Kerala's acclaimed Trial Lawyer, the late Advocate Kunhirama Menon

Murali Krishnan April 18 2019
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Every student and practitioner of law in Kerala might very well have heard the name of Advocate Kunhirama Menon  at least once. I was no exception. Many lawyers, professors and teachers including High Court judges, who taught me law took this name more than once, particularly when teaching criminal law. They would wax eloquent about his exploits in trial courts and his simplicity outside of them.

My interest in the legendary lawyer was re-ignited after a political leader posted a judgment on Twitter. The judgment, which . . .

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