Justice Ruma Pal like many of her peers has become vocal about the black spots in judiciary after retirement. (See the excerpt of a lecture reproduced in today's Indian Express here.)
The fact that she spoke about it after retirement in no way discredit the contents or value of the observations. It only points to the opportunities to set the system right when was part of the system. I am sure she must have done her share then and one of these days would speak about it.