Shoshanna Ehrlich is a professor in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her interdisciplinary scholarship addresses the legal regulation of sexuality and reproduction, with a focus on the rights of young women and the emergence of the “pro-woman/pro-life” antiabortion position in the United States. Her books include: Who Decides? The Abortion Rights of Minors; Regulating Desire: From the Virtuous Maiden to the Purity Princess; a forthcoming co-authored monograph Abortion Regret: The New Attack on Reproductive Freedom, as well as a family law text book. She also works with a variety of advocacy organizations that are committed to securing the reproductive and sexual rights of young women.

Case: Suchita Srivastava v. Chandigarh Administration



Professor Vasanthi Nimushakavi teaches at the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.  She is the Head of the Center for Constitutional law, policy and good governance and offers courses on constitutional law and labour law.She is a graduate of Osmania University and holds a Ph.D from Osmania University in Constitutional Law. She has an interest in the area of Gender and Law and has taught courses in the area. Her work has been on parameters of social inclusion and access to justice. In the course of her work she has worked on making legal education responsive to the demands for improved access to courts as well as moving legal curriculum out of the statute books and looking at ways in which law interacts with society. Her specific research interests have been in the area of Domestic Work and implications for law. Her latest publications include a chapter titled Cross-Border Divorce Decrees - Recognition in India and Public Policy Considerations in PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW: SOUTH ASIAN STATES PRACTICE, Springer 2017.

Case: Independent Thought v. Union of India