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Public interest litigation in South Asia

Public interest litigation in South Asia

rights in search of remedies

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University Press in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Public interest law -- South Asia.,
    • Civil rights -- South Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Sara Hossain, Shahdeen Malik, Bushra Musa.
      ContributionsHossain, Sara., Malik, Shahdeen., Musa, Bushra.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNC52.P83 P83 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL323805M
      ISBN 109840513915
      LC Control Number97904615
      OCLC/WorldCa37579439

        Synopsis The phenomenon of public interest litigation in South Asia has attracted worldwide attention and the subcontinent leads the world today in thinking about how to improve access to justice without burdening public resources beyond sustainable limits. This new study of the subject brings Author: Werner Menski, Rafay Alam, Mehreen Kasuri Raza. This essay revisits a classic work in the field of comparative public interest law, in relation to its conclusions on the potential of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) for countries in the global South. Published in , The Role of the Judiciary in Plural Societies (ROJ) comprises a selection of academic papers presented at two workshops held in Surajkund, India and Eldoret, Kenya in .

        NEW DELHI: Dismissing pleas seeking a probe into judge BH Loya’s death as an attempt to browbeat the judiciary, the Supreme Court said on Thursday that public interest litigation (PIL), which. Post-script: All participants are requested to read the following paper in advance of the event - Anuj Bhuwania, 'Courting the People: The Rise of Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India' () Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 34(2)

      South Asia Research. Journal Indexing & Metrics. Book Review: Public Interest Environmental Litigation in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh Show all authors. Ridwanul Hoque. Ridwanul Hoque. SOAS, University of London See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this : Ridwanul Hoque.   Editorial Reviews 'Courting the People is a book that needed to be written and one that should be widely read and debated. It will form part of any reading list on PIL in India, mainly because by naming, calling out, and documenting the public secrets of PIL, the book provides an important counter to the mostly hagiographic narratives on PIL and its dramatis :


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Book Description. This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest litigation.

This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest : Hardcover.

"This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourse on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest litigation.

This book shows how public interest litigation (PIL) grants appellate courts flexibility in procedure, allowing them to manoeuvre themselves into positions of overweening authority. It locates the political challenges that PIL uses in its very process, arguing that its fundamentally protean nature stems from its mimicry of ideas of popular by: 8.

- Buy Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India (South Asia in the Social Sciences) book online at best prices in India on Read Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India (South Asia in the Social Sciences) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(6).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 22 cm: Responsibility: edited by Sara Hossain, Shahdeen Malik, Bushra Musa. This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia.

Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest litigation.

See generally Public Interest Litigation in South Asia: Rights in Search of Remedies (Sara Hossain, Shahdeen Malik, & Busra Musa eds., ); G. Peiris, Public Interest Litigation in the Indian Subcontinent: Current Dimensions, 40(1) Int’l & Comp. L.Q. 66 (); Parvez Hassan & Azim Azfar, Securing Environmental Rights through Public Author: Aparna Chandra.

In this book, eminent jurists and lawyers from South Asia review movements for legal aid and the protection of human rights, legal developments relating to and national experiences of public interest litigation in Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest : Taylor And Francis.

Public interest litigation has historically been an innovative judicial procedure for enhancing the social and economic rights of disadvantaged and marginalized groups in : Varun Gauri. Guest Post by Anuj Bhuwania, South Asian University, about his new book. My book ‘Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India’ is going to be released this weekend as part of the 4th Law and Social Sciences Network (LASSnet) Conference from th December in New Delhi.

Book Review: Public Interest Environmental Litigation in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh Article (PDF Available) in South Asia Research 25(1) Author: Ridwanul Hoque. Public interest litigation in Malaysia: executive control & careful negotiation of the frontiers of judicial review.

Home; Node; Chapter Author. Tsun Hang Tey. Book Title. Public interest litigation in Asia. Book Author. edited by Po Jen Yap and Holning Lau. Library Location. Law. Call Number. KNCP83 Px Country. Malaysia. Public Interest Litigation (PIL) refers to litigation undertaken to secure public interest.

It is a relaxation on the traditional rule of Locus standi. Earlier, the judiciary, including the Supreme Court of India entertained litigation only from those parties that were affected directly or indirectly by the subject of the litigation.

'Courting the People is a book that needed to be written and one that should be widely read and debated. It will form part of any reading list on PIL in India, mainly because by naming, calling out, and documenting the public secrets of PIL, the book provides an important counter to the mostly hagiographic narratives on PIL and its dramatis by: 8.

Public Interest Litigation in South Asia: Rights in Search of Remedies Sara Hossain, Shahdeen Malik, Bushra Musa University Press, - Civil rights - pages.

Hoque, R. “ Taking justice seriously: judicial public interest and constitutional activism in Bangladesh,” Contemporary South Asia, 15 (4) (), – Hoque, R. “ The recent emergency and the politics of the judiciary in Bangladesh,” National University of Juridical Science Law Review, 2 (2) (), –Cited by: 1.

Bhuwania’s article studies the politics of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in contemporary India. PIL is a unique jurisdiction initiated by the Indian Supreme Court in the aftermath of the Emergency of Cited by: This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia.

Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences in the field of public interest : $. Public interest law in Hong Kong is an emerging field.

The chief vehicle for pursuing public interest claims is judicial review. This is the process by which decisions of the government are challenged in the courts.

There has been a surge in judicial review cases since   Petitioner Suresh Kachhadia had, infiled a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat HC seeking mandamus to the Centre as well as the state government to make it mandatory for.Public interest litigation in Asia: an overview.

In Yap, PJ and Lau, H (Eds.), Public Interest Litigation in Asia, p. London ; New York: Routledge, How to Cite?