Traditionally India has had a strong judicial system. The main sources of Law are the Constitution, statutory Legislations, Customary Law and Case Laws. Being a Federal Constitution, the responsibilities are divided into three categories i.e. the Union list, the state list and the concurrent list. The Parliament, State Legislatures and the Union Territory Legislators on these broad principles enacts various statues.

The Supreme Court of India with its seat at New Delhi is the highest body in the judicial system. The President of India appoints the Chief Justice and Supreme Court Judges. Supreme Court has original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions. The decision of the supreme court are binding on all courts within India.

Each State has a High Court under which exists the sub-ordinate judiciary at District and lower level.