Articles

[*This also contains working papers which have been circulated and articles published in smaller journals other than daily newspapers (which are indexed separately)]

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1.R. Dhavan :“Is India a federal State?” (1966) Allahabad Law Journal 62-67
2.R. Dhavan :“Legislative simplicity and interpretative complexity” – A comment on the Renton Committee Report on the ‘The Preparation of Legislation’ (1976) 5 Anglo American Law Review 64-67.
(Note: This was also reprinted in (1975) 11 Banaras Law Journal 92-95)
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3.R. Dhavan :“Contempt of Court and the Phillimore Committee Report” (1976) 5 Anglo American Law Review 186-253.
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4.R. Dhavan :“Professionalisation and English Legal Education” (1976) I S.C.W.R. (Jnl.) 13-24.
5.R. Dhavan :“Socio-Legal Research in India – a comment and some proposals for a new Law Commission” (1976) II S.C.W.R. (Jnl.) 21-34.
6.R. Dhavan :“Reforming the Indian Constitution: The Swaran Singh Proposals” (1976) II S.C.W.R. (Jnl.) 35-66.
7.R. Dhavan :“Nazi decrees and their validity – an English decision” (1978) 7 Anglo-American Law Review 3-12: (1976) 12 Banaras Law Journal 151-161.
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8.R. Dhavan :“Engrafting the Ombudsman idea on a parliamentary democracy – A comment on the Lokpal Bill, 1977” (1977) 19 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 257-282.
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9.R. Dhavan, Alice Jacob :“The Dissolution Case: Politics at the Bar of the Supreme Court” (1977) 19 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 355-91.
10.R. Dhavan :“Juristic Ethnology of Kesavananda’s case” (1977) 19 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 489-497.
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11.R. Dhavan :“The Supreme Court and Hindu Religious Endowments”, (1978) 20 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 52-102.
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12.R. Dhavan, Alice Jacob :“Introduction to some Basic Contemporary Themes” (1978) in Rajeev Dhavan and Alice Jacob (ed.): Indian Constitution: Trends and Issues (New Delhi, Indian Law Institute) 3-12.
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13.R. Dhavan :“The Basic Structure doctrine – a footnote comment” (1978) in Rajeev Dhavan and Alice Jacob (ed.): Indian Constitution: Trends and Issues (New Delhi, Indian Law Institute) 160-178.
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14.R. Dhavan :“Existing and Alternative Models of Obscenity Law Enforcement” (1978) in Rajeev Dhavan and C. Davies (ed.): Censorship and Obscenity (London, Martin Robertson) 56-75.
15.R. Dhavan, Alice Jacob :“Forum: Centre-State Relations” (1978) XII Indian Political Science Review 229-233.
16.R. Dhavan :“The Morality of Trade – A Socialist Supreme Court’s Animadversions to rural debt collectors” (1978) I S.C.C. (Jnl.) 10-24.
17.R. Dhavan :“Amending the Amendment: The Constitution (Forty Fifth Amendment) Bill, 1978” (1978) 20 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 249-272.
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18.R. Dhavan, N.S. Nahar :“The Compensation Conundrum- Socialism at the Bar of the Supreme Court” (1978) 20 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 408-437.
19.R. Dhavan, Alice Jacob :“The Appointment of Supreme Court Judges and Contemporary Politics in India” (1978) 1 Cochin University Law Review 15-32.
20.R. Dhavan :“The law of contempt” (1977) XIV Vidura 313-317.
21.R. Dhavan :“The British Double-think” (1975) XI Socialist India 5-6.
22.R. Dhavan :Book Review of R. Stead: The Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use of Regulations): A Digest of Accident Cases (1977) 6 Anglo American Law Review 130.
23.R. Dhavan, Balbir Singh :“Publish and be damned – The contempt power and the press at the Bar of the Supreme Court” (1979) 21 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 1-30.
24.R. Dhavan :“On the future of western law and justice in India: Reflections on the Predicament of the Post-Emergency Supreme Court”, (1981) 8 Journal of the Bar Council of India 61-86.
25.R. Dhavan :“The need for a new kind of Law Commission and new horizons of legal policy research in India” (1978) 14 The Banaras Law Journal 125-130.
26.R. Dhavan :“Judicial Law making and “committed Judges”: Doctrinal differences in the Supreme Court and a recent case” (1977-78) Delhi Law Review 24-47.
