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First Peoples Convention on Judicial Accountability and Reforms, 10th & 11th March 2007

On 10-11 March 2007, the First People’s Convention on Judicial Accountability & Reforms and was organised at New Delhi . Attended by over 200 people, the meeting saw active participation of representatives of civil society organisations, eminent jurists, lawyers and concerned individuals. Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer sent a message for the campaign with full of encouragement and support. The inaugural address was given by Justice P.B.Sawant pointed out that except for an unworkable system of impeachment, no action can be taken against the higher judiciary. The manner in which judges are appointed has also made the judicial system a law unto itself.

Read more about the First People’s Convention on Judicial Accountability & Reforms

  • Message from Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer word  pdf
  • Background note 
      In Hindi word  pdf  | In English word  pdf
  • Report of the Peoples Convention pdf
  • Campaign Statement pdf
  • Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms: A Booklet pdf

Links to other reports
– http://www.lokrajsangathan.org/addition/20071503_LRSaction_judicial accountability.aspx
– Transparency Review vol II No.1 April-May 2007 (Centre for Media Studies)