Mumbai High Court
The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest and chartered High Courts in the Country. It has Appellate Jurisdiction over the State of Maharashtra, Goa, Daman & Diu.
In addition to Bombay Bench it has benches at Aurangabad, Nagpur, Panaji(Goa). In Bombay it has Original Jurisdiction in addition to Appellate. The Bombay High Court has sanctioned strength of 75 judges. The work on the present building of the High Court was commenced in April 1871 and completed in November 1878 and is situated between the University Building and the Public Work Secretariat and is 562 feet in length by 187 in breadth. It general height to the east is 90 feet, and the Central feature is 178 ½ feet in height. The building which is early English-Gothic was designed by Colonel J.A.Fuller, R.E. The true symbol of Justice, the stone statue of the Goddess of Justice, is on the battlement on the western front of the High Court building. She is represented with both eyes bandaged and holding the Sword of Justice in one hand and the Scales meticulously even in the other.