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public interest litigation and access to justice

The development of public interest litigation in India has been one of the important legal developments of the past couple of decades. The following publications analyse specific aspects of public interest litigation. Some of them focus on the environment specifically while others are of more general import.

 

 

 

Selected Academic Documents on Public Interest Litigation

 

India: Public Interest Litigation - Survey 1997 - 1998

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: 33-34 Annual Survey of Indian Law (1997-98), p. 525
date: 1998
publication: academic
abstract full text PDF 629 [KB]
 

Public Interest Litigation (1995)

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: Annual Survey of Indian Law 1995 (1995), p. 395
date: 1995
publication: academic
abstract full text PDF 411 [KB]
 

Public Interest Litigation (1999)

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: 35 Annual Survey of Indian Law, 1999 p. 477
date: 1999
publication: academic
abstract full text PDF 452 [KB]
 

Public Interest Litigation: Potential and Problems

author(s): S. Muralidhar, Ashok H. Desai
source: in B.N. Kirpal et al. eds, Supreme but not Infallible - Essays in Honour of the Supreme Court of India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2000), p. 159
date: 2000
publication: academic
abstract full text PDF 510 [KB]
 

Selected Shorter Contributions on Public Interest Litigation

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conciliation, Mediation and Case Management

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: Special Address made at the International Conference on ADR, Conciliation, Mediation and Case Management organised by the Law Commission of India, New Delhi, 3-4 May 2003
date: 2003
publication: newspaper
abstract full text PDF  
 

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Problems of Access to Justice

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: Presentation made at the Maharashtra Judicial Exchange in Mubai on 16 November 2003
date: 2004
publication: newspaper
abstract full text PDF  
 

No Judgment, No Appeal - a Plea for Reviving the Mandate of Hoskot

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: Subash C. Raina & Usha S. Razdan, Law and Development An Anthology of Topical Legal Studies (New Delhi: Regency Publications, 2003), p. 180-186
date: 2003
publication: newspaper
abstract full text PDF  
 

Access to Justice

author(s): S. Muralidhar
source: Seminar #545 (January 2005)
date: 2005
publication: newspaper
abstract full text PDF  
 

The Disturbing Truth about an Execution

author(s): Usha Ramanathan
source: The Hindu, 13 March 2013
date: 2013
publication: newspaper
abstract full text PDF