Novartis case Professor Shamnad Basheers academic intervention before the Supreme Court

Prof. Shamnad Basheer, Ministry of HRD Chair Professor for Intellectual Property at the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata recently was arguing in the Novartis case in the Supreme Cour



December 9, 2012 - 11:38am

The time has come to institutionalise a culture of academic involvement with courts. Something like the amicus curiae system in the US courts. Prof Basheer's petition was in the nature of an intervention and needs to be applauded. But we cannot keep relying on the discretion of the court to accept or not accept interventions.


umesh l

November 29, 2012 - 10:38am

Bravo!! Certainly great work by Prof. Shamnad Basheer. I also salute Justice Alam and Justice Desai. I am proud of such peoples who are fighting & there to give justice keeping in mind welfare of poor.



November 22, 2012 - 12:27pm

excellent job Professor!! was there in court on your first day. still can't get over your middle path/buddhism response to justice desai!



November 22, 2012 - 11:57am


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