ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Matter of Fact

M S S Pandian The Legal Profession In Colonial South India by John J Paul, Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1991; pp xii+265, Rs 250. TRUE to its blurb, John Paul's book on the legal profession in colonial south India attempts to trace "the development of Indian lawyers, otherwise known as pleaders or vakils, since the beginning of British rule in the Madras Presidency". The book tells its story in four parts, eight chapters and three appendices.

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