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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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Court Data

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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Court Data

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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Court Data

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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Justice Banumathi #1: A Judicial Portrait

After 6 years in the Supreme Court Banumathi J has authored 386 judgments on a variety of matters such as arbitration, property and tenancy.

16th Jul 2020

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5 Next CJIs

When Gogoi CJI retires in November, he will be succeeded by Justices Bobde, Ramana, Lalit, Chandrachud and Khanna as per seniority.

20th Jun 2019

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