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Delhi High Court refuses to block Netflix show that calls lawyers ‘thieves’

On May 5, the Delhi High Court refused to grant an interim injunction on a case filed against Netflix for a monologue in the TV show Hasmukh where the show's protagonist rails against lawyers in a stand-up act after murdering one. The suit, filed by lawyer Ashutosh Dubey, accused Netflix and Hasmukh's creators of defaming lawyers at large. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said in his order that Dubey "has not been able to even show any personal injury or violation of any right entitling him to grant of any injunction". Netflix declined to comment; the main case is still ongoing even as the judge refuses to block access to the show without hearing the case further. "We file appeal against the order [sic], such statements especially kanoon ke thekedar [guardians of law] and Rapist are blot on the noble profession," Dubey told MediaNama.…

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