Monday, October 26, 2009

SHARPENING THE AXE

Allahabad High Court - picture from the centenary volume
(Paper with some suggestions circulated by Justice Yatindra Singh, Judge Allahabd High Court for reducing pendency at the High court level in the 'National Consultation for Strengthening the Judiciary Towards Reducing Pendency', organised by Department of Justice, Government of India and the Indian Law Institute on 24, 25th October 2009, at New Delhi.
Click here to download the article in the pdf format.)


 Abraham Lincoln once said,
'If you have eight hours to chop down a tree then spend six hours sharpening the axe.'
It is good that we are sharpening our axe today. Arrears cannot be reduced unless we set a goal, have a plan, and work according to that plan. Here are some suggestions.

The Monkey Trial

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