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Hindustantimes.com
Delhi ex-law minister Tomar given anticipatory bail by Bihar courtground that the FIR lodged against Tomar by TMBU was different form the one tha
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
ground that the FIR lodged against Tomar by TMBU was different form the one that was lodged against him previously by Delhi Bar Council. The lawyer for Tomar had brought to the notice of the court that another FIR could not be lodged against him... Read more
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Rappler
Shortlist for Court of Appeals vacancy revealedPhoto from the Court of Appeals website MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Photo from the Court of Appeals website MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Friday, August 18, revealed the names shortlisted for the vacancy in the Court of Appeals. The JBC will submit the following names to President... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Celso asks Judiciary to attend to Zambo court needsthe vacancies and submit to judiciary for appropriate appointments of the neede
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
the vacancies and submit to judiciary for appropriate appointments of the needed staff. “Even though the Judicial and Bar Council has processed the vacancies in Zamboanga city, these judges cannot function properly without their staff, you... Read more
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The Star
Hope for trafficked student victimsand provide services to help them, rather than victimising them and blaming the
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
and provide services to help them, rather than victimising them and blaming them for falling into the trap,” she said. Bar Council Migrants, Refugees and Immigration Affairs Commit­tee chairman Datuk Seri M. Rama­chel­vam called for stern... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC justice ready to testify vs Serenocomplaints. Earlier, some parties reportedly found it hard to secure the docum
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
complaints. Earlier, some parties reportedly found it hard to secure the documents from the SC and the Judicial and Bar Council. House leaders, including Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, told lawyer Larry Gadon that if push comes to shove,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to nominate ad hoc judge for ICJ teamname of the ad hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian si
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
name of the ad hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side files its documents. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called upon the government to seek the Parliament's approval on the... Read more
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The Hindu
No case for an all India judicial serviceproblem. What exactly is holding back the smartest and the best from the judici
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
problem. What exactly is holding back the smartest and the best from the judiciary? The answer lies in the fact that the Bar Council of India has mismanaged legal education. Barring a few islands of excellence, almost no effort has gone into... Read more
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asianage
Pak begins process to select ad-hoc judge in Kubhushan Jadhav casename of the ad-hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian si
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
name of the ad-hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side files its documents. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called upon the government to seek Parliament's approval on the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to nominate ad-hoc judge for ICJ hearingof the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side f
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
of the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side files its documents. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called upon the government to seek Parliament’s approval on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan likely to nominate ex-advocate general as ad-hoc judge for Jadhav case at ICJ - newkerala news #263391name of the ad hoc judge is expected to be finalised by next month after India
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
name of the ad hoc judge is expected to be finalised by next month after India files its pleadings in the case. Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called for parliament's approval on the appointment of an ad hoc... Read more
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The Economic Times
Former AG, ex-Jordanian PM top contenders for Pak's ICJ ad-hoc judge choiceof the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side f
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side files its documents. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called upon the government to seek Parliament's approval on the... Read more
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The Hindu
Former AG, ex-Jordanian PM top contenders for Pak’s ICJ ad-hoc judge choiceof the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side f
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
of the ad- hoc judge will be finalised next month, soon after the Indian side files its documents. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called upon the government to seek Parliament’s approval on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan likely to nominate ex-advocate general as ad-hoc judge for Jadhav case at ICJ - newkerala news #263389name of the ad hoc judge is expected to be finalised by next month after India
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
