AN INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
by Neil Hawke, 2nd Edn.
Second Indian Reprint 1995
Administrative Law provides many of the safeguards which prevent Government becoming an intolerable evil. The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to administrative law and its control of Government powers indicating, wherever possible, the nature of those powers, the purpose of governmental functions as well as the scope and effectiveness of legal control. The book is divided into four parts covering the administrative agencies of Government, the nature, characteristics and sources of its powers, the judicial review of administrative action and the remedies for unlawful and irregular administrative action.
ADVOCACY (Legal Practice Handbook) by Avrom Sherr Second Indian Reprint
Although the most characteristic of legal skills, representing clients in courts and tribunals is a skill which until recently was not taught. It was picked up by watching others and trying out one's own fears with little, if any, feedback. This book aims to change all that. There are no war stories and no solecisms. The work of advocacy is clearly divided into its constituent parts and each element is covered in terms of both approach and content. The approach is to build upon the new advocate's existing skills rather than mimicking an imagined ideal. It is also intended to be fun to read.
HINTS ON ADVOCACY by Harris 18th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 1999
It is full of practical advice, useful hints and humorous comment; it makes entertaining and instructive reading; it covers the whole field of advocacy and is a sound guide to the beginner and a refresher to the trained advocate." Cambridge Law Journal
LEARNING LEGAL RULES by Holland & Webb, 2nd Edn. Second Indian
Reprint 1996 Rs.
The book brings together the theory, practice and structure of legal reasoning in an accessible style. The book explains how to uncover and exploit the mysteries of legal materials, and this is then used to draw the students into the techniques of legal analysis and argument and the operation of precedent and statutory interpretation.
THE LANGUAGE OF ADVOCACY by Keith Evans, First Indian Reprint 2000
Smooth and successful trial advocacy calls for specialised verbal skills and gadgetry which can take years to learn. This concise book discusses the language used by the most successful advocates throughout the English-speaking world and has been contributed to by distinguished lawyers from most of the English-speaking jurisdictions. As well as dealing extensively with the words and phrases of advocacy, it investigates other little appreciated but vastly important aspects of the technique of communication. The Language of Advocacy is essential reading for lawyers and students of advocacy on vocational courses.
ADVOCACY SKILLS by Michael Hyam 3rd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 150
Advocacy Skills enables the student practitioner to learn the technique of advocacy by way of an analytical approach. Judge Michael Hyam believes that the principles of advocacy may be learned by application and practice. He illustrates a method of preparing speeches which may be adapted to any kind of case, and this edition amplifies the chapters of this aspect of advocacy. The principles are explained by analysis and illustrated with examples of both good and bad practice. The reader will find that in this way the rules of good advocacy become clear and that potentially serious mistakes can be avoided.
GOLDEN RULES OF ADVOCACY by Keith Evans Third Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 125
The book is both practical and entertaining and is full of specific advice-over 80 crystal clear guidelines are discussed-avoiding the need to learn by trial and error. It is based on the personal experience of the author and has been described by lawyers as 'a bible of advocacy' and 'invaluable' as a review for the experienced advocate indispensable for the new practitioner.
ADVOCACY IN COURT - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE by Keith Evans, 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 150
Appearing as an advocate in court is the most challenging thing a lawyer can do, and most advocates would agree that it takes several years of experience to be truly competent, and some lawyers never rise to that basic standard. Keith Evans provides a guide to the basic skills and tools of the successful advocate in a clear and accessible style.
THE TECHNIQUE OF ADVOCACY by John H. Munkman, First Indian Reprint 1999
Contents Include: * Advocacy : Its Nature, Aims and Background, * The General Technique of Interrogation and the fallacies of Testimony, * Examination-in-Chief, * Cross Examination: Its aims and limitations; Cross Examination: Its techniques; Cross Examination: Preparation and Planning, * Re-Examination, - Legal Proof and the formulation of arguments, - The speeches, - General Strategy and tactics
THE BAR ON TRIAL by Robert Hazell, Second Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 150
The book is an essential reading for all those who want to learn, at the first hand, how the Bar really works and its disturbing findings will be of interest to any one concerned about the quality of justice, advocates training and their relations with bench and inns of the Courts.
LEARNING LEGAL SKILLS by Simon Lee & Marie Fox, 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 210
This is the first introductory book to concentrate on the acquisition of critical legal skills. The book consists of a wide range of materials and is suitable not only for a first year introduction to law or legal method course, but also for the development of legal skills throughout a three or four years course.
LEGAL RESEARCH (Law Finding & Problem Solving) (Legal Practice Handbook) by Victor Tunkel, Second Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 125
The book offers a step by step method for developing skills in law-`finding in the basic sources of English Law. It examines the tools available and explains how to use them, how to be up-to-date and how to detect pending developments with suggestions for directing one's research.
LEARNING THE LAW by Glanville Williams, 11th Edn. Eighth Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 110
Learning the Law is unique among law books. It does not say what the law is, rather, it aims to be a Guide, Philosopher and Friend to the reader at every stage of his legal studies. The book introduced legal problems and describes how to tackle them, how to look up points of law and how to make the best use of the time available for study. The new edition has been fully updated and will be essential reading for anyone embarking on the study of law or on a course that includes an element of law.
THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF BANKING by J. Milnes Holden,
First Indian Reprint 1998
These two companion volumes provide a lucid, essentially modern approach to banking law. VOLUME 1 : Banker and Customer, 5th Edition. This fully documented work is divided into three parts and discusses the relationship of banker and customer; banking operations, including the payment and collection of cheques and the accounts of different types of customer, with special attention given to company and partnership accounts. VOLUME 2 : Securities for Bankers' Advances, 8th edition. This edition provides detailed overage of the theory and practice relating to securities for bankers' advances.
LORD DENNING - A BIOGRAPHY by Edmund Heward, 2nd Edn. Second Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 250
Lord Denning the great judge had a passion for justice and was a doughty defender of the individual and the unprivileged. He sought to protect the common man against abuse of power, whether by the state, the Trade Unions or the great corporations. He did what he could to help deserted wives. In 1963 the Public Orator at Cambridge said ''This man considers that the rigours of laws and precedent should be tempered by human feeling for 'He who clings to the letter is clinging to a cork.'' He was sensitive to what ordinary people thought and had the common touch.
AND WIG- MEMOIRS OF A LORD JUSTICE by Robin Dunn First Indian
Reprint 1997 Rs.
The first part of Sword and Wig describes in sharp focus the European and Desert theatres in World War II. The second part of the book follows the meteoric legal career of Lord Justice Dunn after his call to the Bar in 1948. Always alive to the main issues, and using his varied common law and criminal cases to bolster his arguments. Part II, gives a graphic and intriguing "behind the scenes", insight into the working of the Bar, its techniques and ethics, which remains highly topical today. The book emphasises the link between changes in our social attitudes and changes in the law-especially in Sir Robin's speciality of Family Law. Apart from Lord Denning's this is the first autobiography of a Lord Justice.
NO PITY- People With Disabilities, Forging a New Civil Rights Movement by Joseph P. Shapiro, First Indian Reprint 1994 Rs. 115
"Joseph Shapiro has crafted an interesting book from which everyone can benefit. For those wanting to understand the background against which the Americans with Disabilities Act was framed. This is an excellent primer. At the same time seasoned veterans of the movement will find within a refreshing review of the personalities and activities of the Disabilities Civil Rights Movement. And for parents seeking a glimpse of possibilities for their child, this book cannot fail to inspire." 1. King Jordan President, Gallaudet University.
COMPANY LAW by Boyle & Bird, 3rd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 595
Boyle & Birds' Company Law, now in its third edition, provides complete and authoritative coverage of this complex area of law. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to keep pace with the constant changes in the theory and practice of company law. It also takes into account the increasing impact of EC policy on U.K. company legislation, the book concentrates on practical issues, which makes it an invaluable reference for both practitioners and those involved in day-to-day company administration.
COMPANY LAW by Mayson, French & Ryan, 15th Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 650
Mayson, French and Ryan on Company Law is now established as the book which can be relied on for an up-to-date, accurate and readable account of company law. It is revised every year with a new edition appearing in September, so that students and practitioners can be sure that they are referring to the most up-to-date text available. Its great appeal is its ability to present company law, with all its intricacy and detail, in a straightforward fashion.
COMPUTER LAW by Chris Reed, 3rd Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 325
This book introduces the reader to the principles of law which govern dealings in, and the use of, computer technology and proposes solutions to commonly encountered problems. Written by authors who are acknowledged experts in their respective fields, Computer Law provides clear coverage which is not only of use to lawyers, but also to businesses and scientists for whom computing technology is an integral part of their daily activities.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE LAW OF THE CONSTITUTION by A.V. Dicey, 10th Edn. Third Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 375
An introductory book on the study of the law of the Constitution does not pretend to be even a summary, much less a complete account of Constitutional Law. It deals with two or three guiding principles which pervade the modern Constitution. Not only the doctrines (for example, the Sovereignty of Parliament) which are the foundation of the existing Constitution have been specially emphasised, but the book also constantly illustrates English Consti-tutionalism by comparisons between it and the Constitutionalism on the one hand of the United States, and on the other of the French Republic.
ESSAYS IN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW by Heuston 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 225
Main Contents Include : •Sovereignty; •The Rule of Law; •The Royal Prerogative; •Parliamentary Privilege; •Personal Liberty; •Civil Disorder; •Administrative Law.
CASES IN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW by Keir & Lawson, 6th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 325
This new edition of a long established book contains five sections, on Legislation, Prerogative, Military Law, Maintenance of Order and Martial Law, Parliamentary Privilege, and Judicial control of Public Authorities, which cover comprehensively all major aspects of Constitutional Law. Each section is sub-divided into chapters on particular topics which include an introduction to the topic followed by relevant cases.
CONSTITUTION, GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS by M.V. Pylee 2000 Edn.
The Constitution of India has unique features. It is firmly based on the principles of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity. It prohibits discrimination of people on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. The fathers of our Constitution were keen to see that not only economic progress was achieved at a fast rate but also the resources of the nation were distributed equitably. To what extent have we achieved the objective so eloquently proclaimed by the constitution? A big question indeed! The essays included in this volume deal with this question, not in a comprehensive or exhaustive manner covering all aspects of the working of the Constitution, Government, Legislature and the Judiciary, but touching on all these.
