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Reminiscing on Law Brains (Bench, Bar and Academia)

Reminiscing on Law Brains (Bench, Bar and Academia)

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This book briefly speaks of a large number of judges of various levels of judicial hierarehy, State dignitaries with a legal background, law ministers, law officers, lawyers, law teachers, legal scholars and authors, of India and several other countries - both veterans and lesser known - who have according to the author been his inspirers, benefactors, detractors, teachers, classmates, friends, students, colleagues, admirers and critics, at various stages of his life. The account consists of the author's tributes, memoirs, appraisals and personal impressions, about the law men and women he has talked about and their major works.
The   book   also   contains   brief introductions of the institutions the author has been associated with, and his comments on a series of significant apex court decisions, from Aziz Ba&ha of 1968 concerning Aligarh Muslim University to Vishwa Lochan Madan of 2014 on the fatwa system and Shariat courts - as also on a large number of Supreme Court and High Court rulings of 1972-2014 in which his own views have been cited.
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Contents
Part I : Inspirations from the Past

1.     Syed Mahmood & Ameer All
        Immortal Judges of India's Past2
2.     PN Sen & Abdur Rahim
        Tagore Professors of Religious Jurisprudence   
3.     HB Sarda & HS Gour
        Pioneers of Family Law Reform
4.     Muhammad Iqbal
        Proponent of Islamic Legal Renaissance   
5.     Ashraf All Thanvi
        Theologian-Reformer of Muslim Law 
6.     Dinsha Fardunji Mulla
        Eminent Lawyer & Case Law Codifier   
7.     Zafarullah & Hamidullah
        Subcontinent's Great Law Brains in Exile   
8.     Abdur Rahman & Fyzee
        Eminent Scholars of Islamic Law   
9.     Radhabinod Pal & Nagendra Singh
        Our Great Judges of Yesteryears
10.   Setalvad & Seervai
         Our Great Lawyers of Yesteryears
Part II Apex Court Celebrities
1.     Shah Muhammad Sulaiman
        Great Judge Missed as First CJI
2.     Gajendragadkar & Wanchoo
        Two Chief Justices of 1960s
3.     Mohammad Hidayatullah
        Chief Justice & Vice-President of India
4.     SM Sikri, Shelat & Others
        Judges of Kesavananda Bharati Fame
5.     AN Ray & MH Beg
        CJIs of Habeus Corpus Case Infamy
6.    Chandrachud & Bhagwati
        CJIs Realizing Habeus Corpus Blunder
7.     Misra, Venkatachaliah & Verma
        CJI-Chairs of Human Rights Commission
8.     CJIs Ahmadi & Anand
        An Elderly Friend and a Classmate
9.     Khanna & Krishna lyer
        Noble Souls on Apex Court Bench
10.   Kuldip, Wadhwa & Bharucha
        Sweet and Sour Memories
11.   From Fathima to Banumathi
        Ladies on the Bench since 1989
12.   From Fazal All to Eqbal
        Apex Court's Muslim Judges
13.   From lyer to Lakshmanan
        Judge-Chairs of Law Commission
14.   Dharmadhikari, Katju & Kabir
        Friends on the Apex Court Bench
15.   Ranjan Gogol & CK Prasad
        Authors of Muslim Law Rulings 2014
16.   Learned Judges Citing My Works
        Three Decades of Rare Honour
Part III High Court Luminaries
1.   Tatachari, Ismail & Others
       Delhi HC Judges of Early Years
2.   Rangarajan & Deshpande
      Benefactors on High Court Bench
3.   Misra, Rohatgi & Goswamy
      Memories of Three Noble Souls
4.   Rajinder Sachar
      Renovator of Gopal Singh Legacy
5.   Ansari, Khan & Siddiqui
      Judge-Chairs of Minorities Commissions
6.   Badar Durrez Ahmed & Others
       DU Students on High Court Bench
7.   High Court Judges Beyond Delhi
       Sweet Memories & Tributes
8.   Learned Judges Citing My Works
      From Kerala 1972 to Delhi 2014
Part IV Government & Bar
1.   Shankar Dayal Sharma & Others
       Lawyer-Presidents and Premiers
2.   Yunus Saleem, Bhardwaj & Others
       Lawyer-Governors & Law Ministers
3.   Arif & Ansari
      Rajiv Gandhi's Shah Sana Ministers
4.   Desai, Sorabjee & Others
       Friends among Top Law Officers
5.   Agarwal, Jain & Others
      Friends among Law Secretaries
6.   Singhvi & Latifi
      Preeminent Lawyers of India
7.   Noorani & Engineer
      Distinguished Bombay Scholars
Part V : Academia
1.   RU Singh, VN Shukla & Others
       Learned Teachers in Lucknow
2.   Dean Hafeez-ul-Rahman & Others
      Learned Teachers-Colleagues
3.   Sir Norman Anderson & Others
      Learned Colleagues at Law Institute
4.   Lawyer Indira Jaising & Others
      Eminent Contemporaries in London
5.   Director SN Jain & Others Learned
      Colleagues at Law Institute
6.   Lotika Sarkar, Tripathi & Others
      Eminent Colleagues in Delhi University
7.   Madhava Menon & Ahmad Siddique
      Aligarh-Delhi Colleagues and Roomies
8.   Learned Associates in Amity
       Judges, Lawyers & Others
9.   My Illustrious Students in Fifty Years
        Today's VIPs, VCs and Professors
Part VI Beyond Homeland
1.   Sanhouri, Mahmassani & Amin
      Distinguished Law Brains of Middle East
2.   Ibrahim, Kamali & Hamid
      Eminent Legal Scholars of Malaysia
3.   Troll, Pearl & Menski
      Learned Scholar-Friends in Europe
4.   Giesen, Bsteh & Durham
      International Academic Partners
5.   Ishaq, Peerzada & Hossain
      Bar Friends in Pakistan & Bangladesh
6.   Cornelius & Bhagwandas
      Non-Muslim CJs of Islamic Pakistan
7.   Jillani, Rahman & Nasira Iqbal
      Friends in Pakistan Judiciary
8.   Learned Judges Elsewhere in East
      South Africa, Sri Lanka & Nepal
      Bibliography
      Statute Index Case Index
      Name Index
      Pictorial Memories
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