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The Hindu
Law school dressingThe Bar Council of India's move to propose a dress code for law students befitt
Law school dressing
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Bar Council of India's move to propose a dress code for law students befitting their profession has been widely disputed. Students react. In the 21st century, defining decency and character based on an individual’s clothing always spawns a... Read more
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The Star
Crowd gathers as May Day rally kicks offRakyaat Malaysia (Suaram) helped to control the crowd. Medical teams were plac
Crowd gathers as May Day rally kicks off
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Rakyaat Malaysia (Suaram) helped to control the crowd. Medical teams were placed every few hundred metres along the planned route. Bar Council observers were also seen. The gathering, which is proceeding without incident, is expected to end at no... Read more
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Pilipino Star
chief justice Corona, 67acting capacity. After an extensive search for the next chief justice, includin
chief justice Corona, 67
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
acting capacity. After an extensive search for the next chief justice, including televised interviews with the Judicial and Bar Council, the President picked Sereno. Corona’s ordeal under the Aquino administration did not stop with his impeachment.... Read more
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The Telegraph
Cong, BJP train gun on Ponzi panel headto step down from the office. "After that, he may express his views whatever an
Cong, BJP train gun on Ponzi panel head
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to step down from the office. "After that, he may express his views whatever and wherever he wants," he said. Odisha State Bar Council chairman Manas Ranjan Mohapatra said: "The person concerned is the best to judge. I have nothing to say on his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bar Council of India follows suit on CJI's impassioned pleaThe Chairman of the Bar Council issued a letter today to state bar councils app
Bar Council of India follows suit on CJI's impassioned plea
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
The Chairman of the Bar Council issued a letter today to state bar councils appealing to the legal fraternity to extend co-operation to judges in disposal of casesThe Chairman of the Bar... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Brexit vote would prompt a surge in legal workto the all-party parliamentary group on legal and constitutional affairs at an
Brexit vote would prompt a surge in legal work
Law Society Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
to the all-party parliamentary group on legal and constitutional affairs at an event organised by the Law Society and Bar Council. Advertisement Gordon Nardell QC of 39 Essex Chambers, chair of the Bar Council’s EU law committee, said that... Read more
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The Star
Long struggle to right thingsa neutral stance at all times,” he says. In June 2015, Suhakam came together w
Long struggle to right things
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
a neutral stance at all times,” he says. In June 2015, Suhakam came together with Amnesty International Malaysia, Bar Council and Lawyers for Liberty in a joint campaign calling for Malaysia’s accession to the Convention against Torture... Read more
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Aliran Online
Ensure independence of the Bar, urges HRWgovernment should reject a proposal made during parliamentary debates that the
Ensure independence of the Bar, urges HRW
Aliran Online / Posted 11 days ago
government should reject a proposal made during parliamentary debates that the attorney general head the independent Bar Council, Human Rights Watch has said. Such an action would give the government effective control over an institution... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
India: High Cost for Reporting in Chhattisgarhcourts. The lawyers at JagLAG challenged the first resolution and obtained an i
India: High Cost for Reporting in Chhattisgarh
CommonDreams.org / Posted 14 days ago
courts. The lawyers at JagLAG challenged the first resolution and obtained an interim reprieve from the Chhattisgarh State Bar Council. However, according to Gera the district bar association continued to threaten them and any local lawyers who... Read more
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Pilipino Star
3 gov’t branches thwarting reformsposition Justice Econg. One was in picking her and another justice from a singl
3 gov’t branches thwarting reforms
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
position Justice Econg. One was in picking her and another justice from a single shortlist of nominees of the Judicial and Bar Council. The rule is for the President to select only one from separate shortlists for every vacancy, which the JBC... Read more
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Business Standard India
CIC pulls up BCI for not following mandatory RTI clauseThe Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up Bar Council of India (BC
CIC pulls up BCI for not following mandatory RTI clause
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to Information (RTI) Act in connection with information related to inspection of law colleges of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Central Information Commission pulls up BCI for not following mandatory RTI clause"... It is noticed that the Bar Council of India (BCI) has not satisfactorily c
Central Information Commission pulls up BCI for not following mandatory RTI clause
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
"... It is noticed that the Bar Council of India (BCI) has not satisfactorily complied with the section 4(1)(b) requirements. It is a major breach of RTI by prestigious organisation called BCI. "It is also surprising that they are repeatedly taking... Read more
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asianage
Teenage boy killed in fresh firing by Army on protesters in Kashmirthe third consecutive day on Friday. A 48-hour shutdown called by separatist p
Teenage boy killed in fresh firing by Army on protesters in Kashmir
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
the third consecutive day on Friday. A 48-hour shutdown called by separatist parties and various social groups and Kashmir bar council paralysed life in rest of the Valley on Wednesday and Thursday. Though there was no strike call for Friday, many... Read more
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dna
Delhi University may do away with subjective questions in PG entrance examsa postgraduate programme in DU, there is no minimum age bar except for professi
Delhi University may do away with subjective questions in PG entrance exams
dna / Posted 17 days ago
