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Collegium

 

a private secondary and sometimes higher educational institution found in Western Europe from the 16th to the 18th centuries. Collegia were founded primarily by the Jesuits and accepted only the children of the ruling classes. The pupils were taught the “seven liberal arts” and theology, Latin and Greek, and some literature, geography, and history. In Russia the Kharkov Collegium, founded in 1721 in Belgorod, was well known; G. S. Skovoroda taught at this institution.


Collegium

 

a group of individuals who have the right to decide questions jointly within the competency of the group. In socialist countries the collegium is a collective body that carries out the functions of executive authority, administration, or justice.

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Earlier in the day, the Central Government sent back the Supreme Court collegium its recommendation to appoint Uttarakhand Chief Justice Justice as a Supreme Court judge, asking to reconsider the recommendation.
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ATTEMPTS to improve the muchmaligned 22- year- old collegium system of appointment of judges began in the right earnest with the Supreme Court on Thursday considering recommendations submitted by more than 60 legal luminaries and bar bodies.
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CHIEF Justice of India Justice R M Lodha on Monday slammed a " concerted misleading campaign" aimed at " defaming the judiciary" in the run up to NDA government's efforts to substitute the collegium system of selecting judges with a six- member judicial appointments commission in which the executive will have veto powers.
THE process to replace the twodecade- old collegium system, under which judges appointed judges with a broad- based judicial commission, kicked off on Monday with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad holding consultation with top law officers, eminent jurists and former judges.
AIADMK members created a ruckus after the government admitted that a Supreme Court collegium, during the previous UPA rule, had recommended the extension of a judge in Tamil Nadu who was facing graft charges.