Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

E Judiciary: a Step towards Modernization in Indian Legal System
Dr. Setlur B. N. Prakash

E judiciary a step towards modernization in Indian legal system: Indian legal system having a hoary past under different rulers though underwent metamorphosis but the basic structure of it did not alter to a great extent. During the period of East India company changes took place to have a modern judicial system. After independence the old system continued to a great extent under the frame work of Constitution of India and Indian judiciary became a unified pyrimidicle structure. The modern India while has the said structure the information and communication technology has virtually paved a new line of thinking in modernizing Indian judicial system. An overall review of the development in administration of justice till now achieved and the things to be achieved are going to be considered in the light of artificial intelligence and its use in sentencing process. Video conferences from jail to court, court to court, court to witnesses are some of the innovative study, which is going to be discussed. In the field of legal education the technological impact is also going to be discussed. The paper intends to have a study under three different groups such as a study with reference to past computerization, the present stage of computerization and how it has to evolve in future. Ultimately to have a scientific empirical analysis to have a look as to how the computerization in judiciary has become an effective tool to bring down the pendency of cases and to reduce the delay. What course of action is to be resorted to have technology friendly courts?

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