CONSTITUTIONS OF THE WORLD by M.V. Pylee, 2000 Edn. Rs 1150
Constitutions of the World is a unique publication consisting of 39 Constitutions of the World from Albania to the United States of America. It covers a wide spectrum. There are Constitutions, the texts of which runs into hundreds of pages. At the same time there are others which are quite brief. For example, the Constitution of India is reputed to be the largest whereas the United States of America is the shortest. This volume, Constitutions of the World, would prove to be an excellent reference work for lawyers, legislatures and students of Law, Political Science and other related subjects.
JUDICIAL REVIEW AND THE LAW OF THE CONSTITUTION
by Sylvia Snowiss Second Indian Reprint 1996
Sylvia Snowiss presents a new interpretation of the origin of judicial review. Snowiss traces the development of judicial review from American Independence through the tenure of John Marshall as Chief Justice, showing that Marshall's role was far more innovative and decisive than has yet been recognized. Her reinterpretation offers a new perspective on assumptions about intent and the status of constitutional text made both implicitly and explicitly by contending sides in the fundamental rights debate. More important, it reopens and recasts the problem of constitutional law-the relationship between its legal and political components.
CONSTITUTIONAL CHOICES by Laurence H. Tribe, Professor Alpheus Thomas Mason, First Indian Reprint, 2000 Rs. 350
In Constitutional Choices, Laurence Tribe boldly moves beyond the seemingly endless debate over which judicial approaches to enforcing the Constitution are ''legitimate'' and which are not. Arguing that all claims to legitimacy must remain suspect. Tribe focuses on the choices that must be made in resolving actual constitutional controversies. ''Constitutional Choices is a worthy successor to Tribe's American Constitutional Law,...... which now ranks as a classic.
A TREATISE ON THE SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT by Fry 6th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 625
The book has long been recognised as one of the high authority and the standard work on the subject. An attempt to inquire into the principles which govern Courts of Equity in the Specific Performance of Contracts. The present work is designed to elucidate the principles of specific performance in general, and the contract of sale only so far as it requires attention as one of the contracts which the Court enforces. A Lawyer would reasonably expect to find in a treatise bearing the title of this volume.
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION by Gross, 5th Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 550
This book is a practical textbook of instruction for all engaged in investing crime. It not only deals in detail with subjects coming directly within the province of a criminal investigator, but also informs that official in what cases and in what manner specialists may or must be resorted to. At what stage of the inquiry the role of the expert begins, depends almost entirely upon the person conducting the inquiry. This volume is designed to be a working handbook for all engaged or interested in Criminal Investigation.
SUSPECT DOCUMENTS- Their Scientific Examination by Wilson R. Harrison Second Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 575
The book is a tremendously important task embodying the developments in microscopy, photography and micro-chemical analysis. It provides a wealth of information on the deciphering of erasures, the identifying of finger prints, the discovery of invisible writing, the establishment of the age of ball-point pen documents, the tracing or writing, authorship of type-written matter and many similar subjects.
HARRIS'S CRIMINAL LAW 22nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 595
Harris's Criminal Law has long been an established classic, giving a broader prospect of the field of criminal law and a more practical approach than is possible in the average textbook. This edition has had to be completely revised and rewritten. It is natural that social attitudes should change and that government policy should change with them; this is not peculiar to any particular period, but this state of affairs, combined with the gradual trend towards codification and simplification has resulted in a veritable torrent of new legislation. The authors of the present edition have tried throughout to maintain a fair balance between that practical approach and academic legal theory, and to retain Harris's essentially compendious nature without losing its encyclopaedic quality.
TEXT BOOK OF CRIMINAL LAW by Glanville Williams, 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 750
This book states the principles with explanatory detail and discussion of fundamentals. The additions are for practitioners who may find the summaries of the chapters useful as a guide to the book. The text has been extensively revised and rewritten at many places.
BROOM'S LEGAL MAXIMS by Broom's, 10th Edn. Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 475
"Dr. Herbert Broom's book of Legal Maxims, first published in England in 1845, is a legal classic. It explains and illustrates their meaning, shows the various exceptions to the rules they enunciate, and the qualifications which must be borne in mind when they are applied. The maxims are classified under headings like public policy; administrative law, acquisition, enjoyment and transfer of property; interpretation of statutes and written instruments, contracts, evidence."-Lawyers Collective etc.
DICTIONARY OF LAW by L.B. Curzon, 4th Edn. Rs.
The fourth edition of this classic dictionary contains comp-rehensive explanation of the principles, practices and pro-cedures of English Law with clear, concise definitions of legal words and phrases, including Latin terms alongwith developments in recent legislation, case law and legal practice which are extensively cross referenced.
A DICTIONARY OF LEGAL QUOTATIONS by James & Stebbings, Third Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 150
This book contains over 2000 quotations on law and related areas. In order to assist the reader the collection is divided into topics such as : Advocacy, Commerce, Contracts, Crim-inals, Government, Judges, Juries, Justice, Law, Lawyers, Litigation, Police, Prison, Punishment, Tax and Wills, followed by keyword Index and Index of Authors.
THE POCKET LAW LEXICON by A.W. Motion 8th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1996 Rs. 250
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Having had this book on my desk for several weeks and having consulted it on some of the subtle terminological problems which vexed the searching minds of my students. I can testify to its usefulness. The work is complete and compact, and the references are dependable and informative. Particularly useful is the list of abbreviations used in citing law reports." Solicitor.
