Supreme Court of the United States Current Affairs, GK & News

Why Justice is delayed?

Indian Judicial System is haunted with delays. The Ease of Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 and 2019 shows that the time taken to decide a case has remained static at 1,445 days. These inordinate delays are hampering socio-economic development of the country. Forward and Backward Effects of Judicial Delay The government ..


President approves Increasing Strength of Supreme Court Judges

President Ramnath Kovind has approved the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 which seeks to increase the number of judges in the top court from the present 31 to 34 (including chief justice). Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Act The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 amends the Supreme Court (Number ..


Constitutional amendment introduced : To keep SC at 9 seats

As the democrats have expressed an interest to expand the Supreme Court justices, the republicans are moving to keep it at 9. A resolution is to be passed by the republicans to keep the SC justice count to 9. It is very difficult to enact the amendment as it would require to win two – ..