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The Hindu
Ending the Bar-Bench conflictcontinuing with its agitation. The Bar-Bench conflict came to a head when lawye
Ending the Bar-Bench conflict
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
continuing with its agitation. The Bar-Bench conflict came to a head when lawyers tried to lay siege to the High Court. The Bar Council of India suspended 126 advocates. Advocates may nurse a genuine apprehension that a couple of clauses, such as... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang upas an arbitrator to preside over such a big money case. Michael Mabena SC was
There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang up
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
as an arbitrator to preside over such a big money case. Michael Mabena SC was appointed by the chairperson of the Pretoria Bar Council to oversee a dispute between Makate and funders of his case against Vodacom. The arbitration proceedings started... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fake degrees to rioting: List of AAP MLAs embroiled in legal troubleon August 4, 2015. Status: Arrested on August 21 Tri Nagar MLA, former Delhi
Fake degrees to rioting: List of AAP MLAs embroiled in legal trouble
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
on August 4, 2015. Status: Arrested on August 21 Tri Nagar MLA, former Delhi law minister Case: Enrolling with Delhi Bar Council using fake LLB and BSc degree. FIR registered at the Hauz Khas police station June 8, 2015. Chandni Chowk... Read more
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The Economic Times
Chennai: Lawyers 'siege' bid foiled, CJ asks them to get back to workUndeterred by the Bar Council of India's action yesterday suspending 126 lawyer
Chennai: Lawyers 'siege' bid foiled, CJ asks them to get back to work
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
Undeterred by the Bar Council of India's action yesterday suspending 126 lawyers spearheading the more than two-month long stir, members of various advocate associations gathered near the court campus here, which was heavily barricaded in view of the... Read more
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4d
The Hindu
BCI suspends 126 protesting lawyersThey have been at the forefront of the ongoing court boycott. In an unpreceden
BCI suspends 126 protesting lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
They have been at the forefront of the ongoing court boycott. In an unprecedented action, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended from its rolls 126 lawyers in Tamil Nadu, including office-bearers of some Bar associations, who have been at the... Read more
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4d
The Hindu
Lawyers lay siege to Madras High CourtHundreds detained, but protesters vow to intensify agitation. Despite the unpr
Lawyers lay siege to Madras High Court
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Hundreds detained, but protesters vow to intensify agitation. Despite the unprecedented crackdown by the Bar Council of India, which suspended 126 Tamil Nadu lawyers, more than 3,000 advocates from across the State thronged the city on Monday to lay... Read more
4d
New Kerala
Hundreds of lawyers protest near Madras High Court - newkerala.com #95226from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry were on the protest. Traffic in the area was al
Hundreds of lawyers protest near Madras High Court - newkerala.com #95226
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry were on the protest. Traffic in the area was also disrupted. On Saturday, the Bar Council of India (BCI) suspended 126 lawyers in Tamil Nadu from its roster. Included amongst the suspended lawyers are... Read more
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dna
Advocates Act amendment: Madras HIgh Court under security blanket as lawyers hold 'siege' stirAct, that empower judges to act against errant lawyers. They also demanded revo
Advocates Act amendment: Madras HIgh Court under security blanket as lawyers hold 'siege' stir
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Act, that empower judges to act against errant lawyers. They also demanded revocation of suspension of lawyers by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The BCI had yesterday suspended 126 lawyers of Tamil Nadu and prohibited them from practising in... Read more
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5d
The Hindu
BCI suspends 126 protesting lawyersIn an unprecedented action, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended from i
BCI suspends 126 protesting lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
In an unprecedented action, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended from its rolls 126 lawyers in Tamil Nadu, including office-bearers of some Bar associations, who have been at the forefront of the ongoing court boycott. The suspended... Read more
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dna
Bar Council of India suspends 126 Tamil Nadu lawyersThe Bar Council of India on Sunday suspended 126 lawyers of Tamil Nadu and proh
Bar Council of India suspends 126 Tamil Nadu lawyers
dna / Posted 5 days ago
