Human Rights: Contemporary Issues
Human Rights: Contemporary Issues is a Festschrift in the honour of well-known jurist Professor Upendra Baxi, who contributed substantially to the human rights jurisprudence over the years. The Festschrift deals with contemporary issues of human rights and incorporates the latest developments till date. The Festschrift is a compendium of 30 papers on diverse themes on human rights. The themes of the book include latest judgments of the Supreme Court on privacy, passive euthanasia, transgender, triple talaq, Sabarimala and Delhi High Court judgment on beggars. The papers thus discuss human rights angle with diverse areas, such as intellectual property rights, demonetisation, privacy, begging, euthanasia, animal rights, Statelessness, disabilities, environment, acid attack, Indus Water Treaty, UNCLOS for landlocked States, to name a few. The Festschrift has Foreword by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and a contribution from Justice A.K. Sikri of the Supreme Court. The Festschrift is unique in itself as it incorporates qualitative contributions by well-known Judge of the Supreme Court and academicians from all over the country and abroad on contemporary issues of human rights. The contributors include Justice A.K. Sikri, Prof. Moolchand Sharma, Prof. S.K. Verma, Prof. Vijender Kumar, Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha, Prof. T.S.N. Sastry, Prof. Amber Prasad Pant, Prof. Amar Pal Singh, Prof. V.C. Vivekanandan, Prof. V.G. Hegde, Prof. Furqan Ahmad, and Dr V.K. Ahuja.