Selected Lectures

A Judicial Colloquium on ‘Judicial Ethics & Conduct’ was organized in the Auditorium of the Academy on May 25, 2014. This Colloquium was attended by more than 300 Judicial Officers from the States of Punjab, Haryana and U

    Judicial Ethics & Conduct

Ex CJI Justice M. N. VenkatachaliahKeeping The Spirit Of The Common Law Alive

The common law has its origins in customs, which evolve into rules of conduct and the process of their enforcement creates legal rules.The common law is not an expression connoting some specific idea. It is a whole, complex judicial system evolved over the centuries in England, showing great penchant for migration to other parts of the globe. Initially the term was used for the laws and customs that were applied by the royal courts,

    Keeping The Spirit Of The Common Law Alive

Justice Yatindra Singh Chief Justice CG High Court Rule of Law And Our Role

'Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.' These are the words of Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931), the greatest inventor of all times. He had more than a thousand US patents in his name and many patents in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. His inventions established major new industries world-wide, notably among them are the industries relating to electric lights, power utilities, sound recording, and motion pictures. Edison also invented incandescent bulb. He experimented with many combinations for suitable filament before he found one. During his trial and error period, his friends asked him if he hadn’t failed in his many attempts. ‘No’, he answered and explained, 'I have found out what will not make a good filament.'

    Rule of Law And Our Role In Enforcing It

Lecture By Ex CJI Shri Y. K. Sabharwal

M.C. Setalvad Memorial Lecture Series started last year. The first lecture was delivered by Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.C. Lahoti

    Canons of Judicial Ethics

Lecture On Contempt of Court By Justice Markandey Katju

The topic of Contempt of Court often comes up for discussion and comment. Some talk of reforming the Law of Contempt, others suggest abolishing this power in Courts altogether, etc. There are a large number of books and artic

    Contempt of Court