OCCASIONAL DIGEST

1. V.R.Krishna Iyer on the case for a council to choose Judges

2.A.G.Noorani’s review of David Pannick’s book, I Have To Move My Car: Tales of Unpersuasive Advocates and Injudicious Judges.

3.The bizarre story of a journalist-cum-editor in Mangalore, B.V.Seetaram, who was jailed for defamation.

4.Why sub-categorisation of Scheduled Castes in Tamil Nadu enjoys all-party support –separate slice.

5.Tarunabh Khaitan on RTI: dismantling the walls of secrecy

6.Three important books aim to bring clarity to the mostly misunderstood concept of judicial activism in India: My review of Courting Social Justice,(edited by Varun Gauri and Daniel M. Brinks,Cambridge Univ.Press), Shylashri Shankar’s Scaling Justice and Sudhir Krishnaswamy’s Democracy and Constitutionalism in India. (OUP).

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Anonymous
12 years ago

There is opposition to sub-quota for Dalits in Tamilnadu from dalit activists themselves.The Frontline story simply repeats views of one side.