BHOPAL: THE SEARCH FOR JUSTICE

This paper aims to answer the fundamental question regarding the litigation that took place after the Bhopal gas leak: was justice served? After first reviewing the events of the evening of the gas leak, citing relevant facts and figures, I go on to establish a jurisprudential basis on which we can analyze the court rulings. After doing this, we can compare historical payouts in judicially similar cases with the Bhopal case and establish the clear injustice that was served to the Bhopal victims. Then we look back to what could have been done, or what may still be done.

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