Favourites of 2015 from the DAKSH blog archives

Here is a recap of our most viewed blog posts of 2015:

1. Salman and Speed by Harish Narasappa discusses the issue of chronic pendency in the Bombay High Court which is in contrast to Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s speedy HC appeals process which concluded on 10 December 2015.

2. Data and the Indian Courts by Kavya Murthy discusses DAKSH’s pendency database and issues with the data provided by the High Court websites.

3. Making Bricks Without Clay: The Difficulties with Obtaining Data in Studying Indian courts by guest blogger Alok Prasanna Kumar of Vidhi, highlights the importance and lack of reliable data in the judicial reform process.

4. The State of Judicial Statistics in India by guest blogger Dr. Aparna Chandra of National Law University, Delhi discusses the state of the Indian Judiciary and attempts being made to reform it.

5. Judicial Independence and the Appointment of Judges – A transcript of DAKSH’s Fourth Annual Constitution Day Lecture provides a transcript of our Fourth Constitution Day Lecture by Mr. Raju Ramachandran, a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and a former Additional Solicitor General of India.

Look forward to more such relevant and insightful pieces in 2016.


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