Recasting the Appointments Debate

December 13, 2013 | Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy

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 23 Oct 2021