"Efficient governance can lessen the burden of the judiciary..."
-Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble The Prime Minister of India
"...two factors affecting judicial reforms - technology and fast changing horizon of the Indian economy. No society can afford to be behind, ... many statutes to enact and update"
-Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Finance Minister
"While Justice is inspirational, judicial reforms are only aspirational"
-Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Hon'ble Chief Justice of India
"... there is nothing constant in this world except change. ... judicial reforms should therefore, be at the central stage in the fast transforming world in which we live. It is imperative for enhancing the quality of justice... "
- Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon'ble President of India
The book is compilation of essays written by eminent persons on Judicial Reforms. These were delivered at a conference on Judicial Reforms, which was inaugurated by the President of India. They have been compiled and edited under the stewardship of Justice Dalveer Bhandari Judge, International Court of Justice and President of the India International Law Foundation.
Topics discussed include The Evolution of our Profession Globally, Access to Justice: Preventing Court Delays, Judicial Education, Achieving Accountability in Judicial Appointments Through Creation of a National Judicial Commission: A Democratic Aspiration, Can Judicial Reforms be a Panacea, Engagement of Domestic Courts in International Law, The Changing Hong Kong Legal Scene, Trends in Civil Justice Reform: A Canadian Perspective and Judicial Reforms and Society.
The book contains thought provoking insights by:
Dr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge, International Court of Justice
Justice P. Sathasivam, Judge, Supreme Court of India
Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, Judge, Delhi High Court
Mr T.R. Andhyarujina, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India