30 per cent lawyers in the country fake: Bar Council chief

 Thirty per cent of lawyers in the country are fake, possessing 'fraudulent' law degrees or non-practising persons, and were degrading the profession, Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has said.

Lawyer shot at in UP, colleagues suspend work

Scores of lawyers on Tuesday suspended work at district court and jammed roads protesting the attack on a 30-year-old lawyer who was grievously injured when unidentified persons shot at him, police said.

Hundreds of lawyers back Morocco women tried over dresses

 Hundreds of lawyers have registered to defend two women who went on trial in Morocco on Monday accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses considered provocative, an activist said.

Lalit Modi's lawyer makes serious allegations against three senior UPA ministers

Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi makes serious allegations against three senior UPA Ministers (P Chidambaram, Shashi tharoor and Salman khurshid) during a press conference in Mumbai on Monday.

Visa controversy: Lalit Modi's lawyer holds press conference in Mumbai

Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi during a press conference in Mumbai on Monday, denied existence of any 'Blue' notice against him.

Salman Butt told to admit spot-fixing or face more sanctions: Sources
Salman Butt told to admit spot-fixing or face more sanctions: Sources

Banned former Test captain Salman Butt has been told in clear terms by Pakistan Cricket Board to admit his involvement in 2010 spot-fixing incident in England or else face the prospect of his suspension being extended to 10 years, according to sources.

Saudi blogger lawyer wins human rights prize

Saudi lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair, who is defending a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes in the Middle East country was on Friday awarded the prestigious Ludovic Trarieux Prize for his work defending human rights, organisers said.

Afghan prosecutor killed by sticky bomb in northern province

 A district attorney in an increasingly volatile northern province in Afghanistan was killed today by a sticky bomb that was attached to his car, an Afghan official said.

Playing lawyer on-screen makes Suchitra Pillai feel powerful
Playing lawyer on-screen makes Suchitra Pillai feel powerful

Actress Suchitra Pillai will walk into courtroom drama TV series ‘Adaalat’ as a lawyer and she says playing the role of a legal entity instils a “sense of power” in her.

Kenyan lawyer offers 150 farm animals to wed Malia Obama

 A Kenyan lawyer is keen to marry US President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia and has offered cows, goats, sheep worth some USD 90,000 as dowry to wed her.

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara
Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

The lawyer acting for Nice defender Souleymane Diawara said on Saturday that he is to make a new bid for the release of the Senegalese international, who was arrested last month for attempted extortion.

When Tom Cruise pampered lawyer with birthday cake
When Tom Cruise pampered lawyer with birthday cake

 Actor Tom Cruise gifted a “fabulous cake” to his lawyer Bert Fields on his 86th birthday.

Summon singer Kamaal Khan as witness in Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Lawyer
Summon singer Kamaal Khan as witness in Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Lawyer

In a fresh development in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a lawyer today demanded that the court should summon the singer Kamaal Khan as a witness to shed light on who was driving the car at the time of the 2002 mishap.

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Lawyer found dead in Delhi's Tis Hazari court complex

A lawyer was found dead in the Tis Hazari court complex in New Delhi on Friday morning.

AS Roma vs Napoli: Lawyer hits out as banners taunt dead fan`s mother
AS Roma vs Napoli: Lawyer hits out as banners taunt dead fan`s mother

A lawyer for the family of a Napoli fan shot and killed by a Roma `ultra` supporter last year has called for action to be taken after "insulting and offensive banners" were displayed by Giallorossi fans in the Serie A sides` clash on Saturday.

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.