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Judges hold positions of considerable authority and are entrusted with a great deal of power and discretion; therefore they are expected to conduct themselves according to the highest standards of professional behaviour.
As a judicial services aspirant, you may be asked how you as a future judge will uphold the rule of law, while preserving the ethos of the Constitution. A judge’s role is to serve the community in the pivotal task of administering justice according to law and upholding the Constitution. However, in the path of delivering justice, sometimes it is difficult to maintain a balance between judicial independence, accountability and overreach. And at times, one may feel that the judiciary is trespassing the executive’s domain, with questions of judicial review and activism haunting the democratic setup.
This course helps you get in-depth understanding of the concepts such as judicial accountability and ethics. It also helps you understand the principles balancing judicial interests with citizens’ rights. While the course is extremely important for aspirants of Judicial Services Exam, it is useful and relevant for all stakeholders of the democratic and social cycle in India.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Duration: 6 Months
Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.