The Bar Council of India on Sunday suspended 126 lawyers of Tamil Nadu and prohibited them from practising in any court or tribunal in the country pursuant to its warning that it will suspend those who indulge in boycott and other activities. The... Read more
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5d
Business Standard India
Ajay Shah: Overhaul regulation of professionsthe India of old, many regulated professions were setup through organisations s
Ajay Shah: Overhaul regulation of professions
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
the India of old, many regulated professions were setup through organisations such as the Medical Council of India (MCI), Bar Council of ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers only. Connect using any... Read more
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The Economic Times
No action against lawyers till deliberations completed: High Courtof the Full Court had on July 21 reiterated the assurance of Chief Justice Sanj
No action against lawyers till deliberations completed: High Court
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
of the Full Court had on July 21 reiterated the assurance of Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul to the representatives of the Bar Council and the Bar Associations that pending examination of the amended rules of the Act that were notified on May 25,... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala CM brokers peace between warring media and lawyers - newkerala.com #94589Vijayan. The proposed committee will be chaired by the Advocate General and co
Kerala CM brokers peace between warring media and lawyers - newkerala.com #94589
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Vijayan. The proposed committee will be chaired by the Advocate General and consist of three representatives each from the Bar Council and the media, and when the state police is required, the police chief can take part in the meeting. The problem... Read more
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The Economic Times
Law Commission seeks lawyers' bodies suggestions on regulation of legal professionof legal profession in consultation with all concerned...the Commission has und
Law Commission seeks lawyers' bodies suggestions on regulation of legal profession
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
of legal profession in consultation with all concerned...the Commission has undertaken the study and requests the Bar Council of India and all State Bar Councils, Bar Association of the Supreme Court and Advocates on Records Association of... Read more
7d
Irish Examiner
Retired judge allowed to work as barrister due to 'financial necessity'in. Mr White, who is now aged 71, sat in the Central Criminal Court for a fina
Retired judge allowed to work as barrister due to 'financial necessity'
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
in. Mr White, who is now aged 71, sat in the Central Criminal Court for a final time in September 2014 and because of Bar Council rules, he was prevented from appearing before it as a barrister. The rule would only allow him to practice in... Read more
8d
Pilipino Star
Noy slams GMA acquittalVillarama Jr., who decided to retire early in January of this year rather than
Noy slams GMA acquittal
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
Villarama Jr., who decided to retire early in January of this year rather than April. He said the list of the Judicial and Bar Council did not include a Sandiganbayan justice but only then justice secretary Benjamin Alfredo Caguioa, three Court of... Read more
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8d
The Economic Times
Disclose every action on misconduct of lawyers: CIC to the Bar"If a client complains against the professional misconduct of advocate, the bar
Disclose every action on misconduct of lawyers: CIC to the Bar
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
"If a client complains against the professional misconduct of advocate, the bar council has a duty to examine it and to pronounce its decision not just to the complainant. Such a decision has to be in there public domain. Transparency requirement... Read more
9d
The Hindu
Withdraw boycott by Friday: BCI tells lawyerswho have drawn flak from all sections’ Taking a firm stand against the ongoing
Withdraw boycott by Friday: BCI tells lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
who have drawn flak from all sections’ Taking a firm stand against the ongoing boycott of courts across Tamil Nadu, the Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday issued an ultimatum to the office-bearers of advocates’ associations who are leading... Read more
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9d
asianage
Bar Council of India declares Tamil Nadu lawyers’ strike illegalIn a drastic move, the Bar Council of India on Wednesday declared as illegal th
Bar Council of India declares Tamil Nadu lawyers’ strike illegal
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
In a drastic move, the Bar Council of India on Wednesday declared as illegal the strike and abstentions from court of lawyers in Tamil Nadu and warned their leaders of suspension and disqualification from contesting any election to Bar association or... Read more
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9d
asianage
Bar Council of India declares Tamil Nadu lawyers' strike illegalIn a drastic move, the Bar Council of India on Wednesday declared as illegal th
