ICJ judge Hilary Charlesworth joins CJI Chandrachud on SC bench

NEW DELHI: Judge of the International Court of Justice Hilary Charlesworth on Monday sat on the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and witnessed judicial proceedings.”I have great pleasure in welcoming ICJ judge Hilary Chalesworth among us. She has taught earlier at the Mayo College here. She is a distinguished jurist,” the CJI said, calling Charlesworth a friend of India.”We all welcome her Ladyship to the court,” Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said.Charlesworth, an Australian international lawyer who has been a judge of the ICJ since 5 November 2021, is in India at present.On Saturday, she delivered the second annual lecture on ‘The International Court of Justice: A legal forum in a political environment’ on the Supreme Court premises.

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