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Ban on Lawmakers to practice law: Triggering serious debate

Lawmakers and Lawyers

Above: Bar Council of India/Photo: Anil Shakya A petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking a ban on MPs and MLAs practising in courts has...
Timely Trials: Is Justice Hurried certainly Justice Buried?

Towards a Super-Fast Trial?

The case of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau who took the evidence of 22 witnesses on the first day of a trial stirred a...
Judge Loya death case: Arguments reveal discrepancies; Loya’s name not on register of where he stayed

Judge Loya death case: Arguments reveal discrepancies; Loya’s name not on register of where...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday (February 5) got back to...
SC to issue contempt notice against man bringing bribery allegations against court registry

Foreign laws firm and lawyers’ issue carries on at SC

Above: Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The case of foreign lawyers practicing in India and the procedural issues guiding them case up before the Supreme Court...
Four judges attend court; Supreme Court functions normally

4 judges attend court; SC functions normally

Above: (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi (file picture)/Photo:...
Supreme-Court

Bar council elections: SC sets March 31 as deadline for advocate certificate verification

Above: Lawyers at the Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (November 24) set March 31, 2018 as the deadline for...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

94-yr-old Jethmalani bids goodbye as a jurist, but says the fight continues

After seven decades of an extraordinary career, never without controversy and always on a high amid everything, India’s most pre-eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani announced...
Jagdish Singh Khehar

Justice Khehar in favour of allowing foreign lawyers into India

The debate over the admittance of foreign lawyers into India’s judicial system has been raging for a while, and the Advocates Act, 1961, does...
DU plea to keep the same number of law seats

DU plea to keep the same number of law seats

In the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) earlier evaluation of Delhi University’s law programme, there seemed some inadequacies, because of which it was suggested...
Lawyers protest at the Patiala House Courts in Delhi against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Photo: Anil Shakya

Madras HC’s amendments in Advocates Act will debar unruly lawyers from practising

~By Rajesh Kumar While the judges are the keepers of law, advocates act as the prime initiators. The two must act in unison if justice...
Lawyers burn a copy of the Law Commission’s recommendations in Delhi on April 21. Photo: Anil Shakya

Advocates Act: Bridge over Troubled Waters

The Bar Council of India’s agitation against the Law Commission’s draft bill to amend this Act has been withdrawn following government assurances but concerns...
Lawyers of the Patna High Court staging a demonstration in protest against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill on March 31. Photo: UNI

SHOULD BAR ASSOCIATIONS PRACTISE ADVOCACY?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Lawyers’ protests, like the recent one backed by the Bar Council of India, raise an interesting issue. While these professionals are perfectly within...
The BCI has made its intent of weeding out fake lawyers known

Bar Reforms—weeding Out the “Fakes”

The Bar Council of India’s exercise to identify unregistered advocates is riddled with several hurdles, making it a long-winded and cumbersome process ~By VenkatasubramanianWhen the...
Lawyers protesting in Allahabad in the wake of killing of a lawyer by a policeman. Photo: UNI

Crackdown on Errant Lawyers

With rising instances of intimidation, verbal and physical, by lawyers in various courts across the country, the Supreme Court calls for an urgent review...
main pic of the attire story

Of Gowns, Chapkans, Achkans and Dhotis

The origins of lawyers wearing black gowns lie in medieval England, In India, depending on the weather and the relevant high court, rules regarding...

Cracking Down on Errant Lawyers

Recently, the High Court amended Section 34 (1) of the Advocates Act to debar those advocates guilty of professional misconduct from practicing By R Ramasubramanian...

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...

We want to raise standard of members of bar:CJI to Bar Council of India

“We want to raise standard of members of the bar..Some lawyers are agitating, some are fighting, some are stabbing but very few are arguing.”...
Patiala house, supreme court, high court, bar council of india, bar council, bci, jnu, jnu delhi, jnu sedition, lokmanya tilak, Patiala house court

“Maintain Dignity of Court”

The Patiala House clashes fly in the face of Bar Council of India rules which require an advocate to comport himself as befitting an...

Are you law unto yourselves? Chief Justice of India asks Bar Council Of India

“Can you prescribe an exam without a rule? Are you a law unto yourselves?” rapped Chief Justice of India to Bar Council of India...

