Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review: “Revolutionary Constitutionalism: Law, Legitimacy, Power” by Bruce Ackerman (Ed. Richard Albert)

Overview Revolutionary Constitutionalism: Law, Legitimacy, Power published in 2020, is the result of a major international conference held at Yale Law School. It contains contributions from leading scholars in public law who engage critically with Bruce Ackerman’s path-breaking book. The book also features a rebuttal chapter by Ackerman in which he responds directly to the contributors’ essays. Bruce Ackerman… Read More »

Book Review: Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics

This article is a book review of the book, ‘Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics’. The book has been written by Ann Elizabeth Mayer. The author is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Introduction Since decades, there has been constant tensions and stress in matters related to human rights… Read More »

Book Review: Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi And The Risk Of Democracy By Aishwary Kumar

This article reviews the book ‘Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi and the risk of Democracy’ written by Mr Aishwary Kumar. The assuring contextual analysis of the doctrines of both Gandhi and Ambedkar has been observed to bring out the challenges of equality in the times of Hindu cultural hegemony and Colonial independence. Introduction ‘Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the… Read More »

Book Review: The Cases that India Forgot

This article reviews the book ‘The Cases that India forgot’. The author of this book is Dr. Chintan Chandrachud. This book is highly critically acclaimed in the legal fraternity.  It has received praise from some of the best legal minds in the country. This book was published by Juggernaut Publication in December 2019 and is currently available free… Read More »

Book Review: 10 Judgments that changed India

The book ’10 Judgments that changed India’ is published Penguin Classics in the year 2013. It is a narrative of the evolution of the Indian judiciary reestablishing its power to transform the story. About the author Authored by one of the best corporate lawyers in the country, Zia Mody is the daughter of the revered Soli S. Sorabjee.… Read More »

Book Review: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer written by John Grisham is a legal thriller where the protagonist deals with five cases. The background is that the protagonist is a criminal lawyer who represents the people whose case nobody else would touch. That is why he calls himself a rogue lawyer. This book consists of different courtrooms scenes, where the odds are against… Read More »

Book Review: The Trial by Franz-Kafka

Introduction The Trial is a novel that has been written by Franz Kafka in the year of 1914 but it didn’t publish until 1925 and it was published after the death of Franz Kafka. “Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.”  … Read More »

Book Review – The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)

About the Author Niccolò Machiavelli is one of the finest plants to have grown in the extraordinarily fertile soil of Renaissance Florence, the city where he was born on May 3, 1469, and died on June 22, 1527. Like many of the other great artists, thinkers, and statesmen of his time, Machiavelli did not come from one of… Read More »

Book Review: Behind Closed Doors

The novel Behind Closed Doors is written by Ngaire Thomas, which got published in New Zealand. The novel revolves around the Exclusive Brethren and provides an extensive description of what all is happening behind the doors of Exclusive Brethren. There are a lot of questions which are left unanswered. The book tries to find the answer to one… Read More »