Legal Framework vs. Practical Realities: The Effectiveness of Fast Track Courts in Achieving Speedy Justice

  • Saurabh Kumar Singh and Dr. Radhe Shyam Jha
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  • Saurabh Kumar Singh

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, India

  • Dr. Radhe Shyam Jha

    Associate Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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The paper focuses on the working of Fast Track Courts (FTCs) in India. The FTCs are established to reduce adjudication time for various categories of cases due to the immense backlog in the Indian judiciary system. The laws and cases associated with the establishment of FTCs are discussed along with a comparison with the functioning of regular courts. The article observes that even after the creation of FTCs with the intention to provide speedy justice, there are many impediments, such as budgetary constraints, staffing, adequate infrastructure, etc. Procedural inefficiency adds to the woes. The article provides a few solutions to better the working of FTCs, proposing a legislative clarity, stable budget and technological intervention.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 2117 - 2132


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