This limited Centenary edition re-launched to celebrate 150 years of the Madras High Court provides an insight into the personal and professional lives of several eminent personalities born in Madras, who during the course of more than hundred years, have contributed in various ways to the increasing reputation of the Madras High Court as Temple of Justice and the refuge of the oppressed.
The author describes a few unusual, unfamiliar, interesting characteristics or peculiarities of these learned Judges and advocates such as Sir T. Muthuswami Ayyar, Sir Murray Coutts Trotter, Dr. P. V. Rajamannar and several others. This book also includes several humorous incidents that have taken place in the courtrooms of the Madras High Court. Another unique feature is the author’s research, copious references and rare photographs adding value to the work, which is considerable. It also includes brief note on the famous cases of the time under “Notable Cases.”