Bar Association opposes Katju's views on CJI appointment

The All India Bar Association on Thursday brought to President Pranab Mukherjee's attention its "deep anguish" on views of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that the Chief Justice of India should be selected on merit and not on the basis of seniority, saying the current system as stood the test of time.

File: Hafiz Saeed invited as chief guest by bar association in Pakistan

Jamat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, blamed by India for orchestrating the Mumbai terror attacks, was invited as chief guest at Pakistan`s one of the premier bar associations here, but the decision was opposed by a section of the lawyers.

Former bar association president shot dead

A former president of a local Bar Association was shot dead allegedly by bike-borne assailants on the Gothra-Baseri road.

Bar Association chief booked for assaulting school head

The president of Nagpur District Bar Association, Advocate Sudeep Jaiswal, who had landed in trouble after slapping a police constable, was booked for allegedly assaulting Head Master of a local school on Saturday, Police said.

Work in J&K High Court affected due to lawyers` strike

Work in Jammu and Kashmir High Court and other subordinate courts in the Valley was affected due to a one-day strike called by the Bar Association.

SC bar association not to engage Singhvi

SC Bar Association passed a resolution deciding not to engage senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi, allegedly involved in a controversial CD.

Army subordinate to executive: Pak Bar Association

Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad said the army was subordinate to the executive.

Lawyers to hold strike in trial courts on Jan 12

The Bar Association of lower
courts decided to observe a day long strike at all the six trial courts on January 12.

Jammu bar association observes strike

The Bar Association of Jammu called a general strike here on Tuesday to demand the rollback of the Jammu and Kashmir government`s decision to transfer land and property registration from the judiciary to the executive.

Bar leaders went all out to help blast victims

Undeterred by warning of another
blast, the DHCBA members
including its president and Additional Solicitor General AS
Chandhiok helped security personnel in rushing the injured
to hospitals after the deadly explosion.

Bar association at Palamu helps out distressed families

Rita Devi was shattered
when her husband, a lawyer, died untimely in a road accident
recently, putting her life into jeopardy.

Bar association moves SC for contempt against CPI-M leaders

Bar Association of Calcutta HC approached SC challenging its high court order of dismissing a contempt case against 3 CPI-M
leaders for making derogatory remarks against judiciary at a public rally.

Malaysian Bar asks govt to repeal sedition act

The Malaysian Bar has
asked the government to repeal the country`s authoritarian
Sedition Act as it severely encroaches upon "freedom of
expression" and exercise of fundamental civil liberties
enshrined in the Constitution.

Shutdown bar association hits life in Srinagar

Normal life was adversely affected by a shutdown called by the bar association here Monday as authorities imposed restrictions in the old city areas, officials said.

Pak SC won`t allow anyone to flout its decisions: Chaudhry

Pak`s CJ Iftikhar
Chaudhry said the SC will get its decisions implemented "at any cost" and not allow anyone to flout them.

Cash-at-judge`s-door: Bar Asso claims offences made out

A CBI court on Saturday asked
Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association to provide the
"ingredients" on which it had contended that offences are made
out against the accused in the cash-at-judge`s-door
case.

Cash-for-judge scam: Bar association not allowed to argue

Amid opposition from the counsel of the accused in the cash-for-judge scam, the Punjab & Haryana HC bar association was Monday not allowed to argue a protest plea filed by it against the CBI`s closure report in the matter.