- 5 Jan 2023
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Why Does Justice Wear Sahib’s Robes?
British Raj trappings, originally meant to cow down Indians and signal imperial superiority, make our courtrooms intimidating for ordinary people seeking redressal
This opinion was published in Times of India on January 05, 2023.
About the Authors
Priyamvadha is a Research Fellow with the Justice, Access, and Lowering Delays Initiative (JALDI) team at Vidhi, Karnataka. Her areas of interest include comparative constitutional law and human rights, particularly women's and migrant rights. She graduated with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2020 and obtained the BCL from the University of Oxford in 2021. She has previously interned with Centre for Child and the Law, NLS-Bangalore, and has provided research assistance on other independent research projects. She enjoys reading, writing fiction and poetry, quizzing, listening to diverse music genres, and playing the piano.
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