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16 November 2010
Law schools

HNLU Raipur has appointed former Punjab University’s department of law chairman Prof Paramjit S Jaswal as its new vice chancellor for a term of five years, reported student website Lawctopus.

14 November 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-nose Exclusive: Bar Council of India (BCI) members passed a resolution in the absence of chairman Gopal Subramanium today to postpone the bar exam by three months until 6th March 2011, as the BCI is also understood to have discussed future involvement by Rainmaker.

14 November 2010
Law schools

Moose crossingExclusive: Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) has agreed with Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario to send one student per year for a semester to the Canadian University and up to six students to the college’s UK-based summer school, as well as entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Toronto’s Osgoode Law School of York University.

11 November 2010
Law schools

The Aurangabad student respondents' counsel in the bar exam Supreme Court transfer petition decided against a second mentioning of an interim stay application after having been declined once before by the Chief’s court, as the Chamber judge is likely to take up the matter for non-prosecution after three months in line with standard procedural practices in the apex court.

10 November 2010
Law schools

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has again deferred the bar exam writ petition hearing today to 1 December citing inability to take up the matter in view of the ongoing Supreme Court proceedings and transfer petition.

04 November 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-nose The Bar Council of India (BCI) has extended the All India Bar Exam registration date, which elapsed last Sunday, by another 15 days to 15 November as the exam is still scheduled to be held on 5 December.

01 November 2010
Law schools

Jindal-Global-Law-School Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and its parent body have taken the first steps to entering into a more formal collaboration with US Ivy League college Yale University.

29 October 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-nose An application for stay of the Bar Exam was unsuccessful in the Supreme Court today as the registrar referred the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) failure to serve notices on respondents to a chamber judge, although no substantive hearing will now be possible before the Diwali court vacations end on 8 November.

28 October 2010
Law schools

Today’s hearing in the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) matter has been postponed by one more day following an inadvertent administrative delay in sending the case files from the Supreme Court Registry to the registrar’s court.

25 October 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-nose The Supreme Court has granted three more days to the Bar Council of India (BCI) for completing the summoning process in the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) transfer petition case today in its repeated attempt to get the regulator to clear procedural hurdles for a merit-based adjudication.

24 October 2010
Law schools

Oxford-Radcliffe-Camera-byWit Exclusive: Nalsar Hyderabad student Shreya Atrey and NLSIU Bangalore student Gautam Bhatia have won the prestigious 2011 Rhodes Scholarship as part of which they can study a law course for one year at the University of Oxford.

20 October 2010
Law schools

The Supreme Court writ petitions in the bar exam has been postponed again, this time to 25 October, following no notices having been served on respondents.

19 October 2010
Law schools

La farola Exclusive: England & Wales’ Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has approved India to be included in its list of jurisdictions of foreign lawyers permitted to take the new Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS), following a delay of six weeks following an administrative oversight.

19 October 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-nose A day before the Supreme Court hearing in the All India Bar Exam (AIBE), over 80,000 lawyers from 240 bar associations of the Madhya Pradesh State Bar Council have gone on a one-day token strike today to protest the exam, which they say is “unconstitutional” and causes unnecessary hardship on students.

18 October 2010
Law schools

NUALS Cochin has awarded an honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.) to former Supreme Court of India judge VR Krishna Iyer.

07 October 2010
Law schools

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has reaffirmed and upheld the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction in the adjudication of the impending writ petitions against the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) citing the apex court’s earlier decision to combine and hear the matter as transfer petition titled Bar Council of India vs Babubhai Vaghela & Ors.