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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 Desk

2022 Half-Year Review: SC Retirements and Court Administration

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.

6th Jun 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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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.

The Desk

CJI Ramana Says Govt. Must Help Tackle Pendency

The Chief Justice of India was addressing Chief Ministers and Chief Justices on the challenges facing the Judiciary.

30th Apr 2022

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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

Congestion and Clearance: The Two Sides of the SC’s Pendency Crisis

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court's backlog continues to rise as cases take longer to be disposed of

20th 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.

Court Data

21 Out of Every 100 Cases Instituted Before the SC in 2021 Were Added to its Backlog

The SC’s clearance rate dropped to its lowest in 33 years.

12th Apr 2022

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