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

In part 1 of this two-part series, the author provides a historical overview of the demand for the institutional division of the Supreme Court of India into Constitutional and Appellate Courts and links it to the present context by making use of empirical findings.

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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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