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Woman SC Judges Have Shorter Tenures than Male Judges

While the number of woman judges at the SC has increased, the time they will spend on the bench is low.

30th Sep 2021

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14 Out of 25 High Courts are Represented at the Supreme Court

With no fixed rules about it, and the recent appointment of nine new judges, regional representation in the Supreme Court has changed.

30th Sep 2021

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How Diverse is the Supreme Court in terms of Religion?

Besides these informal conventions, religious diversity has not been a major criteria for appointments to the Supreme Court.

30th Sep 2021

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Caste Diversity at the Supreme Court

After the appointment of the first Dalit judge in 1980, this is the first time that two Dalit judges are serving simultaneously.

30th Sep 2021

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The Desk

Monthly Review: September 2021

In September, nine new judges settled into their role. The Court began to hear important cases on reservations and tribunals.

30th Sep 2021

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Does Seniority Trump Merit in Judicial Appointments?

Seniority is an important consideration for recommendations to the Supreme Court, and there is now an all-India list indicating the same.

28th Sep 2021

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Is Integrity Essential for Judicial Appointments?

Integrity appears the second highest number of times as a criterion mentioned in collegium resolutions, but only twice for specific judges.

28th Sep 2021

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What does Regional Diversity in Judicial Appointments Mean?

The Supreme Court collegium resolutions almost always take regional diversity into account, though this is only an unwritten rule.

28th Sep 2021

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Religious, Caste and Gender Diversity: A Factor for SC Judges?

What are the criteria for appointing SC judges? Recent collegium resolutions have been taking a need for 'due representation' into account.

28th Sep 2021

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Anoop Baranwal v Union of India

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is entertaining a PIL seeking to reform how members of the Election Commission of India are appointed.

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Bench:Indira Banerjee J, Vineet Saran J, M.R. Shah J, Aniruddha Bose J

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