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Judge-Wise Statistics Of Reportable Judgments Of Supreme Court In June 2022

Vidhi Thaker and Prastut Dalvi
13 July 2022 5:23 AM GMT
Judge-Wise Statistics Of Reportable Judgments Of Supreme Court In June 2022
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In the Court vacations of June 2022, the Supreme Court delivered total 23 Judgments, of which 17 were Reportable (upto 30th June 2022). Justice B.R. Gavai delivered 4 Reportable Judgments, followed by Justice Dinesh Maheshwari authoring 3 Reportable Judgments. Throughout the vacation month of June, the Supreme Court passed approximately 625 Orders, which is an average of ~28 Orders...

In the Court vacations of June 2022, the Supreme Court delivered total 23 Judgments, of which 17 were Reportable (upto 30th June 2022). Justice B.R. Gavai delivered 4 Reportable Judgments, followed by Justice Dinesh Maheshwari authoring 3 Reportable Judgments. Throughout the vacation month of June, the Supreme Court passed approximately 625 Orders, which is an average of ~28 Orders per working day.

In this month, a Bench headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar delivered a Judgment dismissing a petition filed by Zakia Ehsan Jafri challenging the closure report filed by SIT discarding the allegations of a larger conspiracy in the Gujarat riots. Further, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer delivered a Judgment elucidating the law relating to preliminary and final decrees. Justice M.R. Shah delivered 2 Reportable Judgments, one of which pertained to the issue of custody of a minor child in a habeas corpus petition, and the other pertained to the conduct of a special stray round for NEET-PG. Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, while sitting in a 3-Judge Bench, confirmed the death penalty awarded upon a Convict.

Justice Surya Kant delivered a judgment pertaining to the inter­ se seniority of Munsiffs. Various I.As. filed in the batch of T.N.Godavarman case were disposed of by a Judgment authored by Justice Aniruddha Bose. Further, Justice Vikram Nath delivered 2 Reportable Judgments, one pertaining to Order XLI Rule 31 CPC; and the other deciding the issue of whether the principle of estoppel and acquiescence will prevail over statutory service rules. Lastly, Justice Hima Kohli delivered 2 Reportable Judgments arising out of conviction of the Accused u/S. 302 I.P.C., where Her Ladyship discussed the law relating to dying declarations and the right of private defence.

Out of the 17 Reportable Judgments, in 8 cases (i.e. 47.1%), the Supreme Court allowed the petition / appeal before it. In 6 cases (i.e. 35.3%), the petition / appeal was dismissed; in 2 cases (11.8%), the petition / appeal was disposed of, and in 1 case (5.9%), the petition / appeal was partly allowed.

The Pie Chart of outcome of Reportable Judgments for June 2022 is as under –



Subject-wise Statistics for June 2022 –

The maximum number of judgments (i.e. 7) were authored in the field of criminal law. This was followed by 3 Judgments in Civil Law. The subject-wise distribution of Reportable Judgments for June 2022 is as under:

Area / Subject of Law

Number of Judgments

Criminal Law

7

Civil Law

3

Service Law

2

Constitutional Law

2

Educational Admission

1

Environmental Law

1

Insolvency & Bankruptcy

1

Total

17

All the Supreme Court Reportable Judgments of June 2022 have been summarized in a searchable PDF available with this article. The searchable PDF is a detailed Table covering all Reportable Judgments, arranged Judge-wise, including the ratio, Bench strength, Judgment date and name, with all Judgments hyperlinked for easy access to the reader. It is also clarified that the statistical study and searchable PDF are restricted only to "Reportable Judgments", excluding Daily Orders, Non-Reportable Judgments / Orders, and Review Orders. The searchable PDF can be accessed with this article. It is also clarified that in a Judgment where the name of the author Judge is not mentioned, it has been placed with the presiding Judge of that Bench.

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 Authored & Compiled by

Ms. Vidhi Thaker and Mr. Prastut Dalvi

(Advocates, Supreme Court of India)



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