CONCISE LAW DICTIONARY by Osborn's 8th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 215
Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary explains often complex legal vocabulary in a way that is both informative and easy to understand. The result is that the new edition of this well established dictionary will be an accessible source of reference for students, practitioners and those in contact with the law through their work. It explains phrases and words from English and European law. This new edition has been updated by a team of contributors all of whom are involved in the teaching of law at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Their expertise in many diverse areas of law is apparent in the definition of difficult concepts which are expressed succinctly and with clarity.
CONCISE COMMERCIAL DICTIONARY by Osborn & Grandage, First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 165
Ranging widely over everyday business parlance this handy book explains hundreds of such technical terms in useful detail. It is an essential tool which should be used whenever there is the slightest danger that obscurity and doubt, about the meaning and effect of a commercial usage, may lead to a misunderstanding.The Concise Commercial Dictionary will be a boon for businessmen and students alike.
LATIN FOR LAWYERS by Sweet & Maxwell, 3rd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 225
The First Part consists of a course in Latin, written by E. Hilton Jackson of the American Bar, in which legal maxims and phrases are used as a basis of instruction. The maxims and phrases thus utilized comprise three hundred and eighty-five in all. The Second Part has been extensively revised and contains a collection of over eleven hundred Latin Maxims, accom-panied by an English translation and their legal aspect. The Third Part consists of a vocabulary of all the Latin words in Part II, together with a number of other Law-Latin words. A Subject- Index is appended at the end.
MAXIMS by Trayner's, 4th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 395
The book aims to combine correctness of statement with clearness of expression by endeavouring to offer the most intelligible explanation of the maxims and phrases and to give the most apposite illustration of their meaning and application. The work is useful to reader to acquire a know-ledge of the technical import and application of the Latin Maxims and phrases which in many cases could not be acquired by a mere knowledge of classical Latin. The book received favourable reviews in legal press. The Scots Law Times describing it as a work invaluable to the whole legal community, scientific jurists, practitioners and students.
LEXICON by Wharton's 14th Edn. Indian Reprint 1999
This famous dictionary forms an epitome of the law of England under statute and case law and containing explanations of technical terms and phrases, ancient, modern and commercial with selected titles relating to the Civil, Scots and Indian Law. The dictionary is an assets to the legal Professionals, who will find it useful and authentic.
ON PLEADINGS AND PRACTICE by Odger 20th Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000
Contents : An Introductory Survey; Matters to be Considered before Writ; The Writ and its Indorsement; Matters to be Considered after Writ; Procedure under Order 14; Pleadings; Material Facts; Certainty; Answering your Opponents Pleading; Attacking your Opponents Pleading; Amendment; Statement of Claim; Defence; Set Off and Counter Claim; Reply, etc.; Discovery of Documents; Settling or Withdrawing an Action; Summons for Directions; Interrogatories; Advice on Evidence; Trial; Actions by Writ in the Chancery Division; Other Causes and Matters in the Chancery; Appeals; Execution and Enforcement of Judgements; Costs.
A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO CONVEYANCING by Abbey & Richard First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 325
A Practical Approach to Conveyancing is a direct and approachable guide through the vagaries of the English conveyancing system. It provides practical solutions to many of the more commonplace difficulties. Helpful checklists are provided, together with precedent documents, clauses and forms that together make up an invaluable procedural structure for anyone interested in conveyancing.
A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO LEGAL ADVICE AND DRAFTING by Blake Susan, 5th Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 325
A Practical Approach to Legal Advice & Drafting offers practical help; it explains how a practicing lawyer should approach advising a client, how to prepare a case and draft particular documents. The relevant skills are put very firmly into a legal context and appropriate statutory rules, rules of court and case law are included in every area.
PLEADINGS WITHOUT TEARS- A Guide to Legal Drafting
William by M. Rose, 4th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999
The book takes a personal and common sense look at the subject of legal drafting. Rather than merely providing a series of precedents, the author sets out what he considers to be fundamental rules common to all good pleadings. It contains a wealth of practical examples and anecdotes, and is illustrated throughout with cartoons. Although its style is light and entertaining, the detailed analysis and explanation of the examples provided are designed to help the readers acquire an understanding of pleading without even realising it.
LEGAL WRITING & DRAFTING (LEGAL PRACTICE
HANDBOOK) by Paul Rylance First Indian Reprint 2000
Although the art of legal writing and drafting has been practised for as long as there have been laws and lawyers, it is only recently that the subject has been recognised as worthy of serious study. Traditional training methods which have been handed down from generation to generation have not served the profession well. Legal writing is often accused of suffering from a lack of clarity owing to its lengthy intricate construction and antiquated forms of expression. People read legal writing not because they want to, but because they have to. Lawyers need to learn to write in good, clear English that their clients understand. This book aims to give guidance in good practice to those just starting out on a legal career so that bad habits are eliminated from the outset rather than perpetuated.
