Forthcoming Books

Law, Justice, Society: Selected Works of Upendra Baxi

“This is a set of four volumes intended at documenting the evolution of Upendra Baxi’s thoughts and writings over more than four decades as an academic as well as a social and human rights activist. This set will critically engage with the work of one of the foremost legal scholars from India. The four volumes will bring together the essays and lectures, excluding only the monographs, of Upendra Baxi on the major themes of his writings—human rights, constitutionalism, law and society, and legal education”.

Upendra Baxi (Author)
Amita Dhanda, Arun Thiruvengadam and Kalpana Kannabiran (Editors)

Oxford university press

2023. The Future of Human Rights, 4th Edition. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

On Upendra Baxi’s Life and Work

Of Law and Life: Upendra Baxi in Conversation with Arvind Narrain, Lawrence Liang, Sitharamam Kakarala, Sruti Chaganti’, Published by Orient Blackswan Private Limited (2024).

“Upendra Baxi in our Times: Law, Life, Liminality”, Jindal Global Review, Volume 9, Issue 2, October 2018, Issue editors, Debolina Dutta, Adil Hasan Khan, Oishik Sircar

Discussion on LAOT: Baxi, Upendra. 2020. ‘Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial’, Journal of the National Human Rights Commission, Volume 19. Link

Response by Prof. Amita Dhanda titled ‘No Democratic Protest if No Fair Trial’ can be found here.
Response by Prof. Jinee Lokaneeta titled ‘Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS’ can be found here.
Response by Ameya Bokil (Co-Founder, Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project) titled ‘Fair Trial in the Times of Tyranny?: A Case for Abolition’ can be found here.

Recent Articles

Book Reviews

Professor Upendra Baxi on Constitutional Silences | SCC Online

EBC Book Release of 8th edition of VD Mahajan’s Constitutional law of India revised by Dr Sanjay Jain

  • Baxi, Upendra. 2023. Book Review. Vernacular Rights Cultures. International Affairs, 99(2): 825-835.
  • Baxi, Upendra. 2023. Book Review. ‘Wither ‘Personal’ Law?’ Social Change53(3), 407-411.