From a mailing list that I'm on.
It looks like foreign investors are only just beginning to discover that the legal system in India is not as good as the developed world (oh oh!). The lack of an effective legal system in India poses a very serious threat to India's free market aspirations. This particular case is only the tip of an enormous iceberg.
Maybe I haven't stressed the importance enough, so here goes. I easily see the lack of an effective legal system as the "single" "biggest" road block to India's progress.
Read story here.
Those interested in lasting solutions to India's criminal justice system's problems, which are a subset of the problems of the Indian legal system, would do well to study the recommendations of the National Police Commission available online at