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMIC REVOLUTION-How Business will thrive and earth survive in the years to come by Michael Silverstein First Indian Reprint 1995 Rs. 65
"The book contains technological, philosophical and market insights of great value to any person concerned with the link between ecological health and economic health. It is a practical guide for business people, environmentalists and job-seekers wishing to apply advanced analysis of how new environmental imperatives are reshaping the global economy and workforce needs." Susan Cohn, author of Green at Work An Indo-American Co-operative Publishing
EVIDENCE by Peter Murphy 5th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 395
This fifth edition deals with the many important changes in the law of evidence since the publication of the fourth edition in 1992. It includes full treatment of the radical new provisions of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act, 1994, which have completely rewritten the law on the right to silence, the accused's failure to explain certain incriminating evidence and the rules of corroboration. This edition also analyses the many important cases decided since the last edition, including those in the areas of hearsay, confessions, the codes of Practice character evidence, privilege and public policy.
LAW OF FRAUD AND MISTAKE by Kerr, 7th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 595
The book is a composite work on fraud, misrepresentation and mistake instead of one where fraud and mistake were dealt with as separate subjects. Every representation, fraudulent or innocent, for which the Acts give relief, leads to what is in fact a mistake. The practitioner dealing with fraud and mistake will find it convenient to have them dealt with together. It has been sought to remove the ambiguity which resulted from persistence in using the term "fraud" to describe much that was merely misrepresentation, which might be fraudulent or innocent.
ESSAYS IN CLASSICAL AND MODERN HINDU LAW by J. Duncan M. Derrett First Indian Reprint 1995 Rs. 1650
Volume One : Dharmasastra and Related Ideas, Volume Two : Consequences of the Intellectual Exchange, with the Foreign Powers, Volume Three : Anglo-Hindu Legal Problems, Volume Four : Current Problems and the Legacy of the Past.
HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTS by P.R. Ghandhi First Indian Reprint 1999
This book has been compiled by P.R. Ghandhi, who is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Reading where he specialises in Human Rights Law. The book contains all the relevant regional and international instruments and covers the essential United Nations resolutions and international conventions.
OCCASIONS by Andrew Lothian First Indian Reprint 1996 Rs. 275
There are bound to be lighter moments even in the courts presided over by judges, whose severe at times soporific looks do not encourage humour of any sort. The author is a practising advocate and also a popular columnist. The volume is an anthology that brings together short and snappy excerpts from the works of these and other authors, bearing on law and courts, covering the Bar and the Bench. The material is arranged in five parts-the literary giants, the seat of judgment, criminal matters, the civil side, and some last things. This covers a wide range in subjects and period.
TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS-An
Appealing Anthology of Legal Humour by Daniel White First Indian Reprint 2000
From judge to jurist and counsel to clerk, anyone in the legal world - and all those who have tangled with it - will find much to laugh at in this entertaining anthology which humorously explores the people, myths and jargon of this most venerable profession. Including snippets of parody and satire, fables and fantastic cases, light verse and clever cartoons, Trials and Tribulations will prove a delight to anyone who enjoys witty writing.
SOD'S LAWS- A Book of Bizarre and Unusual Laws by Richard De'ath First Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 225
In this hilarious (and informative!) book, Richard De'ath has collected together the most incredible, the most amusing and the most amazing laws that exist throughout the world, ranging from hairdressers who can break the law by eating onions; animals that risk imprisonment by grazing on private property; and even couples who are under legal threat if they make love in a car and accidentally sound the horn! The law has a punishment for each and every one of these cases-and judges have meted them out, too.
BOOK OF LEGAL ANECDOTES by Peter Hay, First Indian Reprint 1998
An anecdote is a short account of an interesting incident-often humorous, frequently informative and always entertaining. The Book of Legal Anecdotes recounts tales of wit and wisdom about lawyers and the law from around the world. From the world's greatest legal minds and indeed an anecdote that gives a vivid glimpse into an event or a personality can be worth a hundred pages of a biography or text. The anecdotes in the book were selected to be of lasting value for professionals and aficionados alike. It is a volume to savor and to dip into again and again.
UNCOMMON LAW & MORE UNCOMMON LAW (In 2 Parts) by A.P. Herbert First Indian Reprint (In 2 Parts) 1998 Rs. 495
A.P. Herbert's Uncommon Law-a collection of Misleading Cases contains many more sly jests at the absurdities of English law and will teach the reader more about the Legal processes than lawyers know themselves . Its further Volume of classic humour, being a companion volume, coupled with his gentle observations on human frailties, make More Uncommon Law unusual and highly entertaining reading.
LEGAL FICTIONS- MORE LEGAL FICTIONS- FINAL LEGAL FICTIONS (In 3 Parts) by A. Laurence Polak, Second Indian Reprint (In 3 Parts), 1998 Rs. 375
LEGAL FICTIONS is a novel and amusing collection of the well-known stories of ancient mythology brought into Court and dressed in the garb of a modern trial. In the companion volume MORE LEGAL FICTIONS the cases are culled from the plays of Shakespeare, whose familiar characters make their appearance in the modern courts. FINAL LEGAL FICTIONS is the third in the series. These are imaginary law cases founded on well-known stories from the Operas and Folk-lore.
