The Need for Judicial Accountability in India: A Critical Study

  • Shivani Nagar and Dr. Aradhana Parmar
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  • Shivani Nagar

    Research Scholar at Maharishi Arvind University Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

  • Dr. Aradhana Parmar

    Professor at Maharishi Arvind University Jaipur, India

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The idea of judicial responsibility must first be understood and accepted. To prevent judicial delinquency from spreading, accountability mainly entails creating a sense of openness in the legal system and putting it under intense public scrutiny. At the same time, the age-old debate about responsibility rages on. There is a problem with the judiciary's independence that has to be fixed. Yet, judicial independence cannot exist in a vacuum; there must also be judicial responsibility. The disagreement stems from the Constitution's architects' decision to exclude a specific accountability mechanism for the court. The same was done in order to avoid judicial independence from being violated, which is necessary to have a free and just judicial system. Moving forward, the objective is to foster responsibility through a self-regulation approach without endangering independence.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 2999 - 3014


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