name of the ad hoc judge is expected to be finalised by next month after India files its pleadings in the case. Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) representative Raheel Kamran Sheikh has called for parliament's approval on the appointment of an ad hoc... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sandigan justice named to Supreme Courton the other hand, were graduates of San Beda College of Law like Duterte. Dur
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
on the other hand, were graduates of San Beda College of Law like Duterte. During his interview with the Judicial and Bar Council, Gesmundo was asked about their low disposition of cases in the Sandiganbayan. Headlines ( Article MRec ),... Read more
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Aliran Online
The night when time stood still...we ask, why was it necessary? Surely there are other eminently qualified indivi
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
we ask, why was it necessary? Surely there are other eminently qualified individuals who could have been appointed. The Bar Council has also taken the view that these appointments are unconstitutional. In an extraordinary general meeting, the... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte appoints Justice Gesmundo to Supreme CourtAPPOINTED. Sandiganabayan Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo is interviewed b
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
APPOINTED. Sandiganabayan Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo is interviewed by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on July 4, 2017 for a vacancy at the Supreme Court. MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed to the Supreme... Read more
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Aliran Online
1MDB scandal: Acting for the greater good?very fact that MO1 has chosen this move can only mean he has questionable motiv
Aliran Online / Posted 9 days ago
very fact that MO1 has chosen this move can only mean he has questionable motives. Even a professional body like our Bar Council who has to work closely with these judges has publicly disputed the basis for the appointments of the two... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Panel on arbitration recommends letting in foreign lawyers, secret proceedingsforeign law firms or lawyers to practise in the country. Bar associations and
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
foreign law firms or lawyers to practise in the country. Bar associations and councils in different states, led by the Bar Council of India, went on strike in April this year and burnt copies of a law commission report that suggested diluting... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC allows release of Sereno recordsrelease of the court records for his complaint against the Chief Justice, inclu
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
release of the court records for his complaint against the Chief Justice, including copies of her statement of assets, liabilities and net worth and her psychological records with the Judicial and Bar Council when she applied for the post i... Read more
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Rappler
Justice Mendoza, Duterte's frat brother, off to JBC?by SC PIO's Twitter page Retiring Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Jose Me
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
by SC PIO's Twitter page Retiring Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Jose Mendoza is moving over to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) after he retires on August 13, well-informed sources told Rappler. There is technically a vacancy at the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
High court justice retiringin the Court of Appeals in 1977 before being promoted as a judge and later as a
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
in the Court of Appeals in 1977 before being promoted as a judge and later as a Court of Appeals justice. The Judicial and Bar Council has already submitted to the President last month its shortlist of the nominees to replace Mendoza. Among the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Fariñas to subpoena Sereno’s psychiatric report, asset recordsto secure the supposed public documents from the Supreme Court as well as from
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
to secure the supposed public documents from the Supreme Court as well as from the independent screening body Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). “If the SC will not give copies of the SALN of the Chief Justice, or the JBC her alleged psychiatric... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
CJ: Why should I decline post?are not personally against Raus and Zulkefli," he added. He said the nature of
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 13 days ago
are not personally against Raus and Zulkefli," he added. He said the nature of the social events would be decided by the Bar Council which manages the affairs of the Bar. "But we will engage the judiciary in official matters like attending the... Read more
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The Star
Parental alienation leaves bitter tasteremains silent on parental alienation. Currently, there are no laws on parenta
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
remains silent on parental alienation. Currently, there are no laws on parental alienation and it is not “illegal”, said Bar Council family law committee co-chairman Honey Tan. But she also said it shouldn’t be defined as a crime. “Perhaps what... Read more
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Aliran Online
Bar passes resolution on protecting judicial independence by resounding majorityand YAA Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli bin Ahmad Makinudin shall not be invited to
Aliran Online / Posted 14 days ago
and YAA Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli bin Ahmad Makinudin shall not be invited to any social function of the Malaysian Bar or Bar Council, and Members of the Bar are encouraged to decline social invitations from them, or inviting them; (G) That in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PAKISTAN: Without respect for law legal prof will flounderhowever, Husain was represented by three former presidents of High Court Bar As
