District and Sessions Court
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are Causelists?
The Causelists are schedule of cases to be heard by the courts on the following day(s). Every court must have a causelist for each working day. The Causelists give details such as the Court Number, the bench dealing with the cases and the case details like case number, petitioner/respondent etc.
2. For which of the Courts the Causelists are available?
Currently, the causelists
of thirteen high courts and ten benches, apart from the Supreme Court of India are
availabe on the net. The High Courts are : Chennai, Mumbai,Calcutta, Delhi,
Karnataka, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujrat,Allahabad,Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Patna, Orissa and
Punjab and Haryana.
3. How many types of causelists are available?
Generally, there are two types of causelists. They are : Daily Causelists and Weekly Causelists. Some Courts have Supplementary lists also. Daily Causelists are list of cases to be heard by the courts on a given day. Weekly Lists consists of cases to be heard by the courts in a given week. Supplementary lists consists of cases (mostly urgent cases) missed out from the Daily Causelist.
4. For how many days causelists of a court are available at a given time?
Six days Causelists of a court are available.
5. What are the options available for retrieval?
Causelists can be retrieved as Entire Lists or new lists can be generated through various search options like Courtwise, Judgewise, Case numberwise, Petitioner/Respondent name wise and Advocate name wise.
6. Can I e-mail a day's causelist to my friend?
YES, you can E-mail a causelist to your friend by downloading it.
7. I am an advocate. Can I generate my own causelist in the form of regular causelist?
YES. By selecting the Lawyer wise Search option, you can generate your own causelist consisting of all cases to be dealt by you on a particular day in the form of a regular causelist.
8. By what time the causelists are available for the next day?
The causelist for the next day are made available by 6.00 PM. In most cases, advance causelist are released three days before and are made available on the Net.
9. What is JUDIS?
It is a 'Judgement Information System' of some of the Indian Courts. It consists of Judgements of Supreme Court of India, High Courts of Delhi, Andhara Pardesh, Orissa, Jammu & Kashmir. Each of these courts has separate JUDIS.
10. Is JUDIS free for everyone?
Except JUDIS of Supreme Court of India, all other four JUDIS databases are free and anyone can access without any restriction. JUDIS of Supreme Court of India is available on Membership basis.
11. What does JUDIS of Supreme Court of India consist of?
JUDIS of Supreme Court of India is available in two parts. The first part consists of Judgements, Headnotes, etc. from 1950 to 1998 on CD-ROMs. It consists of full text of Judgements, Headnotes, etc., from 1950 to 1993. However, from 1994 onwards, it contains only the text of Judgement of Supreme Court of India without Headnotes.
The second part of JUDIS consists of Judgements from 1999 till date and it is available on a Web site.
12. Is the entire JUDIS of Supreme Court available on Web?
No. The JUDIS Web site contains only the judgements from 1999 onwards. The remaining judgements are available on JUDIS-CD.
13.. What is available on JUDIS-CD?
JUDIS-CD contains Judgements of the cases decided between 1950 to 1998.
14. What is Membership of JUDIS?
Anyone can become a Member of JUDIS by signing an agreement with National Informatics Centre Services Inc. (NICSI) and by paying subscription fee. A JUDIS Member is entitled to get a JUDIS-CD and access to JUDIS on Internet for one year.
15. How to become a Member of JUDIS?
You can become a Member of JUDIS by signing an agreement, which is available on this site. The Agreement contains details of terms and conditions of the Membership
16. Who can access JUDIS?
Who ever is a Member of JUDIS can access.
17. Whom to contact for JUDIS Subscription?
You may contact NICSI by sending mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
18. What is the tenure of JUDIS Membership?
The JUDIS Membership is valid for one year from the date of signing of the Membership agreement. The Membership can be renewed by paying annual membership fee.
19. How frequently JUDIS is updated?
Generally every year a new version of JUDIS-CD consisting of Judgements from 1950 to one year before the publication of JUDIS-CD, is available. However, the latest judgements of Supreme Court of India are available on Internet within 24 hours of delivery of the judgements by the Court.
20. How frequently JUDIS on Internet is updated?
JUDIS on Internet is updated on Daily basis.
21. What is the source of JUDIS Data?
The source of JUDIS is the Supreme Court of India.
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