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Author Husain, Waris, author.

Title The judicialization of politics in Pakistan : a comparative study of judicial restraint and its development in India, the US and Pakistan / Waris Husain
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge contemporary South Asia series ; 123
Routledge contemporary South Asia series ; 123
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; I. Chaudhry court; II. Global growth of judicial review; III. Defining activism; IV. Method of analysis and spectrum graph comparison; V. Scope and limitations of the study; VI. Colonial judicial inheritance and Lord Coke's impact; VII. Constitutional structure and judicial procedures; VIII. Executive disqualification; IX. Prescription; 2 Colonial justice; I. Introduction; II. The American experience with colonial justice; A. Native justice
A. Parliamentary systemB. Establishment of courts; C. Federalism; D. Jurisdictional limits; III. Pakistan; A. Fourth branch; B. Constitutional breaks; C. Dissolution of Pakistan; D. Conclusions; IV. Conclusion; 5 Modern justiciability standards and procedures; I. Introduction; II. United States; A. Case or controversy; B. Political question doctrine; C. Writ of certiorari procedure; III. India; A. Standing; B. Public interest litigation (PIL); C. Political question doctrine; D. Pendency and procedure for case selection; IV. Pakistan; A. Standing/public interest litigation (PIL); B. Suo motu
B. Development of colonial courts and the blurring line between branchesC. Public perception of colonial courts; D. Legal education; E. Impact on founders; III. Indian subcontinent's expansive experience with colonial justice; A. Native justice; B. Development of colonial courts; C. Public perception of colonial courts; D. Legal education and native lawyers; E. Impact on founders; IV. Conclusion; 3 The origins of judicial review; I. Parliamentary supremacy; II. Ultra vires: forbearer of judicial review; III. Lord Coke's introduction of judicial review
C. Procedure for case selection and role of RegistrarD. Ripeness; E. Political question doctrine; F. Pendency and backlog; V. Conclusion; 6 Executive disqualification and judicial review; I. Introduction; II. Pakistan; A. Timeline of events for Prime Minister Gilani's disqualification; B. President Zardari and the National Reconciliation Ordinance; C. Non-implementation of Supreme Court's NRO verdict; D. Supreme Court overrides constitutional provision for disqualification of Prime Minister; E. Critics of the Court emerge; F. Legitimacy lost by the Court; G. Nawaz Sharif and Panamagate
IV. Vindication of Lord Coke in the United StatesV. Early review cases in the United States; A. Common right; B. Early constitutional cases; VI. Origins of judicial review in Indian colonies; VII. Early post-colonial judicial review in India; VIII. Early post-colonial judicial review in Pakistan; IX. Conclusion; 4 Structural and constitutional differences; I. United States; A. Presidential system and parliamentary supremacy; B. Establishment of the Supreme Court and federal judiciary; C. Federalism; D. Jurisdictional limitations on U.S. Supreme Court; II. India and Pakistan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Judicial process -- India
Judicial process -- Pakistan
Judicial process -- United States.
Law -- Political aspects.
Political questions and judicial power -- India.
Political questions and judicial power -- Pakistan
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Judicial process.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
Law -- Political aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
Political questions and judicial power.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351190083