Context:- A e-court committee of the supreme court has suggested a total application of e-technology in the delivery of justice delivery. On this pretext, Phase -3 which is a 360 degree takeon on the overhauling of justice delivery is disputed.
Issues in the indian judiciary:-
- Delay in the judgments, currently on around 3.7 cr cases are pending in the courts and these cases are as old as 30 years.
- Less number of judges.
- Lack of infrastructure.
- Lack of financial resources.
- Tussle between higher judiciary and executive.
How technology will help in improving the functioning of judiciary.
- Real time checking.
- Ease in accessibility and affordability
- It wil help in creating 360 profile of cases.
- A true e-tech integrated judiciary
- Quick justice
Issue in the 3rd phase of e-court:-
- When data from the courts and around the territory will be integrated then they may be a issue of right to privacy violation
- Issue of centralising the data
- Technology is not panacea
- R2P must be protected.
- Issue of data breach as indian systems are vulnerable.
- Data localisation rather centralisaion
- Technology is not the end rather means to achieve the end.