Alok Prasanna Kumar is Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. He graduated with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons) from the NALSAR University in 2008 and obtained the BCL from the University of Oxford in 2009. He writes a monthly column for the Economic and Political Weekly and has published in the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law and National Law School of India Review apart from media outlets such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Scroll, Quint and Caravan. He has practiced in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran, and currently also co-hosts the Ganatantra podcast on IVM Podcasts.
Appointment of Judges to the Higher Judiciary During the Pandemic—II
This is the second part of a two-part series that examines how the pandemic has affected the process for appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
Time to revisit Article 22
The issue of having preventive detention laws was contentious right from the days of the Constituent Assembly and needs to be re-examined.