Nemoiudex in causasua

Nemoiudex in causasua- no one can be judge in his own case Arbitrary allocation of work

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Delhi, On Wednesday 11-April-2018 The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a petition praying for framing of rules to constitute benches and allotting cases to different benches in the Supreme Court of India and high courts.

 

In case Ashok PandeVs supreme court of India :Reaffirming the superiority of the Chief Justice, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition which questioned the unilateral power of the CJI to constitute benches “arbitrarily” and allocate work to different benches and which sought framing of proper rules for it.

 

Rejecting all allegations of “arbitrary allocation of work” and stressing that CJI was the highest constitutional authority, the judgment said CJI had been entrusted the power to constitute benches and allocate work to different benches as he has been trusted by the constitution to be at the helm of affairs of the Supreme Court.

By-  Aman Kumar Sharma, Student Reporter, INBA

 

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