At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know that our friends and clients do, as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look at the world by talking with business leaders, innovators, service providers, manufacturers, and government leaders around the world.
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
- Listening, and watching recommendations from:
- Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
- Gully Boy on Amazon Prime
- The Americans on FX
We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Weston Konishi, President of the Sake Brewers Association of North America!