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Do SC Judges Write Fewer Judgments Following Their Appointment as CJI?

SCO compared the rate of authoring judgments of the last 10 Chief Justices before and after their appointment as CJI

1st Sep 2022

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How Active was the Collegium Under CJI Ramana?

The CJI Ramana-led Collegium made more recommendations for HC appointments than his three predecessors.

31st Aug 2022

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Do SC Judges Write More Judgments in the Summer Break?

SC Judges claim that the Court’s 6-week summer vacation aids judgment writing. We look at data on Judgments written during this period.

16th Aug 2022

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2020 Saw a Historic High of Suo Moto Cases at the SC

COVID-19 caused an unexampled surge in suo moto action taken by the Supreme Court, with 10 suo moto cases recorded in 2020.

17th Jun 2022

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Pendency at the Supreme Court: Half-Yearly Trends (2022)

Pendency in recent years has been on an aggressive rise at the Supreme Court due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

15th Jun 2022

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The Average Tenure of an SC Judge is 5.37 Years

Sitting Judges in the SC, on average, serve shorter tenures in comparison to Judges appointed between 1950-1980.

13th Jun 2022

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720 Applicants at the SC Received Free Legal Aid in 2020

In 2020, 720 litigants were granted free legal aid and 572 cases were filed through the SCLSC.

6th Jun 2022

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Reviewing the Supreme Court in Numbers (2021)

We look at institution, disposal, pendency, strength of the Bench, and other factors that affected the Court in the last 10 years.

28th Apr 2022

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