Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

DY Chandrachud


Digitisation to crisis-proof justice delivery: Justice Chandrachud

September 18, 2022 7:06 am

He added that “today, a ‘Green Bench’ does not mean a Bench hearing environmental cases but a Bench which aims to conduct proceedings with zero physical filings, as will hopefully be the case in paperless courts”.

Justice Chandrachud: Being tolerant doesn’t mean blind conformity

August 07, 2022 3:13 am

Justice Chandrachud emphasised that law must not be confused with justice and also pointed out that the students, over the course of their career, would often realise that “what is legal is probably unjust, whereas what is just may not always be legal.” 

Justice Chandrachud: SC must not touch issues that require lawmakers’ role

June 21, 2022 7:04 am

Justice Chandrachud’s remarks on political engagement are significant as he is in line to be the Chief Justice of India in November this year for a period of two years, during which the 2024 Lok Sabha elections will also be held.

Extra-judicial confession by co-accused loses significance in absence of substantive evidence: SC

May 27, 2022 8:51 pm

The apex court said that an extra-judicial confession attains “greater credibility and evidentiary value” if it is supported by a chain of cogent circumstances and is further corroborated by other prosecution evidence.

All courts must be open for public viewership, says SC judge Chandrachud

January 29, 2022 10:25 pm

Chandrachud's remarks came during the virtual book release by Professor Dr Balram K Gupta (professor Emeritus, and Director- Academics, Chandigarh Judicial Academy), on Saturday.

Delhi Confidential: Justice Chandrachud loses his cool in court

January 26, 2022 6:46 am

on Tuesday, Justice Chandrachud appeared to be at his wit’s end as a lawyer, who had filed an intervention application in two matters concerning Covid-19 vaccination, kept questioning as to why his submissions were not being recorded by the bench.

No presumption of innocence once a person is convicted by trial court: Supreme Court

September 09, 2021 7:26 am

“A judgment should be coherent, systematic and logically organised. It should enable the reader to trace the fact to a logical conclusion on the basis of legal principles,” said the court.

Constitution is North Star against which every State action, inaction has to be judged: Justice DY Chandrachud

July 17, 2021 10:52 pm

Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud asserted that majoritarian tendencies must be questioned against the background of "our constitutive promise".

‘Make hearings easily accessible to physically challenged lawyers, litigants’: D Y Chandrachud

December 24, 2020 7:06 am

Dumping the responsibility of making the filings accessible on specially-abled lawyers would be like serving a file in a foreign language to an able-bodied lawyer, Justice Chandrachud wrote.

Justice Chandrachud moots short-term judges for High Courts

February 02, 2020 1:09 am

At the same event, former Supreme Court judge, Justice A K Sikri, said the Collegium system of appointment of judges “needs reconsideration”, and that “India is the only country where judges appoint judges”.