Distinguished Jurists: An Unused Mandate of the Constitutional Court

  • Mustafa Chitalwala
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  • Mustafa Chitalwala

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

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The judiciary in India plays a peripheral role in upholding the rule of law. It is, therefore, of the utmost importance that highly knowledgeable and skilled judges are appointed to preserve the sanctity of the judiciary. The Constitution of India provides for the appointment of judges to the Supreme Court in accordance with Article 124(3). The focus of this paper is on the Supreme Court of India's unused mandate to appoint "Distinguished Jurists" as judges. The research paper investigates the mechanisms by which such appointments can improve the efficiency of the judicial system or provide the Constitutional Court with a flawless point of view. The paper goes into greater detail about countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America, from which this article was borrowed. Despite having such a mandate, the cornerstone of the legal profession, law professors, have no involvement in the Indian judicial system.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 941 - 949

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.11458

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