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
however, Husain was represented by three former presidents of High Court Bar Associations, several members of the Pakistan Bar Council, members of the Lahore district Bar Association, retired judges, ex-deputy attorney generals, and even the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bar to legally challenge judicial appointmentsvoted against the motion. George, who proposed the motion that was voted in to
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 15 days ago
voted against the motion. George, who proposed the motion that was voted in today, confirmed the lawsuit will be filed. Bar Council will do shortly," he told reporters immediately after the closed-door EGM. He confirmed that the lawsuit would... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Judge recuses from hearing Ambiga's bidAffairs and Research for the State) as first, second, third and fourth responde
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 15 days ago
Affairs and Research for the State) as first, second, third and fourth respondents, respectively. Ambiga, 49, a former Bar Council President, filed the application against the Sabah Immigration's Refusal of Entry dated Nov 14, 2014. She was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House leaders vow to scrutinize impeachment complaints against Chief Justicegive him copies of the SALN (statement of assets, liabilities and net worth) of
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
give him copies of the SALN (statement of assets, liabilities and net worth) of the Chief Justice, or the JBC (Judicial and Bar Council) her alleged psychiatric report or the BIR (Bureau of Internal Revenue) her ITRs (income tax returns), the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody hands off on impeachment bid vs Serenoin Sereno’s case allegedly did not include at least P16 million in lawyer’s fee
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
in Sereno’s case allegedly did not include at least P16 million in lawyer’s fees for her role in the case with Piatco. The Judicial and Bar Council is reportedly in possession of a report showing she had failed a psychiatric test. – Delon Po... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte adopts hands-off policy on impeach-CJgovernment. Gadon also accused Sereno of violating the Constitution when she m
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 days ago
government. Gadon also accused Sereno of violating the Constitution when she manipulated the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude then Solicitor General Francis H. Jardeleza, for personal and political reasons, thereby disgracing…... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anglophone Crisis At the Crossroadsespecially from the UK Bar and organisations like Amnesty International.[fn]"Op
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
especially from the UK Bar and organisations like Amnesty International.[fn]"Open Letter to His Excellency Paul Biya", The Bar Council of England and Wales, 24 March 2017; "Cameroon: arrests and civil society bans risk inflaming tensions in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fariñas, 4 others won’t endorse impeach raps vs. Sereno – petitionergovernment counsel in her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth; * ma
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
government counsel in her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth; * manipulating the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude then Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza, for personal and political reasons, thereby curtailing the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Sabah Law Society to hold EGMage to avoid the likelihood of an erosion of public confidence in the judiciary
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 days ago
age to avoid the likelihood of an erosion of public confidence in the judiciary. Two motions, including one by the Bar Council, will be debated at the Bar EGM although the council had earlier taken the stand that the appointments of Raus... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fariñas cautions complainants vs Serenogive him copies of the SALN (statement of assets, liabilities and net worth) of
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
give him copies of the SALN (statement of assets, liabilities and net worth) of the Chief Justice, or the JBC (Judicial and Bar Council) her alleged psychiatric report or the BIR (Bureau of Internal Revenue) her ITRs (income tax returns), the... Read more
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Aliran Online
Time to act against torture in MalaysiaWe, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), Amnesty International Ma
Aliran Online / Posted 17 days ago
We, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM), Suaram, the Bar Council and Lawyers for Liberty (LFL), call on the Malaysian government to demonstrate its commitment to combat and prevent torture and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Chief Justice faces impeachment rapgovernment. Gadon also accused Sereno of violating the Constitution when she m
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
government. Gadon also accused Sereno of violating the Constitution when she manipulated the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude then Solicitor General Francis H. Jardeleza, for personal and political reasons, thereby disgracing…... Read more
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The Manila Times
VACC leads bid to impeach Serenoin the international arbitration case involving the NAIA Terminal 3, and manipu
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the international arbitration case involving the NAIA Terminal 3, and manipulating the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude then Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza, allegedly for personal and political reasons, thereby... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Second impeachment complaint vs Sereno awaiting more signaturesis also accused of culpably violating of the Constitution when she “manipulated
