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Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

Jul 30, 2014

Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

The cry against the collegium system of appointing judges only became shriller when former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju referred to the promotion of an allegedly corrupt judge at the Madras High Court due to political pressure and lack of appropriate action by the then top echelons of the judiciary. #HowThisWorks #Ram Jethmalani #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Markandey Katju #National Judicial Commission #Supreme Court collegium #Higher judiciary
Top jurists want change in collegium system that appoints judges

Jul 29, 2014

Top jurists want change in collegium system that appoints judges

Several top jurists today pushed for scrapping the existing collegium system where judges appoint judges but government's plans to bring a bill to make the process of appointments more transparent may take some more time. #India #Supreme Court #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Indian judiciary #Mukul Rohatgi
Collegium system for appointing judges needs to be restructured Singhvi

Jul 22, 2014

Collegium system for appointing judges needs to be restructured Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi today advocated restructuring of the collegium system for appointment of judges. #Congress #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Judiciary #Abhishek Manu Singhvi #justice system #Judiciary in India #Collegium System
Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

Jul 22, 2014

Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

So given the dramatic nature of the accusations and the theatrical fashion in which it has been received, here is the complete 'need to know' script of what has transpired so far. #HowThisWorks #Corruption #TheySaidIt #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #judges #Corruption in Judiciary #Justice Lahoti

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Number of criminal MPs in Parliament is embarrassing: Jay Panda

Jun 20, 2013

Number of criminal MPs in Parliament is embarrassing: Jay Panda

BJD's Jay Panda sheds light on the 3 Bills he has moved in Parliament seeking to keep criminals out of Parliament and how they matter. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #sushma swaraj #Q&A #Judiciary #parliament #Private member's bill #Jay Panda #Criminal cases
Judiciary in India  Victim or Culprit?

Mar 26, 2013

Judiciary in India Victim or Culprit?

The Indian judiciary is plagued by many ills and unfortunately the solutions aren't coming any time soon. #Supreme Court #CBI #ConnectTheDots #Courts #Indian judiciary #lawyers

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Judiciary in India  Victim or Culprit?

Jul 30, 2014

M. Caldwell Butler, a Key Vote Against Nixon, Dies at 89

As a freshman Republican representative and a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Butler voted to impeach President Richard M. Nixon, then wept... #House Judiciary Committee #Virginia
Judiciary in India  Victim or Culprit?

Jul 25, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: July 25

1. Reinventing Justice: Seventeen states are fixing prisons by using data-driven sentencing practices and focusing on keeping the most dangerous prisoners behind bars. The federal government should follow their lead. By Nancy La Vigne, testifying bef... #House Judiciary Committee #Ukraine
Judiciary in India  Victim or Culprit?

Jul 20, 2014

Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay

Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the Constitution... #Barack Obama #U.S. Congress #U.S. Republican Party
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