Sriraksha V Srivatsav


Sriraksha V Srivatsav graduated from Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirapalli in 2019. Subsequently, she practiced in Madras High Court and other trial courts primarily focusing on gender-based violence and public interest litigations. Her interest area lies in the intersectional discrimination of caste, class, and gender.


An Analysis of Indian Supreme Court Judgments on Honour Crimes

July 22, 2022

In this blog, Sriraksha, CLPR Litigation Associate, traces Supreme Court judgments on crimes committed in the name of honour. She highlights why a comprehensive legal framework is the need of the hour to protect the right of an individual to choose their own partner.

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CLPR | Trans Law Quarterly | Issue VI

June 28, 2022

This Pride Month, we are happy to present to you the VI Issue of our Trans Law Quarterly. In the past two years of the pandemic, we witnessed the tireless efforts of LGBTQIA+ activists, policymakers, litigants and judicial officers which resulted in timely court orders and policies safeguarding and advancing the rights of transgender persons. Putting together the quarterly has provided us a chance to reflect on how far we have come and how long the road ahead is.

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The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005- Civil or Criminal?

May 2, 2022

It has been fifteen years since the DV Act came into force and the courts are yet to settle questions that are crucial for its implementation. The improper understanding of domestic violence has led the courts to constantly deliberate as to whether the DV proceedings as civil or criminal, while forgetting that the legislation is relief-oriented.

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