Gujarat High Court lawyer Yatin Oza might still have a chance of getting his Senior Advocate cloak back. The Supreme Court yesterday observed that depriving a lawyer of his senior tag is like a “death penalty.”
The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing till October 13, on a plea filed by president of Gujarat High Court Bar Association and Advocate Yatin Oza challenging the Gujarat High Court’s decision to take away his senior designation in a contempt case against him.
The Gujarat High Court has dismissed an intervention application in the suo motu contempt case against Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHAA) president Yatin Oza. The court has taken suo motu cognizance of the case as criminal contempt.
SC has directed GHCAA President to approach the Gujarat HC on his plea challenging suo motu criminal contempt notice issued by the HC for his “gambling den” remark & “irresponsible, sensational” allegations of corruption levelled against High Court and its Registry during a Facebook Press Conference.