Train young lawyers to understand profession,ethics

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Chief Justice of India J S Khehar today urged the Bar Council of India to train young lawyers to make them understand the profession and its work ethics. He also asked the apex lawyers’ body, BCI, to improve the quality of legal institutions by training and helping litigants and make the lawyers competent enough to… Read more »

BCI stays suspension of 126 TN lawyers till Aug 22

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Bar Council of India has stayed its July 24 order suspending 126 Tamil Nadu lawyers, including leaders of various bar associations, in view of the temporary withdrawal of their three month-long protest over recent amendments to the disciplinary rules under the Advocates Act. Staying the suspension till August 22, the BCI directed the Bar Council… Read more »

Revoke suspension of lawyer within a week: Madras HC to BCI

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The Madras High Court has directed Bar Council of India (BCI) to revoke within a week the suspension of a Madurai-based advocate for alleged misconduct, while making it clear that its order was only limited to his case. The division bench comprising justices V Ramasubramanian and N Kirubakaran before which a petition by M Thirunavukkarasu challenging… Read more »

SC seeks BCI reply on AIBE

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The Supreme Court today sought response from apex bar body Bar Council of India on a plea challenging holding of All India Bar Examination for granting advocacy licences, saying the profession has become “overcrowded” and the system is “crying for reforms”. A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice U U Lalit said… Read more »

Patiala Court: BCI to take action vs guilty lawyers

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The Bar Council of India has decided to crack the whip on the group of unruly lawyers who indulged in violence at the Patiala House Court complex here, saying the licences of those found guilty will be suspended for life. Apologising for the violence in the court premises yesterday which had occurred for a second… Read more »

Shut law colleges which lack infra : CJI to BCI

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Chief Justice of India T S Thakur today asked the Bar Council of India (BCI), the apex body of lawyers, to crack the whip on law colleges which lack appropriate infrastructure by shutting them down. “There are law colleges where you may not have faculty, no library or where attendance will not be marked. I… Read more »

Court orders framing of charges against ex-BCI official

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A Delhi court has ordered framing of charges against five persons, including a former Vice- Chairman and an ex-member of Bar Council of India (BCI), in an alleged corruption case. Special CBI Judge Manoj Kumar Nagpal said prima facie various offences including, cheating, criminal conspiracy of the IPC and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption… Read more »

Court seeks BCI response over barring DU law graduates

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought responses of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and Delhi Bar Council (DBC) on a plea challenging the apex law body’s order barring DU law graduates from being enrolled as advocates. Justice Manmohan issued notices to BCI, DBC, Delhi University (DU) and its Faculty of Law and sought the… Read more »