The job of teachers in the lives of their students can be profound. Like French philosopher Albert Camus, I too had kind, thoughtful and morally upright teachers whose influence guided me in my legal profession.
A-G KK Venugopal has suggested that the apex court only hear cases of constitutional and national importance. Instead, there should be a Court of Appeal above High Courts, with four benches of 15 judges each.
The chief justice of India’s statement that the SC is keen on discouraging petitioners resorting to Article 32 has drawn criticism as it is one of the basic features of the Constitution. Perhaps he was alluding to the flood of petitions reaching Court when personal liberty is not taken seriously by High Courts.