MISCELLANY-AT- LAW-A diversion for lawyers and
others & A SECOND MISCELLANY- AT- LAW- A further diversion for lawyers and
others (In 2 parts) by R.E. Megarry, First Indian Reprint (In 2 Parts)
A vastly entertaining book, which will give the greatest pleasure to lawyers everywhere. It is not only entertaining and fascinating reading, it is also a work of considerable research and learning too. It is filled with wit and humour and it deserves a place in the library of every lawyer who cares for the law and the great good fellowship that goes with it. Law Quarterly Review.
KERR ON INJUNCTIONS by Kerr, 6th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 795
Contents:- * Injunctions in General, * The Nature and Limits of the jurisdiction of the High Courts of Justice by Injunction, * Injunctions against the violation of Common Law Rights, Waste, Trespass, Nuisance, The Infringements of Patents, Passing off and Piracy of Trade Marks & Names, the Infringement of Copyright, the disclosure of confidential, Communications, Papers, Secrets, etc., the Publication of Libel, Slander of Title and Threats of Proceedings, Executors, Trustees, between partners, mortgagor and Mortgagee. * Injunctions against companies, corporations, clubs, societies, Trade Unions etc., & Injunctions to stay wrongful acts of a special nature.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY : PATENTS, COPYRIGHT, TRADE MARKS AND ALLIED RIGHTS by W.R. Cornish, 2nd Edn. Fifth Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 390
This Second Edition is fully updated, continues to provide comprehensive coverage of the whole spectrum of intellectual property law as it applies in the U.K. The Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 made extensive changes to the law. This authoritative text is essential for both students and teachers of intellectual property law. Practicing lawyers, and patent and trademark agents will find Cornish an excellent guide to a complex area of considerable importance.
COMMERCIAL EXPLOITATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY by
Pearson & Miller, Second Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 390
Intellectual Property is vital to the success of any industrial and commercial activity. If Companies are to compete at home or abroad they must be able to stop others copying their ideas, products and designs. The fact that the major industrialised countries, West Germany in particular, are so active in protecting their inventions simply proves that it is an area which cannot be ignored. It is written for people who need to learn about Intellectual Property but have no specialist knowledge. Property while the non-specialist lawyer will find that the book gives a clear introduction to the subject.
THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS by D.W.
Bowett, 4th Edn. Third Indian Reprint 1998
The first three parts of the book deal respectively with global institutions (e.g. the United Nations and GATT), regional institutions and judicial institutions (e.g. the International Court of Justice and the Court of Justice of the European Communities). The structure of the institutions is described and explained and the legal effects of the work of the institutions is examined. In Part 4 the various problems which are common to most institution are discussed. The book will also be a useful tool for students of international relations, those actually involved in the work of international organisations, international lawyers and diplomats throughout the world.
INTERNATIONAL LAW DOCUMENTS by Malcolm D. Evans, 4th
Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000
This has been compiled by Malcolm D. Evans, who is a Senior lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol, specialising in Public International Law. It contains a selection of the conventions, protocols and other instruments. The fourth edition has been updated and expanded to include the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the amended version of the European Convention on Human Rights, the Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings. It also includes the Draft Articles on State Responsibility as adopted by the International Law Commission in 1996. Part 1 of the 1993 Criminal Justice Act and the 1998 Human Rights Act have been added to the selection of domestic instruments.
A MANUAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW by Schwarzenberger, 5th Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 375
This fifth edition of the Manual maintains its continuity with the earlier editions. The presentations of the rules of international customary law is based primarily on international law as applied in international judicial and Anglo-American practice. Although further developed, the systematic arrangement of the material adopted in the earlier editions has been retained. As before, international law is viewed as a system of fairly stable and interlocking rules of international customary law on which, from time to time, more ambitious superstructures, varying in permanence and significance, have been grafted by way of treaty.
ON STATUTE LAW 7th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999
The object of this treatise is to set forth in a methodical way the rules now in force for the interpretation of British Statutes, domestic and overseas, and to explain their effect and operation . It does not profess to be a digest of all the judicial decisions in which dicta are to be found on the subject cited, but contains a selection from the leading cases on the points discussed, or from cases which contain judicial dicta of the greatest weight and pertinence
STATUTORY INTERPRETATION by Eskridge, First Indian Reprint, 2000
Eskridge's book is a most distinguished contribution to the literature on the interpretation of statutes; it confirms his leading position in this important area of legal theory. Not since Hart and Sack's famous book on the legal process, or Calabresi's A Common Law for the Age of Statutes, have we had so fruitful and stimulating an exploration of the mystries of legal interpretation, and Eskridge's book surpasses those of his distinguished predecessors in theoretical sophistication.'' - Richard A. Posner Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
CONSTRUCTION OF DEEDS & STATUTES by Odgers, 5th Edn. Second Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 375
Contents:- Part I -Deeds and Other Instruments. The Nature of a Deed; Alterations and Erasures; General Rules of Interpretation; Ambiguities and Equivocations; Some Miscellaneous.
SUPREME COURT AND THE IDEA OF PROGRESS by Bickel First Indian Reprint 1998
"Process is what especially concerned him- the relationship between the legal and the Political process in a country where the two are uniquely intermixed. If he criticized something done by the courts for the stated purpose of speeching school desegregation, that did not mean that he favoured state imposed racial discrimination; in fact he abhorred it. He was concerned, rather, about trying to solve complicated problems by legal formulas instead of leaving them to the give and take of the political process".-Anthony Lewis.
