Chapter 10

1. S.P. Sathe, Judicial Activism in India, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 3, 15.

2. Mamta Rao, Public Interest Litigation, Lucknow: Eastern Book Company, 2002, p. 62.

3. Pratap Bhanu Mehta, ‘India’s Judiciary: The Promise of Uncertainty’, in Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005. Mehta’s seminal article belongs to the area of scholarship intertwining the Supreme Court and politics, which was once a flourishing area but is no longer so in the United States. See Lucas A. Powe Jr, The Warren Court and American Politics, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000, p. xi.

4. Rajeev Dhavan, The Supreme Court Today, Allahabad: ...

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