GN Bureau | January 3, 2013
Various bar associations in the capital have appealed to lawyers to not represent the six men accused of gangraping a 23-year-old woman. But legal experts say the decision will only benefit the accused. The Supreme Court has said that a trial in which an accused does not get an opportunity to properly defend himself can be declared invalid from the outset. In the past, there have been instances when noted lawyers like Ram Jethmalani defended Indira Gandhi's killers and also represented model Jessica Lall murder accused Manu Sharma. Even Kasab, who killed over a hundred people, was represented by a lawyer.
Despite the anger of people against the six accused, should they not be provided a lawyer?
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Should National List of Essential Medicines be expanded?