CJI Dipak Misra makes Supreme Court Judges' roster public
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday made public Supreme Court Judges' roster. The Supreme Court Judges Roster to be effective from February 5, 2018. Post the "unprecedented" press conference by the four senior-most judges of the SC, roster system comes into Force.
According to Bar and Bench report, all Public Interest Litigations (PILs) will be heard by CJI Dipak Misra.
Supreme Court Judges Roster to be effective from February 5, 2018 pic.twitter.com/J2gssR9WLl— Bar & Bench (@barandbench) February 1, 2018
According to reports, the Roster shows the type of cases that will be listed before Benches headed by the twelve senior-most judges of the Supreme Court - Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur, Kurian Joseph, AK Sikri, SA Bobde, RK Agrawal, NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, AK Goel and Rohinton Nariman.
The new system comes weeks after judges of the Supreme Court themselves called into question the manner in which cases were being listed at the apex court, a new Roster system has been introduced.
In a letter addressed to the Chief Justice, the judges had said that they were unhappy with the way cases were being allotted to different judges in the apex court.
More details are awaited.