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Dr. Surat

Supreme Court Lawyer

The author is a Harvard and Oxford educated practising lawyer of Supreme Court of India. His e-mail address is:
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Collegium System Is Ailing, But NJAC 'Remedy' Would Have Made Matters Worse

In India, the biggest litigator is the government itself, with a major chunk of cases either filed by or against the government (both Central and state). To ensure impartiality of the system in such a scenario, the government should not have an overriding say in the appointment of judges. To this extent, the collegium system is preferable to the process prevailing up to 1992.
17/10/2015 8:28 AM IST