ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Determining Bias and Impartiality

Recusal Refusals

Judges recuse themselves from benches to retain people’s trust in the judiciary. Lately, there have been controversial recusals: in one case by a few Supreme Court judges, and in another where a recusal was refused. The Chief Justice of India too had refused to recuse himself in a third case. Through an examination of various tests of determining bias and examples of other countries, a critical examination of the propriety of these refusals to recuse has been made.



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Updated On : 18th Nov, 2019

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