Advocate moves Supreme Court to do away with ‘Your Lordship’; Alleges matter dismissed for not addressing the Court as ‘Your Lordship’

The Supreme Court is seized of another interesting challenge to the norms and standards in advocacy reflecting the alleged colonial hangover. A Public Interest litigation (PIL) has now been filed by Advocate Shiv Sagar Tiwari (Petitioner) in the Supreme Court seeking to do away with the practice of addressing judges as “Your Lordship” and “My Lord”.

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