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All India Bar Examination date announced; online exam to be held on 8 November
India

All India Bar Examination date announced; online exam to be held on 8 November

The examination was earlier scheduled for 16 August but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

All India Bar Examination scheduled for 16 August postponed, new dates to be announced soon
India

All India Bar Examination scheduled for 16 August postponed, new dates to be announced soon

The Bar Council said that a panel headed by a retired Supreme Court judge will soon decide upon a new schedule for exams

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi HC reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi HC reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a petition filed by one of the four 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts — Mukesh Singh — challenging the trial court's order on his plea claiming innocence.

2012 Delhi gangrape: Convict Mukesh Singh seeks quashing of death penalty, claims he wasn't in Delhi on day of crime; court dismisses plea
India

2012 Delhi gangrape: Convict Mukesh Singh seeks quashing of death penalty, claims he wasn't in Delhi on day of crime; court dismisses plea

A Delhi court dismissed a petition filed by one of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder convicts — Mukesh Singh — seeking quashing of death penalty claiming that he was not in Delhi when the crime was committed

Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case: SC reinstates woman employee who accused ex-CJI of misconduct
India

Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case: SC reinstates woman employee who accused ex-CJI of misconduct

The woman, in April 2019, had accused Gogoi of sexually harassing her while working as a Junior Court Assistant in October 2018. She had alleged that Gogoi used his influence as the senior-most judge in the country to terminate her employment at the Supreme Court, and have her imprisoned under false pretexts when she refused his advances.

Bar Council of India backs Justice Arun Mishra on 'contempt threat', slams SC advocates for not seeking decent ways to resolve issue
India

Bar Council of India backs Justice Arun Mishra on 'contempt threat', slams SC advocates for not seeking decent ways to resolve issue

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has come out in support of Justice Arun Mishra, who apologised on Thursday for his alleged 'contempt threat' to a senior advocate during a recent hearing, and said that instead of making it an issue in public, the Supreme Court Bar Association could have met the judge in his chamber and expressed it views

Delhi Police vs lawyers: Clashes a reflection of substandard quality of legal education in India, occur regularly in small towns
India

Delhi Police vs lawyers: Clashes a reflection of substandard quality of legal education in India, occur regularly in small towns

Conflicts between lawyers and the police such as the ones in Delhi are not at all uncommon and happen routinely in smaller towns, the Delhi incidents got traction because they happened in the national capital

Two lawyers attempt suicide outside Delhi's Rohini court; Bar Council chief assures requisite action against guilty
India

Two lawyers attempt suicide outside Delhi's Rohini court; Bar Council chief assures requisite action against guilty

A lawyer attempted self-immolation outside the Rohini Court in Delhi on Wednesday, with lawyers in the national capital continuing to boycott work in protest of clashes with the police last week, News18 reported

Bar Council of India asks associations to identify lawyers ‘indulging in hooliganism’, says protests are tarnishing image of institution
India

Bar Council of India asks associations to identify lawyers ‘indulging in hooliganism’, says protests are tarnishing image of institution

After a series of tense events following clashes between lawyers and the police at Tis Hazari Courts, the Bar Council of India has asked various bar bodies to identify lawyers "indulging in hooliganism" and requested advocates to end their protests, which are "bringing bad name to the institution".

Two days after Tis Hazari clash, lawyers go on a rampage outside Delhi's Karkardooma court, assault policeman and passersby
India

Two days after Tis Hazari clash, lawyers go on a rampage outside Delhi's Karkardooma court, assault policeman and passersby

Even as lawyers protested outside the Supreme Court on Monday, demanding the enforcement of Lawyers Protection Act in the wake of a clash that erupted between lawyers and police at Tis Hazari court on Saturday that left several injured, some practitioners went on a rampage, assaulting a policeman and some passers-by, according to multiple videos posted on social media.

Tis Hazari court clash: Two days after incident, Delhi lawyers protest outside SC, demand law to protect advocates
India

Tis Hazari court clash: Two days after incident, Delhi lawyers protest outside SC, demand law to protect advocates

Lawyers demanded the enforcement of Lawyers Protection Act in the wake of a clash that erupted between lawyers and police at Tis Hazari court, and protested outside the Supreme Court.

Tis Hazari court clash: Delhi HC orders judicial inquiry, transfer of two senior police officials; directs no action be taken against lawyers
India

Tis Hazari court clash: Delhi HC orders judicial inquiry, transfer of two senior police officials; directs no action be taken against lawyers

A bench of of the Delhi High Court took suo motu cognisance of media reports of the clash at Tis Hazari court complex in which 29 persons were injured including three advocates who suffered gunshot wounds

Tis Hazari clash: Delhi HC Bar Association asked to abstain from work, support strike called by Bar Council of India on 4 November
India

Tis Hazari clash: Delhi HC Bar Association asked to abstain from work, support strike called by Bar Council of India on 4 November

Taking cognisance into the strike called by the Bar Council of India over the scuffle that broke out between lawyers and Delhi Police personnel at Tis Hazari Court on Saturday, members of the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) have been requested to abstain from work on Monday

Bar Council of India writes to CJI, draws his attention to NLSIU student protest over delay in VC appointment
India

Bar Council of India writes to CJI, draws his attention to NLSIU student protest over delay in VC appointment

The Bar Council of India on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of India seeking his attention to the protest by National Law School of India University students against delay in appointing a vice-chancellor.

Eminent Supreme Court lawyer, ex-law minister Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95; last rites to be performed this evening
Politics

Eminent Supreme Court lawyer, ex-law minister Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95; last rites to be performed this evening

Veteran Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his residence in New Delhi. Jethmalani was 95. He is survived by his son Mahesh Jethmalani, a noted lawyer, and a daughter. His other child, Rani Jethmalani, had passed away in 2011

SC issues notice to Centre, Bar Council of India on plea seeking direction to formulate social security measures for women advocates
India

SC issues notice to Centre, Bar Council of India on plea seeking direction to formulate social security measures for women advocates

SC issued a notice to Centre, Bar Council of India on plea seeking direction to formulate a scheme towards social security measures for women advocates. Plea said it is due to unsafe working conditions in the courts that women advocates prefer working in corporate law firms.

If one analyses how complainant dealt with police, courts, they will find something fishy': BCI on CJI sexual harassment case
India

If one analyses how complainant dealt with police, courts, they will find something fishy': BCI on CJI sexual harassment case

The Bar Council of India has opined that there was 'something fishy' in the sexual harassment charged levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former employee of the Supreme Court.