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The Desk

Justice A.M. Khanwilkar’s Tenure in Numbers

Justice Khanwilkar became the fourth Judge to retire from the SC in 2022. SCO reviewed his tenure in numbers.

28th Jul 2022

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Court Data

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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The Desk

Justice L. Nageswara Rao’s Tenure in Numbers

The SC's long season of judicial retirements continues with Justice L.N. Rao's term ending on June 7th. SCO reviews his tenure in numbers.

8th Jun 2022

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4 of the Next 7 CJIs Will Serve Shorter Than Average Tenures

We discuss the expected tenures of the next seven CJIs in this post.

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31st Dec 2021

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The Desk

Justice Navin Sinha Retires on August 18th: His Tenure in Numbers

Taking a look at Justice Navin Sinha's Supreme Court tenure, spanning 4 years and 6 months, and 126 judgments.

18th Aug 2021

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Justice Bhushan Retires on July 4th After Half a Decade at the Court

Bhushan J was part of 779 judgments, out of which he authored 258. Most of his judgments dealt with criminal law.

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3rd Jul 2021

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Court Data

The Average Tenure of an SC Justice has Increased by 282 Days

Over the last 21 years, the average tenure of Supreme Court judges has increased by 282 days.

30th Jun 2021

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Average Tenure of Judges elevated from the Bar is 6.04 years

The average tenure of a Supreme Court Judge elevated from the Bar is 6 years and 14 days.

26th Jun 2021

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SC Justices Spend an Average 14.7 Years in High Courts Before Elevation

We examine the average High Court tenure of the current sitting judges.

3rd Jun 2021

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The Average Tenure of a CJI is 1.5 Years

We examine the tenures of the 47 CJIs since 1950 and compare it with other common law jurisdictions.

24th Apr 2021

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