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Random Reflections

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Justice lyer is one of the versatile authors who has written on each and every face of law and beyond, maintaining lucidity and depicting ocean deep knowledge of the subject.
His dynamic and enlightened idea on law and contemporary jurisprudence is a path-making source for the present and future judicial system. Out of many facets of his life he always works out the time in writing for law and techno-socio matters, that becomes the flow of inspiration for the lawyers, judges and the common people, not only in our own land but also in other parts of the world.
This bouquet of articles was specially handpicked by the author himself to cater to different flavours of lawyers, layman and judges in India and abroad.
In this present collection you would read his work, from Constitution of India to College Campus Politics, from Rabindra Nath Tagore to Mata Amritanandamayi, from National Judicial Commission to Global Democratic Order. These are Random Reflections of Justice lyer with his personal touch.
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Contents
•    A Special Note on Parole Jurisprudene and Narcotic Convicts
•    Inhumanity on Adivasi and their Rehabilitative Strategy - A Kerala Fiasco
•    Christian Personal Laws in Chaos
•    College Campus Politics - Nocent or Innocent?
•    Constitution of India - The Nation's Safety Valve
•    Constitutional Amendments in India
•    Indian Casualties as Substitutes for American Cadavers in Occupied Iraq? No
•    Indian Policing - Some Social Dimensions
•    Information Explosion - A Vision Statement
•    Marad Massacre - A National Alarum
•    Transnational Corporations and Piracy of Ayurvedic Heritage
•    People's Commission on Perversion of our Patent Laws
•    Some New Light on Constitutional Law - A Review
•    The Marad Impasse - Omnious Portent
•    Blanket Ban on Strikes by Labour - A Judicial Excess?
•    Gujarat and Marad - Is Indian Secularism A Charade or A Soul under Siege
•    Mata Amritanandamayi - A Votarist Salutation
•    Two Constrasting Visionaries
•    Random Reflections on our Ancient Cultural Treasury
•    A Democratic Defeat without Personal Disappointment
•    A National Judicial Commission - A Command for Reforms
•    A Vibrant Vision and Militant Mission
•    Numerological Nostrum for Pathological Procrastination of the Judicature
•    Parliamentary Privileges, People's Freedoms and Judicial Invigilation
•    The Jurisprudence of Constitutional Camaraderie among the Great Institutions
•    A Case for National Prison Policy
•    Animal Citizen
•    Humanitarian Law- A Halting History of Global Evolution
•    Humanitarian Jurisprudence within the Parameters of a Global Democratic Order
•    Wounded Nature Vs. Human Future
•    Plachimada Patriotism - Toxicola Terrorism
•    Rabindranatha Tagore - The Assessment of a Visionary
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Author Details
Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
born on 15th November, 1915, in northern Kerala and educated in Annamalai and Madras Universities, practiced law and defended peasants and workers against the exploitation of the feudal lords who had full support of the colonial regime.
In 1956 Mr. lyer was elected initially to Madras Legislative Assembly and later, after reorganization of States, to the Kerala Assembly, where he was chosen as Minister in-charge of important portfolios like Home, Law, Social Welfare and Irrigation.
He was appointed judge of the Kerala High Court in July 1968 and became the Member of Indian Law Commission two years later. In 1973, the Supreme Court of India beckoned him where he played an important role in an era of judicial activism, public interest litigation, affirmative action through Courts and a wide ranging exercise of judicial review for which the Indian Judiciary is being hailed throughout the world today. Though his tenure in the Apex Court was relatively short, he managed to make a lasting impression on public mind. He is the author of numerous books and has penned innumerable articles and is a leading member of several social organizations and professional bodies. Mr. Justice lyer is an Honorary Visiting Professor of the National Law School and a promoter of its Community Law Reform Programme. He has been honoured with several coveted awards and distinctions from various organizations around the world.
He is the only Indian Judge on whom three doctoral thesis have been written by the scholars in three different Universities.
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