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- New Roster System In Supreme Court | Bench of Chief Justice to Hear on PILs; Contempt Cases Will Be Heard In The Bench Of UU Lalit
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In 2018, four senior judges of the Supreme Court accused the Chief Justice of allotting the case by bypassing seniority. (File photo)
A new roster of judges’ bench will be implemented from today for the hearing of petitions in the Supreme Court. The court has set different benches for different types of cases. The bench headed by Chief Justice (CJI) SA Bobde, Justice Ramana, Justice Nariman, Justice UU Lalit, Justice Khanwilkar, Justice Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Nagesh Rao will hear the public interest and petitions. The Chief Justice will also appear on the bench of many other similar cases.
Which type of cases will be heard by the bench?
Four judges raised questions on roster system
In 2018, four senior judges of the Supreme Court accused the Chief Justice of allotting the case by bypassing seniority. The four judges made this allegation in a press conference. Subsequently, the then Chief Justice Deepak Mishra introduced the Subject Vice Roster System in February 2018.