Lawyers here have burnt an effigy of union minister Gen (retd) VK Singh for his reported claim that Agra MP and his cabinet colleague Ram Shankar Katheria had agreed to set up an Allahabad High Court bench in Meerut instead of Agra.
The Bombay High Court has warned lawyers against going on strike or indulging in any misconduct which disturbs the administration of justice, saying it would take suitable action against them under Contempt of Court Act.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Bar Council of India and the Bar Council of Delhi on a PIL seeking setting aside of a notification barring fresh law graduates of DU from being enrolled as lawyers.
Twenty eight volunteers from amongst experienced as well as young lawyers in the Supreme Court have been chosen to be trained to deal with issues of sexual harassment and to act as bridge between the victims and the committee dealing with such cases in the apex court premises.
A group of AIADMK advocates Thursday held a demonstration in front of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation here, protesting the reported presence of a Sri Lankan representative in a conference organised by it.
Calling upon lawyers to play a transformative role in the society to enable the country reach its maximum potential, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said institutions imparting law education should bridge the gap between theoretical concepts and practical application.
Julian Assange`s Swedish lawyers on Tuesday filed a court petition to withdraw an arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder who has spent two years at Ecuador`s London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.
The lawyers in Jammu on Friday resumed court work after ending their 18-day long strike over the assault on an advocate by police officials, after government suspended three cops including a Station House Officer (SHO).