27.R. Dhavan :“Borrowed Ideas: On the impact of American Scholarship on Indian Law” (1985) 33 The American Journal of Comparative Law 505-526.
28.R. Dhavan :“For Whom? And For What? Reflections on the Legal Aftermath of Bhopal” (1985) 20 Texas International Law Journal, (295-306).
29.R. Dhavan :“Legitimating Government Rhetoric: Reflections on Some Aspects of the Report of the Second Press Commission” (1984) 26 Journal of the Indian Law Institute, 391-423
Note: The original title was “Transparent Humbug: Reflections on some aspects of the Report of the Second Press Commission”. However, led by U. Baxi, PA Desai, Alice Jacob, a special meeting was called to remove the words “Transparent Humbug” at the third proof stage. This was an exercise of petty censorship and power play.
30.R. Dhavan :“On the Law of the Press in India”, (1984) 26 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 288-332.
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31.R. Dhavan :“Somewhere in Between – The Predicament of the National Association for Asian Youth” Published by NAAY 105-115
32.R. Dhavan, Ravi Jain :““Temptations”, “Traps” and “Spaces” in the Fight against Inequality” Published in NAAY 51-66.
33.R. Dhavan, Alice Jacob :“Law, Legal Language and Social Reality”, (1983) 10 Indian Bar Review 379-398.
34.R. Dhavan :“Judging the Judges” in R. Sudarshan and S. Khurshid (ed): Judges and the Judicial Power: Essays in Honour of Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer (London, Sweet & Maxwell, 1982) 5-38.
35.R. Dhavan :“Judges and Accountability” in R. Sudarshan and S. Khurshid (ed): Judges and the Judicial Power: Essays in Honour of Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer (London, Sweet & Maxwell, 1982) 165-179.
36.R. Dhavan :“Legal Research in India: The Role of Indian Law Institute” (1985) 27 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 223-252: (1986) 34 The American Journal of Comparative Law 527-549.
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37.R. Dhavan :“Marc Galanter’s Competing Equalities” (July 1986) Vol.8 No. 3 Law and Policy 365-377
38.R. Dhavan, J. Cooper :“Introduction” (1987) in J. Cooper & R. Dhavan (ed) Introducing Public Interest Law (Oxford, Blackwell) 3-16.
39.R. Dhavan :“Whose Law? Whose Interest?” (1987) in J. Cooper & R. Dhavan (ed) Introducing Public Interest Law (Oxford, Blackwell) 17-48.
40.R. Dhavan, Martin Partington :“Co-optation or Independent Strategy? The Role of Social Action Groups” (1987) in J. Cooper & R. Dhavan (ed.) Public Interest Law (Oxford, Blackwell), 235-260.
41.R. Dhavan,
J. Cooper :
Bibliography (1987) from J. Cooper & R. Dhavan (ed.) Public Interest Law. (Oxford, Blackwell) includes full reference to two articles in R. Dhavan’s collected papers. 435-464.
42.R. Dhavan :“Religious Freedom in India” (1987) 35 The American Journal of Comparative Law 209-254.
43.R. Dhavan :“Reform of the Indian Constitution” Essays on Constitutional Law 201-247.
44.R. Dhavan :“Means, Motives and Opportunities: Reflecting on Legal Research in India” (Oct. 1987) 50 The Modern Law Review 725-749.
45.R. Dhavan :“Managing Legal Activism: Reflections on India’s Legal Aid Programme” Anglo-American Law Review 281-309.
46.R. Dhavan :“The Press and the Constitutional Guarantee of free Speech and Expression” (July-Sept.1986) 28 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 299-335.
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47.R. Dhavan :“Freedom of the Press” (1987) in Sadasivan Nair & P Lellakrishnan (ed): New Horizons of Law (Cochin, Cochin University) 1-32: Cochin University Law Review 223-254.
48.R. Dhavan :“Introduction” to Marc Galanter’s Law and Society in India (Delhi, Oxford 1989) xiii-c.
49.R. Dhavan :“Legal Education as restrictive practice: a sceptical view” (1989) in R. Dhavan, Nile Kibble L.W. Twining (ed) Access to legal Education and the Legal Profession (London, Butterworth) 275-301.
50.R. Dhavan :“The Modern Indian Press: Its Role, Functions and Place” (1990) 2(1) Think India 31-75.
51.R. Dhavan :“… (A)nd of the Press…, and of the people…” (1988) Background paper published as a separate pamphlet as a background paper to the National Colloquium on the press and Mediator between State & Society 1-57.
52.R. Dhavan, L. Harris & G. Jain :“Conquest by Patent: The Paris Convention Re-visited” (1990) 32 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 131-178
(This has also been published in the National Working Group on Patent Laws; Conquest by Patent: On Patent Law and Policy (Delhi, 1990) and as an Occasional Paper in the National Working Groups Occasional paper series.
53.R. Dhavan :“A Monopoly by Any Other Name: An Introduction” in National Working group on Patent laws Conquest by Patent: On Patent Law and Policy (Delhi, 1990) 1-44.
54.R. Dhavan :“Making the world fit for Prey: GATT and Intellectual Property Rights” in National Working group on Patent Laws, GATT Negotiations: Economic Sovereignty in Jeopardy (Delhi, 1991) 1-12.
55.R. Dhavan :“A monopoly by any other name” (November 1988) The Lawyers Collective 3-9; Also published in National Working Group on Patent Laws Occasional Paper No.2 (1988) in the Lawyer Collective, 4-9.
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56.R. Dhavan :“Conquest by Patent” in National Working Group on Patent Laws’ Occasional paper no. 1 (incorporated in Vol. 3) Pg. 121-127.
57.R. Dhavan :“Censorship by Courts: Silencing Public Opinion” (1988) 30 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 88-93.
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58.R. Dhavan :“President’s Rule: Recent Trends” Notes & Comments (1989) 31 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 521-33.
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59.R. Dhavan :“Implications of the Panchayat Bill” (1989) Mainstream (29.7.89) 6-9.
60.R. Dhavan :“Censorship: Stifling the Arts” (1990) 10 (9) India Magazine 58-65.
61.R. Dhavan :“Human Rights & Socialism” (1990) Law India Foundation Trust (New Delhi) Souvenir.
62.R. Dhavan :“The President’s Discretion” (1991) Competition Success Review (Jan) 14 -16.
63.R. Dhavan, L. Harris & G. Jain :“Whose’s Interest? Indian’s Patent Law and Policy” (1990) 32 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 429-477.
64.R. Dhavan, L. Harris & G. Jain :“Power without Responsibility: On Aspects of Indian Patents Legislation” (1991) 33 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 1-75.
65.R. Dhavan :“Removing Judges: The quest for fair solutions” (1991) XXIII The Indian Advocate 42-57.
66.R. Dhavan :“Law as Struggle” (1990) 2 N.L.S.J. 53-61
67.R. Dhavan :“India Faces A Political Paralysis: Is There No Way-out?” (April 1991) Competition Success Review 17.
68.R. Dhavan :“Khannan Aur Kanoon”, in ISST Himalaya Main Khann (Report in Hindi Translated, ISST DELHI 1991) 36-43
(Translated and summarised by ISST from Original).
69.R. Dhavan :“Leases and the Law” (1991) in R. Sudarshan (ed.): Mining in the Himalayas (Report ISST, Delhi, 1991) Vol.I, 76-95.
70.R. Dhavan :“Mining Policy in India: Patronage or Control?” in R. Sudarshan (ed): Mining in the Himalayas (Report ISST, Delhi, 1991) Annexure Volume 1-46: (1992) 34 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 218-246.
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71.R. Dhavan :“Republic of India – The Constitution as the Situs of Struggle: India’s Constitution Forty Years On” in L.W. Beer (Ed) : Constitutional Systems in late twentieth century Asia (Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1992) 373-461
72.R. Dhavan :“Human Rights and Socialism: India’s unfinished experiment” J. Chan and Y. Ghai (ed): The Hong Kong Bill of Rights: A comparative Approach (Hong Kong, Butterworths Asia, 1993) 451-466.
73.R. Dhavan :“Putting Our World to Rights: Towards a Commonwealth Human Rights Policy” (1991) Advisory Group’s 204-207.
74.R. Dhavan :“The sound of thunder” (June 1992) Seminar 394 31-34.
75.R. Dhavan :“A Ticket to Ride” (1992) The India Magazine 93-94.
76.R. Dhavan :“Imperfect balance” (March-April 1992) Critique 29-32.
77.R. Dhavan :“Constitutional Fait Accompli” National Working Group on Patent Laws (ed): Dunkel Draft Text: Institutional, Legal and Constitutional Issues (Delhi-1992) 1-4.
78.R. Dhavan :“Borrowed Ideas: On the Impact of American Scholarship On Indian Law” (1985) 33 The American Journal of Comparative Law 18-28.
79.R. Dhavan :“Borrowed Ideas: On the impact of American scholarship on Indian Law- Part II” (1985) 33 The American Journal of Comparative law 24-33.
80.R. Dhavan :“The Jurisprudence & Sociology of Modern Indian Law- Part I” (1989) Introduction to Law & Society in modern India by Marc Galanter 23-33.
Note: Republished
81.R. Dhavan :“The Jurisprudence & Sociology of Modern Indian Law – Part II” (1989) Introduction to Law & Society in Modern India by Marc Galanter 7-18.
Note: Republished
82.R. Dhavan :“The Jurisprudence & Sociology of Modern Indian Law – Part III” (1989) Introduction to Law & Society in Modern Indian by Marc Galanter 41-56.
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83.R. Dhavan :“The Jurisprudence & Sociology of Modern Indian Law – Part IV” (1989) Introduction to Law & Society in Modern Indian by Marc Galanter 43-52.
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84.R. Dhavan, B.P. Jeewan Reddy :“The Jurisprudence of Human Rights” in D.M. Beatty (ed): Human Rights & Judicial Review (Kluwer Publishers, 1994) 175-226.
85.R. Dhavan :“Ambedkar’s Prophecy: Poverty of Human Rights in India” (1994) 36 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 8-36.
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86.R. Dhavan, Maya Prabhu :“Patent Monopolies & Free Trade: The Basic Contradiction in the Dunkel Draft” National Working Group on Patent Laws 1-15.
87.R. Dhavan :“Law as Struggle: Public Interest Law in India” (1994) 36 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 302-338.
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88.R. Dhavan :“Dharmasastra and Modern Indian Society: A Preliminary Exploration” (Oct-Dec 1994) 34 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 515-540.
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89.R. Dhavan :“GATT – The Final Solution: A Fraud Twice Confounded” (May 1994) The Lawyers Collective 4-23.
90.R. Dhavan :“More is not always More: Unto us a Human Rights Commission is Given – But Why?” Legal Resources for Social Action 3-46.
Note: This is Working Paper no. 18 of Public Interest Litigation Support and Research Centre (PILSARC).
91.R. Dhavan :“Law as Struggle: Notes on Public Interest Law in India” (1993) Institute for Legal Studies 1-68.
Note: This is Working Paper no. 10 of Public Interest Litigation Support and Research Centre (PILSARC)
92.R. Dhavan :“The Promise of Human Rights: Courts, Institutions and Processes” (16 -19 December, 1994) Indo-British Legal Forum 1-55.
Also published in Legal Resources for Social action: Legal Perspectives Annual number on Human Rights in Demonstration File No. 34 106 – 125.
Note: This is a Working Paper of Public Interest Litigation Support and Research Centre (PILSARC)
93.R. Dhavan
Aparna
Vishwanathan:
“Patents by Another Name: An Analysis of the (Draft) Plant Variety Protection Act, 1993 and its International Compulsions” (May 1994) Pgs. 1-18.
Note: This is Working Paper no. 58 of Public Interest Litigation Support and Research Centre (PILSARC).
94.R. Dhavan,
Aparna
Vishwanathan:
“On the Working of the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 and its Subordinate Legislation – Preliminary Submission to the Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha” (June 1994) Pgs. 1-26.
Note: This is Working Paper no. 59 of Public Interest Litigation Support and Research Centre (PILSARC).
95.R. Dhavan :“Its finest hour? Supreme Court averts a crisis: What next?” (1994) Legal Perspectives: Annual Number on Human Rights Documentation file No. 34 134 -145.
96.R. Dhavan :“The Wealth of Nations: Lands, Forests and People” in A People Oriented Drafts Forest Bill – N 906 (Samaj Parivartan Samudaya Dharwad, 1995) 12 – 26.
97.R. Dhavan, Maya Prabhu :“Patent Monopolies And Free Trade: The Basic Contradiction in the Dunkel Draft” (1995) 2 S.B.R.R.M. Journal of Law 1 – 18 (1995) 37 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 195-208.
98.R. Dhavan :“GATT – The Final Solution: A fraud twice confounded” (May 1994) The Lawyers Collective.
99.R. Dhavan :“The Quest for Economic and Social Rights in India: A New Judicial Model” (1996) 9(3) Interights Bulletin 97-99.
100.R. Dhavan :“Press Versus Judiciary” (1996) 33(2) Vidura 14-15.
101.R. Dhavan :“The Press Council as Super Editor: V.N. Gadgil’s Right to Reply Bill.” (1995) 37 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 364-377.
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102.R. Dhavan :“The Ayodhya Judgment – Encoding Secularism in the Law” Vol. 29 Economic & Political weekly 3034-3039.
Note: Issue No. 48, 26 Nov, 1994
103.R. Dhavan :“The Supreme Court as Problem Solver: The Mandal Controversy” in Panandikar (ed): The Politics of Backwardness (Delhi, Konark, Publishers 1997) 262-332.
Note: This is also PILSARC Working Paper No. 109
104.R. Dhavan :“India” in Cheryl Saunders & Graham Hassall (ed): Asia Pacific Constitutional Year Book (Melbourne, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, 1997) pp 109-131.
105.R. Dhavan :“The Unbearable Lightness of India’s Legal Aid Programme” in Sara Hossain, Shahdeen Malik, Bushra Musa (ed) : Public Interest litigation in South Asia – Rights for search of Remedies (Bangladesh, The University Press Ltd., 1997)
106.R. Dhavan :“Law as Concern: Reflecting on Law and Development” in Yash Vyas, Kivutha Kibwana, Okech-Owiti, Smokin Wanjala (ed): Law and Development in the Third World (Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, 1994) 25 – 50.
107.R. Dhavan :“Treaties and people: Indian Reflections” (1997) 39 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 1-46.
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108.R. Dhavan :“India” (1996) Asia-Pacific Constitutional Year Book 175-198.
109.R. Dhavan :“One Step Forward?” (1996) 38 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 362-376.
(Notes on the first Report of the National Human Rights Commission)
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110.R. Dhavan :“Judge and be judged” (1998) Seminar 461 79-84
111.R. Dhavan :“The Road to Xanadu: India’s Quest for Secularism” in K.N. Panikkar (ed): The Concerned Indian’s Guide to Communalism (Delhi, Viking, 1999) 34-72.
Also in Gerald James Larson: Religion and Personal Law in Secular India A Call to Judgment (Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 2001) 300-329.
112.R. Dhavan, Geetanjili Goel :“Indian Federalism and its Discontents: A Review” in Gert W Kueck, Sudhir Chandra Mathur and Klaus Schindler (ed.): Federalism and Decentralisation – Centre-State Relations in India and Germany (New Delhi, Konrad Adnauer Foundation, 1998) 43-83.
113.R. Dhavan :“India” in Cheryl Saunders & Graham Hassall (ed): Asia-Pacific Constitutional Yearbook 1997 (Melbourne, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, The University of Melbourne, 1999) 75-108.
114.R. Dhavan :“Judicial Activism and the Anguish of the Minorities” (1997) 8 Humanist Outlook 1001 to 1009.
115.R. Dhavan :“Promises, Promises…: Human Rights in India” (1997) 39 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 149-185.
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116.R. Dhavan, Geetanjli Goel:“One More Step? Comment on the Second Annual Report of the National Human Rights Commission 1994-95” (1997) 39 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 392-410.
117.R. Dhavan, Geetanjli Goel:“Another Step? Notes on Third Annual Report of National Human Rights Commission 1995-96” (1999) 41 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 1-29.
118.R. Dhavan :“Kill them for their Bad Verses: On Criminal Law and Punishment” in Rani D. Shankardass (ed): Punishment and the Prison: Indian and International Perspectives (New Delhi, Sage Publications, 1999) 261-343.
119.R. Dhavan :“Judges and Indian Democracy: the lesser evil?” in Fracine R. Frankel, Zoya Hasan, Rajeev Bhargava, Balveer Arora (ed): Transforming India – Social And Political Dynamics of Democracy (Oxford Universal Press, 2000) 314-352.
120.R. Dhavan,Fali S.Nariman :“The Supreme Court and Group Life: Religious Freedom, Minority Groups, and Disadvantaged Communities” in BN Kirpal, Ashok H. Desai, Gopal Subramanium, Rajeev Dhavan, Raju Ramachandran (ed) : Supreme But not Infallible – Essays in Honour of Supreme Court of India (New Delhi, Oxford Universal Press, 2000) 256-287.
121.R. Dhavan, Jasleen K. Oberoi, Niharika Bahl, Dhruv Dhavan:“Step by Step: Fourth Annual Report of National Human Rights Commission: 1996-97” (1999) 41 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 160-200.
122.R. Dhavan :“Midnight to Millennium: A Metaphor looking for a purpose” in Nicolae Parel, Auriol Weigold (ed): Midnight to Millennium: Australia-India Interconnections (Canberra, Published by the High Commission of India, 1999) 33-37.
123.R. Dhavan :“Fighting For Rights: Dr. Ambedkar Story” in Mohammad Shabbir: B.R. Ambedkar: Study in Law and Society (New Delhi, Rawat Publication, 1997) 145-196.
124.R. Dhavan :“Looking Back and Forging Ahead: Reflecting on the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) Sixth Report (1998-99)” (2002) 44 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 225-257: (2004) Criminal Justice – A Human Rights Perspective of the Criminal Justice Process in India 164-199.
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125.R. Dhavan :“Strengthening Capabilities: Reflecting on the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) Fifth Report (1997-98)” (2002) 43 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 469-499.
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126.R. Dhavan :“Constitution of India” (from Indian) Encyclopaedia Britannica 377-385.
127.R. Dhavan:“Refugees and the Law in India” Marking Fifty Years of Refugee Protection 1951-2001 43-45.
128.R. Dhavan :“In Memoriam: Anil Agarwal – Death of a Legend” (2001) 2 Indian Journal of Environmental Law 1-6.
129.R. Dhavan :“Message” dated 25.01.2002 for Souvenir – The Bar Association of India – 50 years in the Service of Legal Profession 55
130.R. Dhavan :“Rewriting Secular Governance: 1992-2002” in K.N. Panikkar and Sukumar Muralidharan (ed): Communalism, Civil Society and the State – Reflections on a Decade of Turbulence (Sahmat, 2002).
131.R. Dhavan :“Law’s Magic and Empire Revisited: Public Spaces and Private Lives — The Domain of the Law” in Gurpreet Mahajan: The Public and the Private – Isssues of Democratic Citizenship (New Delhi, Sage Publications, 2003) 149-180.
132.R. Dhavan :“Democracies in Quest of Secular Governance – Indian and Israel” – An introduction in Shimon Shetreet: Law and Social Pluralism (New Delhi, LexisNexis- Butterworths, 2002) xxv-cxxi.
133.R. Dhavan :“Assault on Secularism” (2002) All India Lawyers Union (Kochi, AILU) 52-53.
134.R. Dhavan :“Justice, Justice and the Best Bakery Case” (2003) India International Centre Quarterly (Monsoon Part) 1-11.
135.R. Dhavan :“The Babri Masjid: Subterranean Fishing Expedition” in Sahmat (ed): Against the Communalisation of Archaeology: A Critique of the ASI Report (New Delhi, Sahmat, 2003) 23-26.
136.R. Dhavan :“Information and democracy in India” in SAFMA (South Asia Free Media Association) (ed): Access to and Free Flow of Information (Islamabad, Safma, 2003-4) 57-77.
137.R. Dhavan :“Babri Masjid-2003” in India: Book of the Year 2004 (Chennai, Britannica, Hindu, 2003-4) 273-5.
138.R. Dhavan :“Nani Palkhivala: Lawyer Extraordinary” in Maj. Gen. Nilendra Kumar (ed): Nani Palkhivala : A Tribute (New Delhi, Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.) 39-41.
139.R. Dhavan :“Finding Direction Again? Reflecting on the Seventh Report of the National Human Rights Commission: 1999-2000” (2004) 46 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 3-54.
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140.R. Dhavan :“The Criminal (In)justice System” (2003) 2 Journal of the NHRC 60-87.
141.R. Dhavan :“Censorship, Media and Democracy” (2003) Media Monitor – South Asia 21-23.
142.R. Dhavan :“Official and Unofficial Secrecy” (2003) Media Monitor – South Asia 24-26.
143.R. Dhavan :“Information and everyday democracy” (2004) South Asian Free Media Association 27-28.
144.R. Dhavan :“Our daring whistleblower” (2004) South Asian Free Media Association 37.
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145.R. Dhavan :“Gujarat main Nyay” (Justice in Gujarat) (2004) Udbhavana 41-42.
146.R. Dhavan :“India’s Apartheid” in Sukhadeo Thorat, Umakant (ed): Caste, Race and Discrimination – Discourses in International Context (2004) 164-167.
147.R. Dhavan :“Riots as Murder – Re-examining the Best Bakery Case” (2004) in Ajay Kumar (ed): The Case of Best Bakery – MODI-fied Justice and Rule of Law (An Udbhavana Publication) 9-37.
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148.R. Dhavan :“Information and Democracy in India” (July-September 2005) 47 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 295-325.
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149.R. Dhavan, Aparna Ray :“Hate Speech Revisited: The “Toon” Controversy” (2006) 2 Socio-Legal Review 9-45.
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150.R. Dhavan :“Censorship and Intolerance in India” (2006) Iconography Now (Sahmat) 91-126.
151.R. Dhavan :“Arguments, protests, strikes and free speech: The career and prospects of the right to strike in India” (2006) 392-393 Social Scientist 21-69.
152.R. Dhavan :“Contempt of Court and the Press” (2006) Courts Legislatures Media Freedom (National Book Trust, Delhi) 35-78.
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153.R. Dhavan :“Introduction – Indian Governance and Treaties: The Advent of the WTO” in Shiva Kant Jha (ed): Final Act of WTO: Abuse of Treaty-Making Power (2006) vi-xvi.
154.R. Dhavan :“Harassing Husain – Uses and Abuses of the Law of Hate Speech” (Jan-Feb.-2007) Vol.35 Social Scientist p.16-60: (March 2007) in Sahmat 1-45.
155.R. Dhavan :“India’s Constitution and its Discontents” (2007) in India Independent – Economics, Politics, Culture 53-91.
156.R. Dhavan,
Rekha Sexena:
“Republic of India” in Katy Ley Roy and Cheryl Saunders (ed): Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Governance in Federal Countries, A Global dialogue on Federalism Vol. III (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007) 166-197.
157.R. Dhavan :“Governance by Judiciary: Into the Next Millennium” in BD Dua, MP Singh & Rekha Saxena (ed): Indian Judiciary and Politics: The Changing Landscape (Manohar, 2007) 73-105.
158.R. Dhavan :“Federalism in Tension” (5-7 Nov. 2007) – Conference Reader: 4th International Unity Conference on Federalism Unity in Diversity “Learning from Each Other” (New Delhi) 301-319.
159.R. Dhavan, Bhairav Acharya :“Implication of India – US Nuclear Agreement” (Sept. 2007) in Center for Study of Global Trader System and Development-Delhi 1-48.
160.R. Dhavan, Bhairav Acharya :“The Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between India and United States of America” [(2008) 2 MLJ-CIVIL-6-3-2008] 19-64.
161.R. Dhavan :“The Imperial Judiciary” (2008) (1) Kerala High Court Cases (Jnl.) 22-24.
162.R. Dhavan :“Reservation for Women: The Way Forward” (2008) 20(1) National Law School of India Review 1-45.
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163.R. Dhavan :“Obtaining Moral Consensus in a Law and Order Society: Indian Responses” in Arvind Rajagopal (ed) The Indian Public Sphere: Readings in Media History (Oxford University Press, 2009) 88-99.
164.R. Dhavan :“Arguments, Protests, Strikes and free Speech – The Career and Prospects of the Right to Strike in India” in Sanam Roohi, Ranabir Samaddar (ed): Key Texts on Social Justice in India (Sage Publications, 2009) 546-559.
165.R. Dhavan :“Policing Faith – India’s anti-Conversion legislation: Lasting damage endless repercussions” (Aug.-Sep 2009) Communalism Combat 43-51.
166.R. Dhavan:“Death of Distinguished Lawyers – Where Will the Next Ones Come From?” (June 2017) 52 Economic & Political Weekly 33-36.
167.R. Dhavan, Rekha Sexena:“Indian Constitution: Design and Institutional Functioning” in Mahendra Prasad Singh and Subhendu Ranjan Raj (ed): The Indian Political System (Delhi, Pearson, 2012) 72-105.
168.R. Dhavan:“How Parliament Discusses Reservations – Examining the Debates on the Central Educational Bill” in Zoya Hasan and Martha C. Nussbaum (ed): Equalizing Access: Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India, United States, and South Africa (New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2012) 168-201.
169.R. Dhavan:“Book Review – Sarbani Sen: Popular sovereignty and Democratic Transformation: The Constitution of India” (Oxford University Press, 2007) pp 214