Break conventional yardsticks used to assess women lawyers, Justice DY Chandrachud

Shruti Mahajan October 7 2018
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The inability to get more women judges on the Bench can change only if the conventional yardsticks for assessing women lawyers are broken, Supreme Court judge, Justice DY Chandrachud said yesterday.

He was speaking at the roundtable discussion organized by the Indian Feminist Judgments Project on “Feminism in Practice: Feminist Lawyering and Feminist Judging”

According to Chandrachud J., the “yardsticks” used to assess women lawyers are not gender neutral and that is one of the reasons for the lack . . .

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