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Print edition : May 11, 2018

Supreme Court judges Justices Kurian Joseph, Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi and Madan B. Lokur complain against “selective assignment of cases” by the Chief Justice of India, during a press conference in New Delhi on January 12. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Justice Dipak Misra, the Chief Justice of India. Photo: PTI

Lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan with former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan during a press conference in Noida. A file picture. Photo: PTI

Justice C.S. Karnan, former Kolkata High Court judge. Photo: J. Manoharan

Chief Justice K.M. Joseph of the Uttarakhand High Court. His elevation to the Supreme Court is hanging fire. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat

Judge P. Krishna Bhat, who was recommended for appointment to the Karnataka High Court. Photo: P.K. BADIGER

A serious crisis of credibility mars the tenure of the current Chief Justice of India as he seeks to overcome one challenge after another to his moral authority.
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