Response of Courts to the COVID-19 Pandemic while Safeguarding the Rule of Law

  • Anushka Kaul
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  • Anushka Kaul

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

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The outbreak of COVID-19 across the globe, including India, has laid importance on the immediate adoption of measures to make sure everyone is following social distancing so as to prevent spread of the virus. Courts around the globe have adopted measures and protocols to reduce the requirement of physical presence of lawyers, litigants, court staff etc. in courts to make sure that everyone can have access to justice while also staying safe. Access to justice is important to preserve the rule of law in any country. The challenges that have aroused by COVID-19 have to be found a solution to while also making sure that justice is delivered efficiently and every individual has access to justice. Hence, the author in this paper discusses and analyses the measures taken by Courts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic effectively while also preserving the rule of law.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 3598 - 3617


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