HC rejects plea of a lawyer seeking to put education in a straitjacket

 Madras High Court today dismissed petition of a lawyer, seeking an interim injunction to restrain a school from admitting children of ages six to eight and teaching Veda and other subjects and said he was "seeking to put education in a straitjacket."

Bombay HC quashes FIR against CBI lawyer in bribery case

 Rapping the CBI for arresting its own counsel in a bribery case without an iota of evidence, the Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR lodged against the lawyer for criminal conspiracy and corruption.

Advocate's killing: Lawyers in western UP abstain from work

Agitating lawyers across western Uttar Pradesh abstained from work today protesting the killing of an advocate in court premises in Allahabad.

Lawyer's murder: Uttar Pradesh Bar Council on strike today

The Uttar Pradesh Bar Council will on Thursday go on a strike, protesting against a police official's act of shooting dead a lawyer and injuring another outside the Allahabad High Court.

SC to hear next week plea of woman lawyer, assaulted in police station

Supreme Court will hear next week the complaint of a woman lawyer that Delhi Police has not been lodging an FIR into a nine month-old incident in which she was allegedly assaulted at a police station by cops and henchmen of an influential person.

Nick Gordon only concerned with Bobb's health: His lawyer
Nick Gordon only concerned with Bobb's health: His lawyer

Ailing Bobbi Kristina Brown's beau Nick Gordon has refuted reports that he was going to take legal action to see her in the hospital and said his only concern right now is his girlfriend's health.

Srinivasan has to pass several tests to overcome conflict of interest, says Supreme Court lawyer
Srinivasan has to pass several tests to overcome conflict of interest, says Supreme Court lawyer

Sidelined BCCI president N.Srinivasan can pass the conflict of interest test if he is not a shareholder or a director in the board of Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd (CSKC), now a subsidiary of The India Cements Ltd, said a Supreme Court lawyer.

Critics of former Thai PM try to discredit her with escape rumours: Lawyer

 Opponents of former Thai leader Yingluck Shinawatra were trying to discredit her by spreading false rumours that she would flee abroad before she is due to face criminal charges this month, her lawyer said on Wednesday.

Bruce Jenner hires lawyer for car crash case

Olympic-winning athlete Brice Jenner has reportedly hired top criminal defense lawyer Blair Berk, following the last week's fatal car accident he was involved in.

Bobbi Kristina never married to Nick Gordon: Lawyer
Bobbi Kristina never married to Nick Gordon: Lawyer

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon are not actually married, says the former's lawyer.

Hong Kong protest teen will not be taken from parents: Lawyer

A 14-year-old pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong who faced being removed from his parents will be allowed to remain with his family, his lawyer said Monday, after an outcry over the treatment of minors who look part in the demonstrations.

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer
Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.

Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape
Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape

Lady Gaga had denied the claim by Kesha's lawyer Mark Geragos that she has accused Dr. Luke of raping her as a teen.

Bill Cosby will not answer rape allegations: Lawyer
Bill Cosby will not answer rape allegations: Lawyer

Veteran comedian Bill Cosby will not comment on the rape allegations that have resurfaced in recent weeks, his lawyer has said.

Law enthusiasts skill up through online courses

An increasing number students and law professionals are recognising the need to learn law online. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin formalise wedding in Venice
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin formalise wedding in Venice

Newly-wed couple actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Monday made their vows official with a formal civil wedding ceremony in Venice.

Controversial `PK` poster approved by Govt panel: Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani tell court

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and director Rajkumar Hirani today questioned the locus standi of the social activist who had sought a ban on their forthcoming film `PK` for its widely-publicised poster, saying he had not been able to prove that it was vulgar and constituted nudity.

DIG Paraskar case: Audio conversation between model, her ex-lawyer revealed

Fresh revelations are being made in the controversial DIG Sunil Paraskar case where he has been charged with rape and molestation by a small-time model. Here are the excerpts from the audio conversation between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui.

Nude `PK` poster lands Aamir Khan in legal soup

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan`s nude `PK` movie poster has landed the actor in a legal soup. A Kanpur-based lawyer, Manoj Kumar has reportedly filed a case against the superstar and others associated with the movie for publishing an obscene poster.

Florida jury slaps RJ Reynolds with USD 23.6 bn in damages: Lawyer

A Florida state jury has ordered the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer, her attorneys said.