About The Book
10 Judgements That Changed India, available in hardcover, is a collection of 10 judgments passed by the Supreme Court, that was critical in transforming the democracy of India. It describes the way these judgments redefined the life of Indians. The author has tried to inform the readers about the grave decisions made which affected the citizens socially and culturally.
The book contains 10 essays. Each one of them delves into different scenarios observed in the Indian legal system. From environmental jurisprudence and custodial deaths, to reservations, it explains all the legal concepts involved in these areas. 10 Judgements That Changed India gives the readers an insight into the judgments by reviewing them and exploring the impacts they had on the people.
In the book, the author gives the readers an overall picture of India’s legal system. The crucial cases like Maneka Gandhi versus Union of India, Union Carbide Corporation versus Union of India and Mohammed Ahmed Khan versus Shah Bano Begum and Olga Tellis versus Bombay Municipal Corporation, have been looked into extensively.
10 Judgements That Changed India, published on 1st September, 2013, attempts to disprove the point that India has a weak judiciary system. It also shows how some of the powerful judgments passed continue to affect the lives of common people even today. It discusses the proceedings of the court rigorously to give the readers an idea about how the judicial process works internally.