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29 March 2019
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Supreme Court has elevated 38 lawyers to senior counsel status, a list that unusually also includes some bright up-and-comers and also several graduates of NLSIU Bangalore, which has become a semi-regular fixture in the senior counsel stakes.*

26 June 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

18 June 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

24 May 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

05 May 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Wire reported:

A careful reading of the Supreme Court’s judgment dismissing the demand for an independent probe into the death of judge B.H. Loya – who was presiding over the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case at the time

25 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

25 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Even the dead have dignity: Supreme Court on revealing the name of rape victims

24 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Monkey-selfie lawsuit finally ends: Court affirms adorable macaque can’t sue

23 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

In a first, Modi govt changes collegium’s recommendation on HC judge’s appointment

22 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Indian Express reported:

Nariman pointed out that the charges brought by the Congress-led Opposition were not in line with what the four most senior judges. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Nariman pointed out that th

16 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

14 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

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.

12 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

As India looks to regulate Internet content, some issues to consider

12 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The 25 winners of the Delhi bar council election have been announced, with an unprecedented two law firm lawyers making the cut.

10 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

He had been sentenced to 5 years in jail only 48 hours earlier.

06 April 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Mallikarjun Kharge (Congress) makes it official: No impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra

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