Lawyers

'It's a matter of right, not charity': CJI Ramana asks women lawyers to demand 50% reservation in judiciary

He said that out of 1.7 million advocates in the country only 15 per cent are women and only two per cent elected representatives in the state bar councils are women.

published on : 26th September 2021

Plea in SC seeking exemption for lawyers from wearing black coats, gowns during summer

The plea has sought a direction to state bar councils to amend their rules and decide the time period when lawyers would be exempted from wearing black coats and gowns.

published on : 29th August 2021

SC: BCI proposes to frame rules to curb lawyers' strikes, boycotts

The SC bench was informed by the Bar Council of India's Chairman Senior Advocate Manan Kumar Mishra that it has convened a meeting with all bar councils in this regard.

published on : 27th August 2021

Lawyers’ fight spills onto ‘road’, video goes viral

The legal profession is considered a noble profession as it is the upholder and protector of the law, but there was nothing noble when a group of lawyers came to blows in full public view.

published on : 19th August 2021

Himachal Pradesh HC mourns demise of 16 lawyers during COVID-19 pandemic

Speaking on the occasion, Malimath said former chairman of Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh Ramakant Sharma was a soft-spoken, honest and hard-working individual.

published on : 8th August 2021

Lawyers stage stir, seek justice for slain advocate

Protests were held in courts demanding the immediate arrest of the accused and strict punishment.

published on : 31st July 2021

Delhi govt rejects city police's panel of lawyers for cases related to farmers stir

It was decided that the Delhi government's lawyers will be public prosecutors in court matters related to the farmers' agitation.

published on : 16th July 2021

All lawyers with Delhi Bar eligible for CM’s welfare scheme: HC

Justice Prathiba Singh held that the insistence on voter ID showing residence in Delhi to avail the welfare scheme is discriminatory.

published on : 13th July 2021

Ex-US President Donald Trump's lawyers might be penalised over Michigan election case

The lawsuit alleging widespread fraud was eventually dropped after the judge found nothing but “speculation and conjecture” that votes for Trump somehow were destroyed.

published on : 12th July 2021

SC pays tribute to 77 lawyers of SCBA who died due to Covid

At the start of the day's proceedings, a bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana expressed condolence on behalf of the Supreme Court judges.

published on : 28th June 2021

Boost internet connectivity for rural lawyers, CJI NV Ramana asks government

During the event, Ramana pointed out that the issue of connectivity was brought up during a recent conference with HC Chief Justices.

published on : 27th June 2021

The law in black and white: Save the Loom launches 'Vidhi', latest sari collection for lawyers

Get ready for some courtroom drama as Save the Loom launches a striking new monochrome Kerala sari collection, Vidhi, especially for women lawyers. Time to litigate in style, ladies. 

published on : 27th June 2021

200 lawyers help victims blackmailed by obscene photos pro bono

Coalition Against Blackmailing members said that revenge porn and online blackmailing cases happen with alarming regularity, and they wish to change that.

published on : 24th June 2021

CJI Ramana requests CJs to consider elevating SC lawyers as HC judges: SCBA

The SCBA President had said the advocates practicing in the Supreme Court are hardly considered for appointment as high court judges by the collegiums.

published on : 8th June 2021

Karnataka CJ, judges pay homage to lawyers, staffers who died of Covid

The judges had gathered on the front lawns of the high court. Condoling the deaths, Chief Justice Oka requested them to observe two minutes of silence to pay homage to the departed souls. 

published on : 2nd June 2021
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