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06 March 2018
SCOI Reports

The Supreme Court Advocates on Record (AOR) exam has produced the lowest pass rate in 4 years after it dropped down to 19%.

28 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

NLSIU Bangalore 1997 graduate and Nagaland’s advocate general and senior counsel Vikramjit Banerjee, is the youngest in the batch of three new additional solicitors general (ASG) who has been appointed at the Supreme Court. He is also the first NLU graduate to make it to the post of ASG.

28 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Senior advocate Arvind Nigam won temporary relief for Dushyant Dave who was to face disciplinary proceedings before the Gujarat bar council (SBC) for his alleged remarks before the Supreme Court in the judge BH Loya death case, reported PTI and others.

27 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy reported:Supreme Court has differed from the Cauvery Tribunal on fundamental issues: Mohan Katarki | The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy

22 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Took long enough after publication of the original Caravan article, and yet again proves that strategic litigation against public participation (SLAPP) can be quite effective at stifling or at least significantly delaying dissent...

Live Law

21 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Scroll.in reported:

Judge Loya death: SC adjourns case to March 5, says it is treating case seriously

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the case related to the death of special Central Bureau of I

16 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Madras high court remarked that the legal profession was in "worst condition” as advocates who were not even secondary school graduates were contesting elections with the alleged support of retired judges and bureaucrats, reported Scroll and others.

16 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Female judges make up less than 28% of the lower judiciary, according to the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy's study on gender diversity in the lower judiciary.

10 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Senior advocate JP Cama called for a mandamus to bulldoze the process of judicial appointments and prevent judicial vacancy of nearly 45% at the Supreme Court, which is expected in the next 11 months.

07 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

After a Bar Council of India (BCI) committee decided 3 to 1 against banning legislators from practising as lawyers (which would have probably disproportionately affected the Congress party), BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said that the BCI would

07 February 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The lawyers protesting against alleged 'stepmotherly' treatment of the Karnataka high court bench, and appointments to it, include "Advocates Generals of the state BV Acharya, Ravivarma Kumar, Udaya Holla and Ashok Haranahalli, co-chairman of Bar

07 February 2018
SCOI Reports

The Indian Express reported:

Supreme Court quashes all Goa iron ore mining leases, says can’t operate after March 15 | The Indian Express

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all iron ore mining leases in the

02 February 2018
SCOI Reports

The Bombay Lawyers Association, represented by Dushyant Dave before the Supreme Court in the hearing into the death of Judge BH Loya, has filed the following written statement today.

02 February 2018
SCOI Reports

The rather badly-scanned PDF contains a list of all matters that each judge handles, though that by itself is unlikely to remove the CJI's discretion from the process completely.

The Indian Express reported:

Supreme Cou

02 February 2018
SCOI Reports

Great write-up on what sounds like utterly harrowing scenes...

The Indian Express reported:

At hearing on savings ‘due to’ UID, Supreme Court judge fumes: Don’t call me Aadhaar judge | The Indian Express

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