Bar Council of India declares Tamil Nadu lawyers' strike illegal
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
In a drastic move, the Bar Council of India on Wednesday declared as illegal the strike and abstentions from court of lawyers in Tamil Nadu and warned their leaders of suspension and disqualification from contesting any election to Bar association or... Read more
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9d
The Economic Times
Fake degree row: Ex-law minister seeks closer of plea before Delhi High Courtof Legal Studies College (BSILS), Munger (Bihar) where he had purportedly studi
Fake degree row: Ex-law minister seeks closer of plea before Delhi High Court
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
of Legal Studies College (BSILS), Munger (Bihar) where he had purportedly studied LLB. He was enrolled as a lawyer by the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on the basis of a law degree from this college. 50-year-old Tomar, MLA from Trinagar, was... Read more
10d
Law Society Gazette
Trust in lawyers falling, but client satisfaction high73% of respondents said they had heard of the Law Society, 68% of had heard of
Trust in lawyers falling, but client satisfaction high
Law Society Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
73% of respondents said they had heard of the Law Society, 68% of had heard of the Legal Ombudsman, 51% of had heard of the Bar Council, 21% of had heard of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and 6% had heard of the Legal Services Consumer... Read more
11d
New Kerala
IACC confers L&T Technology Services with the 'Company of the Year Award' - newkerala.com #92007awards have grown from strength to strength since its inception. Rajya Sabha M
IACC confers L&T Technology Services with the 'Company of the Year Award' - newkerala.com #92007
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
awards have grown from strength to strength since its inception. Rajya Sabha MP, former union law minster and Chairman of Bar Council of India Ram Jethmalani was the chief guest, while the guests of honor were Ms. Deanna Hanek, Acting Consul... Read more
11d
Law Society Gazette
Profession condemns threat to rule of law in TurkeyThe Law Society and the Bar Council have led international expressions of conce
Profession condemns threat to rule of law in Turkey
Law Society Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
The Law Society and the Bar Council have led international expressions of concern about the threat to the rule of law in Turkey in the aftermath of the attempted military coup. According to the Turkish judiciary, 2,745 judges and prosecutors have... Read more
11d
Business Wire
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce Bestows L&T Technology Services with the ‘Company of the Year Award’inception. The Chief Guest at the event was Mr. Ram Jethmalani, MP, Rajya Sabh
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce Bestows L&T Technology Services with the ‘Company of the Year Award’
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
inception. The Chief Guest at the event was Mr. Ram Jethmalani, MP, Rajya Sabha & Former Union Law Minster & Chairman of Bar Council of India; and Guests of Honor were Ms. Deanna Hanek, Acting Consul General, U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai; and... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
CLAF revived to support access to justiceThe Law Society, Bar Council and Chartered Institute of Legal Executives today
CLAF revived to support access to justice
Law Society Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
The Law Society, Bar Council and Chartered Institute of Legal Executives today announce the formation of a working group to examine the viability of a contingent legal aid fund. It will report by the end of the year. Law Society president Robert... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Itu Aba: PH biggest worry is biggest winthe Itu Aba information from the memorial. Carpio raised the matter as a quest
Itu Aba: PH biggest worry is biggest win
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
the Itu Aba information from the memorial. Carpio raised the matter as a question on his integrity before the Judicial and Bar Council, the body that short-lists and endorses nominees for justices to Malacañang. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno... Read more
12d
Sydney Morning Herald
Aspiring silk loses court case against Bar AssociationSmallbone's legal team argued that the 5pm deadline was "never formally adopted
Aspiring silk loses court case against Bar Association
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Smallbone's legal team argued that the 5pm deadline was "never formally adopted" by the association's governing body, the Bar Council, and the real deadline was midnight. It also claimed the "5pm rule" was an unreasonable restraint of trade,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cape Bar aiming to promote black female lawyers The Cape Bar council is in a row with lobby group Advocates for Transformatio
Cape Bar aiming to promote black female lawyers
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
The Cape Bar council is in a row with lobby group Advocates for Transformation. Picture: Saps. Advocates for Transformation,Cape Bar CAPE TOWN - The Cape Bar says its transformation strategy... Read more
