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Judges can’t dodge explainability of their decisions: CJI | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Wednesday told a gathering of Chief Justices of J-20 countries, the judicial counterpart of G-20 nations, that judges are neither princes nor sovereigns to dodge the critical responsibility of writing judgments which everyone can understand.Speaking on 'Digital transformation and use of technology to enhance judicial efficiency' at the Rio de Janeiro J-20 summit in Brazil, Justice Chandrachud said, "As judges, we are neither princes nor sovereigns who are above the explainability requirement ourselves."This probably stems from his experience of reading past judgments of the SC and HCs, which though lucidly written, would be Greek and Latin to majority of averagely educated people of India, who would find it even more difficult to fath...