Law officers, including the Attorney General and Solicitor General, have been asked by the government to restrain from taking up private legal cases, arguing that it dilutes their focus from the government litigations.
Gang suspects have confessed to killing 43 missing Mexican students, burning their bodies for 14 hours and tossing their charcoal-like remains in a river, authorities said, in a case causing national revulsion.
The Supreme Court will only look into issues of rank, pay and pension of an army officer, who before his retirement had challenged the government's decision to appoint Dalbir Singh Suhag as the Army chief.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said she will take a decision on the issue of Leader of Opposition within the next four days after going through the rules and Attorney General`s letter on the matter.
The attorney general of Arkansas today said he supports allowing same-sex couples to wed, but will continue defending his state`s 2004 ban on gay marriage in court because he believes it is his duty to do so.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has ended the contract of its long-serving legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi after he advised it to seek Attorney General`s opinion to resolve the quagmire surrounding the reinstatement of Zaka Ashraf as the PCB Chairman.