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A chance to score a judicial point

In the Justice Karnan row, the judiciary can demonstrate that they will not flinch on accountability

Somasekhar Sundaresan 

Somasekhar Sundaresan The Justice Karnan controversy is entering unseemly territory. Yet, it has presented a never-before opportunity for the judiciary to score an important point in the scheme of constitutional politics.   At every stage of being disciplined, Justice C S Karnan has made society suspend disbelief. He has been purporting to pass unprecedented ex parte orders against judges of the Supreme Court, among others, directing the Chief Justice of India and other judges not to travel out of India so as to “prevent them from infecting” territories outside India with their anti-Dalit ...

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First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 22:39 IST
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