Legal and Court Reporting

J. Venkatesan


Reporting of judicial decisions from lower courts to the Supreme Court has made people aware of their rights and has ensured access to justice for all. In legal and court reporting, there is no scope for committing error. This chapter imparts knowledge on court reporting to students who want to take up legal reporting as a career in media. It discusses legal and court reporting as a specialized field. The chapter talks about different layers in judicial hierarchy, namely magistrate court, sessions court, district court, high court in each state and the Supreme Court and their defined role and jurisdictions. While covering contours and nuances of legal reporting, the chapter ...

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