“Recently, Senior Counsel Arvind Datar appeared for me before the Supreme Court…I was not being issued a Tatkal passport for the want of Aadhaar…the bench directed that I be issued the passport…I have not enrolled for Aadhaar…it a conscious, political decision that I have taken…I will wait for the Supreme Court judgment (in the challenge to the constitutionality of the Aadhaar Act)…but section 7 of the Act applies to welfare schemes like scholarships…” … [Read more...] about Key Takeaways From Public Meeting Held By Lawyers’ Forum for Democracy and Justice
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The Council accepted the Sub-Committee report to the extent that the legislators cannot be stopped from practicing law. However, the committee had also suggested framing of rules barring MPs from appearing before the Judge/Court against whom motion of removal under the Judges(inquiry) Act, 1968 has been admitted either by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha or by the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. … [Read more...] about BCI Bars Lawyer-Parliamentarians Who Participate In Impeachment Process [Read Resolution]
If Trump's lawyers have been unable to convince him that talking to Mueller would be a bad idea, then perhaps they decided to give TV a shot and make the questions public. … [Read more...] about Were Trump’s own lawyers behind the ‘disgraceful’ leak of Mueller’s questions?
Democrats took to Twitter on Saturday to slam a letter by President Donald Trump's attorneys to special counsel Robert Mueller that he could not obstruct justice in the Russia probe, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer saying the argument would only be valid in a dictatorship. … [Read more...] about Chuck Schumer, Dems Hit Back at Trump Lawyers’ Letter
The reports had specifically relied on the sequence of events leading to the death, as narrated by the four judicial officers namely, Judge Shrikant Kulkarni (Member Secretary, Maharashtra State Legal Service Authority), Judge Shriram Modak (Principal District Judge, Pune), Judge Vijay Kumar Barde (District Judge, City Civil Court, Mumbai) and Judge R.R. Rathi (District Judge, Baramati). … [Read more...] about Judge Loya Case: SC Dismisses Bombay Lawyers Association’s Review Petition [Read Order]