a postgraduate programme in DU, there is no minimum age bar except for professional courses under regulatory authorities like Medical Council of India or Bar Council of India. Around 8,000 students are to be enrolled for the 2016-17 academic sessi... Read more
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The Star
Whistleblowers not immune to OSAnot protect whistleblowers if the information exposed is classified under the O
Whistleblowers not immune to OSA
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
not protect whistleblowers if the information exposed is classified under the Official Secrets Act (OSA), said a lawyer. Bar Council National Young Lawyers Committee chairman Syahredzan Johan said Section 6 of the Act did not state that a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Government to work afresh on opening legal services to foreignerslegal services to foreigners, but it was abandoned because of certain reservati
Government to work afresh on opening legal services to foreigners
The Financial Express / Posted 19 days ago
legal services to foreigners, but it was abandoned because of certain reservations expressed by stakeholders, including the Bar Council of India (BCI). The official said the government would follow a calibrated approach to open its education and... Read more
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Central Chronicle
LS Speaker urges to suspend ‘Sanad’Agencies, Jabalpur Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan wrote a letter to the Mad
LS Speaker urges to suspend ‘Sanad’
Central Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Agencies, Jabalpur Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan wrote a letter to the Madhya Pradesh State Bar Council (MPSBC) requesting to suspend “Sanad” (License) of eight MPs including her. The MPSBC sent notice to the MPs — working as office of profit –... Read more
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dna
Now, Delhi University to hold entrance exams for PG courses outside Delhi alsoa postgraduate programme in DU, there is no minimum age bar except for professi
Now, Delhi University to hold entrance exams for PG courses outside Delhi also
dna / Posted 20 days ago
a postgraduate programme in DU, there is no minimum age bar except for professional courses under regulatory authorities like Medical Council of India or Bar Council of India. Around 8,000 students are to be enrolled for the 2016-17 academic sessi... Read more
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Aliran Online
Reject proposal to make attorney general chair of Bar Council, says ICJThe Malaysian government should reject a proposal to make the attorney general
Reject proposal to make attorney general chair of Bar Council, says ICJ
Aliran Online / Posted 20 days ago
The Malaysian government should reject a proposal to make the attorney general automatically the chair of the Bar Council of Malaysia, the International Commission of Jurists has said. The Malaysian Bar must remain independent and the government... Read more
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dna
Dressing standard of students 'detracting', dress code preferred: Bar Council to all law collegesIn a circular which is likely to create a major furore, the Bar Council of Indi
Dressing standard of students 'detracting', dress code preferred: Bar Council to all law colleges
dna / Posted 21 days ago
In a circular which is likely to create a major furore, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked all law colleges to devise dress codes befitting the profession. They have also suggested a dress code of white shirt with white, black or grey trousers,... Read more
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The Hindu
White shirt and trousers is BCI’s prescription for law collegescolour, if their universities and colleges decide to implement the recommendati
White shirt and trousers is BCI’s prescription for law colleges
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
colour, if their universities and colleges decide to implement the recommendations of the Legal Education Committee of the Bar Council of India (BCI). The latest letter from the committee to educational institutions puts forth recommendations... Read more
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Aliran Online
Making attorney general head of Bar Council a super ideathis may be the best idea ever emanating out of Malaysia. I must say that the
Making attorney general head of Bar Council a super idea
Aliran Online / Posted 22 days ago
this may be the best idea ever emanating out of Malaysia. I must say that the idea of making attorney general head of the Bar Council is such a brilliant idea. I don’t think I have heard a better idea coming out from our august Parliament. This... Read more
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The Star
A-G to be Bar Council president, suggests MPKUALA LUMPUR: A lawmaker caused a stir in the Dewan Rakyat when he proposed tha
A-G to be Bar Council president, suggests MP
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A lawmaker caused a stir in the Dewan Rakyat when he proposed that the Attorney-General be appointed Bar Council president. Datuk Datu Nasrun Datu Mansur (BN-Silam) said it is high time that the Bar Council "move forward". "The Bar... Read more
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The Borneo Post
UUM law students no longer need to take training course– the Training Programme on Conveyancing Practice, Drafting Pleadings, and Opin
UUM law students no longer need to take training course
The Borneo Post / Posted 28 days ago
– the Training Programme on Conveyancing Practice, Drafting Pleadings, and Opinion Writing – organised by the Malaysian Bar Council before getting their Certificate of Completion. He said, in connection to this, the School of law needed to... Read more
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The Star
Edmund Bon named Malaysia's rep in Asean human rights panelPETALING JAYA: Former Bar Council committee member Edmund Bon Tai Soon has been
Edmund Bon named Malaysia's rep in Asean human rights panel
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
PETALING JAYA: Former Bar Council committee member Edmund Bon Tai Soon has been appointed Malaysia's new representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). Bon, who has been appointed for the 2016-2018 term, succeeds... Read more
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Aliran Online
Lawyers probed for sedition: Police intimidation must stop, says SuaramMalaysia (Suaram) condemns the Royal Malaysian Police’s investigation and quest
Lawyers probed for sedition: Police intimidation must stop, says Suaram
Aliran Online / Posted 1 months ago
Malaysia (Suaram) condemns the Royal Malaysian Police’s investigation and questioning of the members of the Malaysian Bar Council under the Sedition Act 1948 for fulfilling the role expected of the council in line with the statutory... Read more

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