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Court Data

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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The Desk

The Supreme Court Under CJI Lalit: The Road Ahead

Justice U.U. Lalit is set to take over the reins at the Supreme Court. What will his 74 day tenure look like?

26th Aug 2022

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The Desk

Sub-classification in Reservations for Madigas: The Larger Story

The issue of sub-classification in reservations has been pending before a 7-Judge Constitution Bench for nearly two years without a hearing.

17th Aug 2022

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The Desk

Next 9 Chief Justices of India

During their tenure, the Chief Justice of India plays a key role in deciding the fate of the SC as an institution.

18th May 2022

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The Desk

Will A Constitution Bench Finally Sit this Year?

DESK BRIEF: The NCT case referral marks the first whiff of substantial Constitution Bench activity during the CJI’s tenure.

17th May 2022

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The Desk

Reviewing Ramana: the CJI Anniversary Edition

DESK BRIEF: CJI N.V. Ramana is set to retire on August 26th 2022, after which Justice U.U. Lalit will assume the CJI’s office.

24th Apr 2022

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How many times has the senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court been superseded?

DESK BRIEF: There have been three supersessions at the Supreme Court of India.

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The Seniority Principle: How is the Chief Justice of India Selected?

As per the seniority principle, the senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court is appointed as the Chief Justice of India.

The Desk

J. Ramana Sworn In as 48th Chief Justice

CJI Ramana's seven-year term as a Supreme Court judge, through numbers and key judgments.

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24th Apr 2021

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Partap Singh Bajwa v Chairman Rajya Sabha

The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha rejected an impeachment motion against a judge despite the motion having support of the requisite number of MPs.

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