Judging Minorities in Anti-Terror Cases: The Behaviour of India's Supreme Court

30 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2007

Date Written: May 2007

Abstract

How have India's Supreme Court judges behaved towards minorities detained under anti-terror laws? Do judges make distinctions between the religious and political affiliations of the accused in anti-terror cases? If so, why, and under what conditions? The paper investigates these questions through a probability analysis of anti-terror cases.

Keywords: judges, terrorism, minorities, India, court

JEL Classification: N45, K40

Suggested Citation

Shankar, Shylashri, Judging Minorities in Anti-Terror Cases: The Behaviour of India's Supreme Court (May 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=998205 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.998205

Shylashri Shankar (Contact Author)

Center for Policy Research ( email )

Dharma Marg
Chanakyapuri
New Delhi, 110022
India

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