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Over the past eight years, bail cases filed across high courts in India have increased by about 35 per cent. Amid innumerable Supreme Court declarations emphasising bail as a ‘default’ practice, district courts routinely deny it.

Karnataka fell to 14th rank in 2020 from 6th rank in 2019 in terms of the overall justice delivery system, as per the India Justice Report released in Bengaluru on Saturday. While Karnataka topped the list in policing,

India takes an average of 2,184 days to dispose a case in its subordinate courts, 1,128 days in its High Courts, and 1,095 days in the Supreme Court, bringing the total life cycle of a case in India to 12+ years

Several government decisions and Supreme Court observations and verdicts delivered in 2022 have had, or will have, an impact on the justice system in India.

Affordable justice, much like affordable healthcare and housing, is a bedrock of modern democracies which place a premium on the welfare of their citizens

Justice Gautam Patel and Cyril Shroff share their thoughts around 'Amrit Kaal' on the occasion of the 73rd Constitution Day.

After 108 years, a district court in Bhojpur, Bihar, finally rendered a decision in a case involving a land dispute in May of this year. This implied, without a doubt, that the matter has been ongoing since colonial times

India has 371,848 prisoners in pre-trial detention, known locally as undertrials. 76%--three in four--of all prisoners in Indian jails are awaiting trial. This compares unfavourably with the global average, which is 34%.

he experience online has been refreshing. One has to ensure that one has downloaded the necessary apps which are usually Webex, Vidyo, or Zoom depending on the forum one is arguing in.

Any talk of access to justice in India inevitably circles round to the almost perennial, much-lamented issues of case pendency, backlog, and delays in justice delivery.

In this episode, we talk with Shruti Vidyasagar and Shruthi Naik of Daksh. Daksh is a Bangalore based civil-society organization that uses data science to address the problem of pendency in Indian courts.

New Delhi: Delay by courts in deciding cases is forcing the public to resort to extra-legal measures to solve their disputes and law-abiding citizens are becoming lawbreakers, retired Supreme Court (SC) judge justice RV Raveendran said last week.

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