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Thirty dealers killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers group.

SC seeks BCI reply on AIBE, says system is crying for reforms

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from apex bar body Bar Council of India on a plea challenging holding of All India Bar Examination for granting advocacy licences, saying the profession has become "overcrowded" and the system is "crying for reforms".

Patiala House Court violence: SC to hear plea for action against lawyers today

Patiala House Court violence: SC to hear plea for action against lawyers today

Several journalists, as also Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been arrested on sedition charges, were assaulted in the court premises on February 15 and 17.

JNU row: SC to hear tomorrow plea for action against lawyers

The SC agreed to hear tomorrow a plea seeking contempt action against three lawyers who were allegedly caught on camera "bragging and boasting" that they had beaten up JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

Sting video claims lawyers thrashed JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar in police lock-up

Sting video claims lawyers thrashed JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar in police lock-up

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-India slogans. 

JNU stir: Three lawyers summoned by police fail to appear before it

 None of the three lawyers, who were summoned by Delhi Police in connection with the January 15 attack on journalists, students and teachers of JNU in Patiala House court, appeared before the police.

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Lucknow: Lawyers on rampage after advocate's murder

Lawyers of the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench went on the rampage on Wednesday, torching a state transport bus and vandalising several vehicles after the body of their colleague bearing injury marks was found in Lucknow.

All India Bar Examination 2015 (AIBE IX) on December 13 - Check out key dates

All India Bar Examination 2015 (AIBE IX) on December 13 - Check out key dates

The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) IX will be conducted on December 13 this year.

Lok Sabha passes bill on pecuniary jurisdiction, lawyers call off strike

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Delhi High Court, prompting lawyers in the national capital to call off their two-week-old strike.

Protesting lawyers siege Naveen Jindal

Angered by Naveen Jindal's lawyer being present for the hearing during the strike, lawyers protesting outside Patiala House Court surround Naveen Jindal.

Over 1 lakh lawyers abstain from work in Bihar

 More than one lakh advocates across Bihar including those in the Patna High Court abstained from work on Wednesday in support of their demand to allow state vigilance in subordinate judiciary to curb 'prevailing corruption.'

Thousands of lawyers abstain from work in Bihar

Thousands of lawyers in Bihar on Wednesday abstained from work, protesting against the lack of initiative by the Patna High Court on their demand to allow unrestricted entry of vigilance officials into the premises of subordinate courts.

Lawyers call Puri bandh on Wednesday; Temple body says 'sorry'

Supported by BJP Odisha unit, Bar Association of Puri called for a 12-hour bandh in the holy town tomorrow protesting against the mismanagement of Lord Jagannath's 'Brahma Paribartan' ritual on June 15 while the powerful body of temple servitors, Daitapati Nijog, on Tuesday tendered an apology for the "blunder."

China rights activists drop lawyers, halt subversion trial

Three Chinese rights activists on trial for distributing books advocating a peaceful end to dictatorships on Friday dismissed their lawyers, bringing a halt to the proceedings.

Calcutta HC lawyers stay away due to heat, litigants suffer, Chief Justice unhappy

Lawyers stayed away from Calcutta High Court Wednesday as part of a three-day cease work citing hot and humid conditions, causing harassment to thousands of litigants and prompting the Chief Justice to term the advocates' action as "irritating and painful".

Jammu shutdown over new AIIMS disrupts life

Life was disrupted here on Wednesday by a protest shutdown called by traders and lawyers to press for setting up of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the region.

Bernie Ecclestone challenges £1 billion tax claim

Bernie Ecclestone challenges £1 billion tax claim

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has gone to court to challenge the legality of assessments that have led to a UK tax claim against him of more than £1 billion.

Ecclestone is seeking to have the assessments quashed and the tax authorities held to an April 2008 settlement.

Lawyers stay away from courts in Jammu

Lawyers throughout the city abstained from the courts on Monday to press their demand for setting up an AIIMS-like medical institute in the region.

Lawyers need to be aware of societal problems: HC judge

Lawyers need to be aware of serious problems plaguing society like use of narcotics, rise in juvenile delinquency and attacks on people from the northeast to bring out any change, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed on Saturday said.