Recasting the Appointments Debate

This article discusses the draft amendment for the Constitution (120th Amendment) Bill and the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2013 that sought to reform the appointment of judges with a Judicial Appointments Commission. It takes a critical look at the appointment of such a commission, the issues with the draft amendment, and reform for this bill by using examples from the United Kingdom and South Africa.

 

Read the piece co-authored with Rajgopal Saikumar here.

Cite:

Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy, 'Recasting the Appointments Debate' (13 Dec 2013) <https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/recasting-the-appointments-debate/article5452452.ece> accessed on 18 Nov 2019