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Can a woman hire an advocate to argue on her behalf in a family...

According to Section 13 of the Family Courts Act, 1984, no legal practitioner can appear in family courts. The provision, however, enables a family...

My experiences with Ram Jethmalani, ‘Beauty of a Soul’

By Ashok Arora My first encounter with Ram was in the year 1989 when I approached him for a COFEPOSA matter. He asked me...
Ram Jethmalani

“Be Prepared to Suffer for a Greater Cause”

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya (file pic) In September 2016, India Legal’s Managing Editor Ramesh Menon interviewed Ram Jethmalani for the magazine. The ageless gadfly...
Kerala HC, has allowed advocates to appear without black coat and gown in lower courts during summer

Dressing Down

Above: Kerala HC, has allowed advocates to appear without black coat and gown in lower courts during summer In an interesting case, an advocate of...
Justice VG Arun taking the oath of office in the Kerala High Court/Photo: SNS

Bench Proposes, Ministry Disposes

Above: Justice VG Arun taking the oath of office in the Kerala High Court/Photo: SNS Exhibiting its resolve to appoint an advocate it had proposed...
Punishing only man for adultery is violative of right to equality, observes SC

SC refuses to take up plea seeking special courts for MPs/MLAs practising as advocates

The apex court on Thursday (July 26) refused to take up a plea seeking setting up of special courts for cases related to MPs/MLAs...
Advocate Protection Bill: A Sense of Security

Advocate Protection Bill: A Sense of Security

Above: Lawyers in Bhopal get themselves tonsured as they demand a law for their protection The lawyers’ long-pending demand for Advocate Protection Bill should now...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

Assault of a lady counsel by Delhi Police: Delhi HC fumes at the non-availability...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (February 15) expressed dissatisfaction on the non-availability of some of the samples related to the case in which...
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

SC to study if judicial officers can also be judges

An appeal by Arvind Kumar to look into the possibility of whether experience as a judicial officer can be counted on par with the...
The strict conditions laid by the government for law officers are being seen as impractical. Anil Shakya

New rules for Punjab Law Officers

A plea in the Supreme Court has forced the Punjab government to lay down rules for appointing judicial officers, but in doing so, it...
NEW DELHI, SEP 14 (UNI):-President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the awards instituted by the Rajbhasha Vibhag at the Hindi Divas Samaroh at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Kiran Rijiju also seen in the picture. UNI PHOTO-52U

Is Hindi feasible in all courts of India?  

At a time when the country is celebrating Hindi Divas, one may ask what is the state of affairs as far as using Hindi...

Petition Filed Challenging Bar Council of India Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules,...

A petition was filed challenging the Bar Council of India Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules, 2015. The Rules mandate that all advocates whose...

'advocate' - 12 News Results

Can a woman hire an advocate to argue on her behalf in a family...

According to Section 13 of the Family Courts Act, 1984, no legal practitioner can appear in family courts. The provision, however, enables a family...

My experiences with Ram Jethmalani, ‘Beauty of a Soul’

By Ashok Arora My first encounter with Ram was in the year 1989 when I approached him for a COFEPOSA matter. He asked me...
Ram Jethmalani

“Be Prepared to Suffer for a Greater Cause”

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya (file pic) In September 2016, India Legal’s Managing Editor Ramesh Menon interviewed Ram Jethmalani for the magazine. The ageless gadfly...
Kerala HC, has allowed advocates to appear without black coat and gown in lower courts during summer

Dressing Down

Above: Kerala HC, has allowed advocates to appear without black coat and gown in lower courts during summer In an interesting case, an advocate of...
Justice VG Arun taking the oath of office in the Kerala High Court/Photo: SNS

Bench Proposes, Ministry Disposes

Above: Justice VG Arun taking the oath of office in the Kerala High Court/Photo: SNS Exhibiting its resolve to appoint an advocate it had proposed...
Punishing only man for adultery is violative of right to equality, observes SC

SC refuses to take up plea seeking special courts for MPs/MLAs practising as advocates

The apex court on Thursday (July 26) refused to take up a plea seeking setting up of special courts for cases related to MPs/MLAs...
Advocate Protection Bill: A Sense of Security

Advocate Protection Bill: A Sense of Security

Above: Lawyers in Bhopal get themselves tonsured as they demand a law for their protection The lawyers’ long-pending demand for Advocate Protection Bill should now...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

Assault of a lady counsel by Delhi Police: Delhi HC fumes at the non-availability...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (February 15) expressed dissatisfaction on the non-availability of some of the samples related to the case in which...
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

SC to study if judicial officers can also be judges

An appeal by Arvind Kumar to look into the possibility of whether experience as a judicial officer can be counted on par with the...
The strict conditions laid by the government for law officers are being seen as impractical. Anil Shakya

New rules for Punjab Law Officers

A plea in the Supreme Court has forced the Punjab government to lay down rules for appointing judicial officers, but in doing so, it...
NEW DELHI, SEP 14 (UNI):-President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the awards instituted by the Rajbhasha Vibhag at the Hindi Divas Samaroh at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Kiran Rijiju also seen in the picture. UNI PHOTO-52U

Is Hindi feasible in all courts of India?  

At a time when the country is celebrating Hindi Divas, one may ask what is the state of affairs as far as using Hindi...

Petition Filed Challenging Bar Council of India Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules,...

A petition was filed challenging the Bar Council of India Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules, 2015. The Rules mandate that all advocates whose...

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