Lord Cornwallis assumed the role of Governor-General of the Company in 1786 and continued till 1793. He was directed to take up three specific matters, one of them being reforms of the judicial system. The other tasks were resolving the problem of land revenue and improvement in the administrative m...
Why Judicial Reforms
Judicial reforms are the need of the Day in the Country. And the Reforms in the Family courts are even more urgent. A person can continue living a “normal” even if faced with criminal matter or been victim of crime in any fashion be it robbery or assault. However when faced...
“Equal justice under the law is not merely a caption on the façade of the Supreme Court building; it is perhaps the most inspiring idea of our society. It is one of the ends for which our entire legal system existed. It is fundamental that justice should be the same, in substance and availability...
We all know this universal rule that there is nothing constant in this world except change. The only difference could be the speed at which the wheels of transformation may spin. The idea of justice and the manner of its implementation are no exception to this universal rule.
Judicial reforms sho...
JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS AND CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Paiker Ismat Fatmi(
With the augment in globalization many countries in the world are undertaking legal and judicial reforms as part of their overall development programme. The judiciary has been...
REFORMING PAKISTAN’S PRISON SYSTEM
Asia Report N°212 – 12 October 2011
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................................... i I. INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................
Alexander II (1855-1881): Liberal and Reformist
* Emancipated the Surfs in 1861
* Gentry surfs were freed, but not state surfs.
* Surfs were put in mirs that they could not leave.
* Mir= A collection of peasants that live in a village and work the land together.
EFFECTS OF REFORMS IN THE JUDICIARY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SECRETARIES: CASE STUDY OF NAKURU LAW COURTS
A PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL MANAGEMENT
SECOND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS COMMISSION
From Despair to Hope
From Despair to Hope
Second Administrative Reforms Commission Government of India 2nd Floor, Vigyan Bhawan Annexe, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110 011 e-mail : arcommiss...
The Judicial Department
Judicial power rests with the Supreme Court and the lower courts, as established by law (Art. VIII, sec. 1 of the 1987 Constitution). Its duty is to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally demandable and enforceable (Art. VIII...
Judicial Affidavit Rule: Three reforms to speed up justice
To speed up the delivery of justice, three significant reforms were instituted recently: (1) the “Judicial Affidavit Rule,” (2) the filling up of all judicial vacancies, and (3) the stabilization of judicial compensation.
ELECTORAL REFORMS: IN INDIA
“The health of a democracy depends on the choice of representatives and leaders, which in turn is directly linked to the way political parties function and elections are conducted”.
The government of India is quasi-judicial; theofficials are elected...
Essay Title: “Although settlement, rather than litigation, poses a number of problems for a civil justice system these matters have been largely resolved by Lord Woolf’s reforms.”
What is civil justice system?
There are several definitions for the civil justice system.
Every civilized s...
NLSIU,Bangalore Konark Sharma ID No.-370
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JUDICIAL REVIEW AND JUDICIAL ACTIVISM
ABSTARCT: In the Supreme Court, there are two schools of thought that have existed; the first school of thought is the invocation of judicial restraint as the policy of the Court. This view is...
Tax has been variously defined over the years. These definitions, when looked at as a whole gives a more comprehensive picture of the phenomenon as opposed to a single definition. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word tax' refers to a compulsory contribution to the su...
Banking Opportunities: Entry Strategy and the Road Ahead
This report does not constitute professional advice. The information in this report has been obtained or derived from sources believed by PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd. (PwC PL) to be reliable but PwC...
The Great Reforms
The future leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, declared that 1861 marked the end of the feudal stage and the beginning of capitalism in Russia. The emancipation of the serfs led to a series of Great Reforms that drastically altered the social structure of Ru...
Judicial Activism in Pakistan
Social change effected by judicial decree. The doctrine that the judicial branch especially the federal courts, may interpret the constitution by deviating from legal precedent as a means of effecting legal and social change.
COMMON LAW REASONING AND INSTITUTIONS
JUDICIAL PRECEDENT IS BEST UNDERSTOOD AS A PRACTICE OF THE COURTS AND NOT AS A SET OF BINDING RULES. AS A PRACTICE, IT COULD BE REFINED OR CHANGED BY THE COURTS AS THEY WISH. DISCUSS
Judicial Precedent means judges are required to foll...
The Judicial System of Pakistan
by Dr Faqir Hussain
Registrar, Supreme Court of Pakistan
Revised 15th February 2011
The Judicial System of Pakistan
S. No 1 2 General Historical Retrospect 2.1 2.2 2.3 3 4 Hindu Period Muslim Period British Period
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