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Indian Supreme Court’s lesson in effective legal aid

Last month the Allahabad state High Court delivered an exemplary verdict. While hearing the case Rakesh v State of Uttar Pradesh, Justice JJ Munir, ordered a complete retrial in a case in which Rakesh, the accused, was facing a sentence of death or life imprisonment if convicted. Rakesh was allotted an attorney at the expense of […]

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