Supreme Court Judge Justice R Subhash Reddy retires after a short period of service of 3 years and 2 months. He was the first Judge to be promoted to the Apex Court from Telangana in the year 2014.
Reddy's Legal Career - He enrolled in the rolls of the Andhra Pradesh Bar Council in the year 1980. He was an Advocate for over 22 years. He then became a Permanent Judge in the year 2004. He was then appointed as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court in 2016. Justice R Subhash Reddy was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court in late 2018. A farewell ceremony was conducted by the Supreme Court Bar Association. Justice Reddy focused on the need to update the procedural laws which are necessary to reduce the number of pending cases in the Court. After shedding light upon the modernization of the laws, he went on to appreciate the Attorney General's (KK Venugopal) recommendation of establishing the Courts of Appeals. This recommendation was made to hear appeals from various High Courts and ultimately to lessen the backlog of the Supreme Court of India.
Justice Reddy later focused on the young lawyers who were just beginning to start their legal journey, he advised them to not let money be their mentor. He said that the budding lawyers should focus on developing character, which eventually honours the belief a client has planted in them. Along with the Attorney General, several others such as the Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court Bar Association President Vikas Singh, and Supreme Court Bar Association Vice President Pradeep Kumar also marked their presence.
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