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Eye Witness News
One of these people will be SA’s next Public Protectorthe position of Public Protector. Bongani Majola is an advocate of the High Co
One of these people will be SA’s next Public Protector
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
the position of Public Protector. Bongani Majola is an advocate of the High Court and former member of the Johannesburg Bar Council. He obtained a Masters of Law degree from Harvard Law School in 1988 and has previous experience as the national... Read more
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iafrica.com
Public Protector short-list releasedthe position of Public Protector. Bongani Majola is an advocate of the High Co
Public Protector short-list released
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
the position of Public Protector. Bongani Majola is an advocate of the High Court and former member of the Johannesburg Bar Council. He obtained a Masters of Law degree from Harvard Law School in 1988 and has previous experience as the national... Read more
15d
Inquirier.net
‘Spate of killings a breakdown in law and order’Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JJELACC), which we proposed as S
‘Spate of killings a breakdown in law and order’
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JJELACC), which we proposed as Senate Majority Leader and Judicial and Bar Council representative in 2007 and which subsequently convened twice,” Pangilinan said in a statement. “We know that the... Read more
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Daily News
How the Bar protected its independenceAlagaratnam PC to rectify this lapse by taking official notice and incorporatin
How the Bar protected its independence
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Alagaratnam PC to rectify this lapse by taking official notice and incorporating the relevant details in the minutes of the Bar Council for the information of posterity. While awaiting his response let me conclude by saying that I had to pay the... Read more
17d
Hindustantimes.com
CM Mehbooba repeating my mistakes: Omar Abdullah on Kashmir unrestpeople wanted those guilty of the Macchil fake encounter to be punished. The pr
CM Mehbooba repeating my mistakes: Omar Abdullah on Kashmir unrest
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
people wanted those guilty of the Macchil fake encounter to be punished. The protests were organised by separatists and the bar council, but this time people are coming out in the thousands without a leader pushing them to,” he said. He expressed... Read more
20d
The Star
Improving Malaysia’s profilecan raise issues for the AICHR with me. This allegation of “selling out”, so t
Improving Malaysia’s profile
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
can raise issues for the AICHR with me. This allegation of “selling out”, so to speak, is new to me. I am still in the Bar Council. I am still a human rights advocate. I’m here to say, “Let’s look at things from the human rights lens, only now... Read more
20d
Inquirier.net
Wanted: Justices for CA, SandiganThe Supreme Court through the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced on Satur
Wanted: Justices for CA, Sandigan
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
The Supreme Court through the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced on Saturday openings for justices in the Court of Appeals and Sandiganbayan and for judges in the Family Courts. In a statement, the JBC said applications and recommendations... Read more
21d
The Manila Times
Sarah Duterte’s mom-in-law to retire from CAof President Rodrigo Duterte, is set to retire from the Court of Appeals (CA)
Sarah Duterte’s mom-in-law to retire from CA
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
of President Rodrigo Duterte, is set to retire from the Court of Appeals (CA) as one of its 69 justices. The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has declared open applications for the position to be vacated by CA Associate Justice Agnes... Read more
21d
Irish Examiner
Judge White case told of admin errorsFitzsimons was making a submission in the continuing action by retired High Cou
Judge White case told of admin errors
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
Fitzsimons was making a submission in the continuing action by retired High Court Judge Barry White who is challenging the Bar Council rule preventing retired judges resuming practice in a court equal to or lower than the one they presided over. In... Read more
21d
The Financial Express
Reforms in India: Govt bats for FDI in select legal servicesfloated after discussions among various government departments — including law,
Reforms in India: Govt bats for FDI in select legal services
The Financial Express / Posted 21 days ago
floated after discussions among various government departments — including law, commerce, industry and finance — and the Bar Council of India (BCI) for comprehensive stakeholder consultations. At the core of the efforts is the government’s... Read more
22d
The Manila Times
Fire! Aim! Ready! Justice?Indeed, one man’s belief may not be superior to the perceived common will of th
Fire! Aim! Ready! Justice?
