My Life - Law and Other Things by Motilal C Setalvad
My Life: Law And Other Things highlights the achievements and prominent cases of Motilal Chimanlal Setalvad, India's first and longest-serving Attorney General. The book's first chapter describes the author's journey from growing up in Bombay to studying to becoming a lawyer at the Government Law College and joining the bar. The autobiography then goes on to describe his early years at the bar, his various successes and his appointment as the Advocate General of Bombay. Highlighting important cases and work that he was involved in such as the UN proceedings on Kashmir, the book goes on to describe his important cases. His outstanding work in Bombay led him to be appointed India's first Attorney General in 1950, once India had achieved independence from the British. As the paramount of law in a country that was forming its policies, he was involved in almost every important Constitutional Case and was responsible for forming the first Law Commission that dealt with topics such as The Income Tax Act, The Partnership Act and the like. Key Features: * The book is an autobiography that highlights the most important cases and policies by India's first Attorney General. *The book sheds light on the conditions in India at the time of its formation and the thought processes that went on during some of the more controversial decisions regarding the country.