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CJI Ranjan Gogoi lighting the inaugural lamp of the final round of the SCBA talent hunt show held at the Supreme Court in the presence of Chairman, Cultural Committee, SCBA, Pradeep Rai (third from right), and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta (second from right) 

SCBA Event: No Bar To Talent

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi lighting the inaugural lamp of the final round of the SCBA talent hunt show held at the Supreme Court in...
Pro Bono Legal Service

Why Government Needs Private Data of Litigants, Lawyers to Institutionalize Pro Bono Legal Aid

By Sumit Saxena With the ever increasing pendency of cases, getting access to justice is becoming harder especially for the poor, who find it extremely...
Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Fortnight After Lawyers Raised Demands, Law Ministry Mulls Insurance Cover The Fraternity

Just over a fortnight after lawyers took to the streets to raise various demands, the government is learnt to have initiated to moves to...
Mr Issuof Baadhio/Photo: Anil Shakya

“I hope my presence here and discussions with Supreme Court judges and others will...

Above: Mr Issouf Baadhio/Photo: Anil Shakya The UIA International Association of Lawyers is a global and multicultural organization for the legal profession. Established in 1927,...
Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Above: Lawyers in Delhi staging a protest/Photo:Anil Shakya    Lawyers across the country on Tuesday observed a strike to press for their demand for allocation...
Digital Print and Copy Machine

A Digital Print and Copy Machine Creates Furore on SC Complex

By Sumit Saxena A digital print and copy machine is being assumed as a danger by Central Agency Section office on the Supreme Court complex....
There is no social security cover for lawyers and the legal profession is unfavourable to many who struggle to make both ends meet/Photo: Anil Shakya

BCI Letter to PM: Outrageous Demands?

Above: There is no social security cover for lawyers and the legal profession is unfavourable to many who struggle to make both ends meet/Photo:...
Picture by Anil Shakya

CJI Ranjan Gogoi: A Man in a Hurry

The new chief justice’s obsession with pendency, his impatience with case mentioning and his strictness with deviant behaviour are sure signs that he will...
Lawyers on Strike: Law unto Themselves

Lawyers on Strike: Law unto Themselves

Above: Lawyers in a Ranchi court protesting against the Advocates (Amdt) Bill, 2017/Photo: UNI Despite court strictures, lawyers in several parts of the country continue...
P Varavara Rao upon his return to his Hyderabad residence where he is under house arrest/Photo: UNI

Arrests of Activists: Crackdown on Dissent

Above: P Varavara Rao upon his return to his Hyderabad residence where he is under house arrest/Photo: UNI The recent nationwide arrests of activists have...
Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Above: (L-R) The office of the Madhya Pradesh advocate general and Purshendra Kaurav The Madhya Pradesh legal officers are getting big bucks as the government...
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...
Benches for High Courts: Walk the Talk

Walk the Talk

Above: Allahabad High Court lawyers protesting against the demand of their counterparts from western UP for a separate bench/Photo: dnaindia.com Despite promises by the political...

Save Valuable Judicial Time

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence Magistrates’ Courts can be made more efficient by overhauling the case distribution system and reducing the time taken for the...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Out Of Bounds!

The Supreme Court has upheld a Madras High Court judgment which denied permission to foreign lawyers to practice in the country but allowed them...
SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can come to India only in an advisory capacity

SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can come to India...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 13) upheld the decision of the Madras and Bombay High Courts, saying that foreign lawyers and foreign law...
Appointment of Judges: Easing the Burden

Easing the Burden

Above: Lawyers and litigants discussing cases at a Gurgaon district court/Photo: Anil Shakya In a move that could increase the number of judges in high...
Lawyers of Patna High Court protesting against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill/Photo: UNI

Striking Conclusions

Above: Lawyers of Patna High Court protesting against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill/Photo: UNI The Bar Council sub-committee’s reasons for rejecting the Law Commission report...
Lawyers at Supreme Court (Representative Image)/Photo: Anil Shakya

High price of arguments: Why are top lawyers paid so much?

The Supreme Court has asked the centre to bring in a law to cap lawyers’ fees. While that is pending, a look into why...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

Indian start-up uses AI to provide unique search platform and data bank for Indian...

Pioneers in Asia: LegitQuest’s technology provides solutions to legal search problems with case references just a click away In India, every industry or service sector...
Chief Justice JS Khehar. Photo: JS Studio

CJI JS Khehar: A Judge in a Hurry

During his eight-month tenure, the chief justice adopted novel and clever ways to bring down the pendency of cases and constituted vacation benches to...
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...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

More Misses Than Hits

Though Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 has been amended, several lacunae still remain in the existing arbitral regime, creating confusion in the minds of...

Take a Chill-Pill!

With the huge backlog of cases, it has often been asked why the legal fraternity needs to take long holidays. India Legal speaks to...

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...

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...

