How does Supreme Court decide to take a case?

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How does Supreme Court decide to take a case?

The Supreme Court receives about 10,000 petitions a year. The Justices use the “Rule of Four” to decide if they will take the case. If four of the nine Justices feel the case has value, they will issue a writ of certiorari. When all is said and done the Supreme Court will hear about 75-85 cases a year.

How many supreme courts are in India?

1 Supreme Court

What is principle of collegiality Class 11?

supreme court has adopted principle of collegiality. it means that CJI along with consultation of four senior most judges should recommend names of persons to be appointed. The supreme court and high courts can order Writs. It is on the individual, whether he wants to approach high court or supreme court.

Why is the removal of Judge difficult class 11?

The removal of judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts is extremely difficult. The approval of the legislature is not required for salaries and allowances of the judges. The authority of the judges protects them from any unfair criticism and the judiciary can penalise those who are guilty of contempt of court.

What do you mean by judicial overreach Class 11?

Judicial overreach is when the judiciary starts interfering with the proper functioning of the legislative or executive organs of the government, i.e., the judiciary crosses its own function and enter the executive and legislative functions. Judicial overreach is considered undesirable in a democracy.

Why is judiciary important class 11?

Why do we Need an Independent Judiciary? The principal role of the judiciary is to protect rule of law and ensure supremacy of law. It safeguards rights of the individual, settles disputes in accordance with the law and ensures that democracy does not give way to individual or group dictatorship.

What are the weaknesses of Indian judicial Class 11?

The major issues that the Indian judicial system faces are: The pendency of cases. Corruption. Lack of transparency (particularly in the appointment of judges).

Why do we an independent judiciary?

The Constitution of India provides justice for all. The duty of judges is considered to be very pious, therefore the constitution has provided for independence of judiciary so that they can remain impartial to serve the constitutional goals, act fairly, reasonably, free of any fear or favor.

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