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The Desk

Retirements and Court Administration Six Months into 2022

The Court will see Judges retiring every month up until November 2022—which may bode poorly for the 70,000 cases pending at the SC.

27th May 2022

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SCO Explains: Pendency at the Supreme Court of India (2021)

In this episode, we unpack the numbers around the pendency concern and examine the SC’s performance over the past decade.

Court Data

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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Court Data

COVID-19 Exacerbates SC’s Pendency Crisis

Examining institution, disposal, and pendency during the COVID-19 years and the decline in the SC’s efficiency.

21st Apr 2022

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The Desk

Day 1: Courts and the Constitution Conference

The Courts and Constitution Conference was held on April 15th-16th, at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

The Desk

COVID Coverage: Children in Protection Homes, April 4th 2022

On April 4th, SC directed State governments and Union Territories to comply with the Supreme Court’s earlier Orders on child welfare.

Court Data

Pendency Across Three Waves of COVID 19 and Two CJIs

Comparing the pendency of cases during former Chief Justice Sharad Bobde’s tenure with incumbent Chief Justice N.V. Ramana.

25th Mar 2022

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The Desk

COVID Coverage: Court’s Functioning (Jan, Feb 2022)

Responding to the 3rd wave of COVID, the SC began virtual hearings in January. The SC will resume hybrid and physical hearings on Feb 14th.

8th Feb 2022

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The Desk

Looking Ahead: The Court in February 2022

The SC is expected to hear key cases on PMLA, state-wise grant of minority status, the IT Rules, and Delhi Police Commissioner's appointment

The Desk

Third Wave Sweeps the Court

13 Judges and hundreds of Court staff tested positive for COVID in the past week. What does this mean for the Court?

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