Will the selections of the Judicial Appointments Commission be perfect? – In Conversation with Justice Santosh Hegde

Justice Santosh Hedge

Only the fourth direct elevation to the Supreme Court in five decades, Justice Santosh Hegde was the Advocate General of Karnataka, an Additional Solicitor General as well as a Solicitor General. Post-retirement, he was appointed the Lokayukta for Karnatka.

In this interview with Bar & Bench, he talks about his initial years, his time as the law officer, decision to join the Bench, the collegium system and the recent revelations made by Justice Katju.

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