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An independent, colonial judiciary : a history of the Bombay High Court during the British Raj, 1862-1947

Author: Abhinav Chandrachud
Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Examining the backgrounds and lives of the 83 judges who served on the Bombay High Court during the colonial era, as well as the court's colonial past, this book explores why such British colonial institutions flourished even after India became independent. In the process, it reveals some of the complex changes which took place in Indian society, the legal profession, the law, and the legal culture during the  Read more...
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Chandrachud, Abhinav,
Independent, colonial judiciary.
(OCoLC)909254526
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abhinav Chandrachud
ISBN: 9780199085330 0199085331
OCLC Number: 911208665
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 345 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Photographs List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Introduction 1 Background 2 The Rise of the Indian Judge 3 Race, Class and the Bombay High Court 4 The Judicial Culture of the Court 5 The Structural Peculiarities of a Colonial Judiciary 6 Independence of the Juciary Conclusion Appendix Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Abhinav Chandrachud.

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