"Heavy" fees paid to noted counsel KTS Tulsi, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Ashwani Kumar when they were were hired by the Haryana government during the previous Congress regime has come under the scanner now.
A magistrate was on Tuesday locked in his chamber by irate advocates who demanded that he be disqualified for allegedly conducting a Lok Adalat with the aid of a lawyer expelled by Tamil Nadu Bar Council.
Adjournment is a disease and a disorder and young advocates should try to get out of it, Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra Saturday said while kick-starting a five-day workshop organised by the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD).
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the verdicts of the Madras and Patna High Courts that lawyers, who joined the bar after retirement from employment, cannot seek help from the advocates welfare funds like those who started their career as pleaders.
Advocates of the Allahabad High Court today decided to resume judicial work from Thursday, ending a fortnight-long stir in protest against the proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh.