Public Interest Litigation in India: Concepts, Cases Concerns Public Interest Litigation in India: Concepts, Cases Concerns aims to provide a complete perspective on the principles and practice of sixteen chapters, the work fi rst traces the concepts that help explain the legal principles at work in public interest litigation. The book then exhaustively examines all the public interest litigations in the Supreme Court and the high courts in separate themes, including public interest litigations on civil liberties, socio-economic rights, labour rights, large infrastructure projects, environment, economic policy, judicial accountability and political accountability. Finally, some of the emerging concerns and controversies relating to the practice of public interest litigation, including aspects relating to its abuse and how it interplays with judicial activism in the country are discussed. Some fresh themes and perspectives including public interest litigation in the globalisation era and emerging trends within different public interest litigations are also provided. This book will prove to be an assest for students, academicians, lawyers, judges, law and policy makers and everyone having an interest in understanding the powerful legal instrument of public interest litigation in India.