Daily Archives: March 24, 2009

Remembering Seervai: a constitutional giant

By Yasser Latif Hamdani

Hormansji Seervai, Advocate Indian Supreme Court as well as Advocate General Maharashtra, was one of the finest jurists and constitutional experts produced by South Asia. Those who are familiar with the legal profession know that his 4 volume work on Constitutional Law is the finest work on the subject and if an Indian advocate is well versed in it, he is automatically considered worthy of respect. Seervai was a man above all dedicated to truth and justice. This is precisely why he earned the respect of his colleagues, clients and readers alike.

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