Only the fourth direct elevation to the Supreme Court in five decades, Justice Santosh Hegde was the Advocate General of Karnataka, an Additional Solicitor General as well as a Solicitor General. Post-retirement, he was appointed the Lokayukta for Karnatka.
In this interview with Bar & Bench, he talks about his initial years, his time as the law officer, decision to join the Bench, the collegium system and the recent revelations made by Justice Katju.
“Law was . . .
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