Breaking: Alternative fora for speedy hearing of criminal appeals? SC asks AG KK Venugopal, ASG Pinky Anand to assist

Murali Krishnan October 28 2017
Criminal appeals

The Bench of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit have been passing many pro-active orders on matters concerning judiciary and legal reforms.

The latest in the list is an attempt to explore means to ensure hearing of criminal appeals within a reasonable time.

The order was passed in a murder case from Jharkhand. The petitioner, who was convicted for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment, had approached the Supreme Court against refusal of bail by the . . .

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