: LexisNexis Butterworths
  • Edition: 7 Ed Rp 2021
  • ISBN 13 9789351431077
  • Approx. Pages 827 + contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Outlines of Indian Legal & Constitutional History is a classic text authored by Professor M P Jain who is one of the founders of the modern Indian Legal education and research. This book presently in its seventh edition has been written in narrative form in an easy to understand style. It contains short, coordinated, integrated and coherent account of the important phases of the development of legal institutions in India. It also contains various chapters on modern judicial system, from Privy Council to Supreme Court, high courts, development of law, personal laws, codification, law reform, law reporting and legal profession, legal education, development of constitutional law, criminal law, development of civil law, etc with reference to case law and exhaustive commentary. The present edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with recent amendments and case law. This book will be of invaluable assistance to all law students, researchers, academicians, judges, advocates, and people preparing for competitive examinations.
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Contents
Table of Cases
I. Introductory
II. Early Charters and Surat Factory
III. Administration of Justice in Madras : 1639 - 1726
IV. Administration of Justice in Bombay : 1668 - 1726
V. Administration of Justice at Calcutta : 1690 - 1726
VI. Mayors' Courts
VII. Beginning of the Adalat System
VIII. Supreme Court at Calcutta
IX. Supreme Courts at Bombay and Madras
X. Re-Organisation of the Adalat System
XI. Judicial Measures of Cornwallis
XII. Progress of the Adalat System: Sir John Shore
XIII. Progress of the Adalat System: Wellesley-Amherst (1798-1827)
XIV. Criminal Judicature after Cornwallis
XV. Adalat System in Bengal: Bentinck and after
XVI. Judicial Systems Beyond Bengal
XVII. Racial Discrimination in the Judicial System
XVIII. Present Judicial System
XIX. High Courts
XX. From Privy Council to Supreme Court
XXI. Development of Criminal Law: 1772-1860
XXII. Development of Civil Law: Presidency Towns
XXIII. Development of Civil Law: Mofussil
XXIV. Codification of Law (1833-1882)
XXV. Some Select Codes
XXVI. Legislatures in India: 1861-1950
XXVII. Law Reform
XXVIII. Personal Laws of Hindus and Mohammedans
XXIX. India Wins Independence
XXX. Law, Rule of Law & Constitutional Developments
XXXI. Law Reporting in India
XXXII. Growth of Legal Profession
XXXIII. Legal Education
Subject-Index
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Author Details
Professor M P Jain
has authored several books, notably, Indian Constitutional Law, Principle of Administrative Law and the Halsbury's Law of India: Administrative Law (Volume 1). He was a gold medalist from Delhi University (1945). He secured his JSD from Yale Law School, USA in 1954 following which he taught for nearly five decades at universities such as Banaras Hindu University and Delhi University, as well as others in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. He has published several articles in leading Indian and foreign law journals.
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