CJI Lodha seeks the Bar's assistance to reduce pendency; All Capital punishment cases to be heard by 3-judge Bench

Murali Krishnan July 11 2014

Deliberations before the current Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court appears to be one of the most vibrant and engaging of the recent times. The Bench is presided by Chief Justice RM Lodha and comprises JJ. Jasti Chelameswar, JS Khehar, AK Sikri and the newly elevated Rohinton Fali Nariman

Yesterday, during the hearing of a matter concerning commutation of death penalty to life imprisonment, Justice Lodha sought the assistance of the Bar to help reduce the problem of pendency of cases. The dialogue happened between Justice Lodha and Senior . . .

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