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Who are they to judge us?

Dmitri KostalginDmitri Kostalgin
It happens that, while working on the clients projects a couple years ago, we had a chance to immerse ourselves into an analysis of the Indian court decisions. One can spend hours telling that the judges know formatting, understand document structure, write detailed texts, do not hesitate to cite the decisions of their colleagues, including the ones from other countries, and so on. And the most frightening thing is that they don’t seem to know about the copy-paste!

But it’s better to read once than…

So, my colleagues have translated a text of one of the decisions of an Indian court. The translation can be found here.

They must probably have enough problems in the judicial system. But the fact that the decision was written by the judge himself and not by a gowned bureaucrat is a huge plus. Let’s discuss. However, not everyone probably likes that style. And that can also be discussed in the comments below.

And, in order not to make the impression that such a decision is an exception rather than a rule, it needs to be said that it is not. Such types of decisions appear pretty often. I hope that we can upload a couple more texts in the near future.

P.S. It’s interesting that in the past couple of weeks there have been two publications about the judicial system in the big press – an interview with an American judge – Wall Street terror (read here), an analysis of the structure of the Russian judiciary establishment (read here).

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