"You would never meet a judge outside the court room, or visit a judge’s chamber, forget about meeting him socially or anti socially" - Advocate Shafeeq Mahajir

Murali Krishnan November 7 2013

Advocate Shafeeq Mahajir is a prominent human rights supporter and an expert trial lawyer. Well known for defending the accused in the Mecca Masjid blasts case, Mahajir has been in the profession for nearly 3 decades. In this interview with Bar & Bench, Mahajir talks about changes in the Bar, the inertness of the Indian judiciary towards human rights issues and various other problems plaguing the Bar and the Bench. 

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