The Legal Initiatives of the Colonial State in India


Question:Many of the readings have focused on the legal initiatives of the colonial state in India (the anti-Thuggee campaign, the abolition of sati, widow remarriage, prison reform, and the abolition of slavery, among others). What are some examples of Indian resistance to or support of colonial legal practices? Did the attempts at resistance have an impact on colonial law-making? Please compose a paper that answers each part of this question. Be sure to use specific examples to support your argument.
Please make sure to include a strong introductory paragraph (including a thesis statement), a middle section that supports your claims with specific evidence, and a concluding paragraph that reflects on what you have argued.