Inside the hallowed halls of justice, former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, Justice A P Shah has spent decades delivering and clarifying crucial ideas of justice.
The architect of the original judgement decriminalising Sec 377 – among other seminal judgements – Justice Shah is a constitutional warrior if ever there was one.
India today is riven with a hundred arguments: what is patriotism, what is dissent, how much free speech should be allowed, who is kosher, who is not. Justice Shah is always at the frontlines of every debate, shining the torch, keeping the Constitution alive. And in The Sound and the Fury, the erudite legal luminary – known for his bold judgements and for the rigour of his opinions – takes on India’s most polarising public debate: who is an anti-national?
This lecture is an essential watch no matter what side of the ideological debate you stand on: forthright, thoughtful, and visionary. Watch the full lecture above
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