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dc.contributor.authorGagrat, Jeh Rustam
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T16:50:40Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T16:50:40Z
dc.date.issued2019-08-30
dc.identifier.otherGagrat_cornell_0058O_10662
dc.identifier.otherhttp://dissertations.umi.com/cornell:10662
dc.identifier.otherbibid: 11050707
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/67722
dc.description.abstractThis thesis is an examination of the executive tools used to influence judicial appointments in the context of the Indian Emergency. The executive used tools such as the Supersession, punitive transfers and the non-confirmation of additional judges to influence judicial appointments during this period. This strategy was politically motivated in line with the executive establishing its control over the judiciary and thereby creating a ‘committed judiciary’ that would be sympathetic to executive policy. This process influenced judicial judgments in which executive interests were at stake in their favor, thereby enabling them to perpetuate the executive to exert control over the government.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectAsian history
dc.subjectAsian studies
dc.subjectLaw
dc.subjectIndian Emergency
dc.subjectIndira Gandhi
dc.subjectJudicial Appointments
dc.subjectSupreme Court of India
dc.titleAn Examination of the Executive Tools used to influence judicial appointments to the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts in the context of the Indian Emergency (1975-77)
dc.typedissertation or thesis
thesis.degree.disciplineAsian Studies
thesis.degree.grantorCornell University
thesis.degree.levelMaster of Arts
thesis.degree.nameM.A., Asian Studies
dc.contributor.chairGhosh, Durba
dc.contributor.committeeMemberGold, Daniel Richard
dc.contributor.committeeMemberLewis, Eric E
dcterms.licensehttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/59810
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.7298/x9zk-x966


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