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Supreme Court against bringing judicial appointments under RTI

The Bench referred to Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi’s statement in the past when he had said that the appointments would be subject to RTI queries.

Names of 5 district judges recommended by HC ‘leaked’ to lawyers

The appointment, posting and transfer of judges are usually done under a veil of secrecy by the courts.


Benches and balances

New process and mechanism of judicial appointments raise troubling questions that must be answered.

Nariman slams bills on judges appointment

Nariman has said many lawyers including him will challenge the legislations in the Supreme Court.

Seven qualities of highly effective judges

Judicial appointments cannot be left to the preferences of JAC members.

Justice Lodha’s lament

Why is it that the only voice from the bench is one of anguish? Needed: government-judiciary dialogue.


Change must respect basic structure

Appointments and transfers of judges affect the independence of the judiciary and judicial review.

Judgement calls

Judiciary must have primacy in appointments to keep institutional balance, but it must also be accountable.

The right judge for the job

Proposed judicial appointments commission is not the whole answer.

Judging the court

Madras High Court controversy underlines the need for greater transparency in judicial appointments.