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
is also accused of culpably violating of the Constitution when she “manipulated” the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council to exclude former Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza over “personal and political reasons, thereby disgracing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte allies foiled in bid to impeach Serenoinfluence to manipulate judicial appointments, including when she supposedly “m
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
influence to manipulate judicial appointments, including when she supposedly “manipulated the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) to exclude then Solicitor General Francis H. Jardeleza, for personal and political reasons… and curtailing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Durban Officials Appeal Costs Order Over Botched Tenderbecame clear there was no voice for the people of eThekwini," she said. "Its s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
became clear there was no voice for the people of eThekwini," she said. "Its stance prompted me to ask the chairman of the Bar Council to assign counsel to notionally represent the people of the city." In response to one of the arguments raised by... Read more
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New Kerala
Monitoring of Private Universities - newkerala news #258926are communicated to respective University for rectification. In addition, vario
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
are communicated to respective University for rectification. In addition, various Professional Regulatory Councils viz. Bar Council of India (BCI), Dental Council of India (DCI), Indian Nursing Council (INC), Medical Council of India (MCI),... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Durban officials appeal costs order over botched tenderbecame clear there was no voice for the people of eThekwini," she said. "Its s
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
became clear there was no voice for the people of eThekwini," she said. "Its stance prompted me to ask the chairman of the Bar Council to assign counsel to notionally represent the people of the city." In response to one of the arguments raised by... Read more
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The Economic Times
Did Ram Jethmalani breach BCI rules on lawyers' duty towards clients?to his erstwhile client. But in the process, he probably crossed the line of pr
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
to his erstwhile client. But in the process, he probably crossed the line of professional ethics for advocates drawn by the Bar Council of India. He made public the letter giving details of what could be privileged communication between him and his... Read more
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The Economic Times
ICAI pitches for powers to act against audit firmsthan other professional bodies," said an ICAI office-bearer in what was probabl
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
than other professional bodies," said an ICAI office-bearer in what was probably a reference to the Medical Council and the Bar Council. Over the last three years, ICAI's disciplinary committee and the board of discipline has found 402 chartered... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Eikenberry and High slated for induction into Cambridge City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall ofin 1963. Eikenberry's service has ranged from working as a civil rights lawyer
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 20 days ago
in 1963. Eikenberry's service has ranged from working as a civil rights lawyer in the 1960's to chairing the first Federal Bar Council Public Service Committee in the 1990's to participation in the Immigration Study Group presently. He was awarded... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Joint legal challenge by lawyers?and Court of Appeal President Zulkefli Makinudin were part of the discussions,
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 20 days ago
and Court of Appeal President Zulkefli Makinudin were part of the discussions, Ranbir said. Present at the meeting were Bar Council president George Varughese and Brendan Soh, who leads SLA. "The three bars will communicate with each other over... Read more
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asianage
Can Nawaz Sharif fight polls, ever? No one knowsor restricting the scope of powers under Article 62 of the Constitution. One t
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
or restricting the scope of powers under Article 62 of the Constitution. One the other hand, vice chairman of the Pakistan Bar Council Ahsan Bhoon said the disqualification of Sharif was forever. To support his observation, he cited the 2013 Abdul... Read more
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The Hindu
Has Nawaz Sharif been disqualified for life?Article 63, which specified a five -year term. However, under Article 62(1)(f),
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
Article 63, which specified a five -year term. However, under Article 62(1)(f), no period of disqualification has been specified. According to Ahsan Bhoon, Vice-Chairman of the Pakistan Bar Council, the disqualification of Mr. Sharif was f... Read more
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The Economic Times
For how long Sharif's been disqualified? Nobody seems to knowor restricting the scope of powers under Article 62 of the Constitution. One t
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
or restricting the scope of powers under Article 62 of the Constitution. One the other hand, vice chairman of the Pakistan Bar Council Ahsan Bhoon said the disqualification of Sharif was forever. To support his observation, he cited the 2013 Abdul... Read more
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