The Calcutta high court, which is currently short of of 38 judges and is facing the retirement of 10 more by February, warned the government that "appropriate action" will be taken against it if the judicial vacancies were not filled on priority, reported News18.

The Patna high court was “biased” in its decision to dismiss a writ questioning the legality of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 tender, the writ petitioner has alleged.

The Delhi University's law faculty's practical immunity to campus violence and vandalism led the Delhi high court to issue stern warnings to the Delhi police yesterday, reported the PTI.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) could not be challenged further in the Patna high court after it dismissed, without hearing, the writ before it on the ground that the petitioner was merely a publicity seeker and was acting as a “proxy” for someone else.

Karanjawala & Co added the founding partner Nishant Nigam and partner Anusuya Nigam of Delhi-based start up law firm Tryaksha Legal, as principal associates in its disputes and intellectual property (IP) practices.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) JS Khehar, as probably the first sitting CJI having been reported to do so, as far as we are aware, said at a function on Saturday (8 July) that legal market liberalisation should take place.

"After fighting for over three decades for a share in ancestral properties, three branches of the Singhania family told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that they had amicably settled the dispute by honouring and implementing the decision of the arbitrator who had in 2008 divided the assets in three parts. 

NLU Jodhpur suspended three students found guilty of ragging by the NLU's anti-ragging cell for one year. It also suspended and fined two other students from halls of residence for a semester, and fined one student, all of whom were found guilty of abetting the act of ragging by the three expelled students.

The Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association (SCAORA) will get a lesson from the Supreme Court in the use of the new Integrated Case Management and Information System (ICMIS) intended to allow full e-filing at the apex court, in a series of demonstrations organised from this Monday (10 July).

The Bar Council of India (BCI) denied a right to information (RTI) request for the meeting minutes and reasons for its unexpected decision to yet again increase the bar exam fees by another 40 per cent.

The Vodafone-Idea mega-merger has gifted five Indian law firms a $10bn+ deal values in the first half of 2017 in league tables, according to data collated by analytics firm mergermarket.

"The initial public offer (IPO) of Eris Lifesciences was subscribed 3.27 times on the last day of the public offer and book running lead managers to the offer are Axis Capital, Citigroup Global Markets India and Credit Suisse Securities (India)," reported Economic Times.

"Online tutoring firm BYJU’s has announced the acquisition of TutorVista and Edurite from Pearson. It said these acquisitions will help it expand in newer markets as well as create a diverse product portfolio," reported Your Story.

"A Mumbai magistrate’s court on Tuesday admitted a Rs 500 crore criminal defamation suit, filed by R Venkataramanan, a trustee at Tata Trusts, against ousted Tata Sons Ltd chairman Cyrus Mistry and his family investment firms.Venkataramanan filed the defamation complaint in his personal capacity on 7 June through the law firm MZM Legal, citing allegations that Mistry made against him in an email he wrote to Tata Sons directors and Tata Trusts trustees on 25 October. The allegations pertained to some transactions at AirAsia India, Tata Sons’ joint venture with AirAsia Bhd," reported 500-crore-defamation-suit-by-Tata-trustee-aga.html Mint.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 convenor CNLU Patna has been dragged to the Patna high court, accused in a public interest litigation (PIL) of awarding an illegal tender to a company to conduct the CLAT, allegedly therefore compromising the quality of the exam.

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