"I realise that some of my criticisms may be mistaken; but to refuse to criticize judgements for fear of being mistaken is to abandon criticism altogether... If any of my criticisms are found to be correct, the cause is served; and if any are found to be incorrect the very process of finding out my mistakes must lead to the discovery of the right reasons, or better reasons than I have been able to give, and the cause is served just as well."

-Mr. HM Seervai, Preface to the 1st ed., Constitutional Law of India.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation v. Garza Energy Trust

See the decision of the Texas Supreme Court:
http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2008/aug/050466.htm (Majority)
http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2008/aug/050466cd.htm (Partly Concurring and Partly Dissenting)
http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2008/aug/050466c.htm (Concurring)

How would the Indian Courts have decided the same? Would the rule of strict liability be
Also see for more details on the Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation v. Garza Energy Trust: http://www.pattonboggs.com/news/detail.aspx?news=569

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