India: A Lawyers’ Enclave

My Mylapore on a little history trip with notes on Palathope, the lawyers’ enclave. “What circumstances caused generations of legal eagles to ‘graduate’ from Palathope? Their ‘graduation’ into the world of litigation and trial linked surprisingly, more definitively to this sleepy, little lane, rather than to any academic institution of law. Was a societal creation like a ‘neighborhood’ solely determining the choice of profession amongst multiple generations of residents or were there more complex factors at play?”

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