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Supreme Court

17 July 2018

The Bar Council of India (BCI), which regulates legal education in India, is faced with a possible conflict of power with the proposed Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is the union HRD ministry’s new tentative creation to remodel India’s higher education system.

26 June 2018

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.

22 June 2018

Federal & Rashmikant’s two senior name partners M Federal and C Rashmikant are due to separate, dissolving the partnership of the top Mumbai litigation and real estate firm, according to two reliable sources.

20 June 2018

HSA Advocates has hired Dhir & Dhir disputes principal associate Abhirup Dasgupta as associate partner in Delhi.

19 June 2018

A total of nine students from non-traditional backgrounds supported by the Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) initiative have made it to national law schools.

18 June 2018

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.

14 June 2018

Mumbai’s Dhruve Liladhar & Company has promoted senior associate Lalan Gupta to its partnership, in the latest step to transform from a family litigation firm to broad-base its partnership.

06 June 2018

The _Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018_ university allotment lists will be modified as per the decision of the Supreme Court in the challenge it is hearing by 34 CLAT 2018 candidates in two writs before it, the Supreme Court said today.

30 May 2018

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 results scheduled for 31 May are on time but its convenor Nuals Kochi’s grievance redressal committee is behind schedule and tried bargaining before the Supreme Court today for lessening its load of candidate grievances against the conduct of the exam.

25 May 2018

Retired Kerala high court justice MR Hariharan Nair and Cochin University Prof Santosh Kumar will form a committee until 29 May, to look into each individual grievance submitted until 27 May to Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi by CLAT 2018 candidates.

24 May 2018

NLU Delhi’s Centre on the Death Penalty, which has produced a considerable number of influential reports and assisted in representing numerous death row prisoners, has widened its focus and re-branded to become Project 39A.

24 May 2018

The Supreme Court today asked Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi to appoint an expert committee at the earliest to individually look into at least 251 CLAT 2018 candidates’ grievances with the conduct of the entrance exam this year.

23 May 2018

Senior advocate Salman Khurshid and advocate Anand Shankar Jha appeared in the Supreme Court for several Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 candidates today in a challenge to its conduct and its results, and the court directed them to serve copies of the petition on CLAT 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi and on the ministry of human resource development (HRD).

21 May 2018

T&T Law founder Rohit Tandon is finally out on bail more than one year and four months after he went into custody for alleged money laundering following the discovery of an unprecedented amount of cash at his home and office, reported PTI on 10 May.

21 May 2018

Former NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat, who resigned last month under student and state government pressure, will face an inquiry committee convened by NUJS Kolkata acting vice chancellor, retired Justice Amit Talukdar, it was resolved on 12 May.

18 May 2018

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi, and NLU Jodhpur, have been issued notice by the Rajasthan high court today to respond to a petition challenging the CLAT 2018, as another notice may be in the making in the Delhi high court.

17 May 2018

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata student associations have come out in support of the thousands of candidates aggrieved each year by technical errors in the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), in a joint statement.

16 May 2018

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 will be facing the first of what are likely many legal challenges this year, with a writ in the Rajasthan high court filed by two candidates today, three days after the 13 May exam.

15 May 2018

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 was almost a complete debacle it is now emerging with students at 243 out of 260 total exam centres reporting snags and glitches so far, as research by Law School 101 revealed, as also reported by Lawctopus. This is contrary to convenor Nuals Kochi’s claims that we reported yesterday that 98.5% of the test centres were glitch-free.

08 May 2018

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.

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