NATURE OF JUDICIAL EDUCATION IMPARTED IN KARNATAKA JUDICIAL ACADEMY
The Academy with a view to prepare the judges working in the district judiciary of Karnataka State to dispense speedy and responsive justice has been conducting the following programmes:-
To inculcate and imbibe the qualities of a Judge and to make a newly appointed Judge aware of all the basic principles of Substantial and Procedural laws, the induction programme is being conducted for the Officers in the cadre of Civil Judges who are newly appointed.
For the first time in the history of Karnataka Judicial Academy, 230 newly recruited Civil Judges divided into two batches underwent Training programme of one year in 6 phases in 2008-2009, with periodical breaks during which they were sent back to their respective courts, to conduct the proceedings and come back, after one batch completed one phase of training programme for 2 months at a stretch. Thus, both the batches of newly recruited Civil Judges from the 2008 recruitment have completed the minimum of one year training.
Newly promoted officers from the cadre of Civil Judge to the cadre of Senior Civil Judge are sensitized about various subjects relating to Miscellaneous Appeals, Regular Appeals, Land Acquisition Matters, Matrimonial Matters, Guardian and Wards Act, Succession Matters, Motor Accident Claims Cases, etc. Similarly newly promoted officers from the cadre of Senior Civil Judge to the cadre of Adhoc - District Judges presiding over Fast Track Courts or to the cadre of Regular District Judges are sensitized about various subjects relating to Sessions Cases, Criminal Appeals, Criminal Revisions, Rent Control Revision Cases, N.D.P.S. Act, Prevention of Atrocities on Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act, Probate and Letters of Administration, Arbitration Act, Public Charities under Section 92 of Code of Civil Procedure, etc.,