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Findings in Indian Sociology Reported from National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
April 19th, 2011
"This article examines the argument that people in India are strongly oriented towards litigation in court as against other forms of negotiation or advising. In spite of the centrality of the court system to Indian public life, the flow of cases arriving at court does not reflect any such fixed preference," researchers in Paris, France report.
"Going to court may simply be a choice which the parties make in the first instance, but which will eventually be abandoned in favour of private forms of compromise. By drawing on the ethnography of a court case followed in a district court of Himachal Pradesh, this contribution will show how even in serious criminal cases where no...
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Source: VerticalNews India (2011-04-19)