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Blow-by-blow fireworks in the SC Loya case today: Dave vs Salve & Rohatgi • CJI vs Jaising

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Lawrence Liang files Delhi HC writ vs Ambedkar U sex harass panel, while hidden battles rage online

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Greatest hits of MK Mishra vs his press release ramble to ‘safeguard blind faith in holiest institution’ from Indira Jaising inconvenient truth

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Unprecedented crisis sparks luminary press for lawyers to take judicial appointments mandate away from judiciary

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India cuts down on death sentences by 27% since 2016 • Maha most aggressive judicial death dealer • Only Tripura against death penalty

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What timing! BCI’s MK Mishra: ‘3 to 4 advocate’ intervenors ‘make mockery' of legal profession, will hold press conference, tackle menace

BCI finally calls mid-March elections for 15 states • Assam reports no ‘fake lawyers’ found in verification • Guj counts 50k lawyers

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Super-late bar council elections may now finally happen: Maha bar council deletes 65k “fake” lawyers as Feb deadline for election voter list approaches

Litigation  15 October 2018

Karanjawala files criminal defamation suit for ex-journo MJ Akbar over one #MeToo accuser’s tweets [READ COMPLAINT]

Karanjawala & Co has filed a criminal defamation complaint for parliamentarian MJ Akbar today against a female journalist who had alleged in Tweets on 8 October that she had been sexually harassed by him while he was her boss and a senior editor.

Social lawyers  08 October 2018

Legally Social Delhi: This Friday at TC Cafe, live music from Jass B’stards Projectile + DJ, VJ

This Friday, 12 October, Legally Social is hitting Delhi again with TC Cafe on Aurobindo Marg.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  08 October 2018

A bar exam first: AIBE 13 may meet twice-per-year schedule with December date (if no delays)

The next and thirteenth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) is scheduled to be conducted next on 23 December 2018, announced the Bar Council of India (BCI).

Bar, Bench & Litigation  28 September 2018

HNLU VC threatens action against protesting students • VC’s grilling in GB meeting now on YouTube

HNLU Raipur vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh has sent an open letter to students today saying that “no disciplinary action would be taken against any student” if students call off their resumed silent protests against his reinstatement, after his disqualification by a high court had been stayed by the Supreme Court pending fuller hearings, last week.

LIVE: 5th Herbert Smith Freehills - NLU Delhi International Negotiation Competition 2018
by HSFNLUDINC2018

  National Law University, Delhi in collaboration with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP is set to organise the 5th edition of the International Negotiation Competition f... Read more

In-house counsel and GCs

Bar, Bench & Litigation  26 June 2018

BCI misspells Justice ‘Chemeleshwar’ throughout lengthy post-retirement press release diatribe, on behalf of ‘99.9% of lawyers’

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has issued a press release slamming recently retired Justice J Chelameswar for speaking to the press after his retirement, explaining why he (and others) took the unprecedented step in January of calling a press conference criticising the conduct of their Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.

Live Blog: 4th GNLU Moot on Securities and Investment Law, 6-9th September 2018
by GMSIL_PR

The GNLU Moot on Securities and Investment Law is back! Keeping in tune with the last three editions, this time around as well, stay updated with us here, to know what's ... Read more

Bar, Bench & Litigation  18 June 2018

3 months after 7-year-late election, Bihar confirms reelection of ex-BCI chair Manan Kumar Mishra + 24 to state bar council

Nearly three months after overdue elections were held on the Supreme Court’s order for the Bihar bar council on 27 March, the vote counting is now complete and has confirmed the 25 winning members, including the re-election of senior counsel and ex-Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  24 May 2018

Lawrence Liang files Delhi HC writ vs Ambedkar U sex harass panel, while hidden battles rage online

Well-known academic, Alternative Law Forum (ALF) founder and NLSIU Bangalore alumnus Lawrence Liang has appealed in the Delhi high court against Ambedkar University Delhi’s sexual harassment committee finding of March that he had harassed a female PhD student of another Delhi university, suspending him from administrative duties.

Law as a career – in the age of Artificial Intelligence.
by K.V.Dhananjay

Thirty years ago, nobody could have accurately predicted the job market of today. The intervening technological progress must be blamed or credited for it. However, we se... Read more

Social lawyers  16 May 2018

All legal metal fans in Delhi this Friday: Lawyers night, Slayer tribute at TC Cafe Green Park

This Friday, 18th May, it’s Lawyer’s Night at TC Cafe with a very special line-up for all lawyers who are fans of heavy metal.

The 1st NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, 2018: Live Blog!
by MCS NLS Live Blogs

Today marks the first edition of the NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, organised by the Moot Court Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, ... Read more

Litigation  08 May 2018

Phoenix, Khaitan get SC to stay NGT order for 100% CNG conversion of airport vehicles

Phoenix Legal obtained a stay, by the Supreme Court, on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order that had directed all vehicles plying at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport to be converted to using only CNG as fuel.

3rd NUSRL National Trial Advocacy Competition, 2018
by MCC_NUSRL

With a grand success for consecutively 2 years, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi is back with the third edition of National Trial Advocacy Competi... Read more

Social lawyers  02 May 2018

Legally Social Delhi this Friday: Come drop by TC Cafe Green Park, meet team LI and other lawyers

This Friday, 4th May, it’s Lawyer’s Night and Legally Social again at TC Cafe.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  25 April 2018

ICC arbitration court boosts Singapore chapter with secretariat, as India makes up 19% of Asian disputes (behind Korea, ahead of China)

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration (ICA) has ramped up its Asia presence, opening a secretariat - primarily concerned with case management - in Singapore, in a bid to continue boosting its Asia footprint.

Social lawyers  16 April 2018

Legally Social Delhi: Tonight, Thursday, 19 April 2018, happy hours, incredible live band for lawyers at TC Cafe, Aurobindo Road

It’s time to be legal and social again. In association with the brand-new and amazing TC Cafe, we are hosting Legally Social in Delhi again.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  16 April 2018

Kathua lawyer strikes: Retd CJ-headed BCI committee with S Prabhakaran & others to visit SBC-less Jammu to investigate

The Bar Council of India (BCI) will visit Jammu almost 10 days after bar associations in the state announced lawyers strikes and impeded the filing of a charge sheet in the case of the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl, the brutality of which caused nationwide shock.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  14 April 2018

BCI chief MK Mishra tad confused if controversial Kathua lawyer protests were good or bad idea

When Jammu lawyers on strike to impede the filing of a charge sheet in the rape and murder case of a minor girl in Jammu, Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra appeared not sure what to make of it.

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