538 matters taken on board, Open Court does not imply unlimited/unregulated public access: Supreme Court report on hearings during COVID-19

The Supreme Court's note asserts that "the traditional Open Court system, in its physical manifestation, and new age Virtual Court System are not antithetical to each other."
SC Video Conferencing facilities
SC Video Conferencing facilities

The Supreme Court has released a report on the progress of hearings via video conferencing, necessitated by the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

While addressing criticism levelled against the possible extension of virtual hearings beyond the lockdown, the report states that public access to an open court system cannot be “unlimited and unregulated”.

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