Justice Leila Seth, the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court and the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state high court, passed away on Friday night.

Leila Seth was the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court and the first women to be Chief Justice of a state in India. She was a member of the 15th Law Commisiion of India and responsible for the report on Free and Compulsory Education of Children. She retired as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh in 1992. Leila Seth was the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court and the first women to be Chief Justice of a state in India.

She retired as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh in 1992. Buy On Balance: An Autobiography by Leila Seth (ISBN: 9780670049882) from Amazon's Book Store. She was a member of the 5th Law Commission of India and responsible for the report on Free and Compulsory Education Of Children, She is involved in human rightsactivities A side table displays a photograph of Leila and Prem Seth just after their marriage in the early 1940s, and a happy family picture of youngest son Shantum. She was a member of the 15th Law Commisiion of India and responsible for the report on Free and Compulsory Education of Children. In This Autobiography, Leila Talks About Its Joyous As Well As Its Difficult Moments. A story of struggle of a fatherless girl in 40s to 60s, who rose in life because of the good education & hard-work. The 86-year old died of cardiac arrest a day after the Supreme Court upheld the death sentences of the four convicts in the Jyoti Singh rape case. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. This book is a very honest and moving account of the Life of Ms Justice Leila Seth.

A Delightful Read The HinduThe First Woman Chief Justice Of A High Court In India, The First Woman Judge Of The Delhi High Court, The First Woman To Top The Bar Examinations In London: Leila Seth Has Led A Full Life. Leila Seth’s new book talks of the need for speedy justice November 23, 2014 1:01 am Justice Leila Seth’s new collection of essays gently reminds that urgency was not a stranger to the UPA.

Leila Seth was the first woman to top the Bar examinations in London, the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court, and the first woman to become chief justice of a state High Court. In Talking of Justice, eminent jurist Leila Seth discusses several critical issues that she has engaged with in a legal career spanning over fifty years - violence against women, the nurture of the girl child, the need for a uniform civil code, women's rights, prisoners' rights, gender sensitization of the judiciary, and judicial administration, among others.

She was appointed as a judge in 1978 and retired as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh in 1992. Leila Seth was the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court and the first woman to be Chief Justice of a state in India. She retired as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh in 1992. But Justice Leila Seth’s new collection of essays gently reminds that urgency was not a stranger to the UPA. For instance, it had botched its response to the December 2012 gangrape in Delhi, triggering unprecedented public outrage, but it made up for the debacle with the Justice Verma Committee. A unputdownable book. She is involved in human rights activities and with a number of schools and colleges.