TAMIL NADU

Mofussil lawyers' role hailed

GLIMPSES OF LAW: Senior advocate K.A. Ramachandran releasing the book `Digest on Deeds' compiled by Tirupur-based advocateV. Lakshmanan (centre) at Tirupur Advocates Association on Friday. Magistrate of fast track court - IV M.N. Mohammed Ali (left) received the first copy. - Photo: M. Balaji

GLIMPSES OF LAW: Senior advocate K.A. Ramachandran releasing the book `Digest on Deeds' compiled by Tirupur-based advocateV. Lakshmanan (centre) at Tirupur Advocates Association on Friday. Magistrate of fast track court - IV M.N. Mohammed Ali (left) received the first copy. - Photo: M. Balaji  



Staff Reporter

TIRUPUR: Lawyers practising in mofussil areas have been very helpful to shape the law by cross examination, K.A. Ramachandran, senior lawyer from Coimbatore, has said.

After releasing the book, Digest on Deeds, compiled by Tirupur-based lawyer, V. Lakshmanan at Tirupur Advocates' Association here on Friday, Mr. Ramachandran recalled the contribution of mofussil lawyers and presiding officers in shaping the law.

Delivering the lecture on `The art of cross examination' Mr. Ramachandran asked the young advocates be well equipped to succeed in a case. "Mofussil lawyers should not belittle ourselves. Let us not be pessimistic. It is our effort to make the law be understood in a better way and the way in which it has to be understood,'' he said.

Stressing that common sense is a very big part in the art of cross examination, Mr. Ramachandran said what not to ask was more important than what to ask during cross examinations. He said that cross examination should never to be for the sake of it.

The former Municipal Chairman and advocate, N. Kandaswamy; and TAA president, J. Shaakul Hameed, congratulated Mr. Lakshmanan for compiling the book in an excellent manner. Digest on Deeds is his 14th book and it runs to 954 pages with 74 topics comprising details about 2,500 cases. Mr. Kandaswamy termed the work exemplary.

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