A lot of you have written to me – the past few weeks, seeking guidance on answer writing. The importance of writing better and more clearly cannot be emphasised enough. This is the area where one can get a cutting edge; this is important given the fact that most of us have access to broadly […]Read More Some Thoughts on Answer Writing and a Model Answer (DJS)…
This is a guest post by the very talented young judge – Pratik Sagar, (Civil Judge, 30th batch, Bihar). This is how it goes: Hello, hope you are doing fine! If you are reading this article, it means either you are preparing for coveted judicial service examination or maybe you are still in the decision making […]Read More Tips for Judicial Service examination preparation; A Guest Post by Mr. Pratik Sagar (Civil Judge, 30th Batch, Bihar)
This post is not on ‘X’ law or ‘Y’, instead, it is on the method of it. As young judges/aspirants, over a lifetime of adjudication, you’d be faced with a myriad of different fact-situations and various laws to interpret. There, even if you don’t know the right answer, knowing the right method will keep you […]Read More The ‘Hypothetical Flood Case’ | A Test Case In Interpretation
A lawyer’s task is extremely challenging; he has to convince someone (the Judge) who is trained and hard-wired not to believe anything at face value, and rightly so. A judge takes everything with a pinch of salt. It is indeed a challenge. A lawyer overcomes this with his learning and his words. A practicing lawyer’s […]Read More Commas As Aids of Interpretation (And Lives!) | Saving Pandas from False Prosecutions….