Judicial Appointments Conundrum Pre-NJAC Verdict

Judicial appointments are too vital for a hit-and-trial method

  1. SC objected to the Centre’s argument that the National Judicial Appointments Commission should be given a chance under the ‘hit-and-trial’ method.
  2. “The NJAC is a wholesome mechanism in which the voice of the people plays a part in the judicial appointments. NJAC exudes public confidence,” Mr. Rohatgi said.
  3. The Bench had asked Mr. Rohatgi to hand over a list of bad appointments of judges made by the Supreme Court Collegium during the last two decades.
  1. SC objected to the Centre’s argument that the National Judicial Appointments Commission should be given a chance under the ‘hit-and-trial’ method.
  2. Attorney General, Mukul Rohatgi pleaded that The NJAC is a wholesome mechanism in which the voice of the people plays a part in the judicial appointments.
  3. The Bench had asked Mr. Rohatgi to hand over a list of bad appointments of judges made by the Supreme Court Collegium during the last two decades.