Before Memory Fades by Fali S. Nariman is a revelatory, comprehensive and perceptive autobiography – candid, compelling and authoritative.Internationally admired and respected, Fali S. Nariman is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India. He began his career at the Bombay High Court in November 1950, and has since been active in the legal profession. Over the years, he has held several prestigious posts at both the national and international levels. He became a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in November 1999. He is the recipient of the Padma Bhushan (1991) and the Padma Vibhushan (2007). Starting with his formative years, when he had the good fortune to interact with many eminent judges and advocates, Fali S. Nariman moves on to deal with a wide variety of important subjects, such as, the sanctity of the Indian Constitution and attempts to tamper with it. crucial cases that have made a decisive impact on the nation, especially on the interpretation of the law, the relationship between the political class and the judiciary, the cancer of corruption and how to combat this menace, the author outlines measures to restore the now-low credibility of the legal profession, he also delineates his role in several high-profile cases. In recognition of his track record, the Government of India nominated him to the Rajya Sabha. He describes the highlights of his tenure there. Both members of the legal profession and the lay reader will find the contents informative and useful.
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About the Author
Fali S. Nariman has grown up with the Constitution. He started his career in the High Court of Bombay in 1950. Since 1972, when he shifted to New Delhi, he has been continuously practising in India’s Supreme Court, where he has attained eminence. Nariman says: 'Lawyers in India never retire; they simply drop dead!' Over the years, he has been the recipient of several prestigious awards (and appointments), both at national and international levels. He was nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha in November 1999 and served with distinction a full six-year term. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan (in 1991) 'in recognition of distinguished services in the field of jurisprudence' and the Padma Vibhushan (in 2007) 'for exceptional services in the field of public affairs.' Author of the bestselling autobiography, Before Memory Fades … (2010), he lives in New Delhi with his life partner, Bapsi.