The following piece was written by Chandan Gowda, one of our guest bloggers, in the newsletter of the Suchitra Film Society, which is the oldest film society in Bangalore. In the essay, Chandan discusses the extreme violence in Kannada movies since 1995. Chandan describes the movies as an illustration of the changing political morality of…

I came across an interesting story about lawyers in Korea publishing report cards evaluating performance of judges. You can read the report here. The report suggests that nearly 500 lawyers assessed the performance of judges across eight courts in Seoul on four criteria- attitude, integrity, fairness and knowledge. The results showed the top judge received…