THE LEAST DANGEROUS BRANCH-THE SUPREME COURT AT THE BAR OF POLITICS by Bickel, First Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 250
"Dozens of books have examined and debated the court's role in the American System. Yet there remains great need for the scholarship and perception, the sound sense and clear view Alexender Bickel brings to the discussion ........ Students of the court will find much independent and original thinking supported by wide knowledge. Many Judges could read the book with profit." -Donovan Richardson, Christian Science Monitor.
MORALITY OF CONSENT by Bickel, First Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 150
Presents the core of (Bickel's) legal and political philosophy .... In the five essays that compose this volume Bickel explores the relationship between morality and law, examining the role of the Constitution and Supreme Court in our political process, the nature of citizenship, the First Amendment civil disobedience, and the moral authority of the intellectual .... All will be stimulated by Bickel's thoughtful message."- Perspective.
THE PHILOSOPHY AND METHOD OF LAW by Bodenheimer, Revised Edition, 2nd Indian
"The book is a substantial contribution to the literature on jurisprudence of a very high standard. It seems to combine all the required qualities:it is eminently readable, it is up to date, it is stimulating, it is inclusive of all the main topics that one would expect to find in a book of jurisprudence, and it is thought provoking. Most of all it is very scholarly"-Modern Law Review.
THE NATURE OF THE JUDICIAL PROCESS by Benjamin N.
Cardozo, Third Indian Reprint 2000
In this famous treatise Benjamin N Cardozo from 1932-1938 Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court describes in simple and understandable language the conscious and unconscious processes by which a judge decides a case. "It would be exceedingly difficult to state in a more admirable fashion the part which a judges notion of social utility may properly play in the judicial process and we find ourselves in cordial agreement with it. The book is truly scientific in spirit and method presenting its subject with the balance restraint and clarity which have marked the author's distinguished service as a judge". Harlan F. Stone.
INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL SYSTEM by J.D.M. Derrett, First Indian Reprint 1999
Contents Include:- * Roman Law by J.A.C. Thomas, * Jewish Law by Ze'ev W. Falk, * Islamic Law by N.J. Coulson, * Hindu Law by J. Duncan M. Derrett, * Chinese Law by H. Mc Aleavy, * African Law by A.N. Allott, * English Law by A.K.R. Kiralfy.
LAW AND PUBLIC OPINION IN ENGLAND by A.V. Dicey, 2nd
Edn. Second Indian Reprint 1998
The book is an attempt to follow out the connection or relation between a century of English legislation and successive currents of opinion. The book is, in fact, an endeavour to bring the growth of English laws during a hundred years. It is a work of inference or reflection. It is written with the object, of drawing from some of the best known facts of political, social, and legal history. The book also contains a preface by E.C.S. Wade and it is accompanied by a new Introduction, the object of which is to trace and to comment upon the rapid changes in English law and in English legislative opinion which have marked the early years of the twentieth century.
TAKING RIGHTS SERIOUSLY by Ronald Dworkin, Second Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 295
It is a rare treat-important, original philosophy that is also a pleasure to read. Dworkin argues vigorously, imaginatively, and elegantly". -The Yale Law Review. "The most significant book on philosophy of law in this decade and surely one of the more interesting ones of the century "Ethics" Dworkin's writing launches a frontal attack on the two concepts, utilitarianism and legal positivism, that have dominated Anglo-American jurisprudence in the 20th Century.....Dworkin's theories have created shock waves among jurisprudential scholars". -Time Magazine.
TO LEGAL THEORY by Finch, 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 2000
The aim of this book is to give an insight into analyses of the nature of law, in a way which is straight forward and yet does not spare students the process of thinking problems out fully. It is much more a self contained course than a reference book, but it can also provide the basis for wider studies in the field of legal theory. The course is presented in the form of a comparative study within a manageable framework. The views of a number of jurists are examined and specific themes which the reader will find useful, both within the framework of the book and beyond it, are emphasised.
FRIEDMAN'S LEGAL THEORY by W. Friedmann, 5th Edn. First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 395
Contents Include : The Place and Function of Legal Theory; Greek Philosophy and the Basic Problems of Law; Law, Justice, Ethics and Social Morality; Science and Legal Theory; Legal Theory and Social Evolution; The Principal Autonomies in Legal Theory; The Problem of Natural Law; Ancient Theories; The Middle Ages; Reason and The Law of Nature; Natural Law and Social Contract; Twilight of Natural Law Ideology; Natural Law Theories in Anglo-American Development; Revival of Natural Law Theories; German Transcendental Idealism; Neo-Kantian Philosophy and Scientific Legal Idealism; Modern Value Philosophies and the Law; Historical Evolution as a Guide to Legal Thought; Biology, Society and Legal Evolution; Modern Sociological Theories of Law; Positivism in Modern Philosophy; Analytical legal Positivism; Positivism and the Analysis of Legal Concepts; Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law; Pragmatic Positivism; Law and Pursuit of Interest; The New Legal Idealism; Ideals of Justice; Socialist and Communist Theories of Law; Neo-Scholastic Doctrine and Modern Catholic Legal Philosophy; Legal Values of Modern Democracy; Legal Ideas and Judicial Law-Making; English American and Continental Approaches to Law; Corporate Personality in Theory and Practice; State Sovereignty and International Order.
