The public prosecutor has an ethical obligation to balance the interests of the victims, the accused, and society
DAKSH’s webinar Lawyers' Experiences during COVID-19 was a follow up to our Report on Lawyers' Experiences during COVID-19 pandemic, moderated by Leah Verghese to discuss the findings of the report
The Supreme Court has swiftly granted interim bail to Arnab Goswami, founder and editor-in-chief of Republic TV. We should be grateful to the Supreme Court for having reiterated that bail is the rule in all cases. Unfortunately, our justice system only pays lip service to this rule.
Harish Narasappa and Sarayu Natarajan explore the wide-ranging implications of judicial delays on Indian society, delve into why delayed justice is such a pernicious problem, and talk about how it can be addressed.
The link to Prajavani article: ವಕೀಲರಿಲ್ಲದೆ ನ್ಯಾಯಸಮ್ಮತ ವಿಚಾರಣೆಯೇ
Today, it can take nearly 20 years if a case goes all the way from the subordinate court to the high court and then the Supreme Court.
How much of a vacation do our judges need? This question comes up fairly frequently these days, particularly when there is conversations about the delays in deciding cases and the pending 3crore cases in our courts.
Last week on this blog, I wrote about Justice Gautam Patel’s refreshing approach to adjournments and costs. Justice Patel’s order has now been overruled by a division bench of the Mumbai High Court, in an order dated March 7, 2018.
Justice Gautam Patel’s order dated 27 February 2018 in Ram Nagar Trust No. 1 v. Mehtab Sheikh imposing a cost of Rs. 1000 for each of the 450 days of delay in filing an affidavit, by the plaintiff, is an extremely important one in the context of the enormous delay that characterizes our judicial system.
Timely judicial intervention has often helped shape important policies. But recent judicial efforts to oversee legislative action have boomeranged.