About The Book

To celebrate the sesquicentenary of the High Court at Calcutta, The Indian Law Institute (West Bengal State Unit) and The Calcutta High Court 150th Anniversary Committee published this authentic and highly impressive book The High Court at Calcutta 150 Years: An Overview, an amazing collection of insightful and valuable articles on the Calcutta High Court.

The Book acquaints the reader with the Court’s neo-Gothic architecture, traces the history of this premier seat of justice, dwells on its tradition and its various jurisdictions, reflects on some of the landmark decisions that were delivered by the Learned Judges here, draws pen-pictures of the remarkable individual talents who walked its corridors, and recounts amusing anecdotes.