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Trials of Truth

Trials of Truth

India’s Landmark Criminal Cases

Pinky Anand
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A close look at criminal cases that shocked the country
Drawing on her vast experience as a senior advocate and Additional Solicitor General at the Supreme Court, Pinky Anand examines criminal cases that have captured public interest. Breaking down each aspect of cases such as the Nirbhaya rape, the Nanavati murder, the Nithari killings and others, she gives us an inside look and lawyer’s perspective into the manner of legal proceedings, strategies employed by legal counsel on both sides and the rigour with which courts come to verdicts.

Even years after they have been tried in court, these instances are cemented in people’s memories on account of either their brutality, the trials or the landmark judgments they resulted in. Anand’s insights not only delve into the finer details but also provide context to the cases that have had a lasting impact on society as well as legal institutions.

Imprint: Shobhaa De Books

Published: Jan/2018

ISBN: 9780670089123

Length : 288 Pages

MRP : ₹550.00

Trials of Truth

India’s Landmark Criminal Cases

Pinky Anand

A close look at criminal cases that shocked the country
Drawing on her vast experience as a senior advocate and Additional Solicitor General at the Supreme Court, Pinky Anand examines criminal cases that have captured public interest. Breaking down each aspect of cases such as the Nirbhaya rape, the Nanavati murder, the Nithari killings and others, she gives us an inside look and lawyer’s perspective into the manner of legal proceedings, strategies employed by legal counsel on both sides and the rigour with which courts come to verdicts.

Even years after they have been tried in court, these instances are cemented in people’s memories on account of either their brutality, the trials or the landmark judgments they resulted in. Anand’s insights not only delve into the finer details but also provide context to the cases that have had a lasting impact on society as well as legal institutions.

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Pinky Anand

Dr Pinky Anand, a trustee of The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust is a designated senior advocate at the Supreme Court of India and the incumbent Additional Solicitor General of India. A doctorate of law, graduate of Harvard Law School, an Inlaks scholar, honorary professor at Amity Law School, she is the second woman in India to have been awarded this high constitutional law office.

Her accomplishments extend from legal expertise to media, politics and social activism. The causes espoused by her have led us towards milestone changes in the legal fabric vis-à-vis the development of the country, right of free speech, eradication of malpractices and protection of children.

Her various laurels include being an alternate country councillor (India) of LAWASIA and the vice president of the Bar Association of India. She has been the recipient of the National Order of Merit awarded by the President of France, and has several awards to her credit, including those for excellence in law awarded by FICCI, Lions Club, Amity University, Bharat Nirman, PHD Chamber for Progress, Harmony and Development. She has also been a spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party and was even leading its all-India legal team at one point.

As a founding member of the BRICS Legal Forum, she has represented India in various Brazil, China and India meets, and is a member of the Group of Experts for Commonwealth for Drafting Model Law on Cyber Crime.

She has also co-authored a book on international jurisdictions.

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Dr. Pinky Anand, a trustee of The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust is a designated senior advocate at the Supreme Court of India and the incumbent Additional Solicitor General of India. Drawing on her vast experience, Pinky Anand in her book, Trials of Truth: India’s Landmark Criminal Cases, examines criminal cases that have captured public […]