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
Indeed, one man’s belief may not be superior to the perceived common will of the legislature. Changes? Review the Judicial Bar Council concept. I want to see term limits removed. You cannot have enough of a Lorenzo Tañada. What has happened is... Read more
22d
Manila Standard Today
Rody to name 1st justicePRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte may soon make his first appointment to the judiciary
Rody to name 1st justice
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte may soon make his first appointment to the judiciary after the Judicial and Bar Council completed its list of nominees from 36 applicants for the position to be vacated by Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Teresita... Read more
22d
Hindustantimes.com
Fake law degrees, violence marring sanctity of legal profession in Indiais what a bench headed by Justice Kurien Joseph said in October last year while
Fake law degrees, violence marring sanctity of legal profession in India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
is what a bench headed by Justice Kurien Joseph said in October last year while requesting the senior bar leaders and bar council of India (BCI) to do something to retrieve the situation. Nine months on, another bench headed by Justice AR... Read more
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23d
Irish Examiner
€78k pension inadequate to live on, says ex-judgehis chosen profession “to make better financial provision for myself and my fam
€78k pension inadequate to live on, says ex-judge
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
his chosen profession “to make better financial provision for myself and my family”. His continuing case is against the Bar Council and minister for justice. The claims are denied. He could never have anticipated, when he agreed to become a... Read more
23d
The Economic Times
Time is ripe to consider introducing the uniform civil code: Law panel Chief Balbir Singh Chauhansolution. Quality of judges and the institution cannot be compromised with." "
Time is ripe to consider introducing the uniform civil code: Law panel Chief Balbir Singh Chauhan
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
solution. Quality of judges and the institution cannot be compromised with." "Legal education needs to be improved and the Bar Council of India needs to reform itself," he said. Chauhan differed from his predecessor Justice AP Shah, who had... Read more
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23d
The Telegraph
Scanner on conduct of lawyersa judge. A bench of Justices A.R. Dave, Kurian Joseph and A.K. Goel passed the
Scanner on conduct of lawyers
The Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
a judge. A bench of Justices A.R. Dave, Kurian Joseph and A.K. Goel passed the directive while expressing anguish that the Bar Council of India and the UP State Bar Council did not take any action against advocate Mahipal Singh Rana. Although the... Read more
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23d
Hindustantimes.com
SC wants overhaul of legal profession, asks law panel to examine regulationthe Law Commission to examine all relevant aspects relating to the regulation o
SC wants overhaul of legal profession, asks law panel to examine regulation
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
the Law Commission to examine all relevant aspects relating to the regulation of the legal profession in India after the Bar Council of India (BCI) and state bar councils failed to act against lawyers committing professional misconduct. India... Read more
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24d
dna
Women panel chief served notice for 'chasing' Salmantwo years ago, the commission had unsuccessfully sought cancellation of Siddiqu
Women panel chief served notice for 'chasing' Salman
dna / Posted 24 days ago
two years ago, the commission had unsuccessfully sought cancellation of Siddiquee's license from the bar council over "unethical behaviour" in a case involving DIG Sunil Parashar and a model, who had leveled rape charges... Read more
24d
Business Standard India
Procedural hurdle for foreign law firmsand justice, on Tuesday, there was in-principal agreement among various stakeho
Procedural hurdle for foreign law firms
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
and justice, on Tuesday, there was in-principal agreement among various stakeholders that included representatives of The Bar Council of India, the legal fraternity, and the sector, on the move to open up legal services. However, there are... Read more
24d
Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comPerlas-Bernabe and Lloren are Aquino appointees, they hardly voted as mere lack
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Perlas-Bernabe and Lloren are Aquino appointees, they hardly voted as mere lackeys of the palace. As long as the Judicial Bar Council - remains non-politicized and independent- the next batch of appointees during the Duterte regime (2016-2022) in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lawyers burn Madras HC chief justice’s effigy, bar council to take actionThe Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday took a serious note of
Lawyers burn Madras HC chief justice’s effigy, bar council to take action
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday took a serious note of lawyers burning the effigy of the Madras high court chief justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul as part of their indefinite boycott of courts, and said the action would be dealt with... Read more
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