10,000 Patna High Court advocates abstain from work

Judicial work at the Patna High Court on Friday came to a halt with an estimated 10,000 advocates abstaining from work to protest lack of seating arrangements inside the court premises.

Agra lawyers angry over VK Singh's claim on HC bench

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.

Bombay HC warns contempt action against lawyers who go on strike

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.

Delhi HC seek response from BCI, BCD over enrollment of fresh lawyers

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.

Lawyers seek high court bench in western UP

Lawyers staged a protest outside central Minister VK Singh's house here Wednesday demanding his support to their demand for an Allahabad High Court bench in western Uttar Pradesh.

28 lawyers picked as volunteers to deal with sexual harassment cases within SC

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.

AIADMK lawyers protest `presence` of Lankan official at MSSRF

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.

Lawyers should play transformative role in society: President

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.

Lawyers to take legal action against video showing Pistorius re-enacting murder night

Murder accused Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius lawyers are taking legal action over the footage that emerged on Saturday of the athlete re-enacting the night he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Hong Kong lawyers march against Beijing `interference`

More than a thousand lawyers all dressed in black took to the streets of Hong Kong in a silent march Friday against "interference" by Beijing in the city`s judiciary.

Assange lawyers file Swedish court appeal to end arrest warrant

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.

Lawyers dominate Modi`s cabinet

One-third of the Union Council of Ministers are law degree holders while two are doctors and nine graduates in various other streams.

Former Bayern Munich boss, Uli Hoeness begins jail sentence

German football legend and former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness has begun serving a three years and six months jail sentence for tax evasion, his lawyers say Tuesday.

Tunisia delays trial of suspects in US embassy attack

A Tunisian court delayed for the third time today the appeals trial of Islamists accused of attacking the US embassy in 2012, with numerous defendants and lawyers absent.

50 injured as lawyers, police clash in court complex

At least 50 people were injured as lawyers and police clashed on the District and Sessions Court premises here following a row over parking of vehicle.

Jazeera journalists` lawyers quit over `insult` to Egypt

The main lawyers representing Australian journalist Peter Greste and another Al-Jazeera reporter on trial in Cairo quit in court on Thursday, accusing the Qatari broadcaster of working against Egypt.

68 lawyers charged with blasphemy in Pakistan

Sixty-eight Pakistani lawyers have been charged with blasphemy for shouting slogans against a police officer named after a companion of Prophet Muhammad.

Lawyers in Jammu end 18-day long strike, cops suspended

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).

Lawyers on rampage in Allahabad after death of colleague

Enraged over the death of a fellow lawyer in a road accident here today, advocates went on a rampage, indulging in stone pelting, setting a state roadways bus on fire and vandalising a police station.

Lawyers` strike hits life in western Odisha

A 12-hour shutdown called by lawyers demanding a high court bench in western Odisha hit normal life across the region on Wednesday, a protesting lawyers` leader said.