IN A CHANGING SOCIETY by W. Friedmann, 2nd Edn. First Indian Reprint 1996
Law in a changing society is a classic work on contemporary thought. Professor Friedmann writes of the law's great themes its complex interaction with social change, its intervention into economics and the environment, its balance of public power and private rights, its place in the growth of international order, its own changing role in the interdependent society with insight, imagination and an exciting breadth of scholarship. The book is divided into six parts: Instruments of Legal Change; Social Change and Legal Institutions; Economic Power, the State and the Law; The Growing Role of Public Law; The changing Scope of International Law; The Function of Law in Contemporary Society.
MORALITY OF LAW by Lon L. Fuller, Second Indian Reprint 2000
In a lengthy new concluding chapter labelled "A Reply to Critics," Lon L. Fuller extends and clarifies his definition of the relation between law and morality put forward in the first edition of The Morality of Law. His original argument distinguishes between the morality of duty and the morality of aspiration, both of which bear on the design and operation of social institutions: the former by setting the necessary preconditions of any purposive social endeavour, the latter by suggesting the directions for such endeavour.
A THEORY OF JUSTICE by John Rawls, First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 395
In this book Mr. Rawls attempts to account for those propositions, which he believes express our intuitive convictions of the primacy of justice. To this end he presents his theory of justice. The principles of justice he sets forth are those that free and rational persons would accept in an initial position of equality. In this hypothetical situation, which corresponds to the state of nature in social contract theory, no one knows his place in society; his class position or social status; his fortune in the distribution of natural assets and abilities; his intelligence, strength, and the like; or even his conception of the good, Thus, deliberating behind a veil of ignorance, men determine their rights and duties.
RULEMAKING : HOW GOVERNMENT AGENCIES WRITE LAW AND MAKE POLICY by C.M. Kerwin, First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 190
Rulemaking is the single most important function performed by agencies of government. This Book is the first general text of rulemaking intended for students and practitioners of public administration, political science, and public policy. The problems that beset rulemaking, and the prospects for solving them, are given extensive attention. Familiar topics, such as basic rule-making procedure and judicial consideration of rules, are reviewed. The book considers the historical origins of rulemaking; patterns of public participation in the develop-ment of rules; the management of rulemaking; etc. etc.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAW by Roscoe Pound, Second Indian Reprint 1998 Rs. 175
"Among books of similar scope, this is the recognized American classic. Those who read this book will have the strange privilege of thinking things to-gether in the law from the beginning of written history to the moment, Pound sent his writing to the printer. Through this writing of Pound's they can see what it is to deal with the whole objective world in the law as a freeman should, knowing how things have happened fortunately or unfortunately; logically or through some kind of hardly explicable human conduct"- American Bar Association Journal.
THE PROVINCE AND FUNCTION OF LAW - A Study in Jurisprudence by Julius Stone, First Indian Reprint 2000 Rs. 795
The book present a systematic survey of common law juristic thought for legal scholars generally, at least from Austin onwards. It also aims to provide a critical assessment of the contemporary operation and growth of the principal common law doctrines. Second, for legal practitioners (especially those engaged on appellate and advisory work) it seeks to systematise and document, within the covers of a single volume, an otherwise hopelessly dispersed literature; and to provide, on major points, some guidance for further research. Third, this volume may have some interest as a new text book for undergraduate and post-graduate courses in jurisprudence and the social sciences.
SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF LAW AND JUSTICE by Julius Stone, First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 750
This volume of Julius Stone with earlier Legal System and Lawyers' reasonings and Human Law and Human Justice, completes a trilogy of books. Their objective is to restate for the more complex world of the second half-century the positions which first tried to state comprehensively in The Province and Function of Law. In pursuing this objective the author have struggled to capture and preserve, so far as one mind can, the continuity in the streams of thought on these matters into the present days.
LEGAL SYSTEM AND LAWYERS REASONINGS by Julius Stone, First Indian Reprint 1999 Rs. 395
This is the first of three works in which it is sought to survey the contemporary problems falling within the field of jurisprudence. Its purpose is to study the processes of judicial and juristic thought, and the place therein of logic and other kinds of reasoning; and to do this against a background understanding of the elements of unity and disunity within a going legal order. For this reason it is sought to set the study within an orderly examination of the nature and definitions and basic conceptions of Law.
An Introduction to Islamic Law by Joseph Schacht First Indian Reprint 1997 Rs. 195
An Introduction to Islamic Law present a broad account of our knowledge of the history and of the outlines of the system of Islamic Law. It is intended in the first place not for specialists, although it is hoped that it will attract students to this particularly rewarding branch of Islamic studies, but for readers interested in history, social sciences, and comparative law. Islamic law is the key to understanding the essence of one of the great world religions, it still casts its spell over the laws of contemporary Islamic states, and it is in itself a remarkable manifestation of legal thought.
History of Islamic Law by N.J. Coulson First Indian Reprint 1997
Continuously reprinted and updated since its first publicatiion in 1964, Professor Coulson's classic introduction of Islamic Law remains as relevant today as ever. It is the only complete description of the history of Islamic jurisprudence from its origins, through the Medieval period to the present, and will appeal to the readers, Noel J. Coulson was Professor of Oriental Laws at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.