The Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, has rejected a lawyer’s request to include an advocate’s name in the order sheet of a case if they did not actually appear in the matter.
CJI replied to the Lawyer:
“Sorry Ma’am. I remember who appeared in the matter. We are not sitting here to generate revenue for the lawyers. Sorry. We will not do it,” he said.
The CJI said that courts cannot mark an appearance if it did not happen, and refused the request, saying that he remembers who had appeared and that the court is not there to generate revenue for lawyers.