holidaying at public expense?, May 2008 Judges' asset declaration before CJI not for public eye: SC to CIC, The Indian Express, 6 November 2008 The case of judicial. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 19 20 The supreme court saw its first woman judge when Justice. Datar on Representation/Suggestions for Improving the Collegium" (PDF). A few years after the emergency, however, the supreme court rejected the absoluteness of the 42nd amendment and reaffirmed its power of judicial review in Minerva Mills. 101 102 Pending cases edit According to supreme court newsletter, there are 58,519 cases pending in the supreme court, out of which 37,385 are pending for more than a year, at the end of 2011. "Assets division between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh of Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Education Council of Higher Education" (PDF). Some critics feel that this delays pending cases.