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Inconsistent decisions
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Rajeev Bhatt Patiala House Courts in New Delhi, where district court cases are heard. Too many litigants decide to appeal against lower court verdicts in the Supreme Court, which leads to increased workload for the apex court.

Increasing workload, a higher rate of admission, and constitution of multiple two-judge Division Benches have resulted in a huge increase in the number of judgments handed down by the Supreme Court, which again increases the probability of inconsistencies in judgments. By ARGHYA SENGUPTA


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Volume: 31
Issue: 15
Issue Date: 08-08-2014

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