Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2020

320 Pages

ISBN: 9780190127664

Bookseller Code (06)

The Informal Constitution

Unwritten Criteria in Selecting Judges for the Supreme Court of India (OIP)

Author Abhinav Chandrachud

  • The book is an empirical study of judicial appointments made to the Supreme Court of India since Independence.
  • The basis of the book is interviews personally conducted by the author with 29 former judges of the Supreme Court of India.
  • The book is of great contemporary relevance, given the fact that in recent times, the credibility of the judiciary as an institution has come in question even more.
  • The book is well-written and coherent with rich analyses of case law and other developments relating to the process of judicial appointments.

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