Insights into Editorial: India’s judiciary and the slackening cog of trust

    Introduction: Centrality of justice in human lives is summed up in a few words by the Greek philosopher, Aristotle: “It is in justice that the ordering of society is centred.” Yet, a vast majority of countries have highly corrupt judiciaries.   Forms of Corruption in Judiciary: Judicial corruption is inimical to judicial independence …

Insights into Editorial: For Lok Adalats, speed overrides quality

  Introduction: The Indian judicial system is often lambasted, perhaps justifiably, for its endemic delays and excessive backlogs. As per the National Judicial Data Grid, 16.9% of all cases in district and taluka courts are three to five years old; for High Courts, 20.4% of all cases are five to 10 years old, and over …