Judicial Accountability in India: An Overview

  • Tejas Pratap Singh
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  • Tejas Pratap Singh

    LL.M. student at Chanakya National Law University, Patna, India

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To demand judicial responsibility, one must first understand and cherish the idea. As was previously said, in order to prevent any judicial delinquency from spreading, accountability primarily entails developing a sense of transparency and subjecting the court system to severe public scrutiny. Furthermore, the a continuous debate between accountability and independence of the judiciary. There are frequent issues with the independence of the judiciary that needs to be rectified. It is interesting to notice that there is inherent resistance between the two since the writers of the Constitution did not explicitly establish any mechanism to keep the court responsible. The preservation of judicial independence is a crucial prerequisite for the existence of a free and impartial court, which was the basic premise of the same. The objective was to promote responsibility while maintaining the aspect's independence through a system of self-regulation.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 874 - 888

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114460

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