About the Author:
Dr Justice Shalini Phansalkar Joshi is the former Judge of Bombay High Court. She has also worked as Judge of Family Court at Pune and then as the Registrar General of Bombay High Court. She was the Joint Director and thereafter the Officiating Director of Maharashtra Judicial Academy and has conducted training programs for Judicial Officers, Police Officers, Public Prosecutors, Members of Bar, Probation Officers and other stakeholders in National and State Judicial Academies and law colleges. She is presently on the panel of examiners for PhD candidates at Mumbai University and a ‘Distinguished Visiting Judge in Residence’ at the Symbiosis Law School, Pune. She has been invited to contribute to various national and international conferences and to present papers on a range of contemporary and socially relevant subjects.