Sometimes it’s vote of conscience: CJI on judgement on queer couples

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10/23/2023

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Monday said he stands by his minority judgement in favour of civil unions of queer couples, as sometimes it is a “vote of the conscience and a vote of the constitution”. CJI Chandrachud was speaking at the 3rd Comparative Constitutional Law discussion on the topic ‘Perspectives from the Supreme Courts of India and the United States’. The event was hosted by Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

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