A single-judge bench of Andhra Pradesh High Court while hearing a Criminal Petition filed by woman accused of posting content in social media against Judges granted her bail considering her miscarriage and humanitarian grounds.
Justice L Nageswara Rao said that Supreme Court judges from the Bar should get a “minimum 7-8 years” in office. It is time to take another look at the appointment of lawyers and academicians to the Supreme Court through a structured selection process.
Reiterating parts of his speech on Friday where he said even well-informed sections of society are unaware of the importance of the Constitution, Justice Ramana said there is still a need to spread more understanding about the Constitution.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed strong displeasure over the Central government's act of “cherry picking” names for appointment to Tribunals from the waiting list and not appointing the members, whose names were recommended by the Search-cum-selection committees headed by Supreme Court Judges.
According to the List of Supreme Court and High Court Judges, published on September 1, 2021 by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, the Madras High Court is currently working at a strength of 56 judges, including 46 Permanent Judges and 10 Additional Judges.
The recent appointments to the apex court have come like a fresh breeze not only for those connected to the judiciary but also for citizens in general because every appointment in the top court has a direct impact on the justice delivery system.