India’s Judiciary and Supreme Court – Sital Kalantry

Global Law and Business

Nov 23 2021 • 50 mins

In Episode #83, we are joined by Sital Kalantry, Professor of Law at Seattle University, author, and attorney. We discuss:

  • The hierarchy of India's court system, from state courts to high courts to the Indian Supreme Court with 34 sitting judges
  • The recent appointment of three female judges to the Indian Supreme Court (but a significant disparity remains)
  • India's first female chief justice
  • Indian litigation vs. arbitration
  • Judicial appointments and the significant turnover compared to the U.S. Supreme Court
  • The increase of more women CEOs in Indian and its legal profession (higher percentages than the U.S.)
  • Where India still has room for improvement
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We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Weston Konishi, Former Director of Partnerships and Development at U.S.-Japan Council!