The Collegium system

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Judiciary   Source: TH  Context: The SC Collegium under CJI DY Chandrachud has quietly and transparently streamlined the appointment process of judges to the constitutional courts. The Collegium system: About: The collegium system, which has evolved through judgments of the SC, is the way by …

Law Minister’s suggestion to CJI on the appointment of judges: The context and background

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary   Source: IE   Direction: The article attempts to explain the MoP for the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary, as well as the Law Minister’s suggestion to reform the collegium.    Context: The Union Minister for Law and Justice …

National Judicial Commission Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary   Source: IE  Direction: The article highlights the recently introduced National Judicial Commission Bill, 2022, its criticism and its way ahead. The earlier article will help to understand the issue of NJAC and why it was declared unconstitutional.  Context: A private …

National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC)

Topics Covered:  Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC)   What to study? For Prelims: A brief overview of NJAC act and the key amendments proposed. For Mains: Why was it struck down? How it affected judicial supremacy? What’s the way out to fill the vacancies? …