Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram

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Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram at University of Kerala is one of the prestigious institutions imparting undergraduate and graduate legal education in India.wikipedia
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N. R. Madhava Menon

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Established in 1875 by the then Maharajah of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, the college has produced some of the finest legal minds, including Indian Supreme Court Judges, more than half a dozen sitting Judges of the Kerala High Court, Union Ministers/legislators, academicians, bureaucrats etc. The first woman Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Fathima Beevi is an alumnus of the college, so also noted academician Dr. N.R Madhava Menon.
He continued his studies at Government Law College, Ernakulam, but shifted to Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram when the college was restarted in the capital city in 1953 and was the student editor of the collge magazine in 1954–55.

Fathima Beevi

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Established in 1875 by the then Maharajah of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, the college has produced some of the finest legal minds, including Indian Supreme Court Judges, more than half a dozen sitting Judges of the Kerala High Court, Union Ministers/legislators, academicians, bureaucrats etc. The first woman Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Fathima Beevi is an alumnus of the college, so also noted academician Dr. N.R Madhava Menon.
She obtained her B.L. from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram.

N. K. Premachandran

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He passed LLB from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram with record marks and with First Rank in 1985.

Thiruvananthapuram

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The Government of His Highness Maharaja of Travancore on 31 January 1875 sanctioned "the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College at Thiruvananthapuram to enable candidates from Travancore to present themselves for the Law Examination of the University of Madras and to encourage others to pursue the study of Law systematically".
The Government Law College, formed in 1875, is one of the oldest legal education institutions in India.

Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan

He completed a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) degree from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram and worked as an advocate in Kottayam bar.

R. Sankar

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He also worked as a teacher for a short span of time before he moved to the Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram in 1933.

C. Achutha Menon

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Menon, then went on to study Law in Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram and scored the highest marks in Hindu Law.

Karamana Janardanan Nair

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After doing B.A. he pursued L.L.B. from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram.

Anoop Menon

Anup Menon
He is a law graduate from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram (1994-1999) and was the first-rank holder from Kerala University.

Resul Pookutty

Resul Pokutty
He was admitted in Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram for studying Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, however, he was unable to complete it.

T. V. Rajesh

T.V. Rajesh
He completed his master's degree in Law from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram

E. Ahamed

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After completing his studies, he graduated from Government Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala and later obtained a law degree from the Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Mathew T. Thomas

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He completed his B.Sc. degree from the Marthoma College, Tiruvalla, and also has an LL.B from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram.

Legal education in India

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Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram at University of Kerala is one of the prestigious institutions imparting undergraduate and graduate legal education in India.

Travancore

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Established in 1875 by the then Maharajah of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, the college has produced some of the finest legal minds, including Indian Supreme Court Judges, more than half a dozen sitting Judges of the Kerala High Court, Union Ministers/legislators, academicians, bureaucrats etc. The first woman Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Fathima Beevi is an alumnus of the college, so also noted academician Dr. N.R Madhava Menon. The Government of His Highness Maharaja of Travancore on 31 January 1875 sanctioned "the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College at Thiruvananthapuram to enable candidates from Travancore to present themselves for the Law Examination of the University of Madras and to encourage others to pursue the study of Law systematically". Mr. W. E. Ormsby, Barrister-at-law, then a Judge of Sadur Court of Travancore was appointed Professor of Law in His Highness the Maharajas College.

Supreme Court of India

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Established in 1875 by the then Maharajah of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, the college has produced some of the finest legal minds, including Indian Supreme Court Judges, more than half a dozen sitting Judges of the Kerala High Court, Union Ministers/legislators, academicians, bureaucrats etc. The first woman Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Fathima Beevi is an alumnus of the college, so also noted academician Dr. N.R Madhava Menon.

Kerala High Court

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Established in 1875 by the then Maharajah of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, the college has produced some of the finest legal minds, including Indian Supreme Court Judges, more than half a dozen sitting Judges of the Kerala High Court, Union Ministers/legislators, academicians, bureaucrats etc. The first woman Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Fathima Beevi is an alumnus of the college, so also noted academician Dr. N.R Madhava Menon.

Government

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The Government of His Highness Maharaja of Travancore on 31 January 1875 sanctioned "the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College at Thiruvananthapuram to enable candidates from Travancore to present themselves for the Law Examination of the University of Madras and to encourage others to pursue the study of Law systematically".

List of Maharajas of Travancore

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The Government of His Highness Maharaja of Travancore on 31 January 1875 sanctioned "the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College at Thiruvananthapuram to enable candidates from Travancore to present themselves for the Law Examination of the University of Madras and to encourage others to pursue the study of Law systematically".

University of Madras

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The Government of His Highness Maharaja of Travancore on 31 January 1875 sanctioned "the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College at Thiruvananthapuram to enable candidates from Travancore to present themselves for the Law Examination of the University of Madras and to encourage others to pursue the study of Law systematically".

Barrister

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Mr. W. E. Ormsby, Barrister-at-law, then a Judge of Sadur Court of Travancore was appointed Professor of Law in His Highness the Maharajas College.