Create database of lawyers offering free legal aid, like during MeToo movement: Justice DY Chandrachud

"The creation of a case-type-specific database is the need of the hour. The provision of legal aid services can be enhanced if lawyers dedicated to a particular cause are responsible for only those cases," he said.
Create database of lawyers offering free legal aid, like during MeToo movement: Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice DY Chandrachud

Supreme Court Judge, Justice DY Chandrachud on Saturday called for the creation of a database of lawyers who are willing to offer pro bono or free legal aid services in specific areas of law, akin to how a database was compiled around 2018 to assist victims of sexual harassment during the MeToo movement.

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