Impeachment of Judges: A Theoretical Stroke on Judicial Accountability
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
December 21, 2006
Impeachment of judges in India is a tricky affair. After the only instance that went all the way to the parliament was foiled, a number of agitations by bar associations for removal of corrupt judges have come a cropper. The present mechanism was set up by the Supreme Court itself against this backdrop, and many other reasons. This study is a theoretical trip on judicial accountability and impeachment of recalcitrant judges.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: constitution, judges, impeachment, accountability
JEL Classification: K00
Date posted: December 22, 2006