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Kerala High Court To Hold Special Sittings During Summer Vacation To Reduce Pendency Of Criminal Appeals

Hannah M Varghese
26 April 2022 5:15 PM GMT
Kerala High Court To Hold Special Sittings During Summer Vacation To Reduce Pendency Of Criminal Appeals
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With an objective to reduce the pendency in Criminal Appeals, the Kerala High Court will be holding special sittings during its ongoing summer vacation to hear jail appeals and legal aid matters. This was disclosed through a notification published on the High Court website, which also said that this step was taken after Chief Justice S Manikumar ordered special sittings to be held."In order...

With an objective to reduce the pendency in Criminal Appeals, the Kerala High Court will be holding special sittings during its ongoing summer vacation to hear jail appeals and legal aid matters. This was disclosed through a notification published on the High Court website, which also said that this step was taken after Chief Justice S Manikumar ordered special sittings to be held.

"In order to reduce the pendency in Criminal Appeals, the Honourable the Chief Justice has been pleased to order that special sittings will be held during vacation to hear Jail Appeals / Legal Aid Matters," the notification reads.

Three judges are expected to hold a special sitting on the following dates:

April 28 - Justice Kauser Edappagath

May 4 and 5 - Justice Sophy Thomas

May 9 and 10 - Justice C Jayachandran

Click Here To Read/Download The Notification

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