Dushyant Dave

The writer is a senior advocate and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association

Articles By Dushyant Dave

In public interest

In Rafale case, Supreme Court has to weigh the imperatives of public debate against its stated position of discouraging frivolous PILs.

Court to the rescue

The higher judiciary has become the bulwark against hate crime in India.

Ambedkar’s warning

Emergency has been rightly decried in recent weeks. But Babasaheb’s advice to a young republic on dictatorship must be heeded in post-2014 India.

Amicus Curiae 

Arun Shourie’s new book is essential reading to understand the successes and failures of the Indian judiciary, in particular the brilliance and shortcomings of its approach and judgments

Matters of trust

Judges must recuse themselves from hearing cases where there is potential conflict of interest

An opaque justice

Chief Justice of India is exercising his power to constitute benches, allocate cases in a manner that raises questions about independence of judiciary.

An agent of justice

Anil B. Divan proved that the legal profession is indeed a noble one