University of Mysore School of Justice Law Entrance Examination Syllabus – 2014
Constitutional Law of India
1. Preamble – Its Nature and importance
2. Salient features of the Indian Constitutional
3. Fundamental Rights – Equality, Freedoms, Right to life, Right against exploitation, Constitutional safeguards against arrest and detention, Rights of accused persons. 4. Directive Principles of state Policy
5. Power of Amendment under article 368: Basic structure theory
6. Constitutional Remedies:
1) V.N.Shukla : Constitution of India
2) H.M.Seervai : Constitution of India
3)D.D.Basu: Shorter Constitution of India
4) Kagzi : Indian Constitution
5) Pylee : The History of Indian Constitution
1. Evolution of Environmental Law in India
2. Evolution of Environmental Principles: Polluter pay Principle: Precautionary Principles, Public Trust Theory Absolute and strict Liability Principle:
3. Concept of sustainable Development : Stockholm conference of 1972: Global warming: Green house effect.
4. Constitutional provisions on Environment : Article 21, 38, 48(A), 51A (g).
5. Environmental Laws: Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act 1974: AIR (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986: The wild life (Protection) Act, 1972.
6. Forms of Pollution : Authorities to present pollution of Environment: Ref: Books :
1) Gurdeep Singh : Environmental Law
2)Shantha Kumar : Environmental Law in India
3)Prof.P.Leelakrishnan : Environmental Law in India
4)Acts: 1. The Wild Life Protection Act.
2. Environmental Protection Act. 1986.
3. The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act.1974
4. The Air Act, 1981
5. The Forest (Conservation) Act.
6. The Indian Forest Act. 1927
5)Armin, Rose & Cronze : Environment Law in India: Policy & Issues. Contract- (Principles)
1. Offer and Acceptance: Valid agreement and voidable agreement mode of revocation of offer & acceptance : Consideration
2. Capacity to Form a contract: Contract and contingent contract: Discharge of contract:
3. Remedies for the breach of contract: Liquidated and uniquidated damages.
1) Avthar Singh : Indian Contract Act.
2 Mulla : Indian Contract Act: 3.Bangia :The Contract Act.
1. Legislative Power of Administration – Extent of Delegation- Controls over delegated Legislation.
2. Administrative Discretion- Nature, Extent, Principles of control of Abuse.
3. Rule of Law- Separation of Power –
4. Principles of Natural Justice- Effect of non-compliance.
5. Promissory Estoppel – Doctrine of Legitimate expectation.
Book:I.P.Massey: Administrative Law
2. S.P.Sathe – Administrative Law.
Law of Torts:
1. Principles of Liability in Tort – Vicarious Liability- state Liability for torts.
2. Negligence-Occupier liability – The Tort of Nuisance – Private and Public Nuisance – Breach of statutory Duties.
3. Trespass to the person, Trespass to goods Trespass to land.
Winfield – Law of Torts
D.D.Basu – Law of Torts
Achuthan Pillai – Law of Torts
Public International Law
Definition , nature and scope of International Law – relationship between International Law and municipal Law – Recognition – state responsibility – Jurisdiction – state territory – Law of the sea- United Nations charter – International Human rights-
1. John O Brein – International Law
2. Malcoin Shaw – International Law
3. De Schutter – International Human Rights Law
4. Cassese – International Law
5. Besson & Tasioulas – The Philosophy International Law
Definition- Positive theory – Pure theory of Law- Law as a system of rule- American and Scandinavians realism – concepts – Ownership – Possession – Property- Rights and duties.
Natural Law Theory:
Roscopound Theory – Social Contract Theories, Positivist Theory Person, Ref: Book:1. Salmond on Jurisprudence
2. Dias – Jurisprudence
3. W.Friedman – Legal Theory
4. Jurloees Stone – Social Demensions of Law & Justice
5. Paton – A Textbook of Jurisprudence
6)P.J.Fitzgerald – Salmond on Jurisprudence
7)Badenheimer – Jurisprudence
8)Wayne Marrison – Jurisprudence
Definition of Crime – common intention – Self defense – intention – culpable Homicide – Murder – rape – theft – robbery- forgery – dacoit.
Ratanlal and Dhirajlal: Indian Penal Code.
Unit I: Family Law:
Property under dayabhaga Law – Kartha, his powers, privileges and obligations: stridhana, succession under Muslim, Christian and Hindu Law: Hindu religious endowments: waqfs: gifts: Pre-emption: Domicile and consanguinity under the Indian succession Act., Probate, Letters of Administration, Succession certificate, uniform civil code, matrimonial remedies, Sources of Law under Hindu Law, Mohammadan and Christian Laws, Marriage and dissolution of Marriage.
1) Mulla, Principle of Hindu Law
2) Mulla, Principle of Mohammedan Law
3) B.B.Mitra, Indian Succession Act.
Unit:- 2 Labour Law:
Historical Aspects of the Law of Industrial disputes, Disputes settlement mechanism , Lay- off, Lockout, Strikes, retrenchment , closure , unfair labour practice , role of government, role of Trade Unions, Emergency of Principle of liability without fault, Liability of the employer to pay compensation and rights of the workman to receive compensation and condition: Health, safety and welfare measures under the factories Act.
1) Goswami: Labour Laws
2) S.N.Misra: Labour & Industrial Law
3) Malhotra: Industrial Dispute Act. 4)Srivatsava: Trade Union Act.
4) Srivastava: Workman Compensation Act.
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