ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Legal Representation and Rape Trials

The right of all accused to have representation in courts is seriously under threat in India not just from the government, but from lawyers and on occasion from civil society itself, especially in rape cases. This leads to serious injustice and sometimes results in deprivation of life and liberty without the due process of law. However, even for the conscientious lawyer, a sexual assault case poses ethical and mental health challenges that have to be navigated with little institutional support.



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Updated On : 27th Dec, 2017

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