In this new series on Judgements that Changed India, Madhav Chandavarkar(@MadChap88) provides a birds-eye-view of important cases in Indian legal history. This episode, hosted by Varun Ramachandra(@_quale), discusses the landmark case “K. M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra” that eventually resulted in the end of jury trials in India.
Further reading/additional resources
1) K. M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._M._Nanavati_v._State_of_Maharashtra
2) 12 Angry Men: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050083/
3) Culpable Homicide vs Murder. Quora discussion: https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-a-culpable-homicide-amounting-to-murder-and-a-culpable-homicide-not-amounting-to-murder
4) Madhav Chandavarkar in Livemint on the Udta Punjab verdict: http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/ahCR8nr0BNDbsapkHkwJXP/The-Udta-Punjab-verdict-both-chastises-and-upholds-censors.html