'Lawyers' - 27 News Results

CJI Ranjan Gogoi lighting the inaugural lamp of the final round of the SCBA talent hunt show held at the Supreme Court in the presence of Chairman, Cultural Committee, SCBA, Pradeep Rai (third from right), and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta (second from right) 

SCBA Event: No Bar To Talent

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi lighting the inaugural lamp of the final round of the SCBA talent hunt show held at the Supreme Court in...
Pro Bono Legal Service

Why Government Needs Private Data of Litigants, Lawyers to Institutionalize Pro Bono Legal Aid

By Sumit Saxena With the ever increasing pendency of cases, getting access to justice is becoming harder especially for the poor, who find it extremely...
Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Fortnight After Lawyers Raised Demands, Law Ministry Mulls Insurance Cover The Fraternity

Just over a fortnight after lawyers took to the streets to raise various demands, the government is learnt to have initiated to moves to...
Mr Issuof Baadhio/Photo: Anil Shakya

“I hope my presence here and discussions with Supreme Court judges and others will...

Above: Mr Issouf Baadhio/Photo: Anil Shakya The UIA International Association of Lawyers is a global and multicultural organization for the legal profession. Established in 1927,...
Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Bar Council of India seeks budget allocation for the welfare of lawyers

Above: Lawyers in Delhi staging a protest/Photo:Anil Shakya    Lawyers across the country on Tuesday observed a strike to press for their demand for allocation...
Digital Print and Copy Machine

A Digital Print and Copy Machine Creates Furore on SC Complex

By Sumit Saxena A digital print and copy machine is being assumed as a danger by Central Agency Section office on the Supreme Court complex....
There is no social security cover for lawyers and the legal profession is unfavourable to many who struggle to make both ends meet/Photo: Anil Shakya

BCI Letter to PM: Outrageous Demands?

Above: There is no social security cover for lawyers and the legal profession is unfavourable to many who struggle to make both ends meet/Photo:...
Picture by Anil Shakya

CJI Ranjan Gogoi: A Man in a Hurry

The new chief justice’s obsession with pendency, his impatience with case mentioning and his strictness with deviant behaviour are sure signs that he will...
Lawyers on Strike: Law unto Themselves

Lawyers on Strike: Law unto Themselves

Above: Lawyers in a Ranchi court protesting against the Advocates (Amdt) Bill, 2017/Photo: UNI Despite court strictures, lawyers in several parts of the country continue...
P Varavara Rao upon his return to his Hyderabad residence where he is under house arrest/Photo: UNI

Arrests of Activists: Crackdown on Dissent

Above: P Varavara Rao upon his return to his Hyderabad residence where he is under house arrest/Photo: UNI The recent nationwide arrests of activists have...
Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Above: (L-R) The office of the Madhya Pradesh advocate general and Purshendra Kaurav The Madhya Pradesh legal officers are getting big bucks as the government...
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...
Benches for High Courts: Walk the Talk

Walk the Talk

Above: Allahabad High Court lawyers protesting against the demand of their counterparts from western UP for a separate bench/Photo: dnaindia.com Despite promises by the political...

Save Valuable Judicial Time

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence Magistrates’ Courts can be made more efficient by overhauling the case distribution system and reducing the time taken for the...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Out Of Bounds!

The Supreme Court has upheld a Madras High Court judgment which denied permission to foreign lawyers to practice in the country but allowed them...
SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can come to India only in an advisory capacity

SC rules: No practising, no setting up office; foreign lawyers can come to India...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 13) upheld the decision of the Madras and Bombay High Courts, saying that foreign lawyers and foreign law...
Appointment of Judges: Easing the Burden

Easing the Burden

Above: Lawyers and litigants discussing cases at a Gurgaon district court/Photo: Anil Shakya In a move that could increase the number of judges in high...
Lawyers of Patna High Court protesting against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill/Photo: UNI

Striking Conclusions

Above: Lawyers of Patna High Court protesting against the proposed Advocates Amendment Bill/Photo: UNI The Bar Council sub-committee’s reasons for rejecting the Law Commission report...
Lawyers at Supreme Court (Representative Image)/Photo: Anil Shakya

High price of arguments: Why are top lawyers paid so much?

The Supreme Court has asked the centre to bring in a law to cap lawyers’ fees. While that is pending, a look into why...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

Indian start-up uses AI to provide unique search platform and data bank for Indian...

Pioneers in Asia: LegitQuest’s technology provides solutions to legal search problems with case references just a click away In India, every industry or service sector...
Chief Justice JS Khehar. Photo: JS Studio

CJI JS Khehar: A Judge in a Hurry

During his eight-month tenure, the chief justice adopted novel and clever ways to bring down the pendency of cases and constituted vacation benches to...
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...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

More Misses Than Hits

Though Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 has been amended, several lacunae still remain in the existing arbitral regime, creating confusion in the minds of...

Take a Chill-Pill!

With the huge backlog of cases, it has often been asked why the legal fraternity needs to take long holidays. India Legal speaks to...

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...

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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