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The Judicial Appointments Commission: A Delicate Balance

by Abhinav Chandrachud On December 9, 2013, the Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice (hereinafter, “Standing Committee”), submitted its report on the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2013, to both Houses of Parliament.[i] In this blog … Continue reading

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Judicial Appointments Commission: Who will Guard the Guardians?

by Vasujith Ram The Rajya Sabha has recently passed the 120th Constitution Amendment Bill and the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill. The bills are up for consideration in the Lok Sabha and may be passed soon.  They seek to replace the … Continue reading

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Undue Sympathy: A Judicial Evil?

A Case Comment on Pushpanjali Sahu vs State of Orissa (2012 AIR SCW 5447) by Sohini Chatterjee The Merchant of Venice has been immortalised by, among others, the courtroom scene in Act IV Scene I. In this timeless scene, Portia, dressed in the … Continue reading

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