Vikas H. Gandhi
xiv, 174 p., 2010
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9789380009308 (Hardbound}
LC Subject heading
1 Criminal justice, Administration of–India.
2 Courts– India.
BISAC Subject: LAW026000 / LAW / Criminal Law / General
About the Book:
The structure of judiciary, the attitude of its organs, and the judicial process have an important bearing on the behaviour of the accused. The more a person is crushed in the judicial process, the less are his chances of resocialization. This book examines the role of judiciary in criminal justice system in India. Taking a close look at the judicial approach towards investigating a crime, it makes a comparative study of legal aid in England, USA and India. It further analyzes to what extent the organs of judiciary influence the correctional programmes meant for the rehabilitation of the offenders. Also, it presents an elaborate discussion on access to justice and judicial reforms court and case management, and the scenario of backlog of cases.
About the Author:
Dr. Vikas H. Gandhi is an Assistant Professor in Law at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. Earlier, he was a lecturer in Law at Shri K.A. Pandhi Law College, Rajkot. Presently he is working on a research project on ‘Efficacy of Fast Track Courts, Evening Courts and Nari Adalat’ in the state of Gujarat. Also, Dr. Gandhi has to his Credit a good number of research papers and articles published in various newspapers and journals of repute.
Judicial Approach to Investigate the Crime — Legal Aid: Comparative Study — Judicial Process and Re-socialization — Access to Justice and Judicial Reforms — A Work on Court Management and Case Management — Backlog of Cases: Current Scenario