“Centre for Law, Public Policy and Good Governance released KHOJ (Know Your High Court Judges) dataset at the 9th NLUO Convocation.”
Centre for Law, Public Policy and Good Governance in collaboration with Agami and CivicDataLab developed an open access dataset KHOJ (Know Your High Court Judges) which was unveiled at the 9th Convocation of National Law University Odisha on 17th September 2022 in the presence of Justice UU Lalit, the Chief Justice of India, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice M.R. Shah, Judges, Supreme Court of India and Dr Justice S. Muralidhar, Chief Justice, High Court of Orissa and Chancellor, NLUO.
The dataset was a result of the collaborative efforts of more than 30 students and 10 professionals as volunteers who worked for over a period of 15 months. KHOJ is the ‘first of its kinds’ open access dataset capturing ‘personal, educational and professional background details across 43 variables of 1708 HC judges.
More Information on the Dataset can be accessed from the following source:
Live Law News Updates: https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/khoj-dataset-cji-uu-lalit-nlu-odisha-ninth-convocation-209612
Live Law (Hindi): https://hindi.livelaw.in/category/news-updates/cji-lalit-unveils-khoj-dataset-at-ninth-convocation-of-nlu-odisha-209641
The Leaflet: https://theleaflet.in/with-a-likely-paradigm-shift-in-access-to-data-on-judges-the-supreme-courts-collegium-may-be-on-the-cusp-of-transparency/
Law Insider: https://www.lawinsider.in/news/at-9th-convocation-of-nlu-odisha-cji-uu-lalit-unveils-khoj-dataset
India Spend: https://www.indiaspend.com/data-gaps/few-women-many-lawyers-what-a-new-dataset-on-high-court-judges-reveals-835627
KHOJ dataset is now freely available on the Justice Hub platform