Evolution of Judicial Activism: The Supreme Court of India

  • T. N. Srinivasan
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


In this paper, we trace the origin of the Judicial Activism of the Supreme Court to the aftermath of the Emergency of 1975-77. We document the expansive process of activism since the Emergency, in particular since 2000. We also discuss the economic and legal issues arising from judicial activism.  


Judicial Review Judicial Decision Economic Matter Judicial Activism Legislative Branch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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