Ignoring Seniority In Appointment Of Judges: A Principle For Convenience

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The trinity of fairness, transparency and accountability form the bedrock of an effective and independent judicial system. Likewise, legal reasoning, justifiability and confirming to judicial ethics remains the hallmarks of judicial decisions, judicial appointments as well as judicial behaviour. Constitutionally speaking, this hexagon of judicial character shall remain entrenched in every decision concerning appointments of… Read more »

Justice Gogoi new Punjab and Haryana chief justice

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court here Saturday. Gogoi was administered the oath of office by Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia at the Raj Bhawan here. He succeeds Mukul Mudgal, who retired Jan 3. Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his… Read more »