Judges not ‘Lords’

The Rajasthan High Court’s decision to do away with the archaic practice of addressing judges as ‘My Lord’ and ‘Your Lordship’ is laudable and can be emulated by other courts. In the place of ‘My Lord’, ‘Mr. Judge’, can be used. The custom of calling a judge ‘Your Honour’ can also be dispensed with (“Rajasthan HC seeks to dispense with ‘My Lord’,” July 15).

K. Pradeep,


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