'Bar Council of India' - 20 News Results

Ban on Lawmakers to practice law: Triggering serious debate

Lawmakers and Lawyers

Above: Bar Council of India/Photo: Anil Shakya A petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking a ban on MPs and MLAs practising in courts has...
Timely Trials: Is Justice Hurried certainly Justice Buried?

Towards a Super-Fast Trial?

The case of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau who took the evidence of 22 witnesses on the first day of a trial stirred a...
Judge Loya death case: Arguments reveal discrepancies; Loya’s name not on register of where he stayed

Judge Loya death case: Arguments reveal discrepancies; Loya’s name not on register of where...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday (February 5) got back to...
SC to issue contempt notice against man bringing bribery allegations against court registry

Foreign laws firm and lawyers’ issue carries on at SC

Above: Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The case of foreign lawyers practicing in India and the procedural issues guiding them case up before the Supreme Court...
Four judges attend court; Supreme Court functions normally

4 judges attend court; SC functions normally

Above: (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi (file picture)/Photo:...
Supreme-Court

Bar council elections: SC sets March 31 as deadline for advocate certificate verification

Above: Lawyers at the Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (November 24) set March 31, 2018 as the deadline for...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

94-yr-old Jethmalani bids goodbye as a jurist, but says the fight continues

After seven decades of an extraordinary career, never without controversy and always on a high amid everything, India’s most pre-eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani announced...
Jagdish Singh Khehar

Justice Khehar in favour of allowing foreign lawyers into India

The debate over the admittance of foreign lawyers into India’s judicial system has been raging for a while, and the Advocates Act, 1961, does...
DU plea to keep the same number of law seats

DU plea to keep the same number of law seats

In the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) earlier evaluation of Delhi University’s law programme, there seemed some inadequacies, because of which it was suggested...
Lawyers protest at the Patiala House Courts in Delhi against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Photo: Anil Shakya

Madras HC’s amendments in Advocates Act will debar unruly lawyers from practising

~By Rajesh Kumar While the judges are the keepers of law, advocates act as the prime initiators. The two must act in unison if justice...
Lawyers burn a copy of the Law Commission’s recommendations in Delhi on April 21. Photo: Anil Shakya

Advocates Act: Bridge over Troubled Waters

The Bar Council of India’s agitation against the Law Commission’s draft bill to amend this Act has been withdrawn following government assurances but concerns...
Lawyers of the Patna High Court staging a demonstration in protest against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill on March 31. Photo: UNI

SHOULD BAR ASSOCIATIONS PRACTISE ADVOCACY?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Lawyers’ protests, like the recent one backed by the Bar Council of India, raise an interesting issue. While these professionals are perfectly within...
The BCI has made its intent of weeding out fake lawyers known

Bar Reforms—weeding Out the “Fakes”

The Bar Council of India’s exercise to identify unregistered advocates is riddled with several hurdles, making it a long-winded and cumbersome process ~By VenkatasubramanianWhen the...
Lawyers protesting in Allahabad in the wake of killing of a lawyer by a policeman. Photo: UNI

Crackdown on Errant Lawyers

With rising instances of intimidation, verbal and physical, by lawyers in various courts across the country, the Supreme Court calls for an urgent review...
main pic of the attire story

Of Gowns, Chapkans, Achkans and Dhotis

The origins of lawyers wearing black gowns lie in medieval England, In India, depending on the weather and the relevant high court, rules regarding...

Cracking Down on Errant Lawyers

Recently, the High Court amended Section 34 (1) of the Advocates Act to debar those advocates guilty of professional misconduct from practicing By R Ramasubramanian...

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...

We want to raise standard of members of bar:CJI to Bar Council of India

“We want to raise standard of members of the bar..Some lawyers are agitating, some are fighting, some are stabbing but very few are arguing.”...
Patiala house, supreme court, high court, bar council of india, bar council, bci, jnu, jnu delhi, jnu sedition, lokmanya tilak, Patiala house court

“Maintain Dignity of Court”

The Patiala House clashes fly in the face of Bar Council of India rules which require an advocate to comport himself as befitting an...

Are you law unto yourselves? Chief Justice of India asks Bar Council Of India

“Can you prescribe an exam without a rule? Are you a law unto yourselves?” rapped Chief Justice of India to Bar Council of India...

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