A Brief Response to “The Indian Supreme Court’s Identity Crisis: A Constitutional Court or a Court of Appeals?”

Prof. Khaitan focuses particularly on the reversal rate in SLP cases to argue that the court may be admitting more cases than it ought to; and importantly, considers the role that Senior Advocates may play in skewing the docket of the court in his article. I offer some thoughts on both arguments, while also reflecting on the avenues for empirical research thrown open by this important study.

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