DHCBA Writes to CJI Opposing SCBA’s Proposal for Elevating SC Lawyers as HC Judges

'Just Because You're the Govt...' SC Pulls Up Centre on Differential Pricing of Covid Vaccine

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) Friday wrote to Chief Justice of India N V Ramana against the Supreme Court Bar Association’s proposal to consider apex court lawyers for elevation as high court judges, saying the practice would be unfair, arbitrary and discriminatory and create resentment among lawyers practicing in high courts. The DHCBA’s … Read more

Chief Justice Of India For Elevation Of Supreme Court Lawyers As High Court Judges

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Chief Justice of India For Supreme Court Lawyers As High Court Judges. (FILE) New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana has requested Chief Justices of all the high courts to consider top court lawyers for elevation as High Court judges, the Supreme Court Bar Association said on Tuesday. SCBA President and senior advocate … Read more

Hearing on For Mehul Choksi’s Extradition in Dominica Court; He Brings Team of 7 Lawyers

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A court in Dominica is hearing the extradition proceedings against fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi who had allegedly fled there from Antigua and Barbuda last week. Choksi is said to be attending the hearing virtually from the hospital. Sources told CNN-News18 that the Dominica police has carried the chargesheet to the court. Teams from Indian agencies are also … Read more

Dominica Court extends stay on Mehul Choksi’s deportation, allows him to meet lawyers – Times of India

Dominica Court extends stay on Mehul Choksi's deportation, allows him to meet lawyers - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) on Friday, after taking note of submissions made in the Mehul Choksi‘s hebeas corpus petition, restrained Dominican authorities from removing the fugitive diamantaire from the Commonwealth of Dominica until further hearing in the matter. The next hearing in the matter is scheduled to take place on June … Read more

Lawyers ask that ex-NC Rep David Lewis receive no prison time – Times of India

Lawyers ask that ex-NC Rep David Lewis receive no prison time - Times of India

It remains unclear if Lewis faces a state campaign finance investigation. AP Photo CHARLOTTE: A longtime North Carolina state lawmaker should not receive active prison time for his guilty plea to charges involving his scheme to siphon campaign dollars to his ailing family farm, attorneys recommended to a federal judge this week. Federal prosecutors asked … Read more

HC on Need for Vaccinating Legal Aid Lawyers Going to Prisons

Obstructing Oxygen Tankers Amounts to Endangering Human Lives, Says Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Centre and Delhi government whether legal aid lawyers and judicial officers in the 18-44 age bracket, working to implement Supreme Court orders to decongest prisons, can walk-in for vaccination shots at the centres set up in district courts, saying ”you cannot send someone to war without a gun.” … Read more

Journalists, Lawyers Now Eligible for Priority Vaccines as C’garh Expands Frontline Worker Category

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Journalists, lawyers, state government and state PSU employees as well as several other segments of society and their kin will be given priority as frontline workers in COVID-19 vaccination, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday. The directive is based on the recommendation of a committee under the chief secretary, a release said, adding that … Read more

Complete Failure of State, Says HC on Covid-19 Infra as Lawyers Plead for Help

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“It is a complete failure of the state”, the Delhi High Court said on Friday as a group of lawyers, including Bar Council of Delhi chairman Ramesh Gupta, pleaded for help seeking medical facilities to advocates suffering from COVID-19. The hearing witnessed breakdown of lawyers, including senior advocate Gupta, who urged the judges to come … Read more

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