Demands for Structural Changes in the Supreme Court of India: A Historical Overview (Part 2)

In part 2 of this two-part series, the author examines the history behind the demand for the setting up of regional branches of the Supreme Court of India, and links it to present day empirical studies on the correlation between geographical proximity to the Supreme Court and disproportionate access to justice.

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Reforming the Roster: Looking Beyond the Borders

In this article, the authors critique the present Roster System at the Supreme Court of India, and question the authority vested in the role of the Chief Justice of India as the ‘Master of the Roster’ in the course of judicial appointments. Comparative analysis is made with appointment systems around the world, with suggestions towards reform being provided for the betterment of justice delivery in India.

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The Courts and The Constitution

This section will be a one-stop platform for all announcements related to the Conference. It will bring together Panel-by-Panel reports as well as a compiled publication developed from the proceedings of the Conference. We also invite response pieces, critically analyzing and engaging with the released publications

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Simultaneous applicability of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act: A Problem of Differentiated Protections and Liabilities – Part I

There have been several questions regarding the simultaneous applicability of the Information Technology Act [“IT Act”] and the Indian Penal Code [“IPC”] due to considerable overlaps